Experience the magic of the Melbourne Cup Carnival in one of our enviable restaurants, venues or marquees.
It feels like just yesterday we were toasting, cheering and dancing trackside at Flemington for the wondrous 2018 Melbourne Cup Carnival. It was a Carnival like no other, full of beautiful spaces, delicious food, stellar entertainment and world-class racing.
Ahead of the hospitality on sale for the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival, on Tuesday 12th March, refresh yourself with the restaurants, venues and marquees available to entertain you and your guests during what is set to be another memorable Cup Week.
Makybe Diva Marquee
Like the great champion herself, the stylish and lively Makybe Diva Marquee is sure to impress. Located next to the Lawn Stand this will put you right amongst the sensational Melbourne Cup Carnival atmosphere. Indulge in a delicious three-course lunch, socialise in the exclusive lawn area, witness every race from a seat in the Lawn Stand and stay fresh all day with pamper lounge and shoe shine services.
The Stayers Lounge
With incredible balcony views of the famous Flemington straight, The Stayers Lounge in the Winning Post Enclosure is an amazing trackside location. Indulge in a gourmet grazing menu and all day beverage package, while being entertained by a DJ and all the excitement on the track. Plus you’ll have access to the central garden with live entertainment throughout the day.
Located above the horse stalls, the Parade Lounge is a treat for true horse lovers. Enjoy prime views of some of the world’s greatest thoroughbreds along with the Melbourne city skyline. Graze on delicious bites and sip on beer and wine, while taking in all the racing action on the track. Plus soak up the energy and spectacle of the Melbourne Cup Carnival from the balcony overlooking the Front Lawn.
Home Straight Enclosure
Sitting at the very heart of Flemington Racecourse, the Home Straight Enclosure is the perfect spot to bask in the excitement of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Enjoy a delicious and varied menu offering, plenty of beverages, entertainment and outdoor seating in the central courtyard, not to mention an elevated viewing platform to witness every race from the infield of the world-famous track.
The Rose Room
One of Flemington's most beautiful and exclusive raceday venues, The Rose Room is a multi-tiered marquee combining world-class hospitality with sweeping views of the racecourse. Positioned above the Lawn Stand looking out across the track and the Winning Post, you and your guests will witness the thrill of every race, while enjoying the stylish and social setting of The Rose Room.
Take in the magnificence of Flemington Racecourse and the Melbourne Cup Carnival from the Skyline Restaurant in the Hill Stand. With sweeping views across the track and Front Lawn, you’ll be looking down upon the energy and colour of the racing crowds. Enjoy a delicious three-course lunch, afternoon tea and drinks service to your table. Plus witness every race from your exclusive reserved seat in the covered Hill Stand.
Enjoy an unbeatable dining experience in one of the best vantage points at Flemington. The Panorama Restaurant on level three of the Hill Stand sits above the excitement and energy of the Front Lawn with fantastic views of the track and Wining Post. You’ll be treated to a superb three-course buffet lunch, afternoon tea and drinks service to your table. Plus witness every race from your exclusive reserved seat in the covered Hill Stand.
The Terrace Restaurant
Experience the elegance and excitement of The Terrace Restaurant, our premium dining room. With six-elevated tiers you are guaranteed uninterrupted views of the Winning Post. Boasting a delectable degustation menu and an extensive wine list to purchase from, all served to your reserved table, this is one of the most indulgent dining experiences of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
The Perch in The Birdcage
Experience the glamour, excitement and exclusivity of The Birdcage in The Perch marquee. With access to the most coveted destination of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, you’ll be rubbing shoulders with celebrities as they pass by and soaking up the electric atmosphere of the most desirable event on Australia's social calendar. Once inside the luxurious marquee, indulge in a sumptuous grazing menu and flowing G.H.Mumm Champagne. Dance the afternoon away to DJ entertainment all whilst keeping an eye on the racing action.
Winning Post Enclosure
Revel in the prestige and exclusivity of a private marquee in The Winning Post Enclosure, located in the heart of the world famous Flemington Racecourse. Take in the sweeping views of the Front Lawn, spectator stands, Flemington straight and Winning Post from your private furnished balcony. Delight in a full day of food and beverages with the option of upgrading to specific menu requirements. Let our design team, Studio VRC, style your marquee with bespoke furniture, décor, florals and company branding (extra costs apply).
Trackside Private Marquees
Situated right on the track, these furnished, air-conditioned marquees feature a private balcony with sweeping views of Flemington Racecourse and the Melbourne city skyline. The elevated position puts you directly over the track and so close to the exhilarating racing action you can hear the horses breathing. In between races, you and your guests will enjoy a delicious grazing menu and flowing beverages. There’s no better place to create a unique Melbourne Cup Carnival experience.
Melbourne Cup Carnival hospitality packages and venues go on sale Tuesday 12th March. Don’t miss this opportunity to secure one of these amazing experiences for you and your guests.