Melbourne Cup | Jockeys & Jocks


Strap Up for Melbourne Cup! The Imperial Erskineville presents Jockeys & Jocks, the ultimate Cup Day party (with a touch of fab-u-lash Inner West glamour!) With 3 packages available across our 3 key spaces, this old girl is gearing up for an amazing day with multiple screens with live coverage of the carnival, live entertainment & drag, best dressed competitions and incredible food!

See below our Cup Day packages, or get in touch with our events team to book a table:


PRISCILLAS: Banquet & Bubbles


Indulge in a 3-course set menu served banquet style in our iconic restaurant Priscillas! A selection of our signature dishes, with a glass of bubbly on arrival.


Caters to groups 4-20 guests.


$79pp | Upgrade to a beverage package, from $45pp

food and beverage shoot - Corn, chicken & Kale
Imperial UP: Aperitivo & Aperol


Channeling our inner Italian glam, this package includes an Aperol Spritz on arrival with a 3hr roaming canape package. Served in our newly refurbished rooftop and cocktail lounge space.


Caters to groups 4-30 guests.


$45pp | Upgrade to a beverage package, from $45pp

Image of three girls drinking Aperol Spritz cocktails
Imperial Main Bar: Platters & Prosecco


For groups who like a nibble and a cheeky bet, this package includes 2 bottles of prosecco on arrival, with 2 grazing platters for the table.


Perfect for smaller groups 6-10 guests who like to keep it casual and cute.


$200 for package | Pre-order additional platters and drinks accordingly.

Waitress holding a platter of canapes
Entertainment: Gentlemen start your engines!


It wouldn’t be a day at The Imperial without drag! In between races, get in on the real action with the launch of “Good Vibrations” where our drag hosts will be racing vibrators (and each other!)


Prizes for best dressed to the theme “Op Shop Cup – wear your most fabulous St Vincent de Ball fashion (honey!)

Drag queen wearing a tiar and black outfit, lying on a couch