Melbourne Cup 2018 Festivities in Lane Cove

melbourne cup horse racing

Melbourne Cup is on Tuesday, the 6th of November 2018.

It is the race that stops a nation. Well, maybe it used to when it was run at around 2.45pm (back in the day), but a 3pm race time means school pick-up time for many and an interruption to those champagne focused festivities.

That said, just being a part of the Melbourne Cup hype is fun, and a great excuse to get together with a group of friends for lunch, gossip, and to show off your new fascinator.

Big Screen at Lane Cove Plaza

You can view the race that stops a nation on the big screen in Lane Cove Plaza. All the action from 2pm.

melbourne up plaza

The Alcott

Celebrate the race that stops a nation at The Alcott.  You can choose from:

Mediterranean Table Share – $70 pp (ground floor); or

The Alcott Experience – 3 Course Set Menu (level 1) – $120 pp


Be close to the plaza action with lunch at Louisiane. You can book by calling 0414 221 368.



Celebrate MelbourneCup at Shorties LaneCove! They have a  set menu and drinks package available with screens showing the race and a glass of bubbles for you on arrival. Bookings via 02 9418 9780 details please visit .

Lane Cove Golf Club

How about a round of golf and then a buffet lunch? The Lane Cove Golf Club has a great Melbourne Cup Day lined up for you. Book via (02) 9427 6631.

The Diddy

The Longueville Sporting Club (aka The Diddy) has a 3 course meal. The cost is $60 per person. You must book in advance, via (02) 9427 2210. The menu is below.

Longueville Hotel

Spend the most glamorous day of the year with us at the Longueville Hotel and our special ‘Cup Day Package’.

$75pp: glass of sparkling wine + canapes on arrival + 3 course meal.

Melbourne Cup LIVE & LOUD on all the big screens.
To make your booking please call 9427 2021

*Conditions apply. Drink responsibly.


Self Catering for Melbourne Cup

Chargrill Charlie’s

Planning a Melbourne Cup lunch at home or at the office?. Please contact the Lane Cove store to order on (02) 8095 9761.

Catering Options

Why not have the functioned catered by one of our local caterers.  We have an extensive list of local caterers in our business directory.

Champagne and Melbourne Cup go hand in hand and Porters Northwood offers free home delivery and a glass service.

Frock Up

Make sure you book early at your hairdresser – if you don’t have a local hairdresser then we have some great ones listed in our business directory.

A tan is a must for Melbourne Cup so head on over to The Beautician in Lane Cove for a spray tan.

To deliver a perfect flawless tan for a summer glow, The Beautician only uses the best – St Tropez tanning mist. We offer 3 St Tropez solutions for you to choose from, depending on the colour you’re trying to achieve – Classic Bronzing Mist,  Express Bronzing Mist and Dark Bronzing Mist. The signature Aromaguard fragrance will also give you the tanned look without the tell-tale spray tanned smell. Our spray tans are applied in a special pro-tanning booth by our professional trained staff, to ensure you have a natural golden tan.

Classic Bronzing Mist  – whatever your skin type this is the most natural looking, ultimate tan.
Express Bronzing Mist – is St. Tropez’s most revolutionary tan yet. It lets you select how dark you want to go by choosing when you shower. The formulation contains fast-acting ingredients that absorb quickly into the skin allowing you to select your depth of colour; For a light, sunkissed glow – shower after 1 hour. For a golden-bronze tan – leave on for 2 hours. For a deeper, darker result – wait 3 hours or more.  After showering your skin is left smooth and silky.
Dark Bronzing Mist – For a spray tan which gives the wow factor leaving you with a deep bronzed look.
Spray tan $45.00
Spray Tan x 3 (prepaid)  $105.00
St Tropez Body Exfoliation – 30 mins $55.00
All tanning treatments include a complimentary dry exfoliation, disposable g-string and hairnet.

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