2013 Adelaide Melbourne Cup Guide

Celebrate the ‘race that stops a nation’ at one of these many Melbourne Cup events around Adelaide on 5th of November.


Horse RacingCelebrate the ‘race that stops a nation’ at one of these many Melbourne Cup events around Adelaide on 5th of November.

Have we missed anything? Feel free to contact us on [email protected] and we will add it to the list!


Regattas Bistro and Bar

Spend Melbourne Cup on the waterfront! Enjoy a 6 course tapas menu and a glass of bubbles on arrival. There will be live entertainment by Manhattan. Free car parking in the riverbank car park. Two large screens to follow the race, and a best dressed competition.

Time: From 11am

Price: $65 pp

Booking Information: call 8210 6785 or email [email protected]


Grace The Establishment

Melbourne Cup at The Grace! Enjoy a 3 course set menu, $40 3 hour drinks package, sweepstakes, best dressed and hat prizes! Our after party starts from 3pm with a DJ and drink specials.

Time: Midday

Price: $70 pp

Booking Information: Bookings essential, call 8333 1007


Stamford Grand

Celebrate Melbourne Cup in style at Stamford Grand Adelaide hotel at Glenelg and enjoy all the fun and excitement of Australia’s favourite race day. Catch all the action on the big screens, sweeps and with Stamford’s warm hospitality and great fare, your race day experience will be a sure bet!


Melbourne Cup Day Lunch:

Enjoy a 3 course specialty menu and a 2.5 hour beverage package.

Time: 12.30pm

Price: $85 per person

Booking Information: call 8375 0622 or visit http://www.stamford.com.au


Melbourne Cup High Tea:

Gather the girls and indulge in high tea including a glass of sparkling wine upon arrival, or add $20 for a 2.5 hour beverage package.  $50 per person (minimum 2 people)

Time: 12:30 pm

Price: $50 per person (minimum 2 people)

Booking Information: call 8375 0622 or visit http://www.stamford.com.au


The Highway

The Melbourne races are played live on our big outdoor screen, entertainment is provided by live band the Escapades and there are sweeps and TAB betting facilities available. Proceeds of the day will be donated to Paraquad SA. A variety of food stalls to choose from and 8 drink vouchers.

Time: 11:00 am

Price: $100 pp

Booking Information: 8297 8155


Melbourne Cup Luncheon at the Junction

Package includes: a three course luncheon with choice menu, glass of bubbles on arrival, and prizes, mystery trifectas, and sweeps!

Price: $50 per person

Booking Information: Bookings essential, please phone 8350 3400 or visit http://morphettvillejunction.com.au


The Warradale

Enjoy a feature menu developed by our executive chef Gary Rule & hosted by the host with the most, Tony “Baby Faced” Burton…Lunch will include a 4hr drinks package compromising of selected wines & champagne…Tables are limited so book in early to guarantee your spot. Featuring: Tab Facilities, 2 Huge Big Screen TV’s, Live Entertainment, Sweeps and Fantastic Prizes.

Time: 10:30 am

Price: $130 pp

Booking Information: 8296 1019


Variety SA at the Hilton

Hosted by Jane Reilly & Ian Shuttleworth with band ‘Keep The Change’ entertaining you on the day. Main & silent auctions, sweeps, raffle, and business card draws throughout the day with on site Bookie Syd McDonald. Large screens broadcasting live from Flemington and a Fashion parade by GretaKate.

