Melbourne Cup

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Whether you like to celebrate with a cheeky bet, you’re just in it for the bubbles and the excuse to purchase a new outfit or you’re a betting superstar who always comes out on top, join us at our famous Melbourne Cup celebrations. We’ll have live entertainment, two delicious menu options to choose from, Fashions by the Bay competitions, prizes and giveaways along with a killer view of Sydney Harbour. We also have 8+ screens to catch all the action and on-site TAB facilities.


Coming from King Street Wharf or Circular Quay? Free transfers available for groups. Just ask us!

Grazing & Feasting

Grand Feast Prawns and Seafood Platter

Grand Feast

The Grand Feast menu is the ultimate for those seeking a luxe experience for Melbourne Cup by the Bay. Served as a three-course feast in a communal style, the menu was curated to cater to the grand gourmand and serious foodie in all of us. Includes a 3 hour premium beverage package plus a glass of Piper-Heidsieck on arrival.

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Buffet at Melbourne Cup

Beach Buffet

Watsons Bay is famed for its delectable culinary spreads. Our Beach Buffet menu for Melbourne Cup showcased all the favourites including fresh seafood, antipasto, spiced meats, delicious desserts and more. Includes a 3 hour beverage package plus a glass of prosecco on arrival.

Or simply choose to feast and drink as you please for $99 (buffet only, cash bar available).

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You could win!

It’s more than just the Cup!

What’s a day out at the races without some prizes and competitions! See below for our prizes that you could win on the day.

Best Dressed Female

$1000 voucher


Best Dressed Female Runner Up

$200 voucher

Best Dressed Female 2nd Runner Up

Remington Infinite Protect Hair Dryer  + Soho Collection Hair Straightener valued at $149.90

Best Dressed Male

1 nights stay at Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel in a Watsons King valued at up to $429

Best Dressed Male Runner Up

Remington Barber’s Best Pro All-In-One Grooming Kit valued at $129.95

Best Dressed Male 2nd Runner up

Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Hamper valued at $99.95


Group Best Dressed Winner

Creed Perfume Exclusive Masterclass valued at $500

Group Best Dressed Runner Up

$350 Beach Club voucher (not for use on the day)

Snap & Win

Geo-tag into Watsons on Insta a bottle an hour

1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

And don’t forget to stop by our hydration station on your way out to grab an Aqua Love water, you’ll thanks us the morning after!

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Melbourne Cup Enquiries

Got a question? Ask us here. Book via our reservations page.