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Where to Celebrate The Melbourne Cup in Perth 2019

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by Sarah M (subscribe)
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Published October 22nd 2019
Watch the big race in style
Perth always turns it up for the Melbourne Cup, and this year is no different. It's your big chance to get all dressed up and fancy, enjoy free-flowing champagne luncheons, check out the pop up bars, and of course have a flutter on the big race.

Melbourne Cup Day is Tuesday 5th November, 2019 and there are plenty of places to celebrate the Melbourne Cup day in and around Perth, and here are just a few.

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Image Courtesy of the Ascot Racecourse website

Ascot Racecourse

Experience the magic of Melbourne Cup Day at Ascot Racecourse. This is one of the most popular places to be, soak up the atmosphere, watch the main event, enjoy the non-stop entertainment, show-stopping fashion, food trucks, pop-up bars, all this excitement and more. Bookings are essential, and can be booked on-line. Tickets for General Admission are $35.00 per person.

The Standard

The Standard, located in Northbridge, is well known for it's along luncheons. This Melbourne Cup day they are offering two dining options to choose from, a Grazing Garden Platter for $55.00 per person or a Three-Course Luncheon for $85.00 per person. Both options come with a glass of bubbles on arrival, plus watch the big race on the big screen either inside or in the Garden Bar.

Bar Uma

Bar Uma is hosting a Pretty in Pink High Tea for the Melbourne Cup. Out in the Garden Bar you can dine on delicious sweet and savoury bites and bottomless beverages. There will be a fashion competition, prizes for best dressed, sweepstakes, lucky door prizes and all the racing action on the big screen. High Tea runs from 10.30am until 1pm and costs $69.00 per person, bookings are essential.

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Image Courtesy of the Bar Uma website

Optus Stadium

Come along to the Optus Stadium and watch the Melbourne Cup on WA's biggest screens from the comfort of the Optus Stadium Sports Lounge. The day will be a load of fun with great prizes, entertainment, a giant ball pit, selfie photo backdrops, DJ's and plenty of food and drinks to keep you going all day long. Tickets are $160.00 per person, price includes entry to the after party. Bookings are essential and tickets are selling fast.

Sweetwater Rooftop Bar

Watch the race at the Sweetwater Rooftop Bar, located in Fremantle, and enjoy a delicious Three-Course Champagne Luncheon. The meal includes dishes such as oysters, dumplings, and fabulous desserts plus two hours of free-flowing Veuve Clicquot. Tickets are $145.00 per person, price includes, food and beverage package, watch the big race, sweepstakes and live music throughout the day.

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Image Courtesy of the Ascot Racecourse website

The Aviary

Watch the Melbourne Cup at The Aviary, located in Perth, and enjoy the best rooftop views in the city. Relax and partake of the brunch grazing table, finger foods, and free-flowing sparkling, tap beers and cider. Enjoy the live music of Adam Hall and The Soul Playboys, sweepstakes, prizes, and of course the big race. Tickets are $59.00 per person, and bookings are essential.

Crown Perth

Crown Perth offers a variety of Melbourne Cup Day Luncheon options. Dine at one of the many lovely restaurants or attend Classique at the Crown Ballroom. Enjoy all day entertainment and watch the big race on the super big screens across the Casino.

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Image Courtesy of the Crown Perth website

The Gate Bar and Bistro

For something more casual, try the Gate Bar and Bistro for a delicious Melbourne Cup Luncheon. For $48.00 per person you can have a Gourmet Buffet and Carvery in the Bistro or for $35.00 per person join the Cocktail Garden Party, both options include complimentary sparkling on arrival. Enjoy the races on the big screen, sweepstakes, prizes and live entertainment.

These are just some of the Melbourne Cup Day luncheon options, and there are many more. If you know of any, please let us know.
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Why? To Celebrate the Melbourne Cup
When: Tuesday 5th November, 2019
Where: Perth and Surrounding Areas
Cost: Prices Vary
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