Melbourne Cup packages by venue

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Tuesday, 6 November
With over 70 venues the possibilities are endless at Merivale.

This is your chance to play the field and spend the day, your way; whether it’s dressing to win and sipping champagne, enjoying a pint and placing a bet, or letting your hair down and partying.

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Felix

$235 / person

Make Melbourne Cup trés magnifique with a long lunch at Felix. For $235 you’ll enjoy a glass of vintage champagne or Kirin Megumi on arrival, followed by a classic French four-course set menu. When you’re done wining and dining, perch at the bar for a cocktail and a flutter, or take a seat outside for an afternoon aperitif to soak up the sunshine and atmosphere of the day.

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ivy Bar & Den - Booths

$200 / person

Enjoy a little VIP action this Melbourne Cup with your very own booth at our stylish ivy den and lounge bar. Perfect for groups of eight or more, $200 will secure you a booth for the day, with an exclusive host to take care of everything you need, a three-hour beverage package, platters and canapés. With DJs playing all day, let the drinks flow and enjoy your own private party, or get amongst the action at the bar – you’ll enjoy the best of both worlds.

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Palings Restaurant

$120 / person

Do Cup Day the right way at our open-air eatery and bar in the heart of the city. Located in the ivy complex, head up the stairs to level one and you’ll be greeted with a glass of Chandon Brut or Furphy, followed by a three-course menu, all included in our $120 package. We’ll have TAB facilities on site for the big race and dancing to our resident DJs to take your day celebrations into the night.

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uccello

$295 / person

Be transported to the Amalfi Coast for the day and spend Melbourne Cup wining and dining. ivy’s poolside restaurant is putting on an unforgettable day – for $295 you’ll enjoy a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label on arrival, a beautiful four-course set menu, and entry to pool club to continue the celebrations into the evening. And for those who like to put on a bet or two, we’ll have a TAB on site and a huge screen to watch the race.

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The Paddington - Level 1 Cocktail Bar

$125 / person

Giddy up and get down to The Paddington for a day of fun and festivities in the east. Reserve your spot in our upstairs cocktail bar and for $125 and you’ll enjoy roving canapés and a three-hour beverage package, then head downstairs to continue the celebrations, with DJs playing into the evening.

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est.

$250 / person

Celebrate Melbourne Cup with all the trimmings with an unforgettable dining experience at est. For $250, each guest will be greeted with a glass of Dom Pérignon on arrival, followed by a three-course menu that includes sides, tea, coffee and petit fours. For an elegant and extraordinary Cup Day at a hatted restaurant where you can still have a flutter, est. is a clear winner.

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The Newport - Courtyard

$60 / person

The Newport is the place to be on the Northern Beaches for a day of casual, carefree celebrations. Get a group together and secure a spot for the day at The Newport for $60 per person. With a live band, DJs, big screen, TAB and our own ‘Fashions on the Field’ competition, you’re sure to have a Cup Day to remember.

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Coogee Pavilion - Rooftop

$85 / person

If you want to spend Melbourne Cup with drinks, DJs and dancing overlooking the Coogee Beach shoreline, you can’t beat our Rooftop. For the ultimate party in the east, make sure you get in quick and secure your spot for $85. Ticket includes entry, canapés, on site TAB facilities and resident DJs playing all day and night, and of course, that unbeatable view. The usual selection of your favourite drinks and cocktails will be available for purchase on the day.

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The Paddington - Restaurant

$115 / person

Make your way to vibrant Paddington on Cup Day and enjoy a casual and carefree long lunch at our lively local, perhaps followed by one of our famous espresso martinis…or two. For $115 you’ll receive a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or Furphy before enjoying a shared banquet menu. If you’re keen to continue the celebrations, get down to our resident DJ in the front bar.

