The Start Enclosure by Mosimann's


The Start Enclosure

Located by the Start of the Regatta course, this public area is an excellent place to feel the excitement of the rowing and enjoy the hospitality of Mosimann’s. Within The Start area you can watch the crews prepare and commence racing from the complimentary Grandstand, follow the race with the live racing commentary, and keep up to date with all results from the live results feed.

The Start Enclosure by Mosimann's offers a range of Bento Box lunches and Afternoon Tea menus, with seating in the riverside garden. There is a public bar at the Start serving the finest Brakspears, wines, spirits, soft drinks and of course Pimms!

Advance reservations for group booking are advised as the restaurant proved very popular in 2014. Reservations can be made directly by clicking here.

Telephone number: 01628 499988

Tickets are not required for The Start Enclosure.

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Bento Boxes - Menus & Pricing to be confirmed for 2015

Remenham Menu  


Heritage Tomato Salad
Marinated Olives, Rocket & Basil
Roast Atlantic Sea Bream
Celery, Fennel & Carrot Salad
Jersey Royals with Crème Fraîche Dill Dressing
Cheese Selection
Grapes & Quince Jelly
Earl Grey Chocolate Mousse
Fresh Raspberries


Thames Menu  


Prawn Cocktail Watercress & Iceberg Lettuce
Garden Radishes Horseradish Dressing
Roast Breast of Chicken
Green English Asparagus, Parsley, Chive & Black Peppercorn Pesto
Cheese Selection
Grapes & Quince Jelly
Earl Grey Chocolate Mousse
Fresh Raspberries


Hillside Menu  


Smoked Scottish Salmon
Golden Beetroot, Radish
Frisée Salad, Lemon Dressing
Angus Striploin of Beef
Romesco Sauce
Grilled Aubergine & Courgette
Parmesan Shavings
Olive Oil and Herbs
Pimm’s and English Summer Strawberry Pudding


Henley Royal Regatta Menu  


Evesham Asparagus
Cherry Tomatoes, Lemon Vinaigrette
Poached Lobster with Couscous and Grilled Vegetable Salad
Raisins & Pine Nuts
Sauce Vierge
Cheese Selection
Grapes, Quince Jelly
Pimm’s and English Summer Strawberry Pudding



Bento Box

Served from 11:00am

A vegetarian option is available on the day.

Reservations can be made at

Telephone number 020 8875 0497.



Afternoon Tea - Prices to be confirmed for 2015

Served between 3.00pm and 5.00pm

Cream Tea
Freshly Baked Scone with Devonshire Clotted Cream and Homemade Jam,

Henley Afternoon Tea Stand
Scones served with Clotted Cream and Homemade Jam,
Selection of Finger Sandwiches (Smoked Salmon, Egg and Cress, Ham and Mustard)

Fresh Tart and Chocolate Mousse
Fresh Strawberries and Cream

“It is advisable to book Afternoon Tea for parties above four guests”
For parties of 10 guests and above advance booking is required.

Please note menus are subject to changes.

Reservations can be made at

Telephone number 020 8875 0497.


Public Bar and Catering

The Start area has a wide selection of delicious food ranging from salads, sandwiches and burgers to cakes and strawberries and cream. Local brew Brakspears on tap, and a refreshing range of drinks to enjoy in the garden and public grandstand area.  
If you would like to book a table for lunch please contact Mosimann's by:


Telephone: 020 8875 0497.


2015 Provisional Opening Hours

Wednesday 1st July 10.30 am - 7.00 pm
Thursday 2nd July 10.30 am - 7.00 pm
Friday 3rd July 10.30 am - 7.00 pm
Saturday 4th July 10.30 am - 7.00 pm
Sunday 5th July 10.30 am - 7.00 pm

River Cruise - Operated by Hobbs of Henley Limited.

You’re dressed for the occasion, so why not arrive for the occasion, in style, on a Hobbs of Henley boat. Instead of jostling your way through the crowds of eager Regatta goers, you can alight a Hobbs boat from Pier 3 at Hobbs of Henley, only a short walk from Henley station, or Temple Island Meadows, just past the start of racing and arrive at or depart from your Regatta location smoothly and effortlessly, making your journey a part of the occasion.

The River Taxi service will stop just past the start line with only a short walk to the Start. The Start Enclosure is the perfect spot to watch the start of the racing whilst enjoying a drink, lunch or afternoon tea and keeping up to date with all of the action with live commentary throughout the day.

The River Taxi will run hourly from 10.15 am departure from Henley thorough to the last return at the end of racing with a later service from 6pm – 8pm on Friday and Saturday (These times are provisional and could be subject to change) please click here to pre book your tickets!

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before to ensure your secure your preferred sailing time.


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