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England v Australia - Day 3

Sat 18 Jul

England v Australia - Day 3

2nd Investec Ashes Test Match

England take on Australia in the second Investec Ashes Series Test match.


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TICKET HOTLINE 020 7432 1000


Nursery Pavilion

"Great service, lovely food, great seats and a full day’s play!
"This was a 40th Birthday gift and I could not have asked for anything else - we loved the whole day from start to finish.

"The staff are just fantastic, the day was made even more special due to them."

With beautiful vistas over the Nursery Ground, where the players practice, be our guest and experience the special magic of Lord’s.

  • Groups of all sizes welcome
  • Breakfast, three-course lunch and afternoon tea
  • Complimentary drinks including Champagne
  • Lower Mound or Lower Grand Stand seats included
  • Former international cricket speakers
  • Prices do not include VAT

Download a printable Nursery Pavilion factsheet

From £629 ppMore information

The Ashes Club

Step through our doors and be embraced by 200 years of history as a former Ashes winner hosts you and your guests for the day.

The Ashes Club, established especially for this iconic fixture, offers views over the players practice ground and a unique dining experience.

  • Private entrance to the Ground
  • Private tables of 2, 4, 6, 8 ,10 or 12
  • Breakfast, four-course lunch and afternoon tea
  • Complimentary drinks including Veuve Cliquot Champagne
  • Grand Stand seats included
  • Complimentary museum entry
  • Prices do not include VAT

Download a printable Ashes Club factsheet

From £799 ppMore information

Marylebone Suite

"Absolutely brilliant staff, superb food and drink - well looked after by everyone at Lord’s."

Our Executive Head Chef’s five-star cuisine will ensure you experience a world class performance on and off the field. Join us in this premium venue located directly next to your seats in the Mound Stand.

  • Seats in the Mound Stand included
  • Breakfast, three-course lunch and afternoon tea
  • Complimentary drinks including Champagne
  • Private tables of 2, 4, 8 or 10
  • Former international cricketer as speaker
  • Prices do not include VAT

Download a printable Marylebone Suite factsheet

From £729 ppMore information


Cricket Academy Restaurant

Cricket Academy Restaurant

Situated alongside the Nursery Ground where you will be able to see the cricketers warming-up for the day's match, whilst enjoying breakfast and lunch in an informal dining area.

The Cricket Academy Restaurant is open to MCC Members and other spectators for breakfast and lunch on major match days.

Offering a Full English Breakfast and Continental items, served from gate-opening time until 10.45am, with the option of booking in advance.   

On Days 1-3 of the Test Match and for the ODI we will be offering a three-course curry based lunch (this will consist of a main, dessert and cheese course).

For Day 4 of the Test Match we will be offering a two-course carvery lunch.

The Deadline for advanced restaurant reservations for the England v Australia Investec Test Match is Wednesday 8 July at Midday.

Any reservations after this time will be on a walk-in basis on the day, subject to availability.

Availability for England v Australia Investec Test match

Day 1 Thursday 16 July – Availability
Day 2 Friday 17 July - Availability
Day 3 Saturday 18 July - Availability
Day 4 Sunday 19 July - Availability
Day 5 Monday 20 July - Availability
Day 1 Thursday 16 July – Fully booked
Day 2 Friday 17 July - Fully booked
Day 3 Saturday 18 July –limited availability
Day 4 Sunday 19 July - Availability

Available More information

Visitor Info

General Information


Lunch interval will be at 1:00-1:40pm, Tea will be at 3:40-4:00pm.

Scheduled close:

6:00pm or after 90 overs have been bowled (whichever is the later) - play shall not continue beyond 6:30pm

Prospects of play:

MCC has a dedicated Prospects of Play phone line which you can before travelling to the Ground.

The number to call is: 020 7616 8603

Admission with alcohol:

Each spectator is permitted to bring 2 pints of beer or 75cl of wine into the Ground on entry. Amounts of alcohol in excess of this will be confiscated.

Food & drink:

joff rolls 200Lord's will offer spectators for the England v New Zealand Investec Test a wider range of food and drink than ever before in 2015, including:

  • The Lord's Food Village
  • WG's - Whacking Great Sandwiches
  • Bar food & snacks
  • Coffees & Ice cream
  • Drink & refreshments


Long Room menu - MCC Members:

Steak and kidney pie (a)

Mashed potatoes

Garden peas

Glazed carrots


Baby leek and courgette orecchiette (a)

Soft herbs and shaved parmesan

Garlic bread (v)

Long Room Beef Bap (a)

Roasted red onions

Horseradish crème fraiche

Salads (a)

New potato salad, soured cream and chive dressing

Wild rice, green lentil, parsley and coriander salad with pomegranate dressing

Green summer vegetable salad, bulgur wheat and sunflower seeds

Ice berg lettuce

Tomato, artichoke, green olive and basil salad

Pickles and condiments (a)

Pickled onions, cornichons, caper berries

Mayonnaise, tomato ketchup

English, Wholegrain and Dijon mustard

(a) = Contains allergenic ingredients, please ask a member of staff for more information.

Picnic Hampers

After something different for your food and drink at Lord's this summer?

How about one of our special Picnic Hampers, which you can order in advance and collect at the Ground on the day.

We've worked with Jamie Oliver and the prestigious Tamarind Restaurant in Mayfair to produce Best of British and Indian inspired options.


hamper 375


Free Wifi is available around the ground via The Cloud. To sign up, connect to the service through your device and follow the instructions to register.


St John’s Wood is the closest tube station (approximately 5 minutes walk), and Warwick Avenue, Marylebone, Edgware Road and Baker Street are all within 15 minutes’ walk.

A good service is due on London Underground lines, though it is worth checking on the TfL website before you travel.



For those wanting to take home of souvenir from their day at Lord's, branches of the Lord's Shop can be found by the East Gate, adjacent to the Nursery Ground and next to the Grace Gate.

Alternatively, check out some of what's on offer online today.

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Book signing:


Text message incident system:

Lord's operates a text message incident reporting system for spectators at major matches. Spectators can now instantly and discreetly report incidents by texting 'Lords' to 020 3322 4252.

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