Melbourne Cup Lunch Restaurants in Sydney 2013

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It’s about time to start thinking about booking your Melbourne Cup lunch venue for this year, you know the best spots book out well in advance and you certainly don’t want to be all dressed up with nowhere to go.  So as usual, we’ve made life easy for you, putting together the ultimate guide to the top spots in Sydney to enjoy the race that stops a nation.

Check out our list of the best restaurants for your Melbourne Cup lunch, in no particular order:

  • The Victoria Room
    1/235 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst / +61 2 9357 4488
    The Victoria Room will be hosting a lavish celebration in their glamorous British-raj den.  You’ll be sipping on Champagne, nibbling on canapes and enjoying live entertainment.
    Cost: $75pp – includes a glass of Mumm NV on arrival and canapes.
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  • Palmer & Co.
    Abercrombie Lane, Sydney / +61 2 9240 3000
    Palmer & Co. will be celebrating in 1920’s style.  You’ll be watching the race on big screens with TAB facilities nearby, whilst enjoying sparkling wine, beer and canapes.
    Cost: $95pp – includes cocktail on arrival, roving canapes, Chandon NV & Stella Artois beverage package.
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  • Establishment Gin Garden
    Ground Floor, Establishment, 252 George Street, Sydney / +61 2 9240 3000
    Establishment will be putting on  a gourmet buffet, with big screens and TAB facilities nearby, Fashions on the Field, prizes and sweeps.
    Cost: $100pp – includes gourmet buffet and a flute of Chandon NV.
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  • The Winery
    285A Crown Street, Surry Hills / +61 2 8070 2424
    At The Winery you’ll enjoy live entertainment, a special 4 course menu, Champagne and best dressed and lucky door prizes.
    Cost: $120pp – includes glass of Veuve Cliquot on arrival and a 4 course menu.
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  • The Morrison Bar & Oyster Room
    225 George Street, Sydney / +61 2 9247 6744
    Celebrate the race in chic New York style at The Morrison Bar & Oyster Room.  With sparkling wine, a shared 4 course menu, sweeps, lucky door prizes, Fashions on the Field plus big screen TVs it’s sure to be a day to remember.
    Cost: $125pp – includes  glass of sparkling on arrival and shared 4 course menu.
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  • The Apollo
    44 Macleay Street, Potts Point / +61 2 8354 0888
    Enjoy Melbourne Cup Greek style at The Apollo.  Enjoy champagne along with a Greek Banquet menu, sweeps and prizes.
    Cost:  $100pp – includes 2 glasses of Laurent-Perrier Millesime 2004 and The Apollo Feast banquet menu.
  • Gowings Bar & Grill
    QT Sydney, 49 Market Street Sydney / +61 2 8262 0062
    Gowings Bar & Grill will be hosting a 3 course lunch with a glass of Champers, plus an after party at Gilt Lounge.
    Cost: $125pp – includes glass of Veuve Cliquot and a 3 course lunch menu.
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  • Ms. G’s
    155 Victoria Street, Potts Point / +61 2 2 8313 1000
    Ms. G’s will be serving a banquet menu with big screen TVs, sweeps and a best dress competition.
    Cost: $80pp – includes 7 course banquet menu and a flute of Moet & Chandon.
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  • The Argyle
    18 Argyle Street, The Rocks / +61 2 9247 5500
    If you’re looking for a grand scale for your Cup celebrations, the Argyle may well fit the bill.  Enjoy big screens, TAB facilities, Fashions on the Field, beverage packages and food menus.
    Cost: Members Pavilion $125pp (for groups of 12 or more) – includes upstairs access, reserved area, 3 hour beverage package, canape lunch; Grandstand tickets $90pp – includes 2 hour beverage package, standing lunch service, unreserved general admission.
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  • Sake Restaurant and Bar
    12 Argyle Street, The Rocks / +61 2 9259 5656
    Enjoy a Japanese banquet lunch at Sake Restaurant and Bar, along with bubbles, cocktails, Sake,  big screens and TAB facilities.
    Cost: $99pp – includes sparkling on arrival and a banquet lunch.
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  • Cafe Nice
    2 Phillip Street, Circular Quay / +61 2 8248 9600
    Enjoy a 3 course meal, a glass of Champagne and cocktail specials.
    Cost:  $65pp – includes glass of Pommery on arrival with canape, plus a 3 course lunch.
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Saddle up and hope you back a winner!

Melbourne Cup Race – 3pm, Tuesday, 5 November 2013

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