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Your Guide To Celebrating This Year's Melbourne Cup...

Looking to enjoy Melbourne Cup 2018 at one of our locals? You've come to the right place for incredible food, dynamic atmospheres and a whole lot of fun! Check out what all of our venues have got on offer this Melbourne Cup Day...

Anna Bay Tavern, Anna Bay

Who doesn’t want too be close too all the amenities needed for the biggest day in Racing. Lunch is $40.00 p/person including sparkling on arrival. TAB facilities will be available from 7am so get in early and get your bets on before the crowds. For bookings please call 49821711.

Bar Petite, Newcastle

Tickets include a 3-hour all-inclusive food & beverage package which entitles you to a huge selection of gourmet canapés AND all-you-can-drink from our Audrey Wilkinson & Cockfighter's Ghost wine collections, as well as select premium beers. Group purchasers (bookings of 5+) are also entitled to a couple of cocktails throughout the day. All of the races will be streamed live on the big screens plus live music running all day from 12pm - 7pm.

Beach Hotel, Merewether

Tickets are now on sale for the Beach Hotel's Melbourne Cup Luncheon. Enjoy the race in style in one of the magnificent function rooms. Your ticket includes a main meal, dessert, drinks and of course you will be watching the race live as it happens! Tickets cost $120 p/person and booking is essential as they do sell out. Looking for something a bit more casual? The restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner (No Bookings) as usual, with a live band joining the festivities at 5:30pm.

Bellbird Hotel, Bellbird

All the days racing and the Big race live and loud from 3pm. Full TAB Facilities. Book a table of six or more and receive a complimentary bottle of Sparkling.

Kitchen will not close during the day.

Belmont Hotel, Belmont

$30 p/person three-course, free glass of bubbly, Aussie and Thai cuisine (Sticky Rice).

Blackbutt Hotel, Lambton

Three-course meal $85 p/person with beer, wine and soft drink. Sweeps, auctions and Best Dressed.

Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

Live Music from 2pm, Best Dressed and Lucky Door Prizes, Mystery Trifectas with Carlton Product Purchases (until stocks last), Sweeps and more! Kicking off from 8am.

Burwood Inn, Merewether

Three-course meal $75 p/person. Sweeps, give-aways TAB.

Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows

Last year, Caves was bursting with colour, excitement and entertainment and this year’s event will be bigger and better! Glass of Mumm champagne on arrival. three-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Will O'Brien, three-hour beverage package including beer, wine, sparkling and soft drink, Fashion on the field & best-dressed competitions, full betting facilities, sweepstakes and giveaways, after race entertainment till late and big screens showing all the action from Flemington. Tickets are $95 + bf and available online or by calling 4980 9999

Chelmsford Hotel, Kurri