ivy Venues

Melbourne Cup packages at ivy venues

Tuesday, 6 November

No one does Melbourne Cup like ivy. From our famous Pool Club party to watching the passing parade at Felix, we’ve got every style of celebration covered.
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$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.


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.



$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.


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.


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.


Bar Topa


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.


Palings Bar


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.


ivy Pool Club Cabanas


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.


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.


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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