With Spring in the air and Melbourne Cup just over 8 weeks away its time to book your hot spot to celebrate the ‘race that stops the nation’ put on our best for an afternoon of champagne, fine dining and racing.

OTTO Sydney 
The race that stops the nation gets a dose of la dolce vita at OTTO. Start your celebrations with a glass of Charles Heidsieck Champagne on arrival amid the bustling Woolloomooloo wharf, followed by a four course lunch and plenty of merriment.
$220 per person includes champagne on arrival, four course menu, sweeps, screens and prizes.

Aria Sydney
Celebrate Melbourne Cup in style at Aria overlooking Sydney’s magnificent harbour.  Enjoy an incredible 4-course menu specially designed by Joel Bickford.

You will be treated to a glass of Ruinart Champagne and canapés upon arrival, followed by lunch and coffee, tea and petit fours. The afternoon will include best dressed and lucky door prizes and of course a screening of the race that stops the nation. $220 per person.

Take to Sydney’s most iconic waterside setting for an elegant, all-Australian Melbourne Cup affair. Enjoy Charles Heidsieck Champagne and canapes on arrival, followed by a three course lunch overlooking spectacular Sydney Harbour.

$240 per person includes champagne on arrival, three canapes, three course lunch, sweeps, screens and prizes.

Perched on the upper level of the venue, Quay’s Green Room is available for exclusive hire. Boasting views across sparkling Sydney Harbour, Melbourne Cup at Quay will be your most memorable yet.

The Butler Potts Point
With flowing champagne, a bespoke Ibero-American feast, plus so many photo moment opportunities, Applejack’s crown jewel in Potts Point is the place to be this Melbourne Cup. Frock up & suit up for this iconic annual event!

Spend the afternoon sipping champagne and enjoying delicious dishes. $155 pere person to include a glass of champagne on arrival, shared banquet feast.

Host a private Melbourne Cup soiree in Juanita’s Bar for groups up to 20 guests.

Chiswick Art Gallery
Overlooking Woolloomooloo and Sydney Harbour, you will indulge in a lovely 4-course lunch designed by Head Chef Tim Brindley with Ruinart Champagne on pour.  $149 per person.

Watch the race live and loud within Sydney’s Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Bert’s Bar & Brasserie
For an extra special Melbourne Cup, spend the day with champagne in hand on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.  $195 per pesson will include a glass of Moët & Chandon Imperial or Kirin on arrival, canapés followed by a three-course meal designed by executive chef, Jordan Toft. Don’t forget to dress to impress – we’ll have our own Fashions on the Field competition with prizes for the best dressed.

Hotel Centennial
Head to Hotel Centennial for an elegant east-side celebration and enjoy a sophisticated and stylish Melbourne Cup day.  Dress to impress and up the stakes in our beautiful restaurant for a day of dining, bubbles and fun.

$195 per person, will include a glass of Moët & Chandon Imperial or Kirin on arrival, followed by a seasonal three-course shared-style Melbourne Cup lunch curated by executive chef, Ben Greeno. Place a bet or two on the big race and once lunch is done, keep the champagne flowing for a fun-filled afternoon.

Bistro Moncur
Your Melbourne Cup at Bistro Moncur where you’ll experience a luxurious 3 course luncheon of exquisite food, wine, and fabulous times in abundance.  A complimentary glass of French champagne on arrival will set the tone for a sensational afternoon, bringing timeless glamour and race-day anticipation to Woollahra.

$180 per person, celebrate in style with an utterly magnifique Melbourne Cup celebration, with sweepstakes and fashion prizes hosted by Damien Pignolet.

Rockpool Bar & Grill
Celebrate Melbourne Cup in opulent style at Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney.  Start lunch with a glass of Champagne before enjoying  a three-course choice menu for $150 per person, alternatively you can opt for dishes from the extensive a la carte menu.

Bistro Guillaume
Let the Race Begin. The champagne will be flowing on Melbourne Cup day at Bistro Guillaume Sydney. Enjoy a three-course lunch for $95 per person and bottles of Laurent Perrier Brut Reserve at a very special Cup Day price of $110 a bottle.

Chin Chin Sydney
Starting from 12 pm, saddle up for all the trackside action and glamour as Chin Chin transforms into the Bunny Cage.  Dine on a Premium Chin Chin Feed Me menu of Kingfish Sashimi, Corn Fritters, Roast Balinese Suckling Pig, Lobster Wontons and Spicy King Crab Noodles hot off the wok.
Tickets for groups of any size $160 per person, includes Melbourne Cup Feed Me Menu, Entertainment, Entry to the Bunny Cage.

Chin Chin Sydney Champagne Lounge
Enjoy the Luxury of your own dedicated champagne host with Chin Chin’s ‘booth and bottle service’.  Settle in for up to 8 guests with their booth and bottle service or up to 12 with their banquet-style setting and enjoy from beverages from your Piper Hiedseick or Dom Perignon champagne packages.

The Royal Hotel, Paddington – Elephant Bar


 The Rooftop

  • 7 x canapés
  • 3 x substantial canapés
  • 3 hour beverage package including Champagne
  • Your own personal Bar Staff
  • Exclusive access to the Rooftop 12pm – 4pm
  • $300pp | for 40 people

Elephant Rooms

  • 4 x premium starters
  • Alternate drop Entree and Main
  • Shared Sides and Desserts
  • 3 hour beverage package with Champagne on Arrival
  • Upgrade for $60 per person to include Champagne from 12pm – 3pm
  • $220pp

Elephant Bar & Dining

  • 2 x starters
  • Alternate drop Entree and Main
  • Shared Sides and Desserts
  • Sparkling Wine or Beer on Arrival
  • Upgrade to Champagne on arrival for $15pp
  • $160pp

The Fenwick, Balmain
Kickstart race day with a Chamomile Kicker, enjoy a special lunch created by Chef Davide and watch the race on the big screen & take in the view.  3 course set banquet menu $95 per person

The Gantry Restaurant, Walsh Bay
Saddle up for a decadant four-course tasting menu lunch with incredible harbour views and sparkling wine on arrival.  Enjoy fresh, seasonal produce including Spencer Gulf kingfish, Murray cod, Rangers Valley tenderloin, Chocolate dulce de leche and more.  Take in all the live action from Flemington on the big screen and relax with beautiful food and an electric atmosphere from the race that stops the nation. 4 course menu $189 per person

Contact our Business & Lifestyle Concierge team to secure your booking for this Melbourne Cup.