Shell House
Melbourne Cup

Celebrate Melbourne Cup Day 2023 at Shell House

Four ways to play

Get ready to experience the glamour, excitement and thrill of Australia’s most prestigious horse racing event at Shell House.

Join us for an unforgettable Melbourne Cup Day celebration on Tuesday 7th November 2023.

Dress to impress in your finest race day attire to take part in our Fashions on the Field competition for a chance to win fabulous prizes.

All guests will receive complimentary access to the Official After Party in Sky Bar featuring special guest entertainment.

Menzies Bar

4-course shared menu by Culinary Director Joel Bickford & Head Chef Laurent Rippoles


Scallop toast, fried garlic

Chicken liver bigne, crema de Montenegro


Smoked tomato bread, aged balsamic

Stracciatella, piel de sapo, mustard seed

Raw lamb, pistachio, turnip


Steamed coral trout, mussels, carrot, orange wine

 Porchetta, green olive, anchovy, oregano

Radicchio, black grape, gorgonzola

Russet potato, white onion, caper


Limoncello, smoked vanilla, semolina


Doors open 12pm, last booking at 2pm
$125 per person includes a spritz on arrival


Dining Room & Terrace

5-course shared menu by Culinary Director Joel Bickford & Head Chef Aaron Ward


Potato, scallop, caviar
Cucumber, horseradish, chives

Whole wheat sourdough, cultured butter

Tuna crudo, mandarin, buckwheat, chilli
Leek, smoked sour cream, hazelnut, sheeps milk fetta

Tortellini, duck, burnt onion, pecorino

Coral trout, peas, nettles, preserved lemon
Wagyu beef, taleggio, radicchio, cipollini onion
Beans, almonds
Dutch cream potato, mustard

Burnt honey parfait, macadamia, chocolate
Lemon, olive oil, yuzushu

Doors open 11.30am, last lunch booking at 1pm
$250 per person includes a glass of Champagne on arrival


Sky Bar

Open-air canapé party perched high above the bustling Sydney City streets

Canapé Menu

Smoked salmon, dill, caper
Potato, scallop, chive
Lamb kofta, yoghurt, lemon, flatbread
Pork and fennel sausage roll
Spiced pumpkin doughnut
Onion, potato bhaji, yoghurt
Prawn toast, sesame, lime
Lobster, celery, parsley, aioli, shredded lettuce, milk bread roll

Canapé party 12.30pm to 3pm
$150 per person inclusive of a selection of beverages & canapés


Clocktower Bar

Private party in the Clocktower

Want the entire Clocktower Bar to yourselves? We’re thrilled to offer this space to one very special group to celebrate Melbourne Cup 2023 in the Clocktower Bar, exclusively.

Think Champagne, lobster and caviar amongst a sea of familiar, smiling faces. Enquire with our Events Team for further details.

All guests will receive complimentary access to the Official After Party in Sky Bar.

Register Your Interest

The After Party

Continue the celebration late into the night with our Official After Party kicking off straight after the race and featuring a stellar line up of Sydney’s best selectors soundtracking your day into night.

3.30pm til close.
Complimentary access for all ticket holders.