Absolute Taste to reopen The Tack Room

10th April 2019



Newmarket restaurant, The Tack Room, is set to re-open on 10th April following a refresh from award-winning food company, Absolute Taste.

Based at Palace House, home to the National Horseracing Museum and the Packard Galleries of British Sporting Art, the restaurant is the perfect place for locals and out-of-town visitors to enjoy The Tack Room’s revitalised facilities and food. With summer fast approaching, the restaurant’s spacious terrace will be the perfect place for guests to dine al fresco or relax with a glass of wine.

The team at Absolute Taste has introduced a delicious, new menu which includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. The chef team will use locally sourced produce, wherever possible, from acclaimed regional suppliers. Dishes will comprise of inspired, flavoursome creations, including delicious sharing plates and salads such as:


  • The Absolute Taste homemade charcuterie board
  • Duck, feta and watermelon salad, roasted cashews and mint
  • Roasted cauliflower salad with Romanesco, sweet potato, red pepper and broccoli
  • Braised lamb shoulder served with soy, brown sugar and new potatoes


Gary Kennerley, Managing Director at Absolute Taste said of the new opening, “We are thrilled to re-open The Tack Room and invite the local community as well as the museum’s visitors to taste our wonderful new menu. With the summer months almost upon us, The Tack Room offers the ideal location for guests to kick back and enjoy a delicious meal on the restaurant’s beautiful terrace area whilst enjoying a day out at Palace House. Absolute Taste is always keen to support the local community, and as such we have incorporated many local suppliers into The Tack Room’s menu, ensuring visitors will experience fresh and memorable flavours”.

Rachel Hood Chair of Trustees at Palace House commented, “We are delighted that Absolute Taste is joining us at Palace House to re-open and manage the Tack Room restaurant.

Their many years of experience of providing high class fare to venues in the heritage, cultural and sports sectors make them the ideal partners to revitalise the wonderful restaurant setting of the Tack Room in the King’s Yard.

Absolute’s offering at Burghley House is renowned and we believe bringing those high standards to the Tack Room restaurant at Palace House will perfectly complement its wonderful setting.

We very much look forward to welcoming back our loyal customer base and many more visitors in the coming months to enjoy what will be on offer from 10th April.”

To celebrate its re-launch, The Tack Room will be offering diners a free glass of fizz with any main meal*. The restaurant will be open for breakfast and lunch every day from Wednesday 10th April, and for dinner Monday – Saturday from Thursday 18th April 2019. To book please email thetackroom@absolutetaste.com.