Melbourne Cup Lunch Brisbane

It’s the race that stops the nation – and this year Portside Wharf is kicking its Melbourne Cup celebrations into a full gallop! The riverside dining destination has a bunch of fabulous soirees to choose from, plus free live music on the wharf from 3pm–7pm to keep the good times rolling well into the evening. Whether you’re keen for Italian vibes, all-day grazing or a lavish banquet, there is something to suit every mare and filly.

If you haven’t locked in your Melbourne Cup Event, make sure you check out one of Portside Wharf’s venues with a range of special offers to make this year one to remember.

Melbourne Cup Events at Portside Wharf


Byblos Bar: 

Feeling fancy? Celebrate your Melbourne Cup lunch with a lavish three-course banquet and premium four-hour beverage package at Byblos Bar complete with full race-day coverage, entertainment, charity sweepstakes and best-dressed prizes. Tickets are $169 per person, with the party running from 12pm-4pm. You can make a booking online, email: or call 07 3268 1998 to book.

@Mr & Mrs Jones 

Enjoy a relaxing day with grazing plates all afternoon & a complimentary glass of French bubbles on arrival. Get involved in the fun of the day – with sweeps and Fashions on the Field. Hosted by Anita Service you will most certainly be entertained. And you won’t miss a minute of the action with 3 televisions throughout the venue broadcasting the day’s racing. Tickets are $75 per person, with the party running from 12pm–4pm. You can make a booking online or call 0408 238 494.


 Sink your teeth into this succulent set menu that will appease all the carnivores and vegetarians in your life. Belvedere has you sorted with an antipasto platter to start, drinks package from 12pm-2:30pm, and a live screening to see all the action. To get in on this three-course set menu and drinks package, tickets are $145 per person. You can make a booking by emailing or by calling 073630 0411.

Gusto Da Gianni

The posh eatery joins the whole nation in witnessing this historic race by offering a Melbourne Cup special menu that fits the occasion. For $145 per person, guests will be treated with a premier four-course meal. From 11:30am-2pm the restaurant will also serve a premium beverage package.

You can make a booking online, by emailing or calling 07 3868 2011.

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