MELBOURNE CUP LUNCH AT MELBA RESTAURANT WITH SPECIAL GUESTS GORGI COGHLAN AND FEM BELLING

THE LANGHAM, MELBOURNE HOSTS ANNUAL MELBOURNE CUP LUNCH AT MELBA RESTAURANT WITH SPECIAL GUESTS, GORGI COGHLAN AND FEM BELLING

THE RACE THAT STOPS A NATION – TUESDAY 5 NOVEMBER

MELBOURNE, October 11 2019…..The Langham, Melbourne will host a spectacular Melbourne Cup lunch on Tuesday 5 November at Melba Restaurant complete with special guest, the hotel’s ambassador, Gorgi Coghlan, a performance by legendary jazz singer, Fem Belling and prizes for the best-dressed guests.

Melbourne Cup lunch is ideal for those who wish to soak up the electric atmosphere of the Spring Racing Carnival without travelling to Flemington Racecourse.

Horse-racing devotees and novices alike will be able to watch all of the day’s races on large screens at Melba Restaurant and allow plenty of time between races to select a winner for the next race and visit Melba’s acclaimed open-kitchen.

Up to 70% of all produce served at Melba Restaurant is sourced in Victoria. Melbourne Cup Day’s menu showcases premium ingredients from around the state including mussels from Mount Martha, pork belly from Victoria’s high country, beef from South Gippsland and yoghurt panna cotta with Beechworth honey gelée.

Other dishes include crayfish Mornay with Milawa cheddar and Timboon cream, Port Lincoln yellowtail kingfish and Tasmanian smoked salmon.

Prizes for the best dressed guests include:

  • A custom-made dress by Karen Gee (valued at up to $1200.00, karengee.com.au)
  • A Grand Cru facial by Babor including Chuan Spa’s newest treatment, an LED light facial ($318.00 value)
  • A magnum of Moet & Chandon Champagne
  •  An overnight stay in one of The Langham, Melbourne’s distinctive one bedroom suites including access to the hotel’s Club lounge where guests enjoy evening drinks and canapés, morning and afternoon tea and breakfast
  • An overnight stay at The Langham, Melbourne’s sister hotel, The Langham, Sydney

Tickets to a Melbourne Theatre Company performance as well as an overnight stay at The Langham, Melbourne with breakfast for two at Melba Restaurant.

The Melbourne Cup lunch includes fresh seafood including oysters, steaks grilled to order, roast dishes, antipasto, salads, decadent desserts, an indulgent cheese station featuring local cheese and free-flowing premium sparkling wine for $155.00 per person.

Bookings may be made via melbarestaurant.com.au (here) by contacting 1800 641 107 or by email to rest.res@langhamhotels.com.

Our top tip? Stay at The Langham, Melbourne on Melbourne Cup Eve. All guests in residence on Melbourne Cup Eve (Monday 4 November) will be invited to The Langham, Melbourne’s exclusive Melbourne Cup brunch where guests can commence their day in style with Moet & Chandon Champagne being served alongside a luxurious brunch prepared by the hotel’s Executive Chef, Anthony Ross and his team.

Accommodation for Melbourne Cup Eve is available from $420.00 per room per night. The Langham, Melbourne also has accommodation offers during the Spring Racing Carnival here.

The Langham, Melbourne was recently named the Number One hotel in Australia and New Zealand by Condé Nast Traveler in its annual Readers’ Choice Awards. More than 600 000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a record-breaking number of responses to vote for their favourite places to visit and stay at.

The Langham, Melbourne is gearing up for a busy Spring Racing Carnival where it’s anticipated the hotel’s Langham pink bicycles will be in high demand and the hotel’s picturesque pool deck will be a magnet for guests seeking to enjoy Melbourne’s warmer months.

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