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Down Royal Racecourse

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60A Gravelhill Road, Lisburn BT27 5RW, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9262 1256
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Great Day Out

Down Royal is a fantastic day out. The racecourse is very well run and organised. The staff are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BigCMac
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County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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Bring your own

Went on may day 4 day at races, gotta say brilliant craic, but on the down side had 2 wait over an... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Anto R
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 Nov 2017
“Great day out but ”
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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60A Gravelhill Road, Lisburn BT27 5RW, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9262 1256
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Down Royal is a fantastic day out. The racecourse is very well run and organised. The staff are quite polite and the horse racing is exhilarating. There are plenty of bars and bookies to keep you happy & food outlets are available, will be back...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Went on may day 4 day at races, gotta say brilliant craic, but on the down side had 2 wait over an hour 2 get served at the bar and then there was a 20 min que 2 get into the toilet. Ive been to...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Brilliant day out.We enjoyed the great atmosphere and hospitality very much. Highly recommended.!!Even if youre not particularly into racing it is just a really fun day.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here for the J N Wine chase. We had a great day, the weather was cold and a little rainy but that didn’t spoil the electricity and spice of the afternoon. We met some lovely people here who were more...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Great day out but they need to sort bar out It would be quicker to get a taxi to Belfast and get a drink I stood for 25 min before I got served and then waited another 10 min to get my drinks

1  Thank LURGANMAN
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

A typical "treat customers like cattle"" experience. We (24 people) decided to attend on 24th June, what a mistake. Despite not being overly busy we queued for 40 minutes to get flat beer and warm white wine, this resulted in missing the races. To sum...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Went on a staff night out. The weather was excellent which made the evening more enjoyable. On the down side drinks in thin plastic cups are not great and not a good selection of beer. Some staff seemed to be working the bar for the...More

Thank BelfastClarkey
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We visit a few times a year and don’t book into the restaurant as we like the outdoor activity. There is good access to the parade ring and it’s close to the betting stands. There are a few bars here but they can be very...More

Thank JohnS35
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Great day put, would highly recommend a day here at the races. Very clean and well looked after. Always big crowds about. Great day out for all age groups.

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Racing has been taking place on the current course, at Maze near Lisburn, since, the early 18th Century. We went with on a day trip organised by a local pub. My first time at a race course. A tingly excitement watching the horses gallop around...More

Thank Trevor C
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