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El Loco at Slip Inn - Sand & Garden Bar

$85 / person

Make Cup Day a Mexican fiesta at our Sand & Garden bar at Slip Inn. For $85 you’ll receive a glass of Chandon Brut or Furphy when you arrive, then spend the day feasting on our massive paella and shared Mexican platters. We’ll have live music and DJs playing throughout the day and into the night for a fun and festive Cup Day that’ll have you saying olé!

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Queen Chow Enmore

$110 / person

The inner west is serving up a Cantonese feast this Cup Day. Race to reserve your spot and for $110 you’ll enjoy a class of Chandon Brut or Furphy on arrival followed by a nine-course shared banquet. For the punters, we’ll have a TAB to place your bets and for the party crowd, we’ll have our DJ playing all day from 12pm, ramping things up after the big race. Suit up or dress down, we don’t care, just come ready for a day of great food and drinks with a big side of fun.

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angel hotel Ground Floor

Walk-ins

If you’re planning on keeping your options open this Melbourne Cup, we warmly welcome walk-ins at angel hotel. Get in early for lunch and have one of our famous angel sandwiches – a crowd favourite is The Raphael with hot pepper salami, provolone cheese, relish, rocket and spinach served on Sonoma miche - then nab yourself a good spot for watching the race and soak up the pub atmosphere.

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Ash St. Cellar

$150 / person

Watch the passing parade from your table at Ash Street Cellar – one of the best spots to see all of the Melbourne Cup fashions. Enjoy a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or Furphy on arrival followed by a European-inspired three-course menu, all included in our $150 package.

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Bar Topa

Walk-ins

We’re holding a little Spanish fiesta in ivy’s newest addition…and you’re all invited! Our ‘hole-in-the-wall’ wine and tapas bar is perfect for those who want to enjoy Cup Day with some delicious bite-sized snacks and sangria on tap. Come early and come hungry, we think our little bar will be a big hit for Melbourne Cup.

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Bert's Bar & Brasserie

$185 / person

For an extra special Melbourne Cup, escape the city crowds and spend the day with a Champagne in hand overlooking the stunning views of Pittwater. For $185 you’ll be greeted with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label and canapés, before enjoying a three-course meal designed by executive chef, Jordan Toft. Don’t forget to dress to impress, as we’ll have our own ‘Fashions on the Field’ competition, handing out prizes for the most stylish and colourful characters on the day.

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Charlie Parker's

$55 / person

Do things differently this year and watch Melbourne Cup  in our neighbourhood speakeasy, celebrating with a cocktail or two. For $55 you’ll enjoy roving canapés in our intimate Paddington basement bar for a relaxed and retro vibe. Settle in for the day with some seasonally-crafted drinks or a glass of bubbly.

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Coogee Pavilion - Ground Floor

Walk-ins

Spend Cup Day in Coogee for some beachside fun. On the Ground Floor, everyone’s invited to drop in for some drinks, a bet at the on site TAB, and a casual bite, or treat yourself to freshly shucked oysters and Champagne. Get down early to grab a spot for your group to watch the race and settle in for a day of festivities.

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Coogee Pavilion - Restaurant

$120 / person

Come and celebrate Cup Day with a delicious feast by the beach in the east. Secure a spot in our lively restaurant on the Ground Floor for $120 each and you’ll enjoy a glass of Chandon Brut or Furphy on arrival, followed by a three-course shared menu. When you’re done with lunch grab some cocktails at the bar and get into the party vibe with our resident DJs playing into the night.

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El Loco at Excelsior

Walk-ins

For those of you who like to keep your Cup low-key, walk-ins are welcome in our lively front bar. Choose your Mexican feast from our main menu or take advantage of our special Melbourne Cup menu for $40 per person that includes a with mix of lighter options, classic Mexican mains like nachos and tacos plus some desserts. Just add a few margaritas and you’ll be off and racing for the day.

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Establishment Garden

$120 / person

Celebrate Melbourne Cup in our light and airy oasis in the city and sit amongst heritage columns, exposed bricks and lush greenery with our $120 package. With a glass of Chandon Brut or Furphy on arrival, delicious three-course shared lunch and DJs playing well into the night, Establishment Garden is an easy bet for race day fun.

