Perth is absolutely turning it up for the Melbourne Cup this year, showing off all the frocked-up fanciness you can handle. With free-flowing champagne luncheons, pop-up bars and more, you’re in for a fabulous day of fun and fashion, so be sure to dress to impress.
Here’s where to spend Melbourne Cup Day in Perth on Tuesday 1 November 2022.
The Leederville Precinct Party
The Leederville Precinct is putting on a huge party split across three indoor and outdoor zones, perfect for those who are more into the fun than the actual race. We’re talking live funk bands, all-day DJs and pop-up food stalls slinging parmesan pasta wheel, porchetta banh mi and cheesy carby pizza. Don’t worry, they’ll still have plenty of big screens showing the cross from Flemington.
The Garden VIP Terrace
If the Leedy precinct isn’t bougie enough for you, The Garden has your back. Entry to their VIP Terrace will see you living large in the lush all-inclusive terrace nestled above the action with prime view of the five metre sky screen. Canapes, freshly shucked oysters and caviar bumps are all part of the fun, as are the free-flowing premium beverages and pop-up vodka and cocktail bars.
Chasing a gorgeous lunch? You’ll want to check out Servo. They’re offering a delicious four course feast full of global flavours accompanied by four hours of free-flowing drinks that might just eclipse whatever’s happening on the racecourse.
Get frocked up and kickstart race day with a glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne at The Standard in Northbridge. They’ll have screens streaming the action for those that are invested and a beautiful multi-course menu for you to tuck into from award-winning Chef Chase Weber.
It’s hard to beat the waterside views at The Reveley in Elizabeth Quay. For Melbourne Cup you have two choices. You can soak it all up in their picturesque private dining room while enjoying the free-flowing beverage package and stunning four-course menu. Or chase some sunshine up on their rooftop with roaming canapes, DJs and cocktail specials.
Celebrate cup day courtyard style at The Stables in Perth. Your $85 ticket gets you two drinks on arrival and non-stop roaming canapes from 11am to 1pm. They’ve also got plenty of delish cocktail specials on offer, a live DJ and prizes for best dressed.
Get the team together for a boozy all-inclusive lunch at The Elford. They’re throwing a special Melbourne Cup edition of their famous Beau With The Flow series that includes two hours of free-flowing drinks and a three course share-style feast. You can stay glued to the big screens in the morning then prepare for an epic arvo of live music from 12.30pm. Prefer to keep it casual? Walk-ins for a standard drink or bite are welcome too.
The Flour Factory
The Flour Factory’s Melbourne Cup Long Luncheon is bringing non-stop extravagance. Kick off with champagne and oysters on arrival followed by a three course gourmet lunch washed down with endless top-tier beverages. Sweepstakes, best-dressed prizes, DJs and live sax will keep the fun going all day.
Soak up the best of spring racing on Hadiqa’s sun-lit Middle Eastern-inspired rooftop. They're turning it into a lush cup day oasis that'll definitely put you in the mood for a drink or three. You'll have two food and drinks packages to choose from, the Rooftop Terrace Party or the Rooftop Dining experience. Plus there’ll be best-dressed prizes, exclusive drink specials and DJs to set the perfect springtime scene.
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