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Queen Victoria Market

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Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
Asian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
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513 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9320 5822
Today
06:00 - 14:00
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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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Essex, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here on a Wednesday when they hold an evening food market, couldn't believe the amount of choice there was for food and drinks.

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Thank Charlie F
Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have traveled the world and this was up there with international food markets. Went on a Thursday and as we were eating fresh muscles in garlic and white wine sauce, we realised it was close to 2pm (closing time). We had planned to get some of the nicest and diverse range of seafood to take home, so we rushed... More 

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Thank Errinjayne
Woodend, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic food, stalls & music make this a great night out for the whole family. Interstate visitors love the vibrancy as well

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Thank Michelle C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

In the daytime you go here for shopping food , but every wendesday night IT turns into a packed place where you can eat wonderful streetfood from all over the world and listen to music, the place to be.

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Thank Reneekarin
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a hot secret in Melbourne. It is only on during the Summer Months (well during Day light Saving so from October to March) and on a Wednesday night only. Get there early - food and drinks can be served from 5pm onwards, but if you want to be there before the crowd and to grab a chair and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the first time we had visited the Queen Victoria Night Market. Am sad to say, it will more than likely be the last. The place was so chock-a-block that it was extremely difficult to move. This was in reality only to be expected. The main attraction of this night market is undoubtedly the food stalls.Just about each and... More 

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Kyneton, Australia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best markets we have visited. Seems such a pity to renovate it. Great atmosphere and good bargains especially on closing time.

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Thank Jan M
Brisbane, Australia
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227 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Any trip to Melbourne should include a visit to the Queen Victoria Markets located on the fringe of the CBD. Items available for sale by various stall holders include a range of fresh food and vegetables, butchers, small goods, takeaway food, sit down meals, souvenirs, household nicknacks, and much much more. The markets span several buildings, and vary in stall... More 

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Thank Vicki E
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154 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok not fair the night market is only on Wednesday night in the summer, but it's worth visiting. I loved it. The food the music the people everything was great!

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Taupo, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fair selection of foods including burgers, pizzas, doughnuts, sweetcorn and of course the fresh fruit and vegetables. Not over-priced. What I had I liked. Good food for a quick, cheap meal.

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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 Street, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

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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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