melbourne cup 2019



enjoy a 4-course menu specially designed by Joel Bickford with Ruinart Champagne on arrival

Celebrate Melbourne Cup in style at Aria, overlooking Sydney’s glistening harbour. Our team have created an incredible 4-course menu specially designed by Joel Bickford.


Guests will be treated to a glass of Ruinart Champagne and canapés upon arrival, followed by lunch and coffee, tea and petit fours. The afternoon will include best dressed and lucky door prizes, hosted by the charismatic Sylvia Jeffreys, with a live screening of the race that stops the nation. $220 per person.


Tuesday, 5th November 2019

Melbourne Cup Menu



swordfish • white soy • shiso • desert lime


stracciatella • heirloom tomato • olive • rye


eugowra quail • shitake • shallot • burnt orange



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NZ snapper • white miso • surf clams • rock samphire


saddle of spring lamb • skordalia • tarragon • soft leek


pasture-fed beef fillet • celeriac • wood ear • black garlic



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peach and vanilla tart • smoked honey


chocolate • cherry • cocoa


cheese • cabot clothbound cheddar with pinenut and treacle


rouzaire camembert • carrot marmalade


served with  lavosh