Your last minute guide to Chester Races

As well as the main event itself, Chester has a wonderfully wide choice of bars, pubs and restaurants to enjoy before the races. With many just a stone’s throw from the iconic racecourse itself, it’s easy to see why the glamorous events at the Roodee continue to allure both locals and visitors to the charming city centre. If your’re looking to make the most of your Chester Races experience find a last minute hotel and fully appreciate Chester in one of the many hotels, guest houses or self catering places to stay.

If you’re looking to start your day in a pub near Chester Racecourse you’re spoiled for choice and if you’re after Wine Bars, Cocktail Bars or Bars near Chester Racecourse we’ve got you covered too and the good news is that no matter where you choose in this beautiful boutique city, your walk to Chester Races is not that far!

Some venues offer full race day hospitality and you may even get some tips for Chester Races while you start your day at the races with lunch.

Here, we’ve compiled a handy list of where you can enjoy a special race day brunch or breakfast in Chester during the 2022 racing season, there is truly something for every race-goer here.

 

The Forge

The Forge is a restaurant in the heart of Chester, with the emphasis on serving wild, sustainable British produce under the guidance of restaurateur and chef Mike Robinson.The elegant dining space is home to an open kitchen where dishes are lovingly prepared.

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Available

Brunch Every race meeting 11.30 am – 3 pm. Enjoy an aperitif, a starter and a main course, plus there will be live music to get the day in full swing

Menu

Explore The Forge Race Day Brunch menu via the ‘Menu’ button. £45 per person

Book

Reserve your table via the ‘Book Now’ button

 

Boujee Restaurant & Bar

Boujee is a restaurant and bar located on Pepper Street and is Instagram heaven in the heart of Chester, with a fully heated terrace under a retractable roof it is the perfect location to start the day with classic brunch plates, to enjoy lunch and fizz with friends and take you straight through to night time cocktails and the best Boujee vibe.

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Available

Brunch Every race meeting 9 am – 2 pm. Enjoy a Champagne Brunch with a glass of Laurent Perrier Rose on arrival and choose one course from the brunch menu, followed by a dessert selection for the table. Join Boujee again in the evening with the Boujee DJ and live entertainment.

Menu

Explore the Boujee Race Day Brunch menu via the ‘Menu’ button. £34 per person

Book

Reserve your table via the ‘Book Now’ button

 

Artezzan

Artezzan is a Mediterranean inspired restaurant and bar located in the heart of Chester city centre. Artezzan brings a modern, fresh, feel-good dining experience that celebrates authentic Mediterranean flavours, service and atmosphere.

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Available

Brunch Every race meeting 9 am – 12 pm. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival and then your choice of one course from the brunch menu. Finish your day in style back at Artezzan in the evening.

Menu

Explore the Artezzan Race Day Brunch menu via the ‘Menu’ button. £19.95 per person

Book

Reserve your table via the ‘Book Now’ button. A £10 per person deposit is required.

 

Olive Tree Brasserie

Olive Tree Brasserie is a restaurant in Chester City Centre located on the historic Chester Rows, delivering traditional Greek cuisine and mouthwatering Mediterranean dishes.

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Available

Breakfast Every race meeting 9 – 11 am. Enjoy a drink and a breakfast course. If you’re looking for a post races spot, enjoy food cocktails and a great vibe

Menu

Explore the Olive Tree Brasserie Breakfast menu via the ‘Menu’ button. £15.95 per person

Book

Reserve your table via the ‘Book Now button

 

The Townhouse Secret Garden

The Townhouse Secret Garden located in the heart of the city on Lower Bridge Street is a relaxed haven with a chilled vibe and is the perfect morning to early evening venue.

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Available

Brunch Every race meeting 9 am – 2 pm. Enjoy one selection from the Brunch menu which includes a Mimosa.

Menu

Explore the Townhouse Secret Garden Brunch menu via the ‘Menu’ button. £19.95 per person

Book

Reserve your table via the ‘Book Now’ button

 

This is merely a small selection of where to go in Chester this race season (amended throughout the year). We encourage you to visit as many independents as possible and you’ll find more inspiration and mouthwatering options of where to continue your celebrations once the racing is over via our Food & Drink page.