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Epsom Downs Racecourse

Epsom Downs Racecourse

Home of the Derby since 1780, Epsom Downs Racecourse is a front runner for business meetings and events, just 30 minutes from central London by train. With a top capacity of 1500 guests, you’ll find rooms to suit all kinds of events including conferences, product launches, exhibitions, training days, AGMs, board meetings, awards ceremonies, banquets, drinks receptions, corporate celebrations, and for smaller meetings and hospitality.

The biggest event spaces at Epsom Downs Racecourse are in the Duchess Stand, with The Oaks holding 1500 people for drinks, 800 in theatre style and 504 in cabaret layout. The Diomed Room has capacity for 400 folk standing, 500 in theatre style and 350 dining, and The Gallops Suite 100, 60 and 80 in the same respective layouts.

In the Queen’s Stand, The Derby Suite accommodates 400 for a networking reception, 350 in theatre style and 200 banqueting. The Blue Riband Room seats 300 dining, and 250 in theatre style, or it has room for 350 for cocktails. The Jockey Club Room and The Boardroom both hold 100 standing and up to 80 seated. For smaller meetings and events there are 26 private boxes with capacity for up to 40 standing or dining and board meetings for 20.

Besides spectacular views that stretch across the Downs, you will also have award winning catering to suit your event, state-of-the-art AV equipment, complimentary wifi, and the services of a dedicated Events Manager.

Epsom Downs Racecourse is within easy reach of the A3 and M25 and has an on-site hotel with 120 bedrooms for overnight guests.

Epsom Downs Racecourse Map
Venue Epsom Downs Racecourse
Capacity 1,500 guests
Address Epsom Downs
KT18 5LQ
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Packages (1)

Epsom Downs Racecourse - Diamonds Are Forever Christmas Party

Diamonds Are Forever Christmas Party

  • Guests: 500 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price from: £80.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Do you like it shaken or stirred? Join us this year for our suave and sophisticated ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ Christmas party at Epsom Downs Racecourse.

    Experience all the glamour of a secret service mission and enjoy a festive ‘007’ themed evening starting with a welcome drink, three course meal, entertainment and then dance the night away with our resident DJ until the early hours.

    So, grab your tuxedo or ball gown and get ready for a Christmas party like no other!

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Function Rooms & Event Spaces (8)

The Oaks Hall - Epsom Downs Racecourse

The Oaks Hall

  • Max Capacity: 1500
  • Dimensions: L:39.97m x W:30.26m
  • Full Details

    The Oaks Hall is at the epicentre of Epsom Downs and is the first space that greets visitors. Named after the famous flat-race hosted annually at the course, the space has a proven track record with consumer and trade exhibitions.

    The capacious floor space, open dimensions and ground floor location make it well suited for complete takeovers and ambitious event builds, with easy access for production companies and heavy duty equipment.

    Popular events hosted in the space have included boxing, cage fighting and even a pop-up supermarket. Oaks Hall is also suitable for large receptions, dinners, weddings, school proms and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs.


    • Reception: 1500
    • Theatre: 800
    • Banqueting: 500
    • Cabaret: 504
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Diomed Room - Epsom Downs Racecourse

Diomed Room

  • Max Capacity: 500
  • Dimensions: L:19.64m x W:25.85m
  • Full Details

    Combining striking views of the famous course and the London Panorama, the double-aspect Diomed Room is a light, spacious room which can be transformed to provide a special setting for a gala reception or awards dinner.

    For larger groups or conferences, the Diomed Room can be combined with the Lammtarra Room by removing a partition wall between the two spaces.


    • Theatre: 500
    • Banqueting: 350
    • Dinner & Dance: 300
    • Cabaret: 220
    • Classroom: 200
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The Derby Suite - Epsom Downs Racecourse

The Derby Suite

  • Max Capacity: 400
  • Dimensions: L:23.20m x W:20.64m
  • Full Details

    The Derby Suite is a modern and stylish space, equipped to deliver perfect presentations and confident conferences, with full AV integration and sophisticated broadband connectivity.

    The floor-to-ceiling windows showcase stunning views of the London panorama from Epsom Downs, and also make the Derby Suite a striking and inspiring location for a private dinner or drinks reception.


    • Reception: 400
    • Theatre: 350
    • Banqueting: 200
    • Cabaret: 130
    • Classroom: 120
    • Boardroom: 60
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The Blue Riband Room - Epsom Downs Racecourse

The Blue Riband Room

  • Max Capacity: 350
  • Dimensions: L:42.17m x W:24.09m
  • Full Details

    Overlooking Epsom Downs Racecourse, on the first floor of the Queen’s Stand, the Blue Riband Room is fully AV integrated to offer a sophisticated conferencing space. Complemented by high ceilings and plenty of natural light, organisers can be sure they are booking a venue tailored to the needs of the meetings market.

    The Blue Riband Room is also well-suited to small exhibitions and seated dinners.


    • Reception: 350
    • Theatre: 250
    • Banqueting: 280
    • Cabaret: 150
    • Classroom: 100
    • Boardroom: 60
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Gallops Suite - Epsom Downs Racecourse

Gallops Suite

  • Max Capacity: 110
  • Dimensions: L:24.13m x W:11.95m
  • Full Details

    Adjoining the Lammtarra and the Diomed, The Gallops Room can be opened out to create a large open plan meetings and events space or used as a standalone room for a smaller occasion. Similar in proportions to the neighbouring Lammtarra, the combination of all three spaces creates a spacious area which can be themed for team builds for large groups.

    An outdoor terrace, with spectacular views over the racecourse can also be incorporated into the space to give a welcome juxtaposition of spaces, especially for summer events.


    • Theatre: 110
    • Banqueting: 80
    • Dinner & Dance: 60
    • Cabaret: 50
    • Classroom: 30
    • Boardroom: 30
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The Boardroom - Epsom Downs Racecourse

The Boardroom

  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Dimensions: L:17.20m x W:9.70m
  • Full Details

    The elegant Board Room is a sophisticated setting for a post-conference dinner or a milestone event.

    Combining arts and crafts decor, equine oil paintings and prominent views over the course, the space offers a luxurious escape from the rigours of a meeting or conference, a unique location for an important celebration.


    • Reception: 100
    • Theatre: 60
    • Banqueting: 80
    • Cabaret: 40
    • Classroom: 30
    • Boardroom: 25
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The Jockey Club Room - Epsom Downs Racecourse

The Jockey Club Room

  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Dimensions: L:17.20m x W:9.70m
  • Full Details

    A wraparound room providing two distinct areas which could be split for meetings with a seperate catering area or banqueting with an area for the dance floor.

    With wonderful views over the racecourse and beyond, this versatile space offers many options when planning an event.


    • Reception: 100
    • Theatre: 60
    • Banqueting: 80
    • Cabaret: 40
    • Classroom: 30
    • Boardroom: 25
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Private Boxes - Epsom Downs Racecourse

Private Boxes

  • Max Capacity: 40
  • Full Details

    More intimate meetings can be hosted in Epsom Down’s Private Boxes setting.

    For conferences and meetings Private Boxes offer convenient location to host break-out sessions for small groups or as syndicated rooms for trade shows, exhibitions or large-scale AGMs.

    Private Boxes come in a range of sizes and capacities.


    • Theatre: 30
    • Banqueting: 40
    • Cabaret: 24
    • Classroom: 27
    • Boardroom: 20
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Venue Features (12)

  • AV Equipment
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  • Disability Access
  • In-house Catering
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access