Melbourne Cup In Perth: Best Events and Venues To Watch The Big Race

The very best Melbourne Cup Perth events. The race that stops Perth – top events and venues to watch Australia’s biggest race.

After what seemed the wettest and longest winter ever in Perth hopefully the sun will come out for a perfect race day in Perth to celebrate the Melbourne Cup.

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Below is your comprehensive lists of places to be in Perth on November 6, for the race that stops a nation, the famous Melbourne Cup.

List of Melbourne Cup Perth Events

The Melbourne Hotel

Celebrate a Melbourne event at The Melbourne Hotel. The Aurora Rooftop partnered with Moet & Chandon Champagne, live jazz entertainment, rotating canapes and of-course the race screening – plus sweepstakes and prizes.

Cost: $89
More information: melbournehotel.com.au

Henry Summer

Henry Summer will offer wall-to-wall race-day coverage with music, prizes and even a pamper station.

Choose between a cocktail garden party with roving canapes or a three-course luncheon with free-flowing drinks.

Cost: From $54
More information: facebook.com/henrysummerbar

Tipple, Ascot Racecourse

Perth’s Greatest Ever Garden Party is back! Tipple will exhibit every race from Flemington and every race from Ascot on the most comprehensive audio visual set up ever seen outside of Flemington.

Experience all of the ingredients that make Australia’s favourite race so special, from the fun on the lawn to the serious business of winning. For those more interested in the fashion, the party, the champagne, the hors d’oeuvres or being photographed in the garden, all of these will be available in abundance.

Cost: From $49.
More information: tippleperth.com

The Stables Bar

Housed in one of Perth’s original horse stables, The Stables Bar is the perfect city venue to celebrate the country’s most prestigious annual horse race with two bespoke options to choose from.

The cocktail package includes two drinks, canapes and entertainment, while the dining package involves a sumptuous three-course menu.

Cost: From $70
More information: thestablesbar.com.au

Suited, The Camfield

It’s hard for Suited to go to new levels each year, but at The Camfield with 20 screens, 6 bars and 175 beers on tap it could be the perfect pairing.

All races from Flemington and Ascot will air live across 20 screens. Music will include Katherine Curnow and her five-piece band and resident DJs accompanied by a visual set from Jaymee Franchina headlining for 2018.

VIP and general admission options are on offer.

Cost: From $55
More information: suitedevents.com.au


This hot new hotel will offer up free-flowing prosecco, delicious cocktails and the hotel’s signature Santini canapes for punters. Screens will broadcast all the race day action.

Cost: $155
More information: qthotelsandresorts.com

The Royal on the Waterfront

Take in all of the Cup Day action, nestled in the heart of Claisebrook Cove with your choice of a three-course luncheon in the Royal Bistro or enjoy a three-hour all-inclusive cocktail package in the bar & al fresco.

Entertainment will be abundant throughout the day with pop up bars & food stalls, sweepstakes, fashions on the field & more.

Cost: From $75
More information: theroyaleastperth.com.au

The Standard

The Standard’s offering up 2 Melbourne Cup packages.

A delicious spring cocktail style menu for groups to stand and mingle, with champagne in hand. Or perhaps a three course long lunch is more your style, also with champagne in hand.

The big race will be screened both inside and in the wine garden.

Cost: From $55
More information: thestandardperth.com.au


It’s Tiny’s first Melbourne Cup. Giddy up! Get amongst all the action at Tiny’s Mounting Yard in QV1 Plaza.

DJs, cocktails, bubbles, big screen, TAB and good times. We’ll be firing up a gourmet BBQ. Menu and lineup announced soon.

Entry is free though tickets are required for entry. Drinks and food available to purchase. Sit down lunch option with set menu is also available at $70pp.

Cost: Free
More information: facebook.com

The Generous Squire

Ride your luck at our Melbourne Cup soiree in the rooftop craft beer garden & lounge bar while you catch the race that stops the nation!

Tickets to our upstairs event will get you a glass of Chandon on arrival followed by a free-flowing 2 hour drinks & canapé package including sparkling, wine and craft beer.

Cost: $59.
More information: jamessquire.com.au

Crown Sports Bar

Want to be a close to the action as possible?

Well if that’s the case Crown Sports Bar is for you. There is no place better to watch the race that stops the nation than on Australia’s biggest sports bar screen — measuring in at 140sqm.

Free entry.

Market Grounds

Celebrate in style with us this Melbourne Cup all day long across two levels, three bars and an epic beer garden.