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Establishment Hotel

STAY

This Cup Day, play and stay in the heart of the CBD at Establishment Hotel. From our luxurious penthouses to our elegant studios, we've got a great selection of rooms for every kind of celebration. Check in the night before and get ready in style, or hit the hay after the big day - rooms start from $349 per night.

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Establishment Main Bar

$120 / person

For the ultimate Cup Day party destination, race into Establishment Main Bar. For $120 you’ll enjoy a glass of Chandon Brut or Furphy on arrival, followed by a three-course shared lunch. For the punters, there are TAB facilities on site to place a bet or two and plenty of screens, and for those who like to let their hair down and party, the dancefloor will be full post-race and into the night. Come dressed to impress and get ready for a day of celebrations.

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Fred's

$200 / person

If you’re looking to celebrate Cup Day in elegant surrounds, you can’t go past our intimate two-hatted kitchen in vibrant Paddington. For $200 you will be greeted with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label on arrival, followed by a four-course seasonal set menu designed by Danielle Alvarez. Once you’ve finished your lunch, wander downstairs to Charlie Parker’s for a seasonally-crafted cocktail or two to perfectly round out your day.

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Hotel CBD - Ground Floor

Walk-ins

For a fun day in the middle of the city without all of the fuss, check out Hotel CBD Ground Floor. We’re open for business as usual on Cup Day, and have TAB facilities on site - but we’re louder and livelier. Have a classic pub lunch and a few drinks before the big race. Sorted.

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Hotel Centennial - High Table

Groups

Set yourself up in a prime position this Melbourne Cup and enjoy drinks and canapés in our beautiful front bar. Perfect for groups, please enquire with our team about making the Long Table your own . Includes a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or Kirin Megumi on arrival, as well as roving canapés.

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Hotel Centennial - Restaurant

$195 / person

For an elegant celebration in the east, Hotel Centennial is the perfect spot to place your bets. For $195, join us in the dining room for a glass of NV Ruinart or Kirin Megumi on arrival, followed by a three-course menu by Ben Greeno. Settle in for the day and keep the Champagne flowing with celebrations going into the evening.

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ivy Bar & Den

$110 / person

Get amongst the action at ivy den and lounge bar. For $110 you can enjoy a three-hour beverage package and roving canapés in a stylish space with a relaxed party vibe. We’ll have a TAB for all the punters, and for those who love a good party, our resident DJs will be playing all day, and well into the night.

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ivy Den & Lounge

$110 / person

Get amongst the action at ivy den and lounge bar. For $110 you can enjoy a three-hour beverage package and roving canapés in a stylish space with a relaxed party vibe. We’ll have a TAB for all the punters, and for those who love a good party, our resident DJs will be playing all day, and well into the night.

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ivy Pool Club

$150 / person

If you’re looking to party in the city this Melbourne Cup, Pool Club is the place to be. For $150 you’ll get a glass of bubbles on arrival, a three-hour beverage package and delicious roving canapés. Place a bet at the TAB on site, soak in the sunshine on the rooftop and party poolside all day and all night, with DJs playing until late.

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ivy Pool Club Cabanas

Groups

Make your own members area this Cup Day and enjoy attentive service in one of our Cabanas. Suitable for groups of 15 or more, enquire with our team for the ultimate luxury race day experience, which includes your ticket, canapé package and table service. For those who like a punt, we’ll have TAB facilities on site and you can watch the big race on screen before settling in to dance the night away with our resident DJs.

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Hotel CBD - Little bistro

$150 / person

Renowned British chef Alastair Little is at the helm of Little Bistro, a front runner for a classic Cup Day experience. For $150, you’ll enjoy a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or a Furphy on arrival plus a four-course seasonal menu designed by Alistair. If you fancy a flutter, place your bets at our on-site TAB facilities downstairs, then settle in for the big race.

