Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val Feasts

This year, plenty of Mel­bourne bars and eater­ies are of­fer­ing spe­cial deals and ex­press meals to make your fes­ti­val ex­pe­ri­ence even more de­li­cious

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IF YOU’RE AN arts-lover, an ad­ven­ture­seeker or con­stantly on the hunt for new ex­pe­ri­ences, then Oc­to­ber is one of the most ex­cit­ing months to be in Mel­bourne. Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ( Oct 4-22) is a feast of world-class dance, the­atre, mu­sic, vis­ual arts and out­door events, of­fer­ing ev­ery­thing from a stun­ning mod­ern bal­let with mu­sic com­posed by Jamie xx to an epic jour­ney through cen­turies of pop mu­sic per­formed over 24 hours. While you’re plan­ning your per­fect Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val, it pays to take ad­van­tage of the Fes­ti­val Feasts pro­gram: a smor­gas­bord of spe­cial of­fers and ex­press meals avail­able to fes­ti­val-go­ers. Deals range from com­pli­men­tary cock­tails to four-course feasts for $45, and all you have to do is show your ticket on ar­rival. The full list of feasts is be­low... 1Pas­tuso

Show your Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ticket to get one of Pas­tuso’s sig­na­ture Pisco Sours and a serve of an­tic­u­chos (char­grilled beef and fish skew­ers) for $30. Avail­able seven days a week dur­ing the fes­ti­val, for walk-ins only (no reser­va­tions). à19 ACDC Ln, Mel­bourne 3000. 2The Press Club

Show your Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ticket to re­ceive a com­pli­men­tary course up­grade for ei­ther lunch or din­ner. Avail­able Tues­day to Fri­day, noon-3pm and 6-8pm. Ap­pli­ca­ble for a three-course lunch up­grad­ing to a four­course lunch, and six-course din­ner up­grad­ing to eight cour­ses. Only in­cludes food menus, no bev­er­age in­cluded in of­fer. à72 Flin­ders St, Mel­bourne 3000. 3Cu­mu­lus Up

Head to Flin­ders Lane to en­joy Cu­mu­lus Up’s sig­na­ture dish of duck waf­fle, fois gras and prune with a glass of Bel­l­vale pinot noir from Gipp­s­land for $15. àcu­mu­lus Inc, Lvl 1, 45 Flin­ders Ln, Mel­bourne 3000.

4Fat­toGet spaghet­tiniBar and with Cantina span­ner crab, lemon, chilli,wine for pars­ley$30. àart­sand pan­grat­ta­toCen­tre Mel­bourne, with Ham­era glass Hall, of River Ter­race, 100 St Kilda Rd, South­bank 3000. 5Lucy Liu

Get four cour­ses for $45 with a choice of fish or meat for your main course for the du­ra­tion of the fes­ti­val. à23 Oliver Ln, Mel­bourne 3000. 6Ar­bory Bar and Eatery

Present your Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ticket to re­ceive any of Ar­bory’s burg­ers (mush­room and hal­loumi, dou­ble cheese­burger, fish and chip burger, and south­ern fried chicken) plus a schooner of Ar­bory Amer­i­can Brown Ale x Moun­tain Goat Brew­ery for $20. àflinders Walk, Mel­bourne 3000. 7Har­ley House

Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val-go­ers get a Pisco Sour and ce­viche for $30 per per­son. Har­ley House will be open late dur­ing the fes­ti­val for drinks and sup­per. à71 Collins St, Mel­bourne 3000. 8San Telmo Get four cour­ses and a glass of Ar­gen­tinian wine for $55. à14 Mey­ers Pl, Mel­bourne 3000. 9Om­bra Get a free aper­i­tivo (ei­ther bub­bles, beer, Cam­pari soda or Aperol spritz) with your meal. à76 Bourke St, Mel­bourne 3000. 10Gazi

Present your Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ticket and get the $40 ex­press lunch of­fer (in­cludes the Bend Over Box) with a glass of wine or beer and tea or cof­fee to fin­ish. For din­ner, take ad­van­tage of the two-for-one of­fer on their sig­na­ture cock­tail list. Lunch of­fer avail­able from noon-3pm, din­ner of­fer avail­able Mon­day to Fri­day between 4-6pm. à2 Ex­hi­bi­tion St, Mel­bourne 3000.

