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The Ultimate Guide to Brisbane's Melbourne Cup Events 2014

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by Eugene Went (subscribe)
Eugene is a passionate travel writer based in Brisbane.
Published October 14th 2014
How to pick the winning Melbourne Cup event
Picking a winner is never easy, especially when it comes to deciding on Brisbane's expansive list of Melbourne Cup events.

Whether you're looking to back a favourite with an extravagant luncheon, or punt for a more casual celebration, here's a selection of Brisbane's best events for Melbourne Cup 2014.

Melbourne Cup 2014 at Jellyfish Restaurant
Celebrate Melbourne Cup with spectacular river views at Jellyfish Restaurant

Lunch at your Leisure - Jellyfish Restaurant
Set your tastebuds racing with a special a la carte luncheon at Jellyfish Restaurant, featuring chef's specialties and some of the nation's best seafood. Surround yourself with Brisbane's most stylish and enter the draw to win a range of spectacular prizes for categories including best-dressed man, best hat, best shoes and best dress.
Minimum Spend: $150pp

Waterfront Cup Luncheon - Cove Bar & Dining
Capture the action of Melbourne Cup with a sumptuous three course luncheon and spectacular river views. Kick off the festivities with a glass of sparkling, shared entrees and a selection of delicious main meals.
Price: $85pp

Three Course Luncheon - The Chelsea Bistro
Enjoy three decadent courses and catch all of the action from the race that stops the nation in a glamorous and laid back setting. The menu boasts a range of delicious dishes including roast Wagyu rump with smoked forest mushrooms, spinach puree, currant jam and crisp prosciutto.
Price: $85pp

Melbourne Cup at The Fox Hotel
Enjoy an extravagant Melbourne Cup affair at Dandys Rooftop

Melbourne Cup Extravaganza - The Fox Hotel
The Fox Hotel is set to host a winning trifecta of events for Melbourne Cup 2014. Capture the action from the Long Bar over two courses and a glass of bubbly, or head to Fish Lane Bistro for four courses and a glass of sparkling on arrival. Dandys Rooftop will also become a favourite among punters with its three hour food and beverage package.
Long Bar: $35pp
Fish Lane Bistro: $79pp
Dandys Rooftop: $129pp

Brisbane's Best Long Lunch - Cha Cha Char Wine Bar & Grill
Arouse your appetite for this annual long lunch hosted at Queensland's signature steakhouse. This highly anticipated event is set to feature a suite of spectacular prizes, acclaimed a la carte fare and the nation's greatest steaks!
Minimum spend: $150pp
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