Our informal dining options coupled with exquisite food offerings is the perfect way to spend a day at the Home of Cricket.

2023 Ballot Information for MCC Members only

The MCC Member Restaurant Ballot is currently open and will close on Monday 13 February 2023 at 17:00.


The ballot allows MCC Members to apply for restaurant reservations for the following 2023 international major matches:

England v Ireland Men's LV=Insurance Test Match* Thursday 1 June – Sunday 4 June

England v Australia Men's LV=Insurance Test Match* Wednesday 28 June – Sunday 2 July

England v Australia Women’s Vitality IT20 Saturday 8 July

England v New Zealand Men's Royal London One-Day International Friday 15 September  

* Ballot entries are available for Days 1-3 of Ireland and Days 1-4 of Australia Test Matches.



To enter the 2023 Restaurant Ballot please log into your MCC Member account and select the reservation(s) in which you would like to attend.

The ballot is open to all MCC Members, however Pelham’s is only available to Full Members and their guests for whom they have purchased Rover tickets. Associate and Senior Members may book, with guests, only for the days on which they are entitled to purchase Rover tickets.

Please note, the 2023 restaurant ballot will be taking place once the closing date has passed. No payments will be taken on completion of your application. Should your application be successful, full payment for the successful booking(s) will be taken and confirmation sent via email.

All confirmation emails should be received by Monday 6 March 2023.

If you are unsuccessful in gaining a restaurant reservation you will be automatically added to our waiting list, no payment will be taken.

All reservations are subject to MCC's Restaurant T&Cs. A copy of the terms and conditions are available to view here.

Once the ballot has taken place, any remaining reservations will be made available on general sale from 10:00 on Friday 10 March 2023 via the Lord’s ticketing website.


Domestic Fixtures

Pelham's Restaurant reservations for domestic fixtures, including County Championship, T20 and Hundred fixtures, will be released in early 2023. These reservations will be taken online on a first come first served basis.

Restaurant T&Cs
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