11Bomba

Get a cro­queta and a sig­na­ture cock­tail for $20 on the Bomba rooftop, from 3pm dur­ing the Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val. à103 Lons­dale St, Mel­bourne 3000. 12The Barre

At the Arts Cen­tre Mel­bourne’s bar and eatery, Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ticket hold­ers can get a main course dish and a Moo Brew beer for $30. àarts Cen­tre Mel­bourne, 100 St Kilda Rd 3004. 13Red Spice Road

Get a com­pli­men­tary beer or wine when you spend $20 or more at ten-year-old city South East Asian diner Red Spice Road. à27 Mckil­lop St, Mel­bourne 3000.

14Cho­co­late Bud­dha

Get a four-course shared meal for two peo­ple for $70, in­clud­ing a bev­er­age. Avail­able for ad­vance book­ings (min­i­mum one hour) for par­ties of two, four, six or eight. àfed­er­a­tion Square, Mel­bourne 3000. 15The Duke

Get a burger and a beer for $25, plus a 15 per cent bounce­back card for your next visit. à146 Flin­ders St, Mel­bourne 3000. 16Dutchess

Get a com­pli­men­tary dessert with all lunch or din­ner book­ings, as well as a 15 per cent bounce­back card for your next visit. àlvl 2 146 Flin­ders St, Mel­bourne 3000.

17The Carl­ton

Show your ticket and get Carl­ton Club’s cock­tail of the month, Ram­ble Around the Vine­yard – a well bal­anced mix of De­war’s 12, white choco­late, lemon and laven­der – for $15. à193 Bourke St, Mel­bourne 3000. 18400 Gradi: Crown Get a free tiramisu with ev­ery main meal or­dered. àcrown En­ter­tain­ment Com­plex, Shop 25 8 White­man St, South­bank 3006. 19Red Spice QV When you spend $20, Red Spice QV will treat you to a com­pli­men­tary beer or wine. à31 Artemis Ln, Mel­bourne 3000. 20Burma Lane

Show your ticket and you’ll score a com­pli­men­tary beer or wine when you spend $20 or more. à118 Lit­tle Collins St, Mel­bourne 3000. 21Gar­den State Ho­tel

Get a two-course din­ner in the Gar­den Grill for $45. Avail­able Mon­day to Thurs­day between 5-7pm on pre­sen­ta­tion of a Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ticket. à101 Flin­ders Ln, Mel­bourne 3000. 22La Cam­era Re­ceive a break­fast and a cof­fee or tea for $20. àshop MR2 Mid Level East End, South­gate, South­gate Ave, South­bank 3006. 23Loop Project Space & Bar Get a pizza and a Moo Brew Pil­sner for $15. à23 Mey­ers Pl, Mel­bourne 3000. 24Collins Quar­ter Re­ceive two-for-one Espresso Mar­ti­nis on pre­sen­ta­tion of a Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ticket. à86a Collins St, Mel­bourne 3000. 25The Mill House

Nab a bucket of Peru­vian Fried Chicken and a schooner of Moo Brew or a glass of Wild One sau­vi­gnon blanc for $15 on pre­sen­ta­tion of your Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ticket. à277- 279, Flin­ders Ln, Mel­bourne 3000. 26Water­slide Bar

Present your Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ticket and re­ceive a com­pli­men­tary glass of house sparkling or a pot of Wirth Bros Lager. à26 South­gate Ave, South­bank 3006. 27Bom­bini Buzz

Mel­bourne Fes­ti­val ticket hold­ers can get a cheese plat­ter with two glasses of Banks Road Pinot Noir for $40. àhamer Hall, South­bank Prom­e­nade, Mel­bourne 3004. ■

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