Best spots to watch the Melbourne Cup
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G'day, Auckland!

Dress to impress and place your bets, because we know the best places to watch this year’s Melbourne Cup. From long lunches to bottomless beverages and live music, here's how you can celebrate this race day.

The Lula Inn

The big race goes bottomless this November with Lula's Melbourne Cup Bottomless. Make sure you join them for all the action, with treats like:

  • Host & DJ Benny Boy throwing down on the decks!
  • Bottomless Mumm Champagne for 90 minutes
  • 3-course white table lunch
  • Live races & cup sweepstakes
  • Prizes for best dressed
  • TAB available on-site

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Join Basalt on their sun-drenched rooftop this Melbourne Cup Day! Basalt are celebrating the Melbourne Cup with an afternoon rooftop party, free canapes on arrival, a DJ playing from 4pm till late, and of course showing the live races!

The Rooftop bar opens from 1pm.

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Saddle up and head to Regatta for the race that stops two nations! Join Regatta for a leisurely lunch overlooking the water, where they'll have all the action on the big screen.

  • Complimentary flute of Mumm on arrival for all lunch bookings
  • Races live and loud all day long
  • Main race kicks off 5pm

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