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The Everest message to the ATC

I have been to both Everest’s. Love the concept and the day. But a message to the ATC when you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
fizz147
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Sydney
A Spectacular Racing Venue with Some Unspectacular Patrons

It is some years since my wife and I attended the races at Randwick. The improvements to the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
David M
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Kingston, Canada
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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
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77 - 97 Alison Rd, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been to both Everest’s. Love the concept and the day. But a message to the ATC when you charge 3 times the amount for a table in the Centenial Room and then you let 1000’s of mindlessly drunk general admission holders in its...More

2  Thank fizz147
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I'm surprised at the lack of catering given Winx was racing on 18/08/2018 with the opportunity to create history if she won. Needless to say there were many patrons and celebrations! However the venue lacked sufficient staffing etc to cater for the number of people...More

5  Thank narelleq2016
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It is some years since my wife and I attended the races at Randwick. The improvements to the physical plant are spectacular and the quality of the racing product excellent. It is just a pity that its weekend popularity is based so much on booze....More

Thank David M
Reviewed 19 July 2018

High level of staff and security, manicured lawns, variety of food, drinks and style of eating. The horses are always handsome not to mention the young men dressed to a T. Loved the day!

Thank GoGirlMareike
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great venue with plenty of space, TVs are set all around the course to you can not miss a race. looks to be family friendly. Drink prices were very well priced, cant wait to go again

Thank Lucas C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The member's reserve area was great. All staff were friendly and there are plenty of spots to eat, drink and to find a great spot to sit and watch the races.More

1  Thank Elizabeth H
Katherine J, Marketing Coordinator at Royal Randwick, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Elizabeth H, Thank you for your positive feedback here on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your day at Royal Randwick. The Members' Reserve is a great place to spend your race day, with a fabulous view of the finishing post and...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We had a racehorse running and thought we should make the trip from Melbourne. The admin from Randwick looked after us so well. This track must be seen to be believed as it is a lovely setup. Nice big stands with great views of the...More

Thank LEZMAN
Katherine J, Marketing Coordinator at Royal Randwick, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi LEZMAN, Thank you for your review here on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you had a positive experience at Royal Randwick. We believe Royal Randwick is a world-class racing facility, particularly with our pristine lawns and Queen Elizabeth II Grandstand overlooking the...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Food as always , superb however very tired of AJC hiring back packers as hospitality staff who are inexperienced and hopeless Repeatedly had to ask for drinks and often waited 20 min Tickets are $500 minimum and we are served by rookies . All of...More

Thank Louise M
Isabella B, Brand Coordinator at Royal Randwick, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Hi Louise, Sincere apologies to here about your recent experience in the Chairman's Club. Would you mind providing me with your number so that someone from the team can get in touch with you to discuss this matter further? Many thanks, Isabella

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Great day out. Cheap alcohol, good weather and nice atmosphere. Quite strict with ID etc. My girlfriend forgot hers and they refused entry (we're 26) at one entrance. Luckily they we got in at a different entrance as it would have spoiled the day.More

Thank Mark R
Katherine J, Marketing Coordinator at Royal Randwick, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Mark R, Thank you for your review here on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your day at the races at Royal Randwick despite your girlfriend forgetting her ID. We hope to see you back at the track again soon (with...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Lucky to be in Sydney for the best race horse (allegedly) in the world to run on Saturday - Winx even has her own merchandise! Great value at $20 entry fee - lawn had plenty of seats and parasols unlike most English courses! Great day...More

1  Thank Saintsjane
Katherine J, Marketing Coordinator at Royal Randwick, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Saintsjane, Thank you for your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here at Royal Randwick and were lucky enough to see wonder mare Winx run. It is great to hear such a glowing review of our...More

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Catherine W
8 July 2018|
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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
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Catherine W
8 July 2018|
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Response from Greg E | Reviewed this property |
The new Queen Elizabeth Stand stretches from the winning post back to about the 250 metre mark and includes Members’ area (closest to the post) and public areas. The Members’ enclosure also extends past the wining post (the... More
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