Beginning on Wednesday, May 6, with Chester Cup Day, restaurants and bars are already taking bookings for special packages to help you enjoy your day.
Boodles Ladies Day on the Thursday, May 7, is your chance to dress up to the nines with the best hat or fascinator you can find but make sure you can walk in your shoes if you plan to start your celebrations in the city centre!
And if the sun shines on Friday, May 8, why not book a day off work to enjoy City Day with the first race at 2.15pm.
Here are some of the best Race Day packages we’ve found so far. Make sure to book in advance as most are pre-book only and sell out quite fast.
Mockingbird Taproom, Chester
Race Day Menu served from 12pm-10pm. Six persons or more £29.95 per person.
Brunch and Bloody Mary Buffet served from 9am-1pm.
Ladies Day Grazing Menu served race days from 12pm-10pm. Minimum six people. Starting price £19.95 per person, best odds £24.95 per person with a glass of St Evremond NV Champagne.
More info: www.mockingbirdtaproom.co.uk.
Luke’s Eating House and Gun Rickey’s, Chester
Chester Races Boodles May Festival brunch, dinner and drinks packages available.
More info: www.lukeseatinghouse.com.
Race day special menus are available. Call or email for more information.
More info: 01244 311 487, email@example.com.
Four courses for £27.50.
More info: www.individualrestaurants.com/piccolino/chester.
The Slow Boat Oriental Restaurant, Chester
Executive Banquet, £24.00 per person (minimum two people).
Classic Banquet, £20.00 per person (minimum two people).
More info: www.theslowboat.com.
Moules a Go-Go, Chester
The Full Monty, £50 per person. Two-course lunch with glass of Champagne pre-race and a three course dinner.
Pre-Race Lunch, £22 per person. Two courses and a glass of Champagne.
Pre-Race Breakfast, £10 per person. One course and a drink from their race-day breakfast menu.
More info: www.moulesagogo.co.uk.
Two course lunch for £24.95 per person.
Three course dinner for £34.95 per person.
More info: www.conviviochester.co.uk.
Michael Caine’s at Abode, Chester
Race day lunch. Two courses from £20, three courses from £25. (£5 supplement per person applies for May races).
More info: www.abodechester.co.uk.
Chester Racecourse also has a fine selection of on-course restaurants with their own race day packages, including 1539 Restaurant and The White Horse. More information can be found on the Chester Racecourse website.