Celebrate the race that stops the nation at The Star
PUBLISHED 16 OCTOBER 2018
Whether you’re a keen foodie or a champagne enthusiast, The Star is the perfect place to celebrate Melbourne Cup in style. Start off with Möet & Chandon champagne on arrival, enjoy a decadent lunch at The Star’s signature venues, then continue the celebrations with stellar music acts and after-race celebrations into the night.
BLACK Bar & Grill
BLACK Bar & Grill has the real trifecta, offering a three-course lunch with your choice of three entrées, mains and desserts. Start with a glass of Möet & Chandon on arrival, followed by freshly shucked oysters. Next, indulge in BLACK’s signature melt-in-the-mouth wagyu fillet, then finish your dining experience with a selection of artisanal cheese served with house-made chutney. Pair with a glass of vino or two from BLACK’s award-winning wine list for a decadent finish.
BLACK Bar & Grill’s Melbourne Cup lunch menu is available Tuesday 6 November for $165 per person. Seating is limited so book now on (02) 9777 9000.
Don your best hat and celebrate race day at Sokyo. Fusing traditional Japanese flavours with modern flair, guests at Sokyo will indulge in a glass of Möet & Chandon on arrival, followed by an eight-course shared menu including lobster tempura, kingfish miso ceviche and wagyu flank steak with shio koji marinade. End your divine dining experience with the dessert that stops the nation, Sokyo’s signature Goma Street of caramelised white chocolate and sesame ice cream.
Sokyo’s Melbourne Cup lunch menu is available Tuesday 6 November for $165 per person. Seating is limited so book now on (02) 9777 9000.
The Executive Lounge
Raise your glass to high tea at The Executive Lounge. Delight in classic high tea morsels including finger sandwiches and decadent sweet treats alongside unlimited house beer, sparkling and still wine. Watch the race broadcast live from the comfort of the exclusive lounge and remember to dress to impress with prizes on offer for the fanciest frock.
High tea at The Executive Lounge is available Tuesday 6 November 12:30pm-3:30pm. Places are limited so book now on (02) 9657 8568 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Set your heart aflutter this Melbourne Cup as Möet & Chandon takes over Cherry Bar. Enjoy endless champagne and roaming canapés for three hours while live DJs keep the tunes pumping in the lead up to the race. Celebrate your win with signature cocktail Miss Blossom ($19) at the post-race party or sip away your sorrows with Not a Winner ($19).
Cherry Bar’s three-hour Möet & Chandon champagne and canapé package is $106.55 per person, available from 12pm-3pm. Places are limited so book now on (02) 9777 9000.
Head to live entertainment venue Rock Lily and party into the evening with iconic DJ duo Sneaky Sound System. Bringing their signature high energy, beats and classics, including UFO and Pictures, to the stage, Rock Lily is the place to be in the lead up to the race.
Rock Lily will open from 2pm on Tuesday 6 November with screens available to watch Melbourne Cup. Entry is free all night.
If you’re more likely to hedge your bets, head to Harvest Buffet and take your pick on everything from freshly shucked oysters and crab to a selection of roasts from the carvery, pizza, pasta, soups and salads.
Harvest Buffet’s Melbourne Cup lunch is available between 11:30am – 3:30pm. Harvest Buffet is priced at $57 per adult and $26 per child with unlimited soft drink. Book your group online now via Harvest Buffet.
24/7 Sports Bar
After all the action, live on a mega screen? 24/7 Sports Bar is a sure thing and the best place to cheer on with the crowds. Bring your mates for a VIP experience including front row seats, pub classics from Fuel and a personal cocktail server.
The VIP experience is available for groups of eight priced at $1,200. Seating is limited so call the 24/7 Sports Bar on (02) 9777 900 to secure your place now.
For more information please visit www.thestarsydney.com.au