Wednesday 17 September 2014

The Main Events: Melbourne Cup at Story Bridge Hotel

Story Bridge Hotel is the place to celebrate Melbourne Cup this year, with several fantastic events to choose from and each one a guaranteed winner no matter where your horse places!

For the best ‘Trackside Marquee’ off the track, the Shelter Bar and the Outback Bar & Grill have the ultimate day of entertainment planned. For $110 per person, indulge in a four-hour package of premium beverages, delicious canapés and noodle boxes by Executive Chef, Jason Walker, as well as a glass of Pol Roger Champagne on arrival.

There will be a TAB on site to place your punts and sweeps on sale to increase your chances of taking out a win! Plus, dress up in your race day finest for Best Dressed, Best Hat and Best Heels competitions. Enjoy fashion parades and DJ entertainment all afternoon, then kick on with the after-races party into the evening. Festivities begin at 11.30am.

For the most indulgent Melbourne Cup celebration, book your table at Deery’s Restaurant & Smokehouse and enjoy a delectable, four-course lunch, with highlights including:  Smoked Pork Belly with sauté trio of mushrooms, pancetta pangritata, salsa verdeBaked Market Fresh Fish with coconut and lemongrass sauce, red papaya, toasted cashew and Viet mint salsa; and sweet treats such as Espresso Crème Caramel with white chocolate and blueberry nougat and passion fruit sorbet. Tickets are $95 per person and bookings are essential.

Or for the ‘Main Event’, opt for a lavish race day in Main St. Bar & Eatery. For $150 per person, this stylish soiree includes four hours of gourmet canapés and food stations, Pol Roger Champagne on arrival and an extensive premium beverage package. And get into the spirit with big screens to view the race, a TAB on site, Best Dressed competitions, sweeps, lucky door prizes and much more!

Secure your ticket to one of Brisbane’s best Melbourne Cup celebrations this year and contact Story Bridge Hotel now.

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