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Melbourne Cup – Variety Luncheon | Top of the Ark

Date: November 5, 2024

Time: 12:00 pm -

Top of the Ark will be transformed into a magical Melbourne Cup themed event. We’re bringing the spirit of 23rd Street Distillery straight to you with non-stop cocktails from our dedicated upstairs Cocktail Bar. Think lifted scents of fresh local fruits and aromatics, sophisticated settings, with the addition of our local friends, Hentley Farm Wines joining the party 🥂🐎🍉🦜

We’re also delighted to have Jarrod Walsh hosting the day, with his charming wit and extensive sports knowledge. And as always, we are proudly supporting Variety Bash SA with sweeps, auctions for marvellous prizes and silent auctions with part proceeds donated to the charity.

You won’t miss any of the action with 4 huge screens, TAB facilities and live updates.

Tuesday 5 November
Top of the Ark
$160pp + BF
Hosted by Jarrod Walsh
Cocktail Bar
12pm | 3-Course Menu | 3-Hour Premium Drinks Package
TAB Facilities & Sweeps | Silent Auctions
Part proceeds donated to Variety Charity Moto Run

– Menu –

Tasting Plate

Chorizo Crostini
toasted brioche, honey ricotta, pickled fennel, parmesan, chive

Hiramasa Kingfish (GF)(DF)
dehydrated mandarin, dragon fruit, dill, pineapple yuzu dressing

Beetroot Carpaccio (VE)(GF)
whipped burrata, raspberry vinaigrette, blackberry compote, pickled fennel, hazelnut crumb

Alternate Drop

Char-Grilled Beef Fillet (GF)
cauliflower purée, salt and vinegar potatoes, broccolini, crispy leek, red wine jus

Roast Chicken Breast (GF)
sweet potato mash, broccolini, lemon garlic cream, fried sage, parmesan


Assorted cheeses, cakes, slices, gelati


Terms & Conditions – All online bookings are subject to a booking fee per person. When booking online, full payment is required at time of booking. Guests can pay separately online but must put a “table captain” name in the comments when booking to ensure they are on the correct table. All payments are strictly non-refundable. In the instance of a reduction in numbers, any payments already made will be forfeited.