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Mr. Wong

$185 / person

For your Melbourne Cup celebrations, you can’t go wrong at Mr. Wong! For $185 get set for an incredible long lunch, with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or Kirin Megumi on arrival, followed by a nine-course shared banquet. With Dan Hong’s delicious menu and a TAB for the punters, you’re in for a fun-filled day, however you like to celebrate.

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Ms.G’s

$95 / person

Melbourne Cup and Ms.G’s go together like cheeseburgers and spring rolls (if you haven’t tasted one of these, now’s your chance). This is the perfect place for some fun and delicious food with a party vibe. Head to Potts Point, and settle in for our $95 eight-course banquet that includes a glass of Chandon Brut or Furphy on arrival.

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Palings Bar

Walk-ins

Our buzzing and vibrant outdoor space is perfect for those who want a loud and lively Cup Day in the heart of the city. We’ve kept this favourite CBD spot open to walk-ins only, so it’s first in best dressed on the day. If you can escape the office, head down when we open at 11am to secure a spot and enjoy drinks from one of our many bars, a delicious selection of Thai dishes from Sunee’s and celebrate into the evening with our resident DJs.

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Palmer & Co.

$90 / person

For $90 you’ll receive three drink cards, with all your favourite Palmer & Co. cocktails available. We’ll have a grazing table with a cheese and charcuterie station for when you’re feeling like some nibbles. Celebrating with a group, be quick because spaces for 6 or more guests are limited. Post-race, find yourself a spot to lounge and listen to our live band for the perfect afternoon that rolls into the evening.

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Queen Chow Manly

$120 / person

The Queen is calling this Cup Day. Make your way to Manly Wharf for a Cantonese feast with a side of fun at Queen Chow. For $120 you’ll get a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or Furphy on arrival, followed by an eight-course banquet with all your favourites. Once you’re full of delicious dim sum, have a drink and look out across the water post race.

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Queens Hotel

Walk-ins

Giddy up and get down to this Enmore favourite for a lively and loud Melbourne Cup. We’ve kept the ground bar at Queens Hotel open for walk-ins and our locals, so get in early and secure a spot. Order a beer, Champagne, cocktail or whatever you fancy and if you’re feeling peckish, grab some delicious bar snacks courtesy of Queen Chow upstairs. We’ll have a TAB for those wanting to place a bet and DJs playing all day to get you into the party vibe.

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sushi e

$175 / person

Celebrate Melbourne Cup in style. For $175 you’ll enjoy a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label on arrival followed by a five-course set menu at our hatted Japanese restaurant. Once you’ve finished your lunch, feel free to head across the room to the bar at hemmesphere for a bet and to change gears into party mode with our resident DJs.

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Tennyson Hotel

Walk-ins

For a classic Melbourne Cup Day at the pub, head to one of the best in the Inner West. We’re open to everyone, so get down early (we open at 8am) and score the best spot to watch the race in front of one of our many screens and back a winner at the TAB in venue. The Tennyson is a race day spot you can’t beat.

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The Beresford Bistro

$120 / person

If you like a buzzing atmosphere, the Beresford Bistro is a winning bet for Cup Day. For $120, you’ll be greeted with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label on arrival followed by a three-course shared menu. Think Sydney rock oysters, antipasto and vegetables to start, followed by mains that will include gnocchi, porchetta and ocean trout – with cheese and dessert to finish. View the race on the big screen, then dance the night away upstairs.

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The Beresford Courtyard

$85 / person

With a big screen to watch the big race, our beer garden is the perfect spot to enjoy a sunny Cup Day afternoon. For $85 you’ll enjoy Chandon NV or Furphy on arrival, 4 drink tokens and roving canapés. When the sun goes down, change gears into party mode and head upstairs where our DJs will be spinning into the night.

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The Beresford Upstairs

$85 / person

With a balcony, cutting-edge sound system and a cocktail lounge out back, Beresford Upstairs is made for a Melbourne Cup party. Trot on down to vibrant Surry Hills and for $85 you’ll enjoy Chandon NV or Furphy on arrival, 4 drink tokens and roving canapés in our upstairs bar. When the sun goes down, get into the party vibe and dance the night away to our resident DJs.

