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5 Best Venues in Melbourne for Celebrating Melbourne Cup

Have you planned where you’ll watch the race that stops the nation? We’re rounded up our best venues in Melbourne for catching the Melbourne Cup.

Newmarket Hotel, St Kilda

Newmarket Hotel’s holding a Day of the Dead themed Melbourne Cup after party this year, featuring live entertainment, DJs and roaming gourmet BBQ canapés. Tickets are $75 per person and include beer, wine and house spirits.

Reserve your tickets here.

Interested in booking an exclusive area of Newmarket Hotel for Melbourne Cup? Click here.

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Imperial South Yarra

Toast the Melbourne Cup with a complimentary magnum of Chandon at Imperial South Yarra – just make a booking for ten or more. They’re also offering $7 flutes of Chandon and Chandon rosé on Melbourne Cup and every other major race day.

Interested in booking an exclusive area of Imperial South Yarra for Melbourne Cup? Click here.

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Auburn Hotel, Hawthorn

The historic Auburn Hotel in Hawthorn buzzes during live events coverage. Auburn Hotel will be playing all major races at Flemington, Caulfield and Moonee Ponds, including of course, Melbourne Cup. The kitchen will be open early from 11am and happy hour will be on from 4-6pm.

Interested in booking an exclusive area of Auburn Hotel for Melbourne Cup? Click here.

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The Duke, Melbourne CBD

Where better to watch the race that stops the nation than Melbourne’s oldest licensed pub? The Duke will be open from 7am and will be playing the race on both the Ground Floor and Level One.

Interested in booking an exclusive area of The Duke for Melbourne Cup? Click here.

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Middle Park Hotel, Middle Park

Forget the crowds and unpredictable weather this Melbourne Cup Day and catch all the action from the comfort of Middle Park Hotel.  Reserve your table for $99 per person and enjoy charcuterie and oysters plus a complimentary magnum of Chandon.

Reserve your tickets here.

Interested in booking an exclusive area of Middle Park Hotel for Melbourne Cup? Click here.
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