The Cheltenham Festival is one of the most important dates in the racing calendar and a highlight of the National Hunt Season. For the second year running our sister pub THE WILD RABBIT will be hosting a Cheltenham Festival preview dinner on Monday 2nd March.

The Wild Rabbit team will provide a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the festival build-up in a celebratory atmosphere with award-winning food and well-known faces from the world of racing. The evening will be hosted by trainers, jockeys, breeders and owners to discuss the hotly anticipated week ahead and racing tips. Experts include trainer and Telegraph racing columnist Charlie Brooks, trainers Tom Lacey, Nicky Henderson, Ben Pauling, JonJo O’Neill, Kim Bailey, Martin Keighley, Charlie Longsdon and Graeme McPherson, and former jockey Colin Brown.

The Wild Rabbit’s head chef Nathan Eades has created a seasonal menu especially for the event, detailed below.


The Wild Rabbit chef’s snacks


The Wild Rabbit homemade bread, salted Daylesford butter


Cured Loch Duart salmon, heritage beetroot, English wasabi, bittercress
(vegetarian – Daylesford market garden salad, creamed curds, pickled walnut dressing, croutons)


Braised Wootton Estate ox cheek, potato fondant, market garden celeriac, buttered savoy cabbage
(vegetarian – Daylesford market garden mushroom risotto, Sheep Rustler cheese, salt baked celeriac, parsley)


72% dark chocolate delice with passion fruit sorbet


DATE: Monday 2nd March March 2020

LOCATION: The Wild Rabbit, Church Street, Kingham, Oxfordshire, OX7 6YA

TIMINGS: 7pm – 10pm

PRICE: £65 per person, plus drinks

BOOKING: This event is now sold out.