Sofitel Brisbane Is Hosting An Extra Special Melbourne Cup Extravaganza

Sofitel Brisbane Is Hosting An Extra Special Melbourne Cup Extravaganza

Including four different celebration events!

By Siobhan Taylor | 23rd October 2018

When looking for a Melbourne Cup event that will have you celebrating in style, look no further than Sofitel Brisbane Central. In true Sofitel style, Sofitel Brisbane Central will be hosting a selection of sophisticated soirees as they come together to celebrate the race that stops the nation. From indulgent luncheons to cocktail parties, they have the perfect event to satisfy you – no matter how you want to celebrate!

Thyme2 Restaurant will host ‘At The Rails’ Luncheon, an indulgent and exquisite seafood luncheon. Complete with Pimms cocktails on arrival, live screening of the race, Ubet onsite and a 2.5-hour premium beverage package, this ultra-luxe luncheon is perfect for groups of all sizes. Dine on a huge spread of fresh seafood, gourmet canapés, mouth-watering charcuterie and cheeses, a classic Aussie-style buffet of hot foods, international inspired dishes, and a stunning dessert buffet. We’re not kidding – this is one of the best dining menus we’ve seen for Melbourne Cup!

Beverage package:
Adult $139
Adult AccorPlus $129
Without beverage package:
Adult $99
AccorPlus $89
*Prepaid event*

Alternatively, the Privé249 is hosting ‘The Connections’ Premium Veuve Clicquot Lunch Party. Ideal for smaller parties, this includes a delightful selection of fresh seafood, seared beef fillet and decadent handcrafted desserts, as well as plenty of screens and a stunning 2.5-hour beverage package. With live music, Ubet in the lobby and the annual Fashions on the Field competition, we’re sure this will be a spectacular display!

Adult $169 including beverage package
*Prepaid event*

If you prefer to mingle and work the room, make your way to the Cuvée Lounge Bar where they will be hosting ‘The Birdcage’ Moet & Chandon Cocktail Party. Chic and stylish, The Birdcage Cocktail Party at Cuvée Lounge Bar is sure to inspire the senses with fresh Pacific oysters, king prawn cocktails, handcrafted desserts and much more! Indulge in a 2.5-hour beverage package as you take in all the action live from Flemington.

Adult $134 including beverage package
*Prepaid event*

If you’re not quite sure where your plans will take you this Melbourne Cup, Sofitel Brisbane Central will also be hosting ‘In The Paddock’ in their Grand Lobby, with a special Pimm’s and Heineken Pop-Up with Ubet keeping the mood casual and relaxing. Enjoy all the fashion, the action and an afternoon of work – even if you forget to book your tickets!

Where: Sofitel Brisbane Central, 249 Turbot St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
When: Tuesday 6 November
Info: For more info and to get tickets, click here.


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Article by Siobhan Taylor

Brisbane gal through and through, Siobhan is an avid cider-enthusiast and a keen believer in brunch (house deposit be damned). When she's not at the beach, she can be spotted lusting after makeup she can't afford, re-watching The Office (the US version, obviously) or annoying her friends with her insane astrology theories (she's an Aquarius, FYI).


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