Up the stakes
Melbourne Cup | Tuesday, 6 November
Turn things up a notch for an unforgettable Cup Day. From fine-dining at hatted restaurants to exclusive high-end bars, celebrate the day in style.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Be transported to St. Tropez 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 Vintage Rosé 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.