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November is just around the corner, which means so is the Spring Racing Carnival! If (like us) you look for any excuse to get frocked up and enjoy a long lunch, this list will have you chomping at the bit! 

Image Credit :: East End Cellars 

For those still deciding where to celebrate the Melbourne Cup this year — saddle up folks! We’ve found an abundance of venues around Adelaide that will sort you out for food, drinks and giddy-up vibes. All you need to do is ‘rein’ in your fillies, throw on your favourite ‘dressage’ and apply a little ‘neighhh-belline’ to your face. What are you waiting for? Tally ho!


Luma Restaurant & Bar, The Playford Hotel – North Tce, Adelaide

East End Cellars – Vardon Ave, Adelaide

Sofitel Adelaide – Currie St, Adelaide

Intercontinental Adelaide – North Tce, Adelaide

Koomo Restaurant & Bar – Frome Street, Adelaide

Image Credit :: Koomoo Restaurant and Bar 

Stamford Plaza – North Tce, Adelaide



House on Haines – Tea Tree Gully

Image Credit :: House on Haines 

Adelaide Oval – North Adelaide

The Lion Hotel – North Adelaide

Victoria Park Social Club – Rose Park

The Unley – Unley

The Cremorne – Unley

Image Credit :: Cremorne Hotel


The Parkside – Parkside

Feathers Hotel – Burnside

Arkaba Hotel – Fullarton

Thirty Five Stirling – Thebarton

The Highway – Plympton

Morphettville Racecourse – Morphettville

Image Credit :: Morphettville Racecourse

Marion Hotel – Mitchell Park

The Moseley Bar & Kitchen – Glenelg

Seafire on the Marina – Glenelg

Coast – Glenelg

Luciano’s on the Marina – Glenelg

Brighton Metro – Brighton

Mosaic Hotel – West Lakes

Sfera’s Park Suites and Convention Centre – Modbury

Waterloo Station – Paralowie

The Stirling Hotel – Stirling

The Duck Inn – Coromandel Valley

Bridgeport Hotel  – Murray Bridge

For those wanting to giddy-up into the evening, Sôl Rooftop at Sky City is hosting a Melbourne Cup afterparty. General admission is $20pp or you can pay $99pp for bottomless drinks between 5 – 7pm. Keep the party going in style and dance the night away courtesy of DJ’s on the decks. Yeehaw!

Carrie Raymond

Carrie Raymond

Carrie’s aim is to provide you with helpful content for all things ‘Adelaide’ — so no matter what info you’re looking for, you’ll be able to find it on our website.

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