Time: 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Price: $139 pp

Booking Information: call 8293 8744 or visit http://www.variety.org.au


The Hilton Adelaide

LUNCH – The Brasserie
Enjoy The Brasserie’s lively atmosphere whilst indulging on a lavish 4-course Seriously South Australian® lunch. Big screens, sweepstakes and Adelaide’s greatest swing band – The Lucky Sevens playing in the open space of the Lobby – this is sure to be the lunch of all lunches!
Price: $77 per person (full payment required at time of booking), including glass of sparkling wine on arrival – 12 noon – 3pm

THE CLIC – Lobby Lounge
Because Champagne and racing go hand-in-hand, “The Clic” will be open for Melbourne Cup. Veuve Clicquot will be flowing at happy hour prices all day, whilst The Lucky Sevens will keep the party swinging! Open from 12 noon till late

COCKTAILS & DJ – The Collins Bar
Where Friday feels like Saturday and Tuesday feels like Friday!
Bespoke cocktails, beers, wines, tapas, big screen, big windows… Adelaide Best Small Bar of The Year is turning up the volume, spinning the vinyls with our resident DJ, for a chic Melbourne Cup day! Open from 11:30am till late

Join in the celebrations on the pool deck for an after race party. Enjoy the views of the city in this unique open space, soak in the DJ tunes and enjoy great drink specials from 3pm – 8pm. Free entry and open to the public.

Booking Information: call 8237 0636, or visit www.thebrasserie.com.au


South Australian Jockey Club

Head down to where the excitement is at Adelaide’s biggest Melbourne Cup party! It’s the race that stops a nation. Why would you be anywhere else other than Morphettville on Melbourne Cup Day – Adelaide’s premier racing destination!


General Raceday Admission

Live entertainment in the Champagne Gardens from ‘All About Her’ with food and beverage outlets open in the general admission areas.

Price: Adults $25, Commonwealth Concession or DVA Card Holders $15, Children under 18 years FREE


Tapestry Pavilion Lower Level

Great indoor & outdoor area adjacent to the winning post.

Package includes:

  • entry into the racecourse
  • superb two course luncheon and afternoon tea
  • gold five hour beverage package
  • race book per guest
  • betting facilities
  • **Must be over 18 years of age

Price: $235 per person, $220 per SAJC Member


Endeavour Homes Fashion Pavilion Upper Level

Fantastic location on the derby lawns straight featuring a spacious balcony overlooking the entire racecourse.
Package includes:

  • entry into the racecourse
  • superb two course luncheon and afternoon tea
  • platinum five hour beverage package
  • fashion parades
  • entertainment from DJ Curtis
  • race book per guest
  • betting facilities
  • plasma screens
  • **Must be over 18 years of age**

Price: $250 per person,

Endeavour Homes Pavilion Lower Level

Great indoor and outdoor area located on the derby lawns straight.
Package includes:

  • entry into the racecourse
  • gourmet buffet luncheon
  • gold five hour beverage package
  • entertainment from DJ Mark C
  • race book per guest
  • betting facilities
  • **Must be over 18 years of age**

Price: $190 per person, $175 per SAJC Member


Rainlover Bar

Accessible and rustic, this inside/outside area is located on the ground floor of the Heritage Grandstand, adjacent to Champagne Garden (trackside) lawns.

Package includes:

  • entry into the racecourse
  • one food voucher plus afternoon tea
  • two beverage vouchers for house beer, wine, sparkling and soft drink
  • betting facilities
  • cash bar
  • casual style seating
  • **Must be over 18 years of age**

Price: $95 per person

For booking information on all events at the South Australian Jockey Club please visit: http://www.sajc.com.au


Riverside Restaurant At The InterContinental Adelaide

Indulge in our buffet and  3 hour beverage package before viewing the race that stops a nation on one of our 2 big screens available.

Time:12:30 – 15:30

Price:$120 per person

Booking Information: Full pre payment required to secure a reservation. Please contact Amanda Robins on 08 8238 2402 or email [email protected]


The Hotel Richmond

Glitz & Glamour along with stylish fun & flare! TAB Facilities, sweepstakes, prizes for best hat & best dressed. Includes 3 course menu 4 hours beverage package Syn Cuvee Blanc 2008, Dusky Sounds Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Torzi Matthews ‘Schist Rock’ Shiraz 2011. Bottled Beers: Coopers Pale Ale, Cascade Light, Vale Ale, Pure Blonde and Hills Cider Selection of soft drinks and Juices.

Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Price: $120 pp

Booking Information:  call 8215 4415 or email [email protected]


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