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Catering and Bar facilities

A number of food courts, cafes, dining rooms, bars and takeaway outlets are available for members and guests in the Reserve.

Walk-up Dining
Bistro-style meals are available in the refurbished Hugh Trumble Café and Courtyard (Level 1), while light snack meals are served in the Percy Beames Bar and Terrace Cafe (Level 2), Frank Grey Smith Bar (Level 3) and Midfielders Bar (Level 4).

BBQs also operate in the Blazer Bar Courtyard (Level 1) and the Robert Flower Terrace and David Neitz Terrace (Level 4).

The traditional carvery is served in the Long Room (Level 2), where dress standards apply.

Members’ Bars
Members and guests can only consume drinks within dedicated bar areas.  Due to building safety regulations, members and/or guests may be required to queue to gain entry to bars at various stages of some matches if a room is at capacity.

Food and Beverage outlets - MCC Members Reserve:

Level B1

  • Bullring Bar
  • Red Rooster outlet
  • Food Store Coffee Shop View menu

Level 1

  • Hugh Trumble Café and courtyard - View menu
  • Tower 6 Grill and Pizza Bar View menu
  • Blazer Bar and courtyard
  • Food Store View menu 
  • Crust Pizza outlet
  • STUMPS Tavern and courtyard View menu

Level 2

  • Members Dining Room (dress code applies) - View sample menu      
  • Members Bar (dress code applies)
  • Long Room (dress code applies) - View sample menu  
  • Terrace Cafe - View menu
  • Food Store Coffee Shop (outside Members Reserve, behind Bay N36) View menu 
  • Percy Beames Bar

Level 3

  • Frank Grey Smith Bar

Level 4

  • Sir Bernard Callinan Bar
  • Midfielders Bar
  • Food Store Coffee Shop View menu 
  • Robert FlowerTerrace
  • David Neitz Terrace (bar and food)
  • Food Store View menu
  • Dog Bar View menu
  • Fish Shop View menu

All facilities are available on a walk-up basis with the exception of the Members Dining Room, where bookings can be made.

If the room is not booked out by the particular match day, members and guests will be able access the room on a walk-up basis subject, of course, to them meeting the dress code, i.e., shirt, slacks, tie, tailored jacket and normal shoes for the gents and equivalent standard for the ladies.