Melbourne Cup 2021 at Verandah! | Verandah

Melbourne Cup 2021 at Verandah!

Melbourne Cup at Verandah Precinct

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


Welcomed with a Bellini or Heineken on arrival, be transported to Sydney CBD’s most lively Melbourne Cup Day celebration!
Enjoy three courses from AHA Chef of the Year, Brad Sloane, featuring Beef Carpaccio with Parmesan Crisp and Quail Egg, Barramundi with Cauliflower Cream and Black Barley, and Ricotta, Honey and Drunken Prune Tart.




Zucchini Flowers – Ricotta, Broad Bean Pesto, Lemon
House Smoked Salmon – Apple, Fennel, Taramasalata, Roe
Beef Carpaccio – Parmesan Crisp, Quail Egg, Capers, Horseradish, Focaccia


Risotto Forestiere – Forest Mushroom Risotto, Truffle, Potato & Parmesan Foam
Slow Roasted Grainge Sirloin – Dauphinoise Potato, Spinach, Onion Rings, Red Wine Jus
Humpty Doo Barramundi – Cauliflower Cream, Black Barley, Spring Vegetables a la Grecque


Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse – Salted Caramel, Crème Fraiche
Ricotta, Honey & Drunken Prune Tart – Cinnamon Ice cream
Australian Cheese – Fruit, Lavosh, Quince


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!

If you’re looking for a fine dining experience this Melbourne Cup, click here to see what’s happening at Social Dining.

*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. You can join our waitlist by emailing

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.