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Royal Randwick

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New Year’s Day at the races

We took advantage of the FREE New Year’s Day entry to the Randwick races. Great day, really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2019
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Day at The Members

May I first clarify I am not a punter by any stretch of the imagination. I was lucky enough to be... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Royal Randwick is the jewel in the crown of Sydney racing. A compelling theatre of sport, culture, fashion and cuisine, racing’s premier playground will entertain you with the extraordinary. Situated minutes from the CBD and in close proximity to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
77 - 97 Alison Rd, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
+61 2 9663 8400
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All reviews race course excellent facilities free entry general admission melbourne cup day members area boxing day finish line amazing atmosphere pay extra hospitality package things have changed plenty of space great value for money public transport races horses
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Full of lush gardens and beautiful people. I'm not sure if it's the horses or the people I go to see. A melting pot of people from all walks of life converge at Randwick for a great day out. You don't need to gamble. It's...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great day out to watch Winx win number 31 in a row Chipping Norton Stakes. Enjoyable day out watching history being made by an exceptional champion.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank p c
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

From the moment we walked in the staff have been fantastic! From checking in to the bistro for lunch and working through the afternoon. Tonight we popped into the bottle shop and Mark went above and beyond helping us select our drinks... organised ice and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Emily B
Reviewed 24 January 2019

We visited Royal Randwick on a hot summer's day not sure whether or not we would opt to pay extra to gain entry into the members enclosure. Having our membership cards from the Newcastle Jockey Club allowed reciprocal rights, however a tie for the gents...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 19 January 2019

Ventured to Royal Randwick for a work Christmas Party at the Oaks Lawn Marquee which, unfortunately, turned out to be an average experience. On the website it appeared that this would be quite an intimate area as it looked like there would be a maximum...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

We took advantage of the FREE New Year’s Day entry to the Randwick races. Great day, really enjoyed ourselves. All the staff were extremely helpful and welcoming. I was a first timer at the races. There were 8 races in total and the day flowed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank staffifer0211
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Terrific day in the Members’ Reserve Area as a guest of some long-standing members. The view of the finishing post is impressive, as is the positioning of cinema-size tv screens which provide live coverage of five separate race meetings. Food and beverages are reasonably priced...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank borrum
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This racecourse is very good with great facility's for owners. Owners room looking over Mounting yard with bar. Member facilities very nice. Lots of great viewing areas.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kimbo646
Reviewed 27 October 2018

May I first clarify I am not a punter by any stretch of the imagination. I was lucky enough to be invited to The Members for a day of Fun which we had in spades, The average part was the cost of alcohol & food...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank irve2016
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

I too have been to the Everest on both occasions (flying down from the Sunshine Coast) - but not again. Randwick can NOT cope with a crowd. Brilliant concept- and Peter V is a marketing genius - but the facilities are 3rd world standard in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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4 January 2019|
Response from staffifer0211 | Reviewed this property |
I think you need a smart shirt and tidy trousers at the very least!
Catherine W
8 July 2018|
Response from KatherineJ722 | Property representative |
Hi Catherine, Thanks for your question. Due to 1 October being a Monday public holiday race day, we unfortunately do not have any hospitality (including reserved seating) on sale. There is plenty of general admission... More