The Melbourne Cup is an Australian race that always stops all other activities across the nation. It will be held in Flemington Race course, Melbourne on 7th November. As a Sydney resident, this is an event you will not want to miss.
There will be several events that you can enjoy during this day across Sydney. Here are some spots where you can celebrate this Cup Day in Sydney.
The Coogee Pavilion
Enjoy this day by heading out to the Coogee Pavilion. Tag along some friends to enjoy watching the race on big screens while enjoying tasty canapés and even place some bets. After-race events are also available. The price will be $120 per person for a group of at least 30 people and $75 for any rooftop bookings.
Luncheon at the Doltone House in Hyde Park
Enjoy luncheon during this event at the Doltone House. You can enjoy three-course meals and cocktails. The package comes along with premium drinks such as the Italian Prosecco, premium white and red wines, and imported beer. The venue will broadcast the race live, and there’ll be some prizes for best tie, headwear, and the best dressed people. The price will be $130 per person for a group of at least 10 and $145 per individual.
This venue will feature some of the biggest screens to view the race. Guests will enjoy gin cocktails upon arrival alongside tasty food. Surprise appearances by live bands will make the day more exciting. The price will be $99 per person at the grand stand and $149 per person at the members’ pavilion.
The Newport Beach Pub
You can enjoy oceanic sceneries at the iconic Newport Beach pub. It is a great beer garden spot with big screens. Delicious meals such as smoked beef ribs and fresh oysters will be available alongside premium drinks.
The Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel
This is one of the best waterside dining spots to enjoy during the cup day. There will be big screens, live entertainment, giveaways, and competitions. Prices will be $215 per person for the grand feast and $85 per person for the beach buffet.
The Acre Eatery
Located in Newtown, the Acre Eatery at Camperdown grounds will offer three course meals alongside a glass of beer or champagne. You can also enjoy a buffet menu at the garden terrace. Live entertainment and music, fashion parades, prizes, and cash sweepstakes will also be available. Prices will be $99 per person at the restaurant and $65 per person and the garden terrace.
China Lane at the City Centre
Enjoy some Sapporo or Champagne upon arrival and a special Asian banquet. There will be best dressed contests, spot prizes, personalized flower headbands, and sweepstakes. The price will be $149 per person.
District Brasserie in Chifley
Celebrate the Melbourne Cup in style by heading out to the District Brasserie and enjoy modern Australian four course meals alongside Pommery Champagne. There will be live DJ performances, sweepstakes, and exclusive prices. The price will be $150 per person.
Bacco Osteria e Espresso, CBD
This is an Italian style restaurant in the city centre, where you can enjoy Italian meals and drinks. There will be prizes for best dressed people, prizes for mystery spots, and exciting sweepstakes. The price will be $85 per person.