Summer’s at the starting line

12 Oct 2022
Summer’s at the starting line

On your marks, get set, for the 2022 Melbourne Cup at The Lounge.

Whether you’re a horse-racing enthusiast or just enjoy dressing up and wearing a fascinator for the day, The Lounge will be celebrating the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday 1 November*, with live streaming of the races throughout the day.

From 12 – 3.30pm staff can enjoy a main and dessert for $40pp or an entrée, main and dessert for $55pp. In addition, a complimentary Bellini cocktail will be served on arrival (with a non-alcoholic option also available).

In addition, from 2 - 4pm there'll be a range of afternoon snacks available for $15.


Seared Wagyu beef tataki (gf, h, df) - smoked ponzu, wasabi and radish or

Local burrata (v, h) - ox heart tomato, sourdough crisp, olive and basil oil


Roast chicken breast (h, gf) - eggplant, morning glory and green curry sauce or

Globe artichokes & smoked almond (df, v, h, gf, vgn) - spiced roast zucchini, pickled squash, lemon and herbs or

Steamed snapper - roast capsicum, broccolini, chorizo dressing


Whipped chocolate (v, h) - mascarpone, salt caramel, banana, peanut brittle or

Peach granita (v, h, gf, df, vgn) - whipped coconut cream and freeze-dried raspberry

Melbourne Cup snacks 

Antipasti board                                                

Saffron, basil and mozzarella arancini

Prosciutto, Manchego, pickles

Burnt eggplant dip and crisp flat bread

*Please note, these will be the only food options available for lunch on Tuesday 1 November.