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Address: Leicester Road, Leicester LE2 4AL, England
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Just 2 miles from the City Centre, 200 Acres of beautiful green fields with...

Just 2 miles from the City Centre, 200 Acres of beautiful green fields with our own Golf Club. We race 32 times a year and hold Ladies Day and the King Richard III stakes.

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Superb panoramic restaurant

Having been going to Leicester races for many years the latest manager has made a massive difference here.The old owners & trainers bar is open and welcoming(closed most of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 November 2016
VintageJockey
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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leicester
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Leicester races during the xmas break,the fixture was advertised as family fun day not much fun for kids in near freezing conditions and apart from a marquee with music and a few reindeer and a small park there was little to keep the little ones amused. The racing it's self did not get the go ahead until approx 45... More 

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Stratford upon Avon, England
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous atmosphere it was at the races today. This is such a well run course. I had lunch in the restaurant with my friends. The food was great, well presented. I particularly like the beef, cooked to perfection.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Having been going to Leicester races for many years the latest manager has made a massive difference here.The old owners & trainers bar is open and welcoming(closed most of the time under previous management) plus the food offering is very acceptable considering it is a catering company as oppose to an in house operation.Well done to all concerned.My friends and... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have visited the racecourse for horse racing which was exciting and fun. I also attended for a works Christmas party and had a fab time. It also hosts gigs and concerts like 80s stars and ladies days. I saw Belinda Carlisle and Heaven 17 there! How exciting is that??

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Thank teamsam
Leicester
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Been lots of times and always enjoyed it even though lost this time,food good clean place and everyone friendly.

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Thank TaggerLeicester
Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I went to a wedding reception here and it was awful. The beef was so stringy that I couldn't cut it. The prawn starter was a joke.

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Thassos Town (Limenas), Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I went in Leicester Racecourse with friends and i didnt regret it. It was something different in order to spend your Sunday afternoon. So many people were watching the races in a nice environment.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

As a group of 8 it was a good trip. We met in the Steaming Billy Bar, small but welcoming, a screen to watch the races on if you didn't want to loose your seat. We didn't win enough to go on a world trip but it was fun.

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Thank JanJ605
Leicester, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have to say I was impressed with the Steaming Billy bar, you didn't have to queue for long to get served. I hate having to queue for a drink at the best of times. I don't think £25 per bottle of Prosecco was too over the top either. The weather was great, the entertainment was good. Looking forward to... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Lovely night Tuesday just gone at the Racecourse for race night, great meal in the Nelson restaurant with lovely food and atmosphere. Drinks service at the bar was also great, also Phil one of the barmen provided second to none service, which always makes a difference. Can't complain about any aspect of the evening.

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