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Local’s Guide To Doing Melbourne Cup Right

All the ways you can enjoy Melbourne Cup with a glass of bubbles in hand.

A Fancy Affair

Think truffled brie jaffles, salmon tartare en croute and champagne bottles popping left right and centre this Melbourne Cup at Eleven Acres. Experience an afternoon of scrumptious canapes, beautiful outfits and the atmosphere of Melbourne Cup.

When: Tuesday 6 November, 12pm – 4pm
Where: Eleven Acres, 363 Branyan Drive, Bundaberg
Cost: $54pp – includes bubbles or beer on arrival and canapes



Ladies Day Out

Dress up with your girls for a day of fun, fashion and food. Catered by local chef Dion Taylor, enjoy live music, gourmet nibbles, sweepstakes and fashion parades at Bundaberg's quirkiest venue, Riverfeast.

When: Tuesday 6 November, 11am – 5pm
Where: Riverfeast, 1A Scotland Street, Bundaberg East
Cost: $75pp/$700 for a table of 10 – includes gourmet nibbles and complimentary champagne



Canapes and Cocktail Dresses

Head to The Waves Sports Club and attend the Pier One Melbourne Cup Cocktail Event. With premium beverages, canapes, live music and an exclusive screening of the race that stops the nation, you'll be happy, full and engaged all afternoon!

When: Tuesday 6 November, 12pm – 3:30pm
Where: The Waves Sports Club, 1 Miller Street, Bundaberg
Cost: $75pp – includes premium beverages, canapes, live music and race screening



Veuve Clicquot On Arrival

Water Street Kitchen is puling out all the stops this Melbourne Cup with a decadent three course lunch in their newly renovated dining space. Sip a glass of Veuve Clicquot on arrival before sitting down to a mouth-watering luncheon with your closest friends.

When: Tuesday 6 November, 12pm – 3pm
Where: Water Street Kitchen, 85 Water Street, Bundaberg
Cost: $85pp – includes three course lunch and a glass of Veuve Clicquot on arrival



DIY Melbourne Cup

Put on your party hat and get the gang together for some Melbourne Cup fun. Plan your own screening party of the race that stops the nation. Create scrumptious cheese platters and nibbles, bring-a-plate style dining and local-drink inspired cocktails.

Gin & Hibiscus Kombucha Cocktail
2 ounces Kalki Moon gin
1 ounce Campari
½ ounce fresh Bundy Lime juice
½ tsp finely grated fresh Bunda Ginga ginger
5 ounces of HOTI Hibiscus Ginger
Bundy Lime wedge (for serving)

Classic Dark & Stormy
Bundaberg Ginger Beer
50ml Bundaberg Original UP Rum
20ml Bundy Lime juice
Bundy Lime wedge (for serving)

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