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Melbourne Cup 2016


My, oh my, time really does fly when you’re having fun, and just like that Melbourne Cup has gone and snuck up on us again. But don’t despair friends, it will be a cold day in you-know- where before we’d let this one slip past the post unnoticed!

So gather up your squad, shine those shoes and get that fascinator on point because when it comes to the best Melbourne Cup event Brisbane has to offer, you just can’t go past your friends at Darling & Co. It will be an affair to remember with the smell of blossoming flowers, white picket fences, astro turf, exquisite decorations, and a stunning flower wall with all of the garden party trimmings.

Dress to impress and you could win prizes in various categories in our highly anticipated Fashions on the Field! Prizes include a weekend getaway with Brisbane MINI Garage, & QT Hotels & Resorts Gold Coast, vouchers from Dissh Boutiques, a fitness membership with Barre Brisbane, prize packs from The Brow Bar Paddington, Ella Bache Paddington, Nucerity, The Blow Dry Room, , Tanqueray and The Cloakroom as well as vouchers from Darling & Co! with more sponsors to be announced. Make it a day to remember and back a winner with Ladbrokes taking bets on site.

The event also supports Women's Legal Service who work effortlessly to provide legal advice to women on family and domestic violence issues and to those women who cannot afford legal assistance.

Whether you’re looking for cocktails and canapés or an elegant sit down meal, be the envy of your neigh-bours with our exclusive race day packages. Don’t get caught with a long face – book now!

Melbourne Cup Three Course Seafood Luncheon

$199 per person

Have you been waiting for Melbourne Cup 2016 all year long? Stop stallion and make a booking to our special seated lunch affair! For $199, you can indulge in an exclusive seafood feast at one of the most impressive Melbourne Cup venues Brisbane has to offer.

Seated dining for an intimate meal
3 course seafood lunch
Four hour premium beverage package
Package includes free flowing Veuve Champagne, premium wines, local and craft beers, premium spirits.
Plus spring cocktails including Tanqueray Spritz and Espresso Martinis


IMPORTANT: SIT DOWN AVAILABILITY IS NOW EXTREMELY LOW. PLEASE CALL US DIRECT 07 3367 9800 TO CHECK AVAILABILITY. THANK YOU, DARLING & CO

Melbourne Cup 2016: Cocktails and Canapés Package

$159 per person

Don’t be fooled – Melbourne Cup in Brisbane can be just as fabulous as a day at the races! With our cocktail bar package and a live coverage of the race for only $159 per person, this is one social gathering you cannot miss – so grab your friends, families and coworkers for a day of unbridled celebrations.

Hot and cold canapés
Paella station
Selection of desserts
Four hour premium beverage package
Free flowing Veuve Champagne, premium wines, local and craft beers, premium spirits.
Plus Spring cocktails including Tanqueray Spritz and Espresso Martinis