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Queen Victoria Market

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Central Business District
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513 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9320 5822
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Today
06:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Tue 06:00 - 14:00
Thu 06:00 - 14:00
Fri 06:00 - 17:00
Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice place for a morning walk. Lots of food options, breakfast at the restaurants or in the food court. Lots of shopping for local products. The market offer a huge variety of fruits and meat stuff. Lots of choices for strawberries, and cherries, etc.

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Thank Stan L
Sydney, Australia
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186 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I hadn't visited the Vic markets in years. Really, quite underwhelming. I wouldn't bother unless you're nearby and very bored.

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Thank SydneySider1983
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So many cuisines to choose from. Bao hamburgers there are magnificent, as is the pavlova stand and macaroon shop! Too much to choose from but all food looked great! Not as many stalls as the day market but if you want dinner, head here! Great atmosphere and even though the food lines look long, they move super quick!

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Thank LeesaTip
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the best markets in Australia, wonderful fresh produce, meat , fruit, vegetables,cheeses, On the northern perimeter of the city so it is a bit of a walk from most hotels.

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Haddenham, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to park here if you're not based in the city. Liked the food halls best, got some sense of the history of the place. some of the other general stalls were a bit tacky - stuff you could get anywhere but worth a stroll around.

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Thank Chris S
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Like any market except much larger. Also plenty of soverniers. Cheap place to change my watch batteries. Remember to bargain.

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Thank S M
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything a market should be for all types of food, kitschy souvenirs and more. It's worth it just to walk and take in the variety of food on sale even if you have no need for a steak or vegetables.

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Thank KMChicago
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always go shopping here. We can get fresh meat , fresh vegetable , and fresh fruit here. What a nice market! I love eating seafood. That's why I always go and buy my fresh seafood here. I love this market, and hope that there should be something new.

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Thank ATKParkerville
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

...otherwise you won't stop buying all those little yummy treats. The fresh fish, Vegis and the incredible cheese were just amazing. Went there for breakfast. It's great to observe the crowd with a good coffee and baguette

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Thank marienkaefer79
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had breakfast along Elizabeth St before we paid a visit at Queen Victoria Market. After that we found that there were lots of shops selling bread, sandwich coffee and tea inside the market. Therefore if you plan to have breakfast pls eat inside the market. There were also markets for fruits, vegetable and honey. We spent most of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 17:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 513 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9320 5822

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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