Spring at Botswana Butchery Martin Place

Aperitivo Hour, Live Music, Melbourne Cup & 7 day opening

There’s a lot happening for spring at Botswana Butchery at 25 Martin Place. With a new Aperitivo Hour and live music on the rooftop launching, 7-day opening coming soon and fabulous Melbourne Cup events, it is the must-visit destination this season!

Aperitivo Hour

Those looking for the perfect spot for early evening drinks in the city are in for a treat with the Botswana Butchery Rooftop launching Aperitivo Hour. From 4-6pm every day, guests can gather with colleagues and friends while enjoying $10 drinks and complimentary bar snacks. Drinks include tap beer and cider (500ml), selected wines and bubbles by the glass, Negroni, Aperol Spritz and Malfi G&T. Walk-ins welcome.


Live Music on the Rooftop

Botswana Butchery Rooftop will be the place to gather and enjoy good times with live acoustic acts from 5-9pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays and DJs on Fridays. Upcoming live acts include Bonnie Kellett (5th Oct), Danielle Lamb (6th Oct), Alexie Pigot (12th Oct) and JJ Hausia (27th Oct) and DJs Geo (14th Oct), Lauren Neko (28th Oct).


Melbourne Cup at Botswana Butchery

Tuesday, 1st November, 11am – 4pm

Sydneysiders can choose from two events at Botswana Butchery this Melbourne Cup Day, with a luncheon in the restaurant and a Rooftop celebration. The restaurant will have multiple TV screens, so no guest misses out on the racing action. And, with the whole 25 Martin Place precinct being turned into the biggest Cup Day live site with a big screen in the plaza. live music all day and roving entertainment, it will be the place to celebrate!

Melbourne Cup Lunch:

A luxurious four course feast is on the menu at Botswana Butchery to celebrate Melbourne Cup and diners are encouraged to dress up in their race-day finest. The package includes lunch and a 3 hour drinks package, $280 per person.

The four course share-style menu will include appellation oysters with caviar, Pure Black dry aged bistecca and Milly Hills slow roasted lamb shoulder. The beverage package includes free flowing GH Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne, wine, beer and soft drinks.


Melbourne Cup on the Rooftop:

A Cup Day Cocktail Party to remember will have guests celebrating in style on the Rooftop. A canapé and beverage package will run from 12pm-4pm with substantial canapés served along with free-flowing GH Mumm Grand Cordon Champagne, beer, wine, basic drinks and soft drinks. Delectable canapés will include Freshly Shucked Oysters, Blackmore Wagyu Bresaola & Gnocco Fritto, Spanner Crab Cakes, Fromage de Tête Croquette Bribiche & Burnt Lemon.

Guests will also be able to enjoy the ‘press for champagne wall’, where guests can ring a special doorbell to receive their GH Mumm Grand Cordon from a mysterious white gloved hand, ensuring the champagne keeps flowing all day!

Ticketed guests can choose to stay after 4pm, when walk-ins are then welcome. There will be an all-girl DJ line-up featuring Mell Hall, Lauren Neko and Mary Cowell (1pm-9pm) to entertain all day. Headliner Mell Hall has played at festivals including Beyond The Valley, sidebyside, Grapevine and some of the most infamous disco dens in Australia.


And the good news does not stop there! Botswana Butchery will be opening 7 days a week with Sundays opening for bookings from the 6th November.


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