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Melbourne Cup

With Kirstie Clements, former editor of Vogue at The Anchorage

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Indulge in a 3-course lunch, fashions on the field & majestic ocean views
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Have you made Melbourne Cup plans yet? Well, you better get cracking as November is fast approaching.

The Anchorage at Port Stephens have a spectacular day planned hosted by the formidable Kirstie Clements, former editor-in-chief of Vogue Australia! Including an indulgent three-course sit down lunch with starters in the newly-renovated restaurant The Galley Kitchen. The menu has been designed by executive chef Michael Jenkins featuring locally-sourced produce and fresh seafood.

Along with an oyster tower and unlimited sparkling from 12-3pm! 

There will be fashions on the field (of course) including Best Fascinator, Best Dressed and Best Tie. With a number of prizes to be won, including a Spa Lucca membership valued at $1,200.


Boasting panoramic water views, The Anchorage is the perfect backdrop to celebrate the race that stops the nation, make a night of it and enjoy overnight accommodation for two in an Anchorage room with ocean views, two tickets to the Melbourne Cup event, breakfast for two at The Galley Kitchen and a bonus $50 Spa Lucca credit to spoil yourself with during your stay for just $465. Packages are limited, so book your room early to avoid disappointment.

Melbourne Cup at The Anchorage Port Stephens



Melbourne Cup Lunch Menu



Glass of sparkling on arrival
Antipasti to share
Local freshly shucked oysters, mini arancini with piselli, cured salmon, marinated vegetables, bocconcini, dips and ciabatta
Entrée to share
Pappardelle pasta with tiger prawns, local clams and wild spinach
Main Course alternate drop
Lamb rack, spiced lamb croquette, salt baked beetroot and aged balsamic   or
Baked salmon fillet, celeriac cream, almond beurre noisette and asparagus
Tiramisu savoiardi biscuits dipped in Kahlua with coffee and mascarpone cream

Melbourne Cup at The Anchorage




Corlette Point Road
(02) 4984 0328
$129 per adult or $465 for 2 tickets plus overnight accommodation with breakfast for 2 in an Anchorage room with ocean views & $50 Spa Lucca credit
Tues 7 Nov
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