Melbourne Cup

Tuesday, 7 November 2023

Saddle up for Brisbane’s best Melbourne Cup events for 2023 on the Riverfront at HSW!

Join us for ‘A Spring Affair’ this Cup Day on Tuesday the 7th of November with a range of offerings across the Wharves.

From a casual setting with ice-cold beers and canapés to a lavish, sit down banquet with Champagne, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

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Mr Percival’s

$350pp | 11:30am – 3pm
Fresh seafood, delectable canapés, curated assortment of delicious bites + 3.5hr premium beverage package.

Mr Percival’s will bring the extravagance of Melbourne Cup to the riverfront with an exclusive race day gathering.

Prepare to delight the senses as Mr Percival’s transforms into a vibrant, outdoor party on the overwater decks. Enjoy fresh seafood, delectable canapés, Champagne and refreshing cocktails for the race that stops nation with DJs until late.



$295pp | 11:30am – 3pm
Three-course Cantonese banquet + 3.5hr premium beverage package including Louis Roederer Champagne.

Experience the luxury of Melbourne Cup at Stanley with an exclusive race day event. Join us for a lavish three-course Cantonese banquet curated by Head Chef Louis Tikaram inclusive of a premium beverage package with Louis Roederer Champagne.


Felons Barrel Hall

$90pp | Shared feast menu, drinks on consumption
$165pp | Shared feast menu + 3hr beverage package from 11:30am – 2:30pm

Assemble the gang, hedge your bets & say “Hall Yeah” to the race that stops the nation! This Melbourne Cup, catch the race live & loud on the big screen and indulge your senses with the spring fruit flavours of barrel aged beers, a rocking menu of delicious eats & live performances that’ll keep the good times rolling! Arrival from 11am.


Felons Brewing Co.

$95pp | From 11am
Three-course shared, feast menu

Rally your finest crew & head to Felons Brewing Co. for Melbourne Cup 2023! Watch the race live on the big screens, savour a delectable spread of seasonal flavours & settle into the afternoon with DJ’s spinning on the brew-deck with an ice-cold Felons beer in hand.


Ciao Papi – SOLD OUT

$240pp | 11:30am – 3pm
Enjoy a shared, three-course Italian feast + 3.5hr premium beverage package including Veuve Clicquot Champagne.

Saddle up & join us at Ciao Papi for a vibrant Italian garden party this Melbourne Cup Day.

Take your seat along the Brisbane riverfront & enjoy an Italian grande feast inclusive of wines, beers, spritzes & spirits.



$175pp Celebration Package
$280pp Premium Package

Make your way to Greca for Melbourne Cup and start with a welcoming glass of Taittinger. Indulge in a delightful sharing menu, paired with a 2-hour beverage package throughout your meal.

Flaunt your style for a chance at best-dressed prizes and place your bets with Greca’s sweepstakes ahead of the race that stops the nation at 2pm.



$175pp Celebration Package
$280pp Premium Package

Kick the day off with a glass of Taittinger on arrival before settling into Yoko’s delicious sharing menu and 2-hour beverage package.

Strut your style for best-dressed prizes and embrace the thrill of Yoko’s exclusive sweepstakes ahead of the race at 2pm.


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Walk-ins always welcome at Mr Percivals, Stanley Bar, Felons Brewing Co. and Felons Barrel Hall.

We look forward to welcoming you to The Wharves!

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