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Pub Rooms has made it really easy for you this year to establish which Pub you will be watching the race 🐎🐎🐎. Have a look at all of our Pubs that have Sports Bar facilities. Hedge your bets and get punting!

We know these places listed below definitely have functions on so get booking and check them out for the one closes to you

Charing Cross Hotel Waverley

Are holding a MELBOURNE CUP LUNCH. Don’t miss out. Bookings: 9389 3093

Pier Hotel Coffs Harbour

Giddy up we have your Melbourne Cup day sorted! Book now, limited spaces available!

Criterion Hotel

Onsite TAB open from 7am. Race day action live and loud on big screens. Best dressed prizes and sweepstakes.

Swansea Hotel

The Swansea Hotel will be celebrating Melbourne Cup Day in style and we want you to join! It will be a day full of fabulous fashion, food and fun! Free entry. Buffet Lunch only $45 per head, Best dressed prize, Lucky door prize, Race sweeps, Plus more!

Tea Gardens Hotel

The Race that stops the Nation, Best dressed prizes, sweeps & great TAB facilities. Stylish three course Melbourne Cup lunch including a glass of sparkling on arrival – bookings essential. A day of great fashion, food & laughter.

The Campsie Hotel

All the race live action, TAB open from 8am. Book for lunch.

The Crown Hotel

All the live action and fun! Sweeps and prizes for best dressed. Book your table now.

Seabreeze Beach Hotel

Watch the great race at The Seabreeze in our Melbourne Cup Beer Garden Marquee. Tickets are $55.00 per person & include 4 x drink vouchers and canapes! Fashions of the field, best dressed & best hat! Bookings are essential as seating is limited!

Australian Heritage Hotel

MELBOURNE CUP AT THE AUSSIE It’s that time of year again! Book for the race that stops the nation.

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This year marks the 157th running of the Melbourne Cup. The 2017 Melbourne Cup will be held on Tuesday 7 November at 3pm (AEDT). The first race meeting was held on the rough river flats beside the Maribyrnong River in March 1840 when the town of Melbourne was barely five years old. By 1880, 100,000 people would make the journey to Flemington to attend the Cup. As Melbourne’s population was only 290,000 at the time, this attendance was quite phenomenal, and many visitors came from the country and other Australian colonies, too. These were flourishing times as Melbourne continued to grow during and after the gold rush period.

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most loved and well-known horse race. Not only this but it also features the richest handicap in the world and the prize money and trophies make it among the richest horseraces in the world.

The race is held at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria on the first Tuesday in November annually. It marks a time when Australians come to a collective stand-still to take in this famous horse race.
The Melbourne Cup is steeped in tradition and folklore, with the names Phar Lap, Tulloch and Makybe Diva as recognisable as any in the annals of Australia’s sporting history. But as November approaches the focus shifts to the future, amid mounting speculation around which horse will be added to the illustrious honor roll.

Pub Rooms has made it really easy for you to establish which Pub you will be watching the race. Have a look at all of our Pubs that have Sports Bar facilities. Hedge your bets and get punting! Check out our pubs here >