Sandown Park Racecourse – Where to Eat, Drink and Sleep

Sep 20, 2023 | Venues, Where to eat, sleep and drink

Sandown Park Racecourse

Sandown Park Racecourse is a lot more than just a racecourse, it has plenty of halls that can be hired out for events too. Located in Esher, just outside London, Sandown Park has the capacity to host meetings, conferences and exhibitions in its various halls and suites. As a venue, it also adopts eco-friendly practices and aims to be carbon-neutral by 2027, which is a bonus for hosting future events. If you are interested in hiring out the space for your next event but aren’t sure what else the town of Esher or the surrounding area has to offer, we can help with that. This article will aim to give you some useful information about the places you can eat, drink and sleep near the Sandown Park Racecourse.


Sandown Park is located in a very convenient area when it comes to restaurants. Within a 2-minute walk, you are met with an overwhelming choice of restaurants down the road from the venue. One of the first restaurants you would encounter, walking from Sandown Park, is Don Luis. Don Luis is a family-run tapas restaurant that serves authentic Spanish cuisine. It is affordable and serves shared servings of paella if you are more on the hungry side. If Thai cuisine is more your style, try Bombay Social, a modern Indian restaurant. It offers shared plates, a selection of delicious mains as well as a kids menu so there is something for everyone. Our last recommendation is Domo, a Japanese Restaurant that serves an affordable selection of sushi, side dishes and bento boxes. That being said, all of these restaurants are on the same road and there are so many more restaurants to explore, so be sure to look around!


If you are looking for somewhere to relax and have a drink, there are a couple of pubs in the area that can provide you with just that. The first place to go to is The Bear Pub. It has an extensive wine list as well as a cocktail and spritz menu so you can be sure you will find something you like. Like the Bear Pub, The Wheatsheaf is a pub in the Sandown area that serves all kinds of drinks, whether you are in the mood for a glass of wine, a spritz or a pint. There is also an outdoor seating area so you can kick your feet up in good weather.


The Sandown Lodge is the closest hotel to Sandown Park as it is an on-site hotel, so you don’t need to look far to find a place to stay the night. Sandown Lodge offers a variety of rooms with en-suite facilities and plenty of amenities to make your stay more enjoyable. The lodge also offers a continental breakfast with vegetarian and vegan options available as well. The next option for a place to stay the night is The Bear Hotel. The hotel is attached to The Bear Pub mentioned above and is a historic hotel with 9 boutique rooms to choose from. On top of its complimentary amenities, the hotel offers family and pet-friendly stays for an additional fee. The next hotel in the area near Sandown Park is The Albert Arms, a pub and a 4-star hotel. It is equipped with free Wi-Fi, Nespresso machines, en-suite bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs in every room. Each of these lodging options offers everything you might need for a comfortable, well-rested stay in the area surrounding the Sandown Park Racecourse.

To conclude, Esher is a beautiful area that has plenty of attractions and restaurants and hotels to explore; whether you are looking for a quick bite, somewhere to relax after a long day or a place to stay the night, the surrounding area of Sandown Park is a great place if you are looking to host an event at the racecourse.

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