Giddy-up! Melbourne Cup is once again upon us and what’s not to love about it? The excitement of office sweeps, a working day interrupted by a glass of champagne and a ridiculous amount of food… and then there’s the horses! If you are still unsure how to spend your day watching the great ‘Race That Stops a Nation,’ worry not our dear friends – we’ve got you covered!
Where: The Charming Squire
What: Head down to The Charming Squire for Melbourne Cup this year and take your choice of either a cocktail party or a sit-down luncheon! Guests can expect roaming canapés, grazing stations and a premium beverage package.
Cost: $85+ per person
Where: Stokehouse Q
What: Indulge in a spectacular set menu this Melbourne Cup at Stokehouse Q. Be sure to dress in your race day finest and get ready to enjoy a day of entertainment! Plus, $5 from every ticket will be donated to the AEIOU Foundation.
Cost: $255 per person
Where: Aquitaine Brasserie
What: Relax with a delectable drinks package, while enjoying the best of Aquitaine Brasserie’s Melbourne Cup Luncheon. There will also be a prize for best dressed, so be sure to put on your best kit!
Time: from 12pm
Cost: $99 per person
So hedge your bets, pick a place, let the canapes and champagne flow and the winnings (hopefully!) roll in!