Melbourne Cup Lunch 2018

Melbourne Cup Lunch 2018

06/11/2018 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Unley Melbourne Cup Lunch

Gather your friends or colleagues for the Melbourne Cup Lunch where you will enjoy the best in South Australian Pub food and drinks while watching the race that stops the nation.

Enjoy your Melbourne Cup Lunch 2018 at this Adelaide Pub, The Unley. Accompany the delicious menu with a glass of Lambrook Sparkling Pinot Noir, a cold beer, a gin fizz cocktail or espresso martini. Sit back, relax and settle in for the afternoon.

Guests can get involved with sweeps over Melbourne Cup Lunch, as well as vie for a best hat prize and other giveaways. The race will be shown on all TV’s around the hotel.

Melbourne Cup Lunch at The Unley includes:

  • Lunch from 12pm – A La Carte Menu
  • $7 Pints of any tap Beer or Cider
  • Lambrook Sparkling Pinot Noir & Rosé $8.50/glass or $38/bottle
  • $10 Gin Fizz Cocktails & $10 build your own Espresso Martini
  • $20 Selected Cocktail Jugs – Cocktail List (pdf) 
  • View our list of wines that you can enjoy with your Melbourne Cup Lunch.

Melbourne Cup Lunch Menu

  • Essentials
  • 9.0
    Garlic Mustard Cheese Bread | V
  • 9.0
    Crunchy Fries | V

    with mayonnaise

  • 12.0
    Duo of Dips | V

    with pita bread

  • Share Plates
  • 14.0 | 25.0 | 34.0
    1 Plate $14 | 2 Plates $25 | 3 Plates $34 
    with dip & pita
  • 14.0
    Grilled Halloumi | V | GF

    red chimichurri & corn salsa

  • 14.0
    Pan Fried Korean Tofu | VG | GF 

    peanuts, garlic, soy & sesame dressing

  • 14.0
    Salt & Chilli Calamari

    chipotle mayo

  • 14.0
    Chicken Satays | DF

    spicy satay sauce

  • 14.0
    Pork & Veal Meatballs | GFO

    melted provolone cheese & sourdough

  • 14.0
    Pumpkin, Thyme & Fontina Arancini | V

    kewpie mayonaise

  • Unley Classics
  • 22.0
    Chicken Schnitzel

    panko crumbed breast schnitzel, chips & garden salad

  • 26.0
    Chicken Parmigiana

    panko crumbed breast schnitzel, parmigiana topping (wood smoked ham, sugo, mozzarella), chips & garden salad

  • 22.0
    The Unley Burger

    house made beef burger, burger cheese, pickles, bacon, tomato, lettuce, beetroot relish, mayonnaise & chips
    Want a vego burger option? Switch meat for halloumi

  • 24.0
    Unley Fish & Chips

    craft beer battered fish, chips, lemon, garden salad & tartare sauce

  • 22.0
    Vegetarian Pizza | V | GF BASE + $4

    sugo, mozzarella cheese, roast capsicum, artichoke, semi dried tomatoes, pine nut & rocket pesto

  • Chef’s Selections
  • 34.0
    Premium Wagyu Rump Score + 6 | GFO

    served with your choice of:
    garden salad, chips & choice of sauce
    or seasonal greens, kipfler potatoes & choice of sauce

  • 25.0
    Crispy Skin Chicken Breast | GF

    kipfler potatoes, crispy prosciutto, sautéed green beans & honey mustard dressing

  • 24.0
    Pan Fried Gnocchi | GFO

    prosciutto, semi dried tomatoes, spinach, ricotta & basil

  • 32.0
    Crispy Skin Atlantic Salmon | GF

    almond cream purée, warm kipfler potato, baby spinach, orange & chives salad & poached egg

  • 18.0
    Mediterranean Pasta | V

    fettucine, sugo, roast capsicum, olives, semi dried tomatoes, pine nut & rocket pesto & grana pandana

  • Salads
  • 20.0
    Vietnamese Squid Salad | GF

    salt & chilli calamari, napa cabbage, bean sprouts, carrot, mint, rau ram, lime & coriander dressing

  • 25.0
    Chashu Pork Salad | GF | VGO

    fried vermicelli noodles, Asian herbs, chilli, edamame, spring onion & miso sesame dressing

  • Sides
  • 9.0
    kipfler potato, baby spinach, seeded mustard mayonnaise | V
  • 9.0
    Garden Veg | GF | V

    with saffron butter

  • 9.0
    Garden Salad | GF | V

    with honey mustard dressing

  • Sauces
  • 2.0
    Aioli, Sweet Chilli
  • 3.0
    Gravy, Creamy Mushroom, Green Peppercorn

Please call the venue for last minute bookings on 08 8271 5544

The History of Melbourne Cup

Flemington was fairly basic in the early days with little in the way of running rails or stands. The Melbourne Cup quickly became popular as a carnival with picnic parties, sideshows, celebrations and people showing off their latest fashions. Socialites, politicians and Australia’s rich and famous attended the Cup right from the earliest days. In 1861, at the first running of the Melbourne Cup, the race club committee could hardly have envisaged the Cup lasting a century and a half and growing to become a significant part of our social and sporting culture.

Read more on the fascinating history of the Melbourne Cup.

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