Love it lively
Melbourne Cup packages – Love it lively
Tuesday, 6 November
Want to keep Melbourne Cup casual and fun? We have everything from buzzing city bars, iconic beachside locations, and great spots all the way from the Eastern Suburbs to the Northern Beaches.
Looking for recommendations? Our team is ready to help you narrow the field.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. When lunch and the big race is done, get into the celebrations with drinks and dancing to our resident DJs as day turns into night.
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.
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 an nine-course shared banquet. For the punters, we’ll have a TAB to place your bets, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrate Melbourne Cup in our little oasis in the city. The perfect light, airy setting for spring, celebrate 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.
For the ultimate Cup Day party destination, race into Establishment 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.
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.
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 High Table your own . Includes a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label or Kirin Megumi on arrival, as well as roving canapés.
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.
Celebrate Melbourne Cup prohibition-style in our underground bar. 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.
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.
Make your own members area this Melbourne Club and enjoy attentive service in one of our Pool Club Cabanas. Suitable for groups of 15 or more, enquire with our team for the ultimate luxury race day experience, which includes your ticket and 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 the big screen. Get set to celebrate, with our resident DJs playing until late.
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 Queen is calling this Cup Day. Make your way to Manly Wharf for some a Cantonese feast with a side of fun at Queen Chow. For $120 you’ll get a glass of Veuve 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.
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 post the big race.
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.