Melbourne Cup 2018 | Dutch Courage
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Looking for a relaxed, elegant venue to enjoy Melbourne Cup 2018?


Watch the big race in style as Gin & Gallops returns to our boutique venue on Melbourne Cup day for a fourth consecutive year. With guaranteed seating, an amazing beverage package to keep your thirst at bay plus a choice of a five-course banquet or gourmet canapes, you’ll have all your energy in reserve to cheer on your favourites.


We’ll entertain you before and after the race with live jazz entertainment by Electro Swiggety. And there’ll be lots of sweeps and a prize for best dressed so get your crew together for an afternoon of laid back elegance.



$89     canapes & beverage package (sold out)

$119    five-course banquet & beverage package (sold out)



We’ve sold out the last two years so don’t leave it till the last minute!

All-inclusive tickets

French 75 cocktail on arrival

Ink Gin tonica

3 hours free flowing local & international craft beer & premium wine

choice of 5 course banquet or gourmet canapes

live jazz entertainment by Electro Swiggety

sweeps & prizes

guaranteed seating

Melbourne Cup 2018 at Dutch Courage


Tuesday 6 November


Doors open: 12pm

Live music by Electro Swiggety: 12pm

Beverage package service: 12pm

Canape & banquet service: 12.30pm

Melbourne Cup race time: 2pm

Cash bar: 3pm




Please note *

Table & seating allocation is set in advance by management & can include cafe tables, coffee tables, bar tables & bar stools. Not all seats have a view of the screens & therefore some guests may need to stand to watch the race. Guests on separate bookings wishing to sit together must advise us by email to before Fri 2 Nov. Both canapes & banquet service will commence at 12.30pm and cannot be delayed for guests arriving after this time.