Where to Spend Melbourne Cup in Subi
Remember, remember, the fifth of November. It's the race that stops the nation. Yep, it is Melbourne Cup. Millions of Australians will fill the bars, cafes, pubs and racecourses across the country on the fifth of November. It’s a day to get out the best suits, dresses and hats. The day where glasses of bubbles are to be had and sweepstakes are to be won.
We have compiled a list of the best Cup Day events in Subi that will suit just about anyone. A word to the wise, book ahead as Cup Day 2019 in Subiaco is going to be huge!
This iconic bar is right in the heart of Subi. The warm, welcoming and vibrant décor of one of the most iconic pubs in all of WA will be the backdrop to scenes of fashion and fun on Cup Day. At a cost of $80 per person, enjoy a three-course lunch and a glass of Charles Pelletier on arrival. It also allows entry into the Subi Hotel’s best dressed competition along with entry to some door prizes! Find out more
They say it takes a village to raise a child, well it might take the Village Bar to raise your spirits if one’s horse doesn’t come in! There will be food, drinks, entertainment, prizes, sweepstakes and a glass of Prosecco or Aperol Spritz on arrival. The Village Bar will be open until late, allowing attendees to transition comfortably from Cup Day into a Cup Night, without changing venues! A la Carte menu + platters available. Bookings essential. Find out more
Bistro Felix is an award-winning Bistro that serves first class cuisine and the finest wines from around Australia and the world, all within a modern, sophisticated setting. Opening their doors from 11am until 4pm, Bistro Felix is the perfect place to watch the race and to enjoy Melbourne Cup. Bookings are essential and at $85 dollars per person, the ticket includes a three-course meal, a glass of sparkling and prizes. Tables are sure to fill up quick. Find out more
Celebrate in style without breaking the budget on Melbourne Cup day. Gather the pals and head to Refuge Small Bar for a long afternoon of mouth-watering food, delicious cocktails, limited-run beers, and all the fun for Australia’s biggest & best sporting event. Tickets are just $20 but very limited. Find out more
Melbourne Cup at The Vic
Since 1898, The Vic has been the place for locals and travellers to wet their whistle and fill their bellies. A true Subiaco icon, one can’t go wrong in backing The Vic on Cup Day. Get your glad rags on and head down to The Vic, where $70 per person will allow for entry, a three-course lunch and some sweet live entertainment. They are also offering some seating options for small and larger groups. There will also be a private area available for $700 that comes with six bottles of wine and six grazing boards to share. Find out more
Melbourne Cup Lunch at Funtastico
Funtastico is a modern, FUN, vibrant and friendly restaurant right in the heart of Subi. With a gorgeous fascinator, head down for lunch on Cup Day and be spoilt with a three-course meal and a glass of Prosecco for $85. Funtastico are also putting on door prizes, sweepstakes, best dressed prizes, drink specials and they will be showing the race on their big screens. Let the bubbly flow and may our horse WIN! Find out more
If you’re in the mood for Melbourne Cup with a French twist, head over to Bloody French for a three course meal including oysters and a glass of sparking on arrival. Guests will be treated to prizes for best dressed and sweeps. It starts from 11 am costs $70 per person. Find out more