This year we have teamed up with Aintree Racecourse to bring you the Style Award on Ladies Day. All you need to do is enter the competition when you arrive at the course by getting your photo taken. You could win a Ranger Rover Evoke from Hatfields and a year’s supply of clothes from fashion partner, Chi Chi London. More info here.
We started the countdown this week by giving away a bus load of free Ladies Day tickets to passengers on the Ladies Day branded Stagecoach bus. Watch as our Lindzi made the exciting announcement below.
There are some tickets still available for Ladies Day and you can book yours here. Be warned, they are selling fast!
So get your races outfit on early, get the fizz flowing and fill up on a feast to set you up for Liverpool’s most stylish day out.
Here are The Guide’s top 12 choices for Ladies Day 2019 but don’t leave it to the last minute because they get booked up fast.
There’s no more iconic location for a Ladies Day Brunch than at The Venue where you get a stunning waterfront view as standard before being whisked off to the course. For £35 per person enjoy a glass of prosecco on arrival, live music, bar service, continental hot and cold brunch buffet and unlimited tea and coffee. Over 18s, coaches leave at 12.30pm, return travel and race tickets not included. Book here
Famous for their bubbling cocktails and vibrant atmosphere, The Alchemist makes for the perfect start to your race day. Guests can enjoy a brunch dish and any cocktail for £15 or upgrade to a glass of Champagne for £17. And if it’s post-race action you are looking for then this is the perfect place to unwind after a day at Aintree with drinks packages and a delicious food menu available. Book your place now.
Want a beautiful backdrop for your photos before you even get to Aintree? The Florist is everyone’s favourite Instagram-friendly venue so it’s perfect for a photogenic Ladies Day Brunch. Start in style from 10am with a glass of prosecco, followed by a dish from the brunch menu. The £35 ticket price also includes return travel to Aintree and back to The Florist where there’s more (hopefully celebratory) drinks waiting. Book here.
The first three past the post are all worth a punt at The Bastion, where there’s bronze, silver and gold packages. With bronze (£19.95) you get a glass of champagne and full breakfast selection, with silver (£39.95) return coach travel to Aintree and back to Bastion is added and gold (£69.95) includes a glass of champagne with full breakfast selection, return coach travel to the racecourse and a meal. Book here.
For a Grand time, before and after the races, London Carriage Works has Ladies Day options with and without dinner. Brunch, at £37 per person, begins with a glass of Lallier, Grand Cru Grande Reserve Brut followed by a choice of dish from the continental buffet. The price includes coach travel at 12.30pm to Aintree then back to Hope Street Hotel. A £79pp package includes a post-race dinner too. Book here.
The races Champagne breakfasts at Jam are in such big demand that they don’t just do one for Ladies Day, they make a full Grand National three-dayer of it. On Ladies Day things get off to a flying start with Bubbles and Breakfast, served from 9am, which is priced £25 per person and includes travel to the racecourse. Add £30pp for a two-course dinner with prosecco (served 6.30-9pm) and live music. Book here.
If you’re dressed to the nines for the races you’ll fit right in at Dash where glamour is always the unofficial dress code. The restaurant is launching its Bottomless Champagne Brunch on races weekend from 9am-12 noon. It’s £24.95 which includes one dish from the brunch menu and unlimited Champagne. Post-races, they’re taking reservations for dinner with a DJ from 7pm, followed by an exclusive after-party downstairs in XOXO. Book here.
For parties heading to Aintree, the historic Titanic Hotel has a sparkling Champagne breakfast from 8am to 12pm in Stanley’s Bar & Grill. For £25pp you’ll get a Full English to set you up for the day, plus a selection of pastries, fruit and yoghurts and a glass of Laurent-Perrier La Cuvee Brut. Bookings must be for groups of 10+, and transport can be arranged for an additional cost. Book here.
For a picture-perfect setting ahead of the race day action, you can enjoy a tasty dockside breakfast at Gusto for £25 per person. That price includes breakfast, a glass of fizz on arrival plus transfer to Aintree racecourse. They’re also offering 2-4-1 on special breakfast cocktails, £20 bottles of prosecco and 20% off the total food bill for anyone who goes back to eat there in the evening. Book here.
There aren’t too many places that are prettier than the old St Peter’s Church on Seel Street, now Alma De Cuba. If you fancy a rhythmic start to Ladies Day, Alma’s got four options: Bottomless Brunch with samba dancers for £32 per person, Champagne breakfast without travel for £34.95pp or with coach for £39.95 and finally Champagne breakfast with return coach, prosecco and dinner after the races for £84.95pp. Book here.
Whatever your breakfast tastes, Cosy Club’s got every option covered for all three days of the Grand National Festival from 9am. No transport included but grab a table under the chandeliers and you can choose from a regular Full English, or a vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free version. A Cosy Club Breakfast and glass of prosecco is £13.50 or a Cosy Club Breakfast and a pint of draught is £11.50. Book here
By Dawn Collinson, Copy Media
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