Melbourne’s Best Cup Day Events

Melbourne Cup

There’s nothing more Australian than the Melbourne Cup. Even if you’re not an Aussie or have never been to Australia, you can still celebrate this great holiday with a little help from us! We know just where to find the best Melbourne Cup events in town, and we’ve put together a list of our favorites for you. Whether you want to watch the race at a restaurant or bar or throw your own party at home with family and friends, we’ve got you covered with our top picks for finding the best Melbourne Cup events Melbourne has to offer.

Melbourne’s Best Melbourne Cup Events

Amora Hotel Riverwalk

Join the team at the Amora Riverwalk for the race that stops the nation. Be treated to a fabulous luncheon with Chef’s canapes on arrival, a 2 course limited choice meal and dessert platter for the table. Plus the choice of 2 fantastic four hour beverage packages. Bookings Essential.

P.J O’Brien’s Irish Pub

Be one of the lucky ones to catch the Big Race on the Big Screens at P.J. O’Brien’s. From Midday you’ll be treated to a 3 Course Set Menu with a pint of Guiness, glass of Prosecco or Glass of Wine on Arrival. Only limited spots available so book early to not miss out.

Hophaus Bier Bar & Grill

Hophaus invite you to join them for Cup Day. Be treated to a lovely afternoon on the balcony with 3 hour Canapes and Beverage package featuring Cocktail on arrival and much much more. Screens to watch the races, sweeps and prizes for best dressed. Limited places available.

Miss Kuku At Hoo Haa

Saddle up for a Big Day of Racing at Hoo Haa with 5 hours of Bottomless Drinks and Food from Miss Kuku. Plus Live DJs and Live Racing action on the Terrace. Gates open from 12pm to 5pm with reserved seating. Book now to secure your place!

Ludlow Bar & Dining Room

Be welcomed back to Ludlow for a Cup Day Luncheon. Enjoy a Glass of Veuve on arrival, followed by a delicious Chef designed sit down 3 course set menu. With the races on the screens, sweeps and best dressed prizes.
Limited places available.

Kellybrook Winery

Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day with some of the gorgeous Wines from Kellybrook Winery in the Yarra Valley. Order Online and have the wines, brandy and ciders delivered.

Melbourne’s Best Melbourne Cup Events

The Melbourne Cup is one of the most exciting days on the Australian calendar. It’s a day to celebrate horse racing, royalty, and good food and drink.

The Melbourne Cup is one of Australia’s biggest annual events, and it’s one that brings people together from all corners of the city. Whether you want to check out some of the top restaurants in town or see what some of your favorite sports bars are doing, this list will give you an idea of what’s going down in each area of town.

The Melbourne Cup is an annual horse race held on the first Tuesday in November at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia. The Cup is run over 3,200 metres (over 10 furlongs) and is worth $6 million AUD in prize money!

It’s also one of the most popular events to attend in Australia—and we’re here to help you find the best events near you this year. Below are some restaurants, bars, and functions where you can watch the races live and enjoy some great food and drink deals too.

This year, we’re expecting to see some of the biggest names in Australian racing—and maybe even a few international celebrities—come together in Melbourne to celebrate one of Australia’s most beloved traditions. Whether you’re planning to attend an event or just looking for somewhere fun to watch the race, we’ve got you covered with our guide to the best Melbourne Cup events this year.


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