Giddy up and race into QT Hotels and Resorts for Melbourne Cup celebrations that are set to stop the nation on Tuesday 7th November 2017.
Set to rival the trackside marquees, QT Hotels and Resorts have put their best hoof forward to create an unrivalled race day atmosphere. Fillies and colts can mingle, sip bubbles and join in sweepstakes in glamorous comfort while history unfolds at Flemington.
Giddy Up at Gowings Bar & Grill at QT Sydney
Before the horses take to the track for the big race, indulge in a three-course lunch at QT Sydney’s Gowings Bar & Grill. QT Sydney will be the place to watch the day’s action unfold, with a Fashions on the Field contest and sweepstake offering a number of exciting prizes to be won. Post-event celebrations will continue upstairs in the luxe Gilt Lounge from 4pm.
- $145 per person for three courses and a glass of Mumm on arrival
- Bookings: (02) 8262 0062
Winning Cocktails at QT Melbourne
Soak up the sunshine and sip on a winning selection of Spring Racing cocktails and champagne at Pascale Bar or The Rooftop at QT. Place your bets on a Sparkling Caviar – Tanqueray, crème de violet, lemon juice, Prosecco, fresh flowers; Martini Diva – Vodka Skyy, lemon juice, passionfruit, egg white and sugar; or Prince of Paloma – Espolon Tequila, Aperol, sugar, lime, fresh grapefruit juice and topped with Capi Soda, while watching the action unfold on the screens.
- $22 per cocktail
- $99 bottle of Mumm Brut available over the course of Spring Racing
- Bookings (03) 8636 8808
Rosé at the races at QT Gold Coast’s Outdoor Calypso Terrace
Get ready for an unforgettable Melbourne Cup Day at QT Gold Coast’s famous Stingray and Yamagen bars. With two hours of premium food and drinks, an Instagram-worthy floral backdrop, flowing rosé and sweepstakes, the who’s who on the Gold Coast will be out in force.
- $110 per person all inclusive
- $100 per person when booking a table of ten
- 12pm – 3pm
- Bookings: (07) 5584 1200
Melbourne Cup Bellini High Tea at QT Gold Coast
FIXX Café is bringing style and glamour to the Gold Coast this Melbourne Cup. Starting the day with Bellini cocktails and a spring inspired High Tea; this is the perfect event for the most fashionable and discerning of foodies.
- $39 per person
- $69 per person includes two hours of Bellini’s
- 10am – 12pm
- Bookings (07) 5584 1200
Melbourne Cup lunch at QT Gold Coast’s BAZAAR
Enjoy the glamour of the Melbourne Cup with fine food, champagne and fashion at BAZAAR. As well as a gigantic sweepstake, best-dressed awards and live streaming from Flemington, partygoers are also invited to Stingray Lounge to continue celebrations at the conclusion of lunch.
- $149 per person all-inclusive
- $140 per person when booking a table of 10
- Bookings: (07) 5584 1200
Get Race Day Ready at QT Gold Coast’s spaQ
The talented team a spaQ is offering race-day glamour to all the fashion fillies on the Gold Coast, with customised makeup appointments available. Using Australian owned boutique makeup range Issada, ladies can also choose from Flawless false lashes.
- $45 minutes from $90 per person
- Bookings essential
- Bookings: (07) 5584 1108 or email [email protected]
Melbourne Cup at QT Port Douglas’ Estilo Bar
Feel like you are trackside with an extravagant lawn party at Estilo Bar this Melbourne Cup Day. With a glass of champagne on arrival, two hours of delicious canapés and beverages, punters can also take part in Fashions on the Lawn, sweepstakes, and lucky door prizes. The party will continue with the official post-race party with DJ on the deck from 3pm.
- $89 per person
- 12pm – 2pm