The Race that stops a nation @ Deckhouse

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To celebrate the 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup, Deckhouse is hosting a day of fantastic food, drinks, and entertainment in all the glamour of a true Melbourne Cup day event.

Book your Melbourne Cup Day experience at Deckhouse

It’s called the race that stops a nation for a good reason. At 3pm on the first Tuesday in November, the richest “two-mile” horse race in the world gets underway, leaving thousands of people screaming themselves hoarse (pardon the pun) for the next 3 minutes, all willing their pick to cross the finish line first.

Since 1861 the Melbourne Cup has been an iconic fixture in not only the horse racing calendar, but indeed the national calendar. This year’s Lexus Melbourne Cup has seen a significant raise in the stakes for those that qualify for the 24-horse cup race with the total prize fund at an eye watering $7.3 million, with the winner taking home $4 million plus the magnificent gold cup itself, valued at $175,000.

2018 at Flemington racecourse is set to be the biggest to date. The Myer Fashions on the Field event – showcasing the crème de la crème of race day fashion, is accompanied by brilliant live entertainment from:

The Presets, YO! Mafia, and lastly, and by no means least, the incomparable Mr SAM SMITH. The Grammy winning singer-songwriter will be performing in the Mounting Yard ahead of the big race.

Celebrate with us at Deckhouse

To celebrate the 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup, Deckhouse is hosting a day of fantastic food, drinks, and entertainment in all the glamour of a true Melbourne Cup day event. Here’s what we have on offer for you to celebrate the Melbourne Cup in style this year:

  • Sumptuous 3 course lunch
  • Beverages (including Champagne on arrival) – Wine, beers, soft drinks (until 3pm) – beverages on consumptions until 6pm
  • DJ and after party until 6pm
  • Live race broadcast
  • Prizes

We are very pleased to welcome our entertainer and DJ for the day, Nacho Pop. Nacho has hosted “So You Think You Can Dance Australia” and worked with artists such as Pharrell Williams, Snoop Dogg and The Black Eyed Peas, to name a few.

You can enjoy all of this for just $140pp ALL INCLUSIVE at our stunning Woolwich waterfront location with superb harbour views. Additionally, why not treat yourself further with a return VIP water taxi transfer from Circular Quay for just $20pp.

Book your Melbourne Cup Day experience at Deckhouse

About Deckhouse

Deckhouse, part of the Dedes Waterfront Group, has been serving Sydney for over 7 years now and it was an honour to be recognised as one of the top restaurants Sydney side through being the recipient of the 2017 Best Café Dining Experience. This recognition was given through the Savour Australia Hostplus Awards for Excellences and is a nationally recognised, independently judged awards program that recognises exceptional service and culinary talent Australia wide.

On 1st July 2011, Deckhouse opened its doors to the public and ever since it has been one of the most sought-after water front venues Sydney has to offer. With panoramic views across the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the City Skyline, Deckhouse offers a first-class dining experience through the culinary expertise of our Chefs and the professionalism of staff.

Come and join us at Deckhouse Sydney for what will be an outstanding day of celebrations for the 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup.

Don’t hesitate, BOOK your Melbourne Cup Day experience with us here


What People Say

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I am honestly blown away by how amazing the whole day went and your organisation made the whole reception an absolute dream. I have had countless comments from a huge number of the guests about all the little Deckhouse touches that made the evening so wonderful. From the room set up, the kids meal, the dessert bar, the meals, the service of the wait-staff, the help with the sparkler exit, the attendance to us in the bridal suite, accommodating the tricky dietaries - it was all amazing and noticed. We feel very lucky to have found you and the Deckhouse.

- Katie & Matt
We wanted to take the opportunity to specifically express our most sincere thanks to Raphael. We could not have imagined a better person to oversee the running of our wedding day. He was simply brilliant! I was amazed at how instinctive, gracious and professional he was, and he constantly made sure that everything was running smoothly. His presence allowed us to have the best possible night. Nothing was too much trouble and he anticipated every little thing - just amazing! I also wanted to again pass on my thanks to Alana who did such a wonderful job corresponding with me in regards to our planning. I had quite a number of requests to say the least and she was always calm and patient and able to accommodate my requests. Thank you for the wonderful job you did in helping us put together the wedding of our dreams.

- Tessa & Paul