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The Social Season – Where to Dine

8th Jun 2012

June marks the British social season entering full swing with Royal Ascot, Wimbledon, Henley Regatta, Guards Cartier Queen’s Club Final, Aegon Tennis (formerly the Stella Artois) at Queen’s Club and Goodwood Festival of Speed to name a few of the high profile sporting events.   Apart from the onsite catering on the day it is always wise to plan ahead for dinner after the event so you don’t have to compromise on the day.  Here is our top tips of nearby destinations to try.



Aegon Tennis at Queen’s Club – West Kensington, London June 11th to June 17th

Aegon Tennis at Queens Club
Aegon Tennis at Queens Club

Mr Wing  (1.3 miles)

Cambio de Tercio  (1.5 miles)

L’Etranger  (1.9 miles)

The Painted Heron  (2.2 miles)

The Wyndham Grand – Chelsea Riverside Brasserie  (2.4 miles)





Royal Ascot – Ascot, Berkshire June 19th  to June 23rd  

Royal Ascot
Royal Ascot

Ascot Grill  (0.1 miles)

Royal Berkshire  (2 miles)

Coworth Park, The Barn  (2.5 miles)

Coworth Park, The Restaurant (2.5 miles)

Ascot Oriental  (2.5 miles)

Bluebells  (3.2 miles)

The Winning Post (4 miles)




Guards Queen’s Club Final – Windsor Great Park, Berkshire June 19th to June 23rd

Guards Polo
Guards Polo

Ascot Oriental  (1 mile)

Coworth Park – The Restaurant (1.5 miles)

Coworth Park – The Barn  (1.5 miles)

Fox & Hounds  (1.9 miles)

Ascot Grill  (3 miles)

Great Fosters  (4.5 miles)

Bluebells  (3.2 miles)

The Royal Berkshire (1.5 miles)





The Carpetright British Jumping Derby – Hickstead, West Sussex June 20th to June 24th


Ockenden Manor (4.8 miles)

South Lodge Hotel – The Pass  (6.9 miles)

South Lodge Hotel – Camellia Restaurant  (6.9 miles)





Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Tournament – Wimbledon, London June 25th to July 8th


Cannizaro House  (1 mile)

The Lawn Bistro  (1.3 miles)

Fox and Grapes  (1.7 miles)





Henley Royal Regatta – Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire June 27th to July 01st   


Danesfield House – The Orangery  (5 miles)

Danesfield House – Adam Simmonds  (5 miles)

Vanilla Pod  (6 miles)

The Hand & Flowers  (6 miles)

The Compleat Angler – Bowaters  (6.9 miles)

The Compleat Angler – The Aubergine (6.9 miles)  




Goodwood Festival of Speed – Goodwood Park, West Sussex June 29th to July 1st


Goodwood – The Richmond Arms (on site)

The Anglesey Arms  (2.9 miles)

Comme Ca  (3.9 miles)

Spread Eagle at Midhurst  (9.1 miles)



Please note that restaurants shown that provide member benefits may carry restrictions for member card usage or have special event menus in place.  Please check prior to dining.   For more information on club benefits at luxury restaurants see Design Restaurants

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