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Clare Smyth, Chef Patron and owner  of the world-renowned 3 Michelin star restaurant, Core by Clare Smyth in London will bring her unique dishes to The Festival 2024.


Core on Course will be the first sporting hospitality experience of Clare Smyth and her extraordinary cuisine, offering the very best in food and Jump racing.


As part of your “Showplate” menu, Clare and her team have prepared a stunning six-course tasting menu, including the legendary potato and roe and core-teser, a glass of Dom Perignon to welcome you and three wines personally selected by Head Sommelier Gareth Ferreira. The package includes a premium inclusive drinks package.”


Eat, Relax and Race with Clare Smyth at Core on Course

Embrace the Roar of the Cheltenham Festival whilst enjoying elegant fine dining with an emphasis on good, natural food surrounded by the rolling hills of Gloucestershire.


This package includes:


  • Dom Perignon or Irish Cocktail reception
  • Stunning 6 course tasting menu
  • 3 wines to pair with your tasting experience.
  • Afternoon snacks & treats
  • Premium beers, wines and soft drinks (excludes Champagne & spirits)
  • Full upgrade wine, Champagnes and spirits list available to purchase on the day or in advance.
  • In person appearance with Clare Smyth

Incredible views for an incredible day

Set in the heart of the action. You will enjoy fine dining in the most stunning locations, where our teams ensure the highest standards of service.

Other features of this package also includes:


  • Afternoon snacks & treats
  • Club admission ticket
  • Preferred car parking area (1 per 2 people)
  • Official Racecard
  • TV racing coverage
  • Tote betting service
  • Hospitality team to ensure the smooth running of your day

About Clare Smyth

Having grown up in Northern Ireland, Smyth was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to the hospitality sector in 2013 and learned her trade working under Gordon Ramsay for nearly 14 years as Chef Patron of Restaurant Gordon Ramsay where she first earned and retained three Michelin stars before opening her own restaurant.


Core by Clare Smyth was the first restaurant to enter the Good Food Guide with a perfect 10 score and in just three years was awarded 3 Michelin stars. She has received numerous awards including the title of the World's Best Female Chef by the World's 50 Best Restaurants and catered for the private wedding reception of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.



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