Melbourne Cup Cocktail Function | Meetings & Events | Novotel Canberra

The CENTRAL place for every meeting in Canberra!

With recently renovated meeting and conference rooms, you will find our seven dedicated function and meeting rooms fresh and inviting, perfect for your next event or conference for up to 200 people.

Our professional conferencing team can assist with a small board meeting through to a themed gala event.

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Melbourne Cup Functions

With generous dining rooms, flexible spaces inspired by old world charm and specially designed table centrepieces, First Edition should be your first stop to watch the race that stops the nation. Upon arrival, enjoy a glass of sparkling or try our exclusively created Melb Cup cocktail as you take in the views of the Canberra city without leaving your seat whilst enjoying the race on the big screens.

  • Floral Displays for those “Insta-moments”
  • Multiple large screen LCD TV screens to enjoy watching the race live from Flemington.
  • Live Entertainment
  • Lucky door prize of two nights accommodation at Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach
  • Sweepstakes



Cocktail Function

Pay only for food and beverages with our Cocktail Function special at First Edition Restaurant and Bar. Book our private cocktail event for 40 people or more to receive roving canapes and a selection of house drinks. Enquire through our website or call Elna on 6245 5019.




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