There’s something special about Melbourne Cup Day in Sydney. The weather is warming up, everyone is dressed to impress and it’s one of the few work days when you can legitimately down tools at midday and crack open the bubbly.
Which is why you need to book somewhere now to eat, drink and be merry. You really don’t want to miss out. Our resident Sydney foodie, Caitlin Wright, shares her list of Sydney’s best restaurants to watch the Melbourne Cup.
From the Gold Coast to Brisbane and up north in Townsville, Queensland’s dining hotspots are preparing to celebrate the race that stops the nation. Brisbane local, Sally Wilson shares some of the best restaurants for watching the Melbourne Cup.
If you’re unsure of where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Sydney this year, The Bavarians are the place to be. With one enormous celebration party, there will be 5 official biers over 6 weeks, creating one unforgettable experience. You can join in the fun at any of the Munich Brauhaus, The Bavarian and Bavarian Beerhaus locations across Sydney, from the heart of the harbour in The Rocks to the bottom of the mountains in Penrith. If you’re game enough to take on the Oktober-Boss challenge, you could go in the running to win a trip to Munich and be in the heart of the action for Oktoberfest 2019.
Schnitzels, steins and spätzle, oh my! It’s Oktoberfest time again and some of our favourite Melbourne restaurants are celebrating in true Bavarian style. Whether you enjoy eating competitions with German biers or a self-paced German inspired set menu, we’ve got the best spots to revel in Oktoberfest this year.
Combine a thriving local bar and brewing scene with balmy Queensland weather and you get the ideal conditions for the annual beer lover’s fiesta that is Oktoberfest. Whether you prefer the frivolity and party-atmosphere of a large German beer hall or simply a quiet lager with friends, there’s a beer-loving Oktoberfest venue for you. Grab your dirndl or lederhosen and check out the best places to enjoy Oktoberfest in Brisbane this year.