Set within the main grandstand, overlooking the Parade Ring, the Paddock Restaurant offers a tempting menu of local food and an excellent wine list to enhance your day at the races.

Paddock Restaurant diners can benefit from attentive table service, a Tote betting facility and TV screens with just a short walk through the grandstand to the reserved seating area for excellent views of the racing.

You can enjoy a 3-course meal, racecard and admission badge plus a visit from our host jockey to talk through the card. It’s the ideal restaurant for a family meal or for entertaining your corporate clients.

Paddock Restaurant Sample Menu 2023

Knotted roll and butter


Spiced carrot, sweet potato and coconut soup, drizzled with a chilli infused cream

Parma ham, served with smoked bacon jam, fig and prune purée, and a parmesan wafer

Halloumi salad with pomegranate and asparagus, pickled ginger, Tahini dressing, and a pumpkin seed snap


Main Courses

Oven roasted pork tenderloin, topped with a herb crust, garlic and thyme roasted potatoes, apple and leek compote, finished in a Dijon cream sauce

Grilled fillet of sea bream, baby new potatoes, chorizo, peas and samphire, served with a crayfish, herb and lemon butter

Butternut squash, mushroom and caramelised red onion wellington, sauté potatoes and a cranberry and red wine reduction

(All main courses are served with seasonal vegetables)



Chocolate and orange parfait, served with a chocolate and almond bark and orange curd

Lemon, vanilla and passion fruit posset, served with a black sesame shortbread

Selection of West Country cheeses, biscuits, celery, chutney and grapes
(As a dessert £3.50 supplement/as an extra course £7.00)


Filter coffee and chocolate coated bean


To book your table at the Paddock Restaurant, contact us today.

Current Availability

Prices and availability for 2024 dates will be updated soon.

“Congratulations! In the recent Neil Awards, Newton Abbot Racecourse was judged winner of the Best Racecourse Food category. Please pass on my thanks to the Head Chef of the carvery for producing by far the best meal across the entire portfolio of British racecourses – he puts his rivals at some of the more ‘glamorous’ venues to shame!” Neil Andrew – Around the races in eighty days

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