It is nearly that time of the year when we take the opportunity to dress up and enjoy the race that stops a nation, the Melbourne Cup.
Here are some of the hottest locations for this year’s Melbourne Cup festivities with clients, colleagues or take the afternoon off with friends.
The Langham Sydney
Champagne celebrations. Dining in style.
With limited spaces left to this exclusive event; celebrate Melbourne Cup with Laurent-Perrier Champagne upon arrival from midday, as Chef Dave Whitting presents an exclusive three course menu and signature fromage platter, in the innovative Bistro Remy. Watch the race that stops a nation screen live, inside our venue at 3:00pm.
Featuring a Laurent-Perrier Champagne pop-up bar at $99 per bottle, ambient jazz throughout and a luxury giveaway prize for best dressed; the prize includes an exclusive complimentary night for two at the hotel.
Cost: $160 per person – bookings call 9256 2222
Jonah’s Restaurant – Whale Beach
Spend this Melbourne Cup overlooking stunning Whale Beach. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of Bollinger Champagne followed by a three course lunch, fashion shows by Aqwa Boutique showcasing Camilla, gift for each guest from Coach, watch the race and fabulous prizes to be won.
To perfectly complement your race day outfit, guests can pre-order a ‘white or bright’ flower crown individually created by Wild Lotus Florist.
Cost: $165 per person – bookings call 9974 5599
O Bar and Dining
Experience Melbourne Cup 2016 from a unique setting, 47 floors high above the city over a delicious 3 course menu. Enjoy all of the glitz, glamour and race-day fun of Melbourne Cup with live coverage of the race, prizes for best dressed, sweepstakes and more.
Cost: $110 per person – bookings call – 9247 9777
Guests will be greeted with a glass of Charles Heidsieck on arrival followed by Executive Chef Peter Gilmore’s signature four course menu, showcasing the best of Australian produce. Prizes for best dressed and sweeps throughout the day.
Cost: $210 per person – bookings call – 9240 800
Kick off with a glass of champagne and assaggi on arrival amid the bustling Woolloomooloo Wharf, followed by a three course choice menu and plenty of merriment. Think sweeps, plasma screens to follow the races live and an award for the best hat of the day.
Cost: $185 per person – bookings call – 9368 7488
Celebrate in style this Melbourne Cup Day at Eleven Bridge. Enjoy Champagne and canapés on arrival followed by a dedicated three-course menu by Executive Chef Phil Wood, thoughtfully matched to a selection of wines from some of Australia’s most iconic producers.
Entertainment for the afternoon will include a live screening of the big race, plus a sweepstake and door prizes!
Cost: $185 per person, plus $65 for matching wines – bookings call – 9252 1888
Sake Restaurant & Bar
This Cup Day, enjoy a stylish celebration with award-winning contemporary Japanese cuisine in the beautiful setting of Sake Restaurant & Bar.
You’ll enjoy a beautiful banquet menu with glass of Veuve Clicquot all while watching the race and taking in the buzzing atmosphere that Saké has to offer.
Cost: $149 per person – bookings call – 9259 5656
Cost: $170 perperson – bookings call – 280 3395
Zushi at Barangaroo
Celebrate the Melbourne Cup with friends and colleagues over a special sit down lunch on Tuesday 1 November, and with screens and a Melbourne Cup sweep you won’t miss a minute of the action.
Zushi invites you to enjoy our signature modern take on Japanese cuisine with a 7 course set menu to share and complimentary glass of French bubbles for only $99 per person.
Bookings call – 8072 7383
The Winery, Surry Hills
Get in the winners’ circle and spend Melbourne Cup Day with us!
Fantastic Melbourne Cup packages are available at The Winery – eat, drink and be merry with the race live on big screens, sweepstakes and more. Spaces are selling out quickly, so get booked in for a great afternoon at The Winery.
Private Dining Room and/or Garden Room – up to 54 people seated
4-course set menu with a 3-hour premium beverage package
Cost: $155 per person
Laneway -120 people standing or Champagne Room – 90 people standing
3-course grazing menu wiht a 3-hour premium beverage package
Cost: $160 per person – bookings call – 9331 0833