Guys racing season is upon us, so it’s time to stop foaling around (get it??) and lock down your Melb Cup plans! And we’re here to make that decision so much easier for you with our top 3 picks for the coolest Melb Cup events Brisbane has to offer. All you really have to do now is decide yay or neigh (we’d also like to apologise in advance for the terrible horse puns that are yet to come).
Min & Co
41A Wellington Rd, East Brisbane
If you’re always the one at a party that’s so hungry you could eat a …oh wait…nevermind. Anyway, the point is that at Min & Co, you will not leave hungry. This fabulous restaurant is throwing an absolute Cup Day feast! The spread will include antipasto, hand stretched pizzas, homemade pasta and salads for those of you wishing to remain as healthy as a horse. And just when you thought this offer couldn’t get any better, Min & Co takes it one step further by making this extravaganza into an all you can eat buffet that gets served to your table! On top of this there will be a sweep that you can join in, and with every booking you’ll receive a free glass of champagne! Sounds like a bellissimo deal to us!
When: Tuesday the 6th of November 2018
Where: Min & Co – 41A Wellington Rd, East Brisbane
Price: $39 per person
30AA Stanley Plaza, South Brisbane
Southbeach Social was made for Melbourne Cup parties. For the low price of $49 per person, guests will not only be treated to a range of delicious canapes and 3 Oyster Bay beverages, but also the sprawling views that Southbeach Social has to offer of the beach, the river and Brisbane’s glittering city skyline. So celebrate this year’s Melbourne Cup in ultimate style. Oh and we forgot to mention that you will be given a free glass of something sparkling upon arrival. Drinks never taste as good as when they’re free!
When: Tuesday the 6th of November 2018, from 12pm – 3pm
Where: Southbeach Social – 30AA Stanley Plaza, South Brisbane
Price: $49 per person
Melbas On The Park
46 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise
Okay now here is a venue that knows how to go all out for Melbourne Cup Day. Lets run through some of what’s on offer shall we? For $59 per person, guests will be treated to a four and a half hour drink package consisting of premium beers, wine and champagne, giveaways and prizes will be on offer for best dressed as well as a lucky door prize up for grabs. There will also be hot canapes, live entertainment, Dj’s, the list goes on and on really. Melba’s will also make sure that you wont miss a minute of the action with their screens that have been hailed as the ‘biggest screens in Surfers’. We know that this offer sounds too good to be true, but sometimes its best not to look a gift horse in the mouth!
When: Tuesaday the 6th of November 2018, 12pm – 4:30pm
Where: Melbas On The Park – 46 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise
Price: $59 per person
By Aimee Traficante
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