The first Tuesday in November marks one of the most significant luncheons in our calendar. Prepare to saddle up for Melbourne Cup on Tuesday 6th November, 2018 as we showcase a spectacular range of events at the best restaurants, bars, pubs and venues.
This guide will be updated with more events for Melbourne Cup 2018.
Scroll down to view a list of Melbourne Cup events from 2017.
Planning your office Melbourne Cup event is no laughing matter. It’s the longest lunch of the year and there’s a lot more riding on it than just nailing the perfect outfit. So if you’ve been stuck with the night-mare of finding the best Melbourne Cup Brisbane has to offer, then you don’t need to search fur-long, because we’ve put together a list of the best Melbourne Cup events in Brisbane.
The Fox Hotel
This year the Fox Hotel will be hosting not one, but three different Melbourne cup events for a range of different tastes and budgets. Whether you are looking to escape the office for a quick lunch, or you’ve got the entire afternoon off to enjoy this great Australian tradition, The Fox Hotel will have a package for you.
Darling & Co
Climb aboard for the ride this Melbourne Cup as the mane event makes its way on stage. Pull on those fascinators and ditch the city living for a seriously glam island party at Paddington’s Darling & Co. Dress to impress for an afternoon of racing, all-inclusive dining, live entertainment by DJ Tom Gazal, and a whole day spent rolling the clock back to island time. Two packages will be available including a 3 course seafood luncheon and an extravagant cocktail party package.
Eleven Rooftop Bar
Celebrate the race that stops the nation from Brisbane’s best rooftop bar. Enjoy a 4 hour cocktail party package featuring free flowing beverages, canapés and music from some of Brisbane’s best live DJ’s. Dress in your racing best for your chance to win up to $4,000 in prizes.
One Fifty Ascot
Escape the office for an indulgent lunch at Ascot’s latest bar and eatery. One Fifty Ascot will be serving up a delicious three course meal featuring the best local and seasonal produce for only $75 per person. Bookings will be available for large groups and the private dining room is also available to hire.
The Jetty South Bank
Escape to River Quay’s favourite waterfront restaurant for Melbourne Cup in Brisbane. Be among the first to witness The Jetty’s new look with a three course feast featuring spectacular views of Brisbane’s river and surrounding CBD. Alternatively, host a private event in the new private dining room. Click below for details.
iL Molo Italian Kitchen & Bar
Celebrate Melbourne Cup at Bulimba’s favourite waterfront restaurant. Back a winner and enjoy a three course lunch with river views for $65pp. The full beverage list will be available and bookings can be made for large groups.
Brisbane’s Best Melbourne Cup Events 2018
Whether you’re hoping to celebrate Melbourne Cup with a luxurious long luncheon, or a stand up soiree you won’t be caught with a long face in 2018.
Considering the history of Melbourne cup, these winning events are sure to sell out fast, so get in early to secure your place.