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Top 8 Venues to Celebrate Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup is just around the corner and we have collected the top 8 locations to celebrate the race that stops the nation.

Melbourne Cup is just around the corner and we have collected the top 8 locations to celebrate the race that stops the nation.

1. The Argyle

The Argyle, Sydney.

The Argyle, Sydney.

Celebrate the Race that Stops the Nation at The Argyle in Sydney.

  • Fashions on the field
  • Best dressed prizes
  • Food stations
  • Screens to screens to watch the race
  • TAB betting and payouts

Grandstand Tickets: Standing lunch and 2hr beverage package – $99pp
Members Pavilion: 3hr beverage and lunch package – $135pp

Venue: 18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000

2. St Kilda

St Kilda

St Kilda, Melbourne.

Pop the bubbles at “The St Kilda Sea Baths” in Melbourne.

Bubbles, big screens and sweepstakes with no fuss. Experience Melbourne’s most glamorous day on St Kilda Beach!
Put on your best frock, fascinator, suit or tie because we will be giving away best dressed prizes! St Kilda Sea Baths is an intrinsic part of Melbourne’s culture and is a unique place to experience.
With top St Kilda restaurants, bars, gymnasium, sea water pool, award winning day spa and cafés it is in an exceptional position on Melbourne’s most famous beach, St Kilda.

Venue: 10-18 Jacka Blvd, St Kilda, Victoria


3. The Aviary

The Aviary, Perth.

The Aviary, Perth.

The Aviary is  Perth’s largest Rooftop Bar and event space and offers a variety of unique spaces & views of Perth city; including The Bird Cage our restaurant and lounge bar situated on Level One, and The Nest our vibrant outdoor rooftop bar making it the perfect venue for Melbourne Cup celebration.

Offering a bird’s eye view of Perth’s CBD skyline, The Nest is an open-air rooftop paradise complete with trees, astro turf and decking. The dynamic spaces have the capacity to entertain up to 600 guests over two levels.

Venue: 140 William St, Perth WA 6000


4. Dove & Olive

Dove & Olives

Dove & Olives, Sydney.

Head over to Dove & Olive in Surry Hills, Sydney for Cup Fancy Lunch!

Their cheekily named “Melbourne Cup Fancy Lunch” will feature a choice between seafood, beef and vegetarian options for a three course lunch with beautiful fresh ingredients sourced locally. For only $69 per head the package also includes a glass of Salinger NV Premium Cuvee, given 93 points in the James Halliday 2013 Australian Wine Companion or a schooner of Byron Bay’s Stone & Wood Pacific Ale on arrival.  Venue: 156 Devonshire St, Surry Hills, Sydney.


5. The Botanical

The Botanical, Melbourne.

The Botanical, Melbourne.

The Botanical in South Yarra, Melbourne offers several special offers on the Melbourne Cup Day:

  • Champagne Breakfast @ $25pp
  • Big Breakfast @ $25 per person
  • 4 Course Set Menu @ $85 per person: Glass of Pommery NV
  • After Party

Venue:  169 Domain Road, South Yarra VIC 3141

6. The Hunters Hill Hotel

The Hunters Hill Hotel, Sydney

The Hunters Hill Hotel, Sydney

The Hunters Hill Hotel offers you various options for the Melbourne Cup Day:

Option 1 – 3 course set menu with glass of sparkling on arrival, $65 per person.

Option 2- Unlimited buffet lunch with welcome cocktail, $75 per person

Sweep stakes, fashion prizes, 32 television screens, 160 inch outdoor screen (largest in any pub in NSW)

Venue: Address: 64 Gladesville Road, Hunters Hill


7. The Clovelly Hotel:

The Clovelly Hotel, Sydney.

The Clovelly Hotel, Sydney.

Celebrate the Melbourne Cup Day at the Clovelly Hotel.
  • 3 course choice, $70 per person
  • Sweep stakes
  • fashion prizes
  • 14 television screens together


8. Criniti’s Woolloomooloo:

Criniti’s Woolloomooloo, Sydney

Criniti’s Woolloomooloo, Sydney

 If you decide to celebrate Melbourne Cup in Crinti’s Woolloomooloo, this is what expects you:
  • Cost: 3 hour set menu with Australian beer and house wine, $119 per person
  • Sweep stakes
  • Fashion prizes
  • Big screen

Where will you be celebrating Melbourne Cup this year?