The Northumberland Plate Meeting

The three day Northumberland Plate Festival is the North-East’s most loved racing and social occasion of the year. Known locally as the Pitmen’s Derby, the Northumberland Plate is one of the richest two mile handicap in Europe.


Restaurant Facilities

The Grande Buffet Package is available in The Gosforth Park Suite & Park View Suite and both facilities are situated in the Premier Grandstand. With Panoramic views across the course and direct access to reserved seating in the Grandstand this is an excellent option for shared dining. Private tables of 10 available with smaller parties expected to share a table.

The prestigious Diamond Marquee is situated in a prime location overlooking the track, and offers the very best in luxury hospitality.

The Harchibald and Sergeant Cecil Pavilions are situated just past the winning post and both offer shared dining facilities in a non viewing Marquee. Both offer a fine dining experience whilst being just a stroll from the rails and the racing action. Private tables of 10 available with smaller parties expected to share a table.


Grande Buffet Package

  • Premier Badge
  • Private Tables for 10 Guests
  • Smaller Parties will be Expected to Share a Table
  • Reception Drink
  • Grande Buffet Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Racecard
  • Cash Bar ( Thursday & Friday )
  • Fully Inclusive Selected Drinks ( Saturday Only )
  • Viewing Restaurant with Grandstand seating


Thursday £115.00 per person + vat
Friday £145.00 per person + vat
Saturday £280.00 per person + vat

Diamond Marquee Package

  • Premier Badge
  • Every effort will be given to provide Private Tables
  • Smaller Groups may have to Share a Table dependent upon Space
  • Champagne Reception
  • Diamond Buffet Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Racecard
  • Fully Inclusive Bar
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Fully Dressed Marquee
  • Raceday Tipster





Saturday £335.00 per person + vat


Harchibald Package

  • Premier Badge
  • Private Tables for 10 Guests
  • Smaller Parties will be Expected to Share a Table
  • Reception Drink
  • 4 course Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Reserved Seating in a Non Viewing Marquee
  • Racecard
  • Fully Inclusive Selected Drinks

Saturday £210.00 per person + vat

Sergeant Cecil Package

  • Premier Badge
  • Private Tables for 10 guests
  • Smaller Parties will be Expected to Share a Table
  • Reception Drink
  • 3 course Lunch
  • 1/2 Bottle Wine with Lunch
  • Racecard
  • Reserved Seating in a Non Viewing Marquee
  • Cash Bar Facilities

Saturday £155 per person + vat


Private Marquees

The Tominator Private Marquees are situated just past the winning post and are available for a minimum of 30 guests. These fabulous marquees are purpose built for you comfort and enjoyment, offering great views of the racing action and are a very popular option for larger parties. It is advisable to book these Marquees as soon as possible as the are one of the first facilities to sell out for Ladies Day.


Private Tominator Marquees

  • Minimum 30 Guests Required
  • Premier Badge
  • Reception Drink
  • 4 course Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Reserved Viewing Marquee
  • Racecard
  • Fully Inclusive Selected Drinks

Saturday £260.00 per person + vat