Choose between sipping on free-flowing chandon in the upstairs Mercado bar, keeping it laid back on the ground floor or devouring a long lunch over the race that stops the nation.

Cost: From $55.
More information: marketgrounds.com.au


Hosting their debut Melbourne Cup rooftop party! Escape to the rooftop garden sanctuary in the midst of the Perth CBD for one of the most exciting social days of Spring here in Perth.

In collaboration with Champagne Laurent-Perrier Australia Hadiqa will be hosting a champagne auction featuring vintage, rare and oversized bottles of bubbles.

Cost: $80.
More information: hadiqa.com.au

Cottesloe Hotel – The Beach Club

The Beach Club will activate a range of spaces, from the G.H Mumm Champagne Lounge to the Pop-Up Rose Garden, serving a range of cocktails and the Stella Artois and Tanqueray Deck.

Tickets include a drink on arrival and 2 drink tokens, a range of gourmet roving canapes and fresh oysters plus all the entertainment and fun.

Cost: $95
More information: cottesloebeachhotel.com.au

The Aviary

Perth’s original rooftop bar is again inviting stylish punters to enjoy its exciting new fit-out this Melbourne Cup. Soak up spring vibes with a Chandon S cocktail and substantial canapes.

Cost: $80.
More information: theaviaryperth.com.au

The Globe

Whether you enjoy a lively atmosphere or an elegant lunch, you can have your pick at The Globe options tp help you celebrate the Melbourne Cup in style.

The garden party includes canapes and a glass of Chandon, while the long-table lunch adds on a delicious three-course menu.

Cost: From $70
More information: theglobeperth.com.au


Enjoy the excitement and glamour of the race that stops the nation overlooking Perth City and the Swan River whilst helping raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities WA.

The restaurant and terrace will be transformed into the ultimate garden party with all the action live on screens, as well as delicious food stations, a beverage package, DJ, sweeps, cocktail bars, raffle and auction all while supporting a wonderful cause in the beautiful surrounds of Kings Park.

Cost: $164
More information: frasersrestaurant.com.au

Mayfair Lane

Mayfair Lane is bringing the excitement and flavour of the race track to West Perth for the Melbourne Cup 2018.

Dress up in your best frocks ready for a party full of delicious fare, hobby horse racing, bubbly & sweepstakes! There will be prizes on the day for best dressed, best hats & of course big screens for you to enjoy the race from the comfort of your seats!

There are 3 packages on offer so there’s something to suit everyone:

  • Canapés & 4 hour drinks package $120pp
  • Sit down 3 course meal with a glass of Veuve Clicquot $99
  • A glass of sparkles & canapés $50pp *

More information: mayfairlane.com.au

Hotel Rottnest

If you are lucky enough to be in Rottnest mid-week than catch the race at Hotel Rottnest.

Festivities will be spanning across Hotel Rottnest from the Island Bar to the Marquee Lawn to the Thomson Bay Marquee guests will be treated the new Mumm Grand Cordon upon arrival as well as sweepstakes, Race Day big bites + event food + the Melbourne Cup live on the big screen and satellite TVs throughout the venue.

Cost: From $55
More information: humanitix.com.au

Subiaco Hotel

Mumms the word at Subiaco Hotel’s Melbourne Cup three-course luncheon, held in the venue’s restaurant. The ticket includes entree, main and dessert plus a glass of Mumm champagne, a gift bag and the change to win some exciting door prizes.

Cost: $99.
More information: subiacohotel.com.au

The Point Bar and Grill

Free flowing Pol Roger!

But in case you need more incentive, sumptuous seafood buffet, fresh shucked oysters and canapés all you have to do is get dressed up for a great day out!

Cost: $149
More information: thepointbarandgrill.com.au

The Garden

The Garden will bring the Melbourne Cup to life live on a giant screen in its verdant courtyard complete with surround sounds after punters are welcomed with a glass of Villa Sandi prosecco, Heineken beer or Gordon’s pink gin.

Partnered with free-flowing canapes and scrub up for the chance to win a range of prizes.

Cost: $45
More information: facebook.com/events


In what is being coined Perth’s most luxurious Melbourne Cup Day event, the entire venue will be transformed with big screens, sweepstakes, DJs, grazing tables, bubbles, pampering, fashions on the field and a runway show by ae’lkemi.

From live big screens, sweepstakes, DJ’s, endless grazing tables, luxury brands, best-dressed prizes, plenty of bubbles, pampering, fashions on the field and the most amazing #AelkemiRTW runway show by Aelkemi inc ~ This year’s event is definitely not one to miss!

Cost: From $99
More information: steves.com.au

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