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The race that stops the nation gets a dose of la dolce vita at OTTO. Start your celebrations with a glass of Charles Heidsieck Champagne on arrival amid the bustling Woolloomooloo wharf, followed by assaggi and a three course lunch – choose from one of four of our signature modern Italian dishes for each course – and plenty of merriment. Think sweeps, screens to follow the races live and awards for the best hat and best dressed.

$220 per person
Includes champagne & assaggi on arrival, three course menu, sweeps, screens and prizes

Melbourne Cup Menu


Pepper crusted Hiramasa kingfish, green olive, capers, almond, cavolo nero salsa

Stracciatella, chared broccolini, salsa verde , pine nuts, crostini

Grainge beef carpaccio, truffle dressing, aioli, capers, parmesan

Zucchini flowers filled with ricotta and pecorino, caponata

Mooloolaba yellow fin tuna, smoked eggplant, capers, preserved lemon pinenuts, raisins

Spoon of Black River Oscietra caviar (supplement $25)


220g Grainge signature scotch fillet, mushroom, pancetta, onion, veal jus

Black and white cappellacci filled with snapper and mascarpone, lobster bisque, bottarga

NZ John dory, capsicum, tomato, olives, capers, basil

220g Crumbed corn fed chicken, brown butter, capers, sage

Aged acquerello risotto, peas, snow peas, smoked Stracciatella

Spaghetti, lobster, cherry tomatoes, capers, chilli, garlic, brandy (supplement $55)


Potato Puree
Mixed Green Salad


Lemon curd, meringue, lemon myrtle, citrus sorbet

Dark chocolate ganache, berry compote, white chocolate, cocoa nib ice cream

Tiramisu, mascarpone, coffee soaked baba, marsala ice cream

Almond panna cotta, apricot sorbet, almond praline

Cheese selection (Taleggio ‘Quadrello’, Bay of Fires Cheddar, Benison Blue)

Premium seafood additions will be available on the day including freshly shucked oysters and our signature seafood platter.

*Menu subject to change based on seasonal produce availability


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