Queen Victoria Market is revitalising their Food Hall as part of a renewal plan from the City of Melbourne. This new space has increased seating and a diverse range of cafés, restaurants and eateries open day and night. This social destination celebrates the best of Melbourne’s foodie scene, with a line-up of new and returning food and beverage operators. A selection of traders at Queen’s Food Hall are now open for business, with more places expected to open in the coming weeks.
Food Hall at Queen Victoria Market
The refreshed space has replaced the former 1980’s food court on the corner of Victoria and Queen Streets. There’s now more space for you to sit, eat and relax. Wander over to a sushi and oyster bar, graze on tapas, sip on cocktails and more.
“Queen Victoria Market has long been an icon of Melbourne’s fresh food and culinary scene, and we’re excited to introduce the Queen’s Food Hall to further enhance the options for foodies at the market,” said Matt Elliot, Queen Victoria Market CEO. “The diverse range of cuisines available in the revamped Food Hall presents a snapshot of the freshness and diversity of what’s on offer across the market, with choices to excite and inspire the more than 7 million visitors we welcome each year.”
Here are the traders:
- Bellboy Coffee Bar – find a selection of coffee, beer, wine and cocktails, as well as light bites like crumpets, at this chic spot.
- Saltwater – look forward to a fresh and theatrical menu at this sushi and oyster bar. Made with quality seafood from the Fish Hall, you can check out a live oyster shucking station, flame-torched lobster rolls and live sushi hand rolling and sashimi cutting. Pair your meal with a curated list of local wines.
- El Rincon – this popular Spanish tapas bar will serve up share plates of Spanish cured meats, garlic and chilli prawns, Galician-style octopus, Spanish meatballs and paella.
- Le Consultat – in this Parisian-inspired patisserie and café, you’ll indulge in mini savoury croissants, croquettes, omelettes, cheese and charcuterie platters, sandwiches and bread rolls. Don’t forget the sweets, with cakes, eclairs, flans, tarte Tatin and crepes.
- Rubens Grill – this American-themed café will serve up smoky grilled ribs, brisket burgers and porchetta.
- Drums – this Sri Lankan café will return with a menu stacked with traditional curries, hoppers, lamprais and chips with curry sauce.
- Canton Malay – find plenty of favourites like char kway teow, laksa and hokkien noodles at this beloved eatery.
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