South Melbourne Market, Melbourne
The maze of specialty shops set up in Victorian-style, wood-and-red-brick building where South Melbourne Market resides offers everything from fruits to silver jewelry. Open since 1867, the market is Melbourne's longest-running one. Among the many stalls, you'll find fresh produce, internatioal cuisine such as dim sum and Turkish gozleme, gifts, housewares, and men's and women's fashions. You can also learn recipes and techniques in cooking classes that Melbourne chefs regularly host here. Arrange your visit to South Melbourne Market and discover more family-friendly attractions in Melbourne using our Melbourne visit app .
South Melbourne Market Reviews
First time we have visited this market and we were really surprised at how good it is. The fruit and vegetable stalls are exceptional. Great organic stalls as well as stalls selling fresh nuts and jui... more »
I alway enjoy visiting local markets and seeing all of the local food and other products for sale; it is a great place to learn about a place and a culture. My fiance and I really enjoyed our visit to... more »
Super cool place to go with your family or friends! Even cooler fact is that South Melbourne Market was found in 1887!!! You can find everything pretty much there: fresh food and clothes, coffee and cleaning supplies:) So many awesome small and cute little bistros, so you could find anything you like to eat and drink!! It is open every day from 8am till 4pm. We had a great lunch there - we tried a few different things from various small restaurants and got coffee and smoothie for deserts:) Recommend! Cheers :)
Fantastic range of food! One of the cheese shops has a walk in air conditioned cheese pantry. It was amazing! We bought some cheeses, olives and quince paste. After this we had lunch at the seafood place on the corner. The food was delicious and inexpensive. I would totally recommend visiting these markets! Apparently the paella place is awesome too so we must return : )
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