MELBOURNE CUP EVENT IN THE GARDEN
6TH NOVEMBER | 12:00-6:00PM
It’s the race that stops the nation, but it’s not about to stop us. For the ultimate Spring racing setting, join us in The Grounds garden for an afternoon of champagne, spring florals, food, photo installations, entertainment and live streaming of the race.
View the full menu & book here.
KIDS EAT FREE DURING OCTOBER
WEEKDAYS, THE CAFE & POTTING SHED
This one’s for the mums & dads! The festive season is right around the corner and we’re here to help keep those pennies up your sleeve by shouting a meal for your little one. Simply mention this offer to your waiter in either the Cafe and Potting Shed, and with each main meal, choose an item from our delicious kids menu. Available for kids under 8.
Book your table here.
AFTERNOON HIGH TEA IN THE CITY
12th SEPTEMBER, 10th October | 6:30pm
Settle into The Grounds of the City and spoil yourself with all the delights of our High Tea. Our seasonal menu includes a curated daily selection of house-made goods fresh from The Grounds very own Bakery & Patisserie, including sweet & savoury offerings and traditional fresh-baked scones.
Read more & make a reservation here.
Join us as the sun goes down for an intimate yoga evening surrounded by an abundance of greenery, florals and fairy lights. All levels suitable. Profits from the evening help to support upcoming Lovesweats community programs and initiatives.
INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY MASTERCLASS
WEDNESDAYS | 6:00PM
Join us at the Grounds for an introduction to calligraphy masterclass with Alena from Moonlight Creation. In this workshop, Alena will teach you the key skills you need with hand lettering. This course is suitable for beginners although all skill levels are welcome! You will leave this workshop with confidence, the key-skills of lettering, a set of brush pens and a worksheet.
WHISKEY TASTING CLASSES
Alexandria, 13th Nov & 5th Dec 6:30pm
The City, 12th Nov, 6:30pm
Join us at The Grounds of Alexandria or in The Grounds of The City for a whiskey tasting masterclass with Rowan Prangley, founder of True North. Rowan will take you on an adventure beyond the mainstream whiskey brands, opening up his portfolio of handcrafted premium whiskies.
To find out more, and book your place, click here.
CAKE DECORATING CLASSES
Join us for an evening in the beautiful Grounds’ Bakery as our Pastry Team lead classes on decorating and finishing cakes to help you prepare and build a 4-layer cake, using different icing finishes and piping techniques, and adding the perfect (and delicious) decorative touches to finish.
For more details on dates, cake flavours and to book, click here.
COFFEE COURSES AND MASTERCLASSES
Learn about the art of coffee and be your own barista in our At-Home Barista Course: Learn about the origins of coffee, how to get the perfect balance and taste to your coffee, and how to make your coffee look beautiful and irresistible in your very own home. Try your hand at latte art in our Latte Art Masterclass or join us for a free monthly Coffee Cupping to learn how the experts look at coffee. Book here.