ROYAL enclosure guests will be able to enjoy the charm of a Covent Garden seafood restaurant at Royal Ascot.

The seafood restaurant J Sheekey will offer highlights from the restaurants iconic menu including the finest fish, shellfish and seasonal game.

Francesco Cappucci, restaurant director of J Sheekey, said: “I am thrilled to bring J Sheekey to Royal Ascot this year, and proud to be part of such a classic British summer event.

“Our menu will include classic Sheekey dishes such as pan-fried Dover sole with béarnaise sauce and jersey royals and our seafood platter with dressed crab, gravlax, tiger prawns and stone bass ceviche, ideal dishes to be enjoyed on a beautiful day at Royal Ascot.”

Jonathan Parker, director of food and beverage at Ascot Racecourse is excited to welcome many chefs during Royal Ascot.

He said: “We are excited to welcome so many exceptionally talented and highly respected chef-restauranteurs to the Royal Meeting this year.

“Ascot is a leading light in sporting venue gastronomy, and we have an incredible platform to showcase some of the country’s top chefs, making a day at Royal Ascot like nowhere else."

Royal Ascot will host five days of world-class horse racing, high fashion, pageantry and fine dining as the racecourse opens its gates to more than 300,000 racegoers.

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