What to do for Melbourne Cup in Sydney after Covid-19

GH Mumm Melbourne Cup Sydney

There’s no lying, it’s been an average year. So let’s join up in trying to send the last few months of it off with some sort of a – probably lame – bang, but a bang nonetheless!

Pier One Sydney Harbour is set to host The Maison Mumm Hotel “off track” for Melbourne Cup this year – bringing guests G.H. Mumm’s flagship Melbourne Cup day celebration to Sydney.

Here’s what to look forward to.

Admiral Suite Private Party or Harbour Balcony Suite Private Party

Spend Melbourne Cup in Pier One’s most luxe suites with uninterrupted views of the Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour and Luna Park from your own private balcony. Guests will indulge in canapés, overflowing grazing boards, a luxe barbecue menu. Some suites include their own private chef for a truly luxe experience. Enjoy a four-hour beverage package including G.H.Mumm Champagne served by a private waiter and a “feature bath” filled with bottles of champagne or decadent desserts while the race action plays on a flatscreen TV.Capacity: 10 GuestsPrice: $5,500Duration: 4 hours + overnight stay for 2 guests

Exclusive Harbourside Pier Booths

Gather with friends or colleagues on the pier at Pier One. The exclusive Pier Booths are located on the pier outside Bar One with stunning views of Walsh Bay. Have your choice of a food and beverage package or pre-order from our Bar One menu. Enjoy Pier One’s harbourside location while you watch the “race that stops the nation”.Capacity: 10 Guests
Price: $1,000 minimum spend
Duration: 3 hours

The Gantry Restaurant will also be hosting Cup Day Lunch priced at $250 per person.

Guests will experience a Melbourne Cup Lunch at the harbourside location. Canapés and a glass of G.H.Mumm Champagne will be served on arrival followed by a four-course tasting menu with matching wines. Watch all the race action with TVs positioned throughout the restaurant. Guests can also indulge and add a bottle of G.H.Mumm Champagne to your lunch for $99 per bottle.