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The Collaroy - Ground Floor

Walk-ins

Let your hair down this Cup Day with a relaxed beachside vibe at The Collaroy. At our downstairs bar it’s business as usual and everyone is welcome. Come in for a drink or two, grab a bite, put on a bet and settle in for a great day, your way. With resident DJs playing well into the night, this is just the place for chilled beachside celebrations.

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The Collaroy - Restaurant

$140 / person

Want to keep things cool and casual this Cup Day? Your best bet is at our beachfront local. For $140 you’ll get a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or Furphy on arrival, followed by a four-course shared feast in our restaurant upstairs. Get amongst the action and have a cheeky punt or two at the TAB, and if you’re in the mood, put on your dancing shoes, with resident DJs playing well into the evening.

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The Fish Shop

$95 / person

Skip the CBD crowds and head to Potts Point for some seriously good seafood. For $95 you’ll enjoy a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or Furphy on arrival, followed by a set menu. If you want to really indulge, why not add to your set menu and pre-order our famous lobster rolls, Sydney rock oysters or a magnum of Veuve? The perfect long lunch to laze the afternoon away.

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The Grand Hotel - 30 Knots

$65 / person

Celebrate Melbourne Cup in our maritime-themed 30 Knots for a day of quality pub food, craft beer and good times. For $65 you’ll receive a glass of Chandon Brut or Furphy when you arrive, followed by a delicious three-course set menu including shared starters, choice of main and a dessert. For a day of good old-fashioned race day fun without all the fuss, make yourself at home at 30 Knots.

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The Newport - Pergola

$130 / person

Enjoy a long lunch and Pittwater views on the pergola for an unforgettable Melbourne Cup. For $130 you’ll be greeted with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or Furphy, followed by a three-course shared menu, including a delicious dessert platter post-race. Look out over The Newport grounds and listen to our live band for the perfect afternoon. P.S. don’t forget to dress to impress for our very own ‘Fashions on the Field’ competition.

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The Royal George

$60 / person

In the middle of the CBD you’ll find a great place to spend a lively and loud Melbourne Cup with a cool and casual vibe. Reserve your spot at our classic English-style pub and receive a glass of Chandon Brut or Furphy when you arrive, as well as a two-course shared lunch for $60. There’s a TAB for the punters, a pool table for some friendly competition and plenty of lounges to settle in with a drink or two.

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The Vic on the Park

Walk-ins

If Melbourne Cup is all about having a few drinks, putting on a bet or two and tucking into a good pub meal, come down to The Vic on the Park. Walk-ins are welcome in our main bar and it’s business as usual when it comes to ordering food in the bistro. This is the perfect place to drop in for a few, or settle in for the day.

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The Vic on the Park - Bistro

$45 / person

We’re putting on a party in the Inner West and you’re all invited. For $45, secure a spot in our bistro and enjoy a glass of Chandon Brut or Furphy when you arrive, followed by a delicious three-course shared banquet. We’ll have a TAB on the day for anyone keen to put on a bet, and for those wanting to kick on, we’ll have DJs playing into the evening.

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The Vic on the Park - Deck

$45 / person

Get down to the Inner West for a loud and lively Melbourne Cup Day. For $45 you can secure a spot on our deck and enjoy a glass of Chandon Brut or Furphy when you rock up, followed by shared starters, mains and dessert. We’ll have the TAB ready to go for those who love a punt and vinyl DJs spinning classics and soul for a fun fun-filled Cup Day on the deck.

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Wynyard Hotel

Walk-ins

Everyone’s welcome at the Wynyard this Cup Day. Come on in from 12pm for a classic pub lunch and a warm welcome before the big race. With old-world character and plenty of spaces to settle in, this is the perfect place to spend the day, or simply pop in for a pre or post-race beverage.

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