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Melbourne Cup Day In the Garden

For those not heading to Flemington this Melbourne Cup Day, fasten your fascinators and clip on your cufflinks – the race that stops a nation is coming to Garden State Hotel.

Serves 2

• Priority entry between 10am – 11am
• Table reservation in the Public Bar or Beer Garden
• Food hamper and picnic rug
• Personal Esky full of 1 x 750ml sparkling wine and 4 cans Balter beer
• Form guide


Call 8396 5777

Oaks Day Brunch At Garden State Hotel

For those heading to Flemington this Kennedy Oaks Day, we’ve got the perfect starter to make you a serious morning person.


Get your girls together for a spring fling in The Observatory, before enjoying a VIP shuttle to the races this Kennedy Oaks Day.

• Complimentary manicures
• VIP gift bag
• Sparkling wine package
• Brunch canapes
• Bus transport to Flemington Racecourse with the lads


While the ladies do their thing, we invite the lads to kick up there feet and enjoy an egg and bacon roll, paired with the perfect brew, before enjoying a VIP shuttle to the races.

• Egg & bacon roll
• Pint of beer
• Bus transport to Flemington Racecourse with the ladies
• Form guide

BOOKINGS VIA http://bit.ly/GSHOaksDay

Call 8396 5777

Blend Your Own Gin With Archie Rose

Monday 4th December | Tuesday 5th December
6pm + 8pm sessions available

Get excited Melbourne. Archie Rose is travelling to Melbourne and bringing their famed Blend Your Own Gin classes with them!

Booked out for up to 3 months in advance at the distillery door in Sydney, we invite you to get in the holiday ‘spirit’ and join us for an evening of all things gin for just $95pp this December.

Your package will include:
– Archie Rose Signature Dry Gin and Tonic on arrival.
– An introduction to, and brief history of gin as a spirit and how it’s made
– A guided gin blending session by the Archie Rose crew where you will add a selection of pure botanical distillates to create your own signature blends in 200ml samples of base gin
– 2 x 200ml bottles of your very own, truly unique, gins to take home

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL via http://bit.ly/GSHArchieRose

Call 8623 5777


The Mind Gallery are excited to offer a series of sophisticated, creative and collaborative experiences designed for you to network with like minded professionals and take away tools to challenge the status quo. Imagineering Labs will be held fortnightly and can be booked as a series, or pick and mix the dates that suit you.

Tuesdays 3rd, 17th, 14th November 2017
6pm – 8pm

Your ticket will include:

  • VIP entry to The Observatory
  • Complimentary cocktail on arrival
  • Canape package

Call 9555 1300


Planning a function or special occasion? Give your guests a unique experience at Garden State Hotel.

Whether you are after an exclusive private dining experience for 20 guests, an elegant cocktail reception in The Observatory or simply a casual gathering  with colleagues and friends, we are the experts in hosting occasions to be remembered.

Cocktail party packages start from $55.00 per person  (plus beverages)

Enquire now by clicking here 

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Prix Fixe Lunch Offer

Treat yourself to a quality lunch break at Garden State Hotel.

Monday to Thursday features our Prix Fixe lunch offer available in the Garden Grill for $39 per person.

The offer includes a 2 course meal plus a matched glass of wine & service is prompt to keep your boss happy.

Call 03 8396 5777

Hens Party in the Rose Garden

Whether you have a Hens party to organise or just after a girls night, we have something for you.

Learn to create two of our signature cocktails in our beautiful Rose Garden whilst enjoying our Chef’s selection of light canapes.

Please enquire at: [email protected]



Call 03 8396 5777

Sundays in the Garden

Happening every Sunday!

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Lunch in the Public Bar

The Public Bar area is perfect for a relaxed dining experience, a lunch with co-workers and friends or for a bite to eat before heading to your next stop.

From pub classics to shared platters and lighter options its versatile menu is perfect for all occasions.

Bookings available from Monday through Thursday for groups of six or more.

Call 03 8396 5777
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