The countdown is on to this year’s Cheltenham Festival race week, 14 - 17 March. Our guide below provides all the details of where you can eat, drink, park your car and celebrate at the various Cheltenham Trust venues... Pittville Pump Room and Heritage Deco café, the Prince of Wales Stadium & Sports Bar and the Garden Bar Orangery in Imperial Gardens.

Heritage Cafe, Pittville Pump Room

The Heritage Café will be transformed into an Irish bar for race week. Enjoy a hearty breakfast plus pastries and free tea/filter coffee for £15 in the splendour of Pittville Pump Room, from 9am to 2pm daily. After a day’s racing, from 5pm, drinks and hot snacks will be served in the Heritage Bar until 8pm, with free live music every evening.

Tuesday 14 March: The Rhythm Slingers, 6pm to 8pm

Wednesday 15 March (Ladies’ Day): Two Beatles, 6pm to 9pm

Thursday 16 March: Jon Clare, 6pm to 8pm

Friday 17 March (St Patrick’s Day): Hetty Pegler’s Tump ceilidh band, 6pm to 8.30pm

Pittville Pump Room

Garden Bar Orangery

The Garden Bar Orangery in Imperial Gardens will be serving full English breakfasts with a pint of Guinness for £18, 9am to 1pm.  Join us after a day’s racing from 5pm for drinks and a selection of tasty street food, with free live music every evening.

Tuesday 14 March: Isaac Heeks, 7pm to 9pm

Wednesday 15 March (Ladies’ Day): Peter Gill, 7pm to 9pm

Thursday 16 March: Hear the Spheres, 7pm to 9pm

Friday 17 March (St Patrick’s Day): David Matthews Rock Duo, 7pm to 9pm

Garden Bar Orangery, Imperial Gardens

Book your Race Week parking

Pre-book your race day parking at the Prince of Wales Stadium, £15 for cars and £25 for mini buses/coaches in advance. Click here to book.

On the day parking, £20 for cars and £30 for mini buses/coaches.

Prince of Wales Sports and Events Bar

Serving full English breakfast and a pint of Guinness for £15 from 9am to 1pm, and street food and drinks from 5pm, with free live music every evening.

The bar is conveniently placed for the racecourse, offering the closest race day parking to the course, parking is now open for pre-booking, £15 for cars and £25 for mini buses and coaches in advance, £20 for cars and £30 for mini buses and coaches on the day.

Tuesday 14 March: Jack Taylor Duo, 6pm to 8pm

Wednesday 15 March (Ladies’ Day): Jon Clare, 6pm to 8pm

Thursday 16 March: Isaac Heeks, 6pm to 8pm

Friday 17 March (St Patrick’s Day): Hear the Spheres, 6pm to 8pm


To plan your stay in Cheltenham during Race Week check out our helpful guides: 

Where to Stay in Cheltenham | Restaurants & Bars in Cheltenham | Shops in Cheltenham | Things To Do in Cheltenham | What's On in Cheltenham | Weekend in Cheltenham

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