2024 Qatar Goodwood Festival - Day 2

Goodwood Racecourse Wednesday 31 July 2024 Qatar Goodwood Festival 2024

The sporting and social highlight of the English summer season, the Qatar Goodwood Festival offers unrivalled glamour and style.

With its spectacular setting in the heart of the Sussex Downs, Goodwood is considered by many to be the world’s most beautiful racecourse. For generations the Estate’s signature event in early August, lovingly known as ‘Glorious Goodwood’, has been the most prestigious date in British racing’s social calendar. The Qatar Goodwood Festival now benefits from an annual prize fund of over £5 million, making it one of the most significant and valuable race meetings in the world.

With a wide range of entertaining options available, there are numerous ways to follow in the footsteps of royalty, celebrities and sporting heroes as you experience this exhilarating spectacle, where fashion, high society and world-class horseracing come together for five enthralling days.

Whether you’re savouring the thrill of the £1m Group 1 Qatar Sussex Stakes, which attracts high-profile entries from all over the world, or admiring the sartorial panache at our ever-popular Ladies’ Day, the Qatar Goodwood Festival provides the ultimate blend of classic English tradition and international glamour.

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Charlton Hunt Restaurant

The Charlton Hunt was the earliest recorded foxhunt in the country. Its fame for superb sport drew the elite of society, including the 1st Duke of Richmond who bought Goodwood as a place to stay to go hunting and entertain his friends. That heritage has inspired The Charlton Hunt, an entertaining space with far reaching views to Charlton and an al a carte menu celebrating the finest local produce.

With accents of walnut and marble, the dining room is hung with photographs by celebrated fashion photographer Uli Weber, taken on the day the Charlton Hunt was recreated for the first time in over 250 years.

This fine dining restaurant boasts a prime location within the Richmond Enclosure making it the perfect place to impress your guests.

When the racing begins, take a glass of Champagne out onto the balcony to soak up the views of the winning post and the unbeatable atmosphere as you cheer the winner home.

Private tables for 2 upwards, even numbers

The Secret Garden

A beautiful floral-filled space designed to feel like walking into a private garden party.

The Secret Garden is a fabulous indoor garden bedecked with wild English flowers, designed to feel like walking into a private garden party. Indulge in a buffet-style menu showcasing seasonal produce served from the Chef’s table.

This exclusive hospitality area is nestled just beyond the winning post with trackside views, it’s the perfect spot to enjoy Qatar Goodwood Festival in a more tranquil setting.

Private tables for 2 upwards, even numbers.

Final Furlong Restaurant

A relaxing base for the day, with thrilling course-side views. In a prime viewing position alongside the final furlong, this aptly named light and airy pavilion is one of the best spots to watch the drama on the track unfold at the Qatar Goodwood Festival.

Guests can enjoy uninterrupted views of the climatic stages of each race. Enjoy beautiful views across the South Downs from a large sun-soaked private balcony and dine from a delicious seasonal menu inspired by the best British produce.

The atmosphere here is reflective of the traditional ‘Glorious’ week celebrations, where racegoers come to ‘see and be seen’ at the social highlight of the season.

Private tables for 2 upwards, even numbers.

The Long View

Located at the foot of the historic ‘Trundle hill’, the Long View takes in the surrounding landscapes from picture windows and offers an unrivalled view down the Goodwood home straight.

A vibrant and contemporary space, the Long View is perfect for informal entertaining and makes a spacious base for the day to watch the horses gallop across the finish line.

Enjoy a buffet-style menu of delightful dishes which celebrates local produce including British and Continental charcuterie, Goodwood estate roast beef and Goodwood Charlton cheese and chive tart.

Have the benefit of our all inclusive central bar throughout the day, whilst watching the horses’ sprint past the finish line.

Private tables for 2 upwards, even numbers.

March Stand Boxes

Enjoy spacious luxury overlooking the hallowed Goodwood turf.

Perfect for groups of 12 guests, the March Stand Boxes provide the finest experience on offer to guests combining privacy, exclusivity and impeccable service.

Commanding a dramatic position overlooking the premier Richmond Enclosure, magnificent views can be relished from your private balcony.

Guests will enjoy magnificent views; whether a private balcony looking directly out onto the Winning Post (course facing) or facing the Parade Ring with panoramic views of all the off-course action

Sussex Stand Boxes

With its iconic peaked roof, the distinctive the Sussex Boxes are situated on the first floor of the Sussex Stand, within the Gordon Enclosure, the course-facing Sussex Boxes enjoy stunning views of the Racecourse and South Downs beyond.

The resident tipster will be on hand throughout the day to talk through the runners and riders, whilst you and your guests enjoy the racing from the private balcony as the drama unfolds on the track.

The Sussex Stand Boxes are suitable for groups of 16 guests.