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Melbourne Cup

With over 30 events on throughout our venues, Merivale has the Melbourne Cup celebration for you!
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If you are looking to book for a large party, our group bar bookings team can provide a range of additional options.
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Three courses and a flute of Chandon NV

Enjoy a luxurious feast in the open-air surrounds of Palings with a flute of Chandon NV on arrival. 

$120 • Palings • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Beverage package & canapés in a private booth

Experience ivy at its finest with your own private booth, including charcuterie platters, roving canapés and a three hour drinks package.

$200 • ivy, Level 2 • Book Now: 02 9254 8088
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Canapés, Chandon NV & James Boag’s Premium

Get race-ready with delicious roving canapés, Chandon NV and James Boag’s Premium from 12pm until the big race.

$130 • Ivy Den & Lounge • Book Online
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Nine-dish shared banquet and a flute of Veuve Clicquot

Enjoy a Cantonese-style nine-dish banquet designed by Dan Hong and a flute of Veuve Clicquot on arrival. 

$180 • Mr. Wong • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Three shared courses and a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium

Overlooking the stunning shores of Pittwater, enjoy a shared banquet with a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium on arrival.

$120 • The Newport Pergola • Book Now: 02 9254 8088
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Three courses with a flute of Chandon NV

Celebrate the race of the year ocean-side with three courses and a flute of Chandon NV in the restaurant. The regular kids menu will be available.

$115 • Coogee Pavilion, restaurant • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Roving canapés and Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium

For groups of 30 or more, reserve a space on the Coogee ground floor with roving canapés and Chandon NV or James Boag's Premium.

$120 • Coogee Pavilion, ground floor • Book Now: 02 9254 8088
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Canapés and a beverage package at Palmer & Co.

Secure your spot this Melbourne Cup with a chef's selection of canapés and a beverage package.  

$130 • Palmer & Co. • Book Online
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Roving canapés on the rooftop

Enjoy roving canapés by the sea at Coogee Rooftop. 

$75 • Coogee Rooftop • Book Online
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Cocktails, canapés, Chandon NV & James Boag’s Premium

Enjoy the race of the year at the sun-soaked Pool Club with a cocktail on arrival, beverage package, roving canapés and live music. 

$175 • Pool Club • Book Online
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Four courses and a flute of Veuve Clicquot Rosé Vintage

Settle in for an Italian feast overlooking all the action at Pool Club, with a flute of Veuve Clicquot Rosé Vintage on arrival. 

$295 • Uccello • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Four courses and a flute of Veuve Clicquot Rosé Vintage

A decadent French menu curated by Head Chef Nathan Johnson, with a flute of Veuve Clicquot Rosé Vintage on arrival.

$225 • Felix • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Four courses and a flute of Veuve Clicquot

Indulge this Melbourne Cup with a four-course meal and a flute of Veuve Clicquot on arrival. 

$150 • Ash Street Cellar • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Shared banquet and a flute of Veuve Clicquot

Enjoy a luxurious feast with a flute of Veuve Clicquot on arrival in the sunny surrounds of The Garden.

$120 • The Garden • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Three courses and flute of Dom Pérignon

Experience the height of elegance this Cup Day with a three-course menu by Peter Doyle and a flute of Dom Pérignon on arrival. 

$250 • est. • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Canapés and roving drinks in the Courtyard

Catch all the action on the huge outdoor screen in the Courtyard, with roving canapés, five complimentary drinks and a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium.

$85 • The Beresford • Book Online
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Three courses and a flute of Veuve Clicquot in the bistro

With a three-course shared lunch and a flute of Veuve Clicquot at your favourite city playground, Beresford Bistro is a sure bet this Melbourne Cup.

$120 • The Beresford Bistro • Book Now: 02 9254 8088
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Three courses including a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium

Set sail for the perfect feast at 30 Knots. You’ll be on to a winner with three courses and a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium on arrival.

$65 • 30 Knots • Book Now: 02 9254 8088
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Three courses and a flute of Veuve Clicquot

Enjoy a decadent three-course lunch with a flute of Veuve Clicquot on arrival at Bistrode CBD. 

$150 • Bistrode CBD • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Four courses and a flute of Ruinart R

Indulge in all things quaint and luxurious this Melbourne Cup with four courses and a flute of Ruinart R on arrival. 

$200 • Fred's • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Shared banquet with a flute of Veuve Clicquot

Spread the love this Melbourne Cup with a shared banquet and a flute of Veuve Clicquot. 

$105 • The Paddington • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Shared banquet with a flute of Chandon NV

Celebrate with friends waterside over a shared banquet and a flute of Chandon NV on arrival. 

$105 • Papi Chulo • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Nine courses with a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium

Enjoy a lavish nine-course banquet with a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium on arrival and a mystery trifecta ticket.

$80 • Queen Chow • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Eight-course banquet with a flute of Chandon NV

Indulge on Cup Day with an eight-course Asian fusion feast and a flute of Chandon NV on arrival.

$95 • Ms.G's • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Four-course banquet with a flute of Veuve Clicquot

Hook, line and sinker this Melbourne Cup with Sydney’s finest seafood. Enjoy the freshest catch over four courses and a flute of Veuve Clicquot on arrival. 

$95 • The Fish Shop • Book Now: 02 9240 3000
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Two courses and a flute of Chandon NV

Catch all the race day action over two courses and a flute of Chandon NV

$49 • The Tennyson • Book Now: 02 9254 8088
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Two courses and a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium

Your best bet for Melbourne Cup is Royal George. Enjoy a two-course shared menu and a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium. 

$55 • Royal George • Book Now: 02 9254 8088
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Embrace tradition at The Angel

Yet to make plans for Melbourne Cup? Keep it casual and cosy at Angel Hotel. 

Free • Angel Hotel • No Booking Required
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Casual city chic

Celebrate Melbourne Cup in the heart of the CBD with large screens throughout to watch the race. Make a group bar booking to secure your spot. 

Free • Establishment Main Bar • Book Now: 02 9254 8088
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Roving canapés and a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag’s Premium

Celebrate with the Hog Shack station, canapés and a flute of Chandon NV or James Boag's Premium. Group bar bookings available for 20 or more at 02 9254 8088

$80 • Slip Inn, Sand & Garden Bar • Book Online
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CBD Celebrations

Early birds catch the winner! Head to Palings from 11am for all the pre-race action on Cup Day.

Free • Palings • No Booking Required
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Keeping it casual

Join us in The Beresford front bar to get your race day on track. With big screens throughout the venue you’re bound to catch all the action. 

Free • The Beresford Front Bar • No Booking Required
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À la carte menu and drink offers all day

Seek tradition this Melbourne Cup at The Wynyard Hotel. À la carte menu on offer and all-day drinks, with an atmosphere to suit even the most discerning punter.

Free • Wynyard Hotel • No Booking Required
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Spontaneous fiesta

Kick back with your amigos and hombres this Melbourne Cup in our autentica Mexican cantina and treat yourself to a Mexican feast and tantalising margaritas.  

Free • Excelsior • No Booking Required
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Celebrations in the CBD

Gear up for Melbourne Cup at Hotel CBD in a pitch-perfect race day setting. For those late planners, there's no bookings required!

Free • Hotel CBD, Ground Floor • No Booking Required
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Walk ins welcome at The Grand

Celebrate the race that stops the nation in style at The Grand Hotel.

Free • The Grand Hotel, Ground Floor • No Booking Required
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Catch all the Cup Day action at Queens

Catch all the trackside action at Queens this Melbourne Cup. Private spaces and group bar bookings of 8 or more available on 02 9254 8088

Free • Queens Hotel • No Booking Required
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