Melbourne Cup 2021 at Social! | Verandah

Melbourne Cup 2021 at Social!

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Verandah Precinct, home to Verandah Bar and Social Dining, is set to dazzle this Melbourne Cup Day!

Whether you’re interested in fine dining at Social, or pub fare with flare at Verandah, experience inventive food, creative cocktails, stellar service and memorable entertainment.

Get ready to swap out your activewear for racewear, because Melbourne Cup is right around the corner! After a few months of hibernation, we’re ready to burst through the gates and give Race Day the celebration it deserves!

Giddy on up to Verandah Precinct for a stellar Covid-safe Melbourne Cup event in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, from 11:30am on Tuesday 2nd November.


All of your favourite Melbourne Cup classics are back:

Catch the race LIVE & LOUD on our big screens
Onsite TAB
Best Dressed Prizes



Feast like a Cup Day winner with a glass of Veuve Cliquot or Peroni on arrival, canapés and a lavish three course lunch in the Social dining room.
Brought to you by Head Chef, Anthony Musa, indulge in dishes such as Citrus-Cured Hiramasa Kingfish and Confit Duck Maryland with Boulangère Potatoes, before diving into a delicious line up of desserts including White Chocolate Parfait and Salted Caramel Pear Tart.




Sydney rock oysters – shallot, coriander, white soy and sesame pearls
Ox tail arancini – taleggio, basil aioli
BBQ heirloom carrots – beetroot glaze, dukkah


Seared atlantic salmon – creamed corn, chorizo crumb
Citrus cured hiramasa kingfish – cucumber and apple salad, buttermilk, chive oil, shiso
Stuffed lamb cutlet – roasted peppers, madeira sauce
Beetroot carpaccio – goats curd, rocket, roasted hazelnuts, vino cotto


250g rangers valley sirloin – frittes, bordelaise sauce
Confit duck maryland – boulangère potatoes, red wine jus
Grilled swordfish – buttered leeks, spring bay mussels, avruga, persillade sauce
Roasted spiced eggplant – slow cooked chickpeas, labna, soft herbs


White chocolate parfait – dark chocolate delice, raspberries, chocolate mousse
Salted caramel pear tart – vanilla bean ice cream
Australian and international cheeses – quince paste, fig and walnut, lavosh



We all need something to look forward to right now!
Book today
for Verandah Precinct’s Melbourne Cup 2021 – and get excited for the biggest and best Cup Day celebration in Sydney’s CBD!


Click here to see what’s happening at Verandah Bar for Melbourne Cup.

*Booking fees apply.


Covid Safe Event

Verandah Precinct is COVID Safe, and we continue to place the safety of our patrons above all else. Melbourne Cup 2021 will operate within NSW Health Guidelines at the time of the event.

To ensure compliance with government capacity restrictions, limited tickets are available to purchase. If you miss out on first release, you can join our waitlist and be the first in line to snap up any additional seats if restrictions permit. To join this waitlist, please email

In the instance that Melbourne Cup 2021 must be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, all ticket holders will be refunded in full.

*Booking fees apply.