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Pontefract Park Race Co. Ltd, Administration Offices,
Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract, W.Yorks WF8 4QD

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For all numbers dial Pontefract area code (01977):

  • Admin Office 781307
  • Fax Number 781850
  • Banqueting Suite 781851
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We have several dining options at Pontefract Racecourse, from the Premier Gold dining options of The Park Suite or Dine & View in the Premier Gold, to the more casual Self Service Restaurant in the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure.

Dine & View

The Dine & View package offers smaller groups of private individuals or corporate groups the opportunity to dine in style in one of the Dalby Stand Private boxes.  With limited spaces available, you and your guests will have a private table reserved for the day, waitress served luncheon, a private bar facility and enjoy all the racing action from a private viewing balcony, with toilet and betting facilities conveniently located close-by.

Priced at just £102 + VAT per person (discounts apply for under 18s), the Dine & View package offers: 

  • Badge Wallet containing the day's itinerary and general information
  • Reserved Car Parking
  • Entrance to the Racecourse and VIP Dalby Stand Box Badge
  • Three Course Luncheon served with 1/2 Bottle House Wine per person
  • Light Afternoon Tea
  • Cash Bar Facility
  • Betting Service
  • Racecard & Pen
  • Closed Circuit Television with full race coverage

For further information, click here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To book the Dine & View package, please telephone Racecourse Hospitality on 01777 247102.

Our 2020 menus will be available as soon as possible but you can take a look at the 2019 sample menus by clicking here.  


The Park Suite

The Park Suite, one of the Premier Gold Experiences in the Premier Enclosure, offers you a reserved table for the whole meeting.

With tables overlooking the Winning Post or the Parade Ring, it's the ideal choice for those who would like to have a base for the day, whilst enjoying exquisite cuisine.

For just £84, the Park Suite Experience includes:

  • Premier Enclosure Admission badge
  • 4 course carvery lunch
  • light afternoon tea
  • balconies overlooking the winning post, winners enclosure and parade ring
  • fully air conditioned room
  • in room totepool betting
  • bar
  • CCTV raceday coverage

Please note that the price does not include any drinks. We can, however, arrange drinks packages for your table. Details of our drinks packages for 2020 will appear in the New Year but our packages from 2019 are available here.

You can book your place in the Park Suite online. Alternatively please call us on 01977 781307 and we'll make the booking for you.

Annual Badge Holders and Owners & Trainers with runners on the day can obtain a discount on the Park Suite Restaurant by calling the Racecourse on 01977 781307 to book their table.

The Park Suite Menus for 2020 will be available soon but if you'd like a sneak preview, 2019 menus can be viewed here.

The Premier Dining Room

The Premier Dining Room is located in the Main Stand and has tables overlooking the Finishing Straight and the Parade Ring.

Whilst you do not have the table for the full afternoon, it means that you can enjoy some excellent food and then get straight out to the Parade Ring and on to the Course so that you don't miss a minute of the equine action! 

The Premier Dining Room offers an a la carte menu as well as a set 3 course menu (2019 menu - 2020 menu will be available soon).

There are a small number of bookable tables available in the Premier Dining Room at every race meeting. All other tables are set aside for 'walk-ins' on the day. To check availability of these bookable tables, or to make a booking, please click here

Did you know that you can buy a voucher for the Restaurant as a Premier Enclosure add on? Why not have a look at all the options here?

Our menus for 2020 will be available soon but you can now view the 2019 sample menus.

The Premier Sports Cafe Bar

The Premier Sports Cafe Bar is situated on the ground floor of the Dalby Stand.

Serving a selection of hot rolls, paninis, sandwiches and cakes, along with a number of hot daily specials and salads, it's the ideal place for quick, informal dining while you pick out the winner of the next race! For a full list of what's available, click here

The Grandstand & Paddock Self Service Restaurant

The only restaurant in the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure is the Self Service Restaurant, located on the top floor of the Main Stand.

The 2020 menu has a selection of hot daily specials, sandwiches and drinks.

Have a look at some of the things that were on offer in 2019 by clicking here

Pizza in the Paddock

The ‘Pizza In The Paddock’ Bar opened in May 2019. Offering freshly cooked pizzas and craft ale, the ‘Pizza In the Paddock’ bar also has it's own large terraced area offering racegoers more seating and a fantastic alternative location to watch the racing from. The 2020 menus will follow soon.

The Pavilion

The Pavilion Diner will open in the Picnic Enclosure in the New Year. Full details to follow when available. 

Sandwiches & Snacks

There are a number of food outlets and bars throughout the entire Racecourse serving sandwiches and hot snacks.

There are also fast food outlets located in the Grandstand & Paddock and Picnic Enclosures.


PONTEFRACT RACES are run by PONTEFRACT PARK RACE COMPANY LIMITED, a company registered in England No. 159754 whose address within Great Britain is The Administration Office, Pontefract Park, Park Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 4QD.

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