- Private Events
- Gala Dinner
Maximum seated dining capacity of 700
Most popular room layouts are 10 per table on rounds.
Two dedicated restaurants and seven kitchens across other on-site venues.
We offer bespoke menus, and can cater to dietary requirements.
Our stunning marquee venues and fine-dining restaurants make a superb location for Gala Dinners. Our events team have experience hosting successful charity dinners, awards ceremonies and large corporate parties and will ensure that your event is a roaring success.
With superb in-house catering, a variety of menu options spanning from casual to formal dining there is an option suitable for all manner of events and budgets. Set withing 150 acres, Chelmsford City Racecourse is not only a home for horse racing enthusiasts but a versatile, contemporary and prestigious venue. With indoor dining for up to 700 guests seated, or 2000 standing it’s no wonder we are such a popular event venue in Essex.
Parties & Ceremonies
Chelmsford City Racecourse offers an exquisite setting for gala dinners, captivating guests with its unique blend of elegance and excitement. The stunning venue creates an enchanting atmosphere, where the thrill of horse racing intertwines with the sophistication of a black-tie event. Impeccable service and attention to detail ensure an unforgettable evening, as guests indulge in sumptuous cuisine prepared by excellent chefs. The grandeur of the racecourse’s facilities, including elegant marquees and panoramic views, sets the stage for an extraordinary dining experience. Whether it’s a charity gala, corporate celebration, or private function, Chelmsford City Racecourse promises to create an ambiance that leaves a lasting impression on every attendee.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Our excellent catering team are able to accommodate all dietary requirements.
We do not currently own red carpet in-house, but we have a number of suppliers who can assist you in this regard.
We do have a number of excellent photographers we regularly work with, details can be found on our preferred suppliers page in the events brochure. We work regularly with local printers if you are looking to incorporate a step and repeat for your event.
Absolutely, our in-house chefs would be happy to curate a menu that reflects your event. Please speak with your Event Manager for further detail.
Yes, you’re welcome to provide your own decoration. There are some restrictions detailed in our hirers information pack. Please request one from your Event Manager.
We work with three excellent local florists who can assist you with centrepieces or table decoration for your event.