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Red Spice Road has been providing Melbourne diners with the best modern Asian food for the past 12 years. Thanks to regular trips across Asia, we keep our menu fresh and innovative, taking inspiration from buzzing street markets, posh rooftop bars and restaurants, and everywhere in between.

We’d love to share our latest Asian adventures with you, as well as details for special events and offers. Follow this page for all the news.


Queens Street Opens with a Bang!

Buzzing from wall to wall, our spacious new Queen Street location has opened with a bang! Boasting high ceilings, double story windows, and ornate vaulted ceilings, the design team has done a fantastic job creating the ultimate dining experience at the new Red Spice Road venue. We’d like to send out an extended thank you for being so patient during the process of the move, with the result being very positive and very well received since opening our new doors on November 8th, 2019.   The culinary team are adjusting well to the new modern kitchen spaces, whilst our floor staff are…

Queen Street Has Opened!

Melbourne’s favourite modern Asian restaurant, Red Spice Road, opened it’s doors at 141 Queen Street on Friday 8th November. Due to the impending redevelopment of the McKillop Street precinct, Red Spice Road began preparing for the move in 2018. The new location, a short walk from McKillop Street, has undergone a 2.5 million dollar fit-out and was designed and built by in-house award-winning architect design team and Mammoth Projects.   The restaurant’s new home, the former FGY Art Gallery, has been transformed from a Buddhist Art Gallery into the buzzing communal dining concept Red Spice Road is renowned for. Features…

Melbourne Cup Carnival – Stakes Day!

Sip on the ‘Spring Fling’ for $20 this Stakes Day, Saturday 9th November! Featuring Brookie’s Slow Gin, Apricot Brandy, Rum Diary Spiced, Lime & Sugar. It is almost too pretty to drink…… Hitting the races & looking for a place to dine afterward? Flash your tickets for a complimentary glass of bubbles to help you celebrate or commiserate (depending on your luck).

Behind The Scenes

It has been an exciting month for Red Spice Road with our move only a few weeks away! Our award-winning architect design team has been working with Mammoth Projects on the final touches of our multi-million dollar fit-out.  The former Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery has almost finished its transition from a tranquil Buddhist gallery, meditation space, and tea room, to the buzzing South East Asian communal hawker dining concept we are famously known for.  An exciting sensory experience with exceptional service.  We would like to share with you the below behind the scene photos of the new restaurant and…

Christmas Gift Voucher Promotion!

Guess what, there are only 72 days until Christmas… From now until 30th November we are offering 10% off all gift vouchers of $100 or more. This should help you check off your Christmas ‘to-do’ list early. That’s right, give the gift of fabulous food & beverage experience for less! Use code CHRISTMASGIFT at checkout. Vouchers can be used across Red Spice Road & Burma lane and the promotion is valid until 30th November 2019. Go on get them whilst they are on sale now! Buy now

A Very Special Christmas Function Offer!

Before we know it, Christmas will be upon us (😬), so we’re offering something special for those that book their festive event with us before the end of November. The Offer (for bookings of 20+): $200 dining voucher for the booker to be used at Red Spice Road or Burma Lane Complimentary glass of bubbles and a betel leaf for all attendees on the day of your party Free AV hire (if required) Extended dining time until 4:30pm (lunch bookings) or enjoy your function space all night long (dinner bookings) Now’s the time to take advantage of this great offer…
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Melbourne International Arts Festival

Melbourne International Arts festival is just around the corner. We are excited to be participating in in the 2019 Time Out Festival Feasts program. From the 2nd – 20th October  we will be offer $50 set menu for all your pre or post show eats. Show your festival ticket to be eligible for this delish menu, we will also ensure you are out in time for your show. see menu book now

Gin & Spice Four Pillars dinner – 2019

On Wednesday 18th September we held our last event at our beloved McKillop Street home, and boy we went out with a bang!   We partnered with our friend at Four Pillars, to bring guests the 2019 edition of ‘Gin & Spice’.  Our guests were full & merry as they dined on a 5-course meal designed by our Head Chef Sungeun Mo, with matching cocktails curated by Four Pillars creative director James Irvine. The fun kicked off at 7pm where guests were greeted with ‘Our Favourite G&T’ featuring Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin, Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic & orange, whilst snacking on…

We threw a BIG Party!

For nearly 12 years, you’ve been eating, drinking and merrymaking under our lantern, but soon we will need to bid farewell to our McKillop Street home. And how does one say goodbye to a venue that has seen countless celebrations, long lunches, milestone dinners, special events and festivities? With one massive Farewell Party of course!  This was our official farewell , however, we are still at our McKillop St home until Mid October so there is time to come down and enjoy the classic Red Spice Road experience!  On Saturday August 24th, our loyal guests and their friends braved the…

Gin & Spice

SOLD OUT! A collaborative dinner between Red Spice Road and Four Pillars Gin Gin & Spice Returns. After a complete sell-out of last years event and a restaurant full of happy, well-fed and well-drunk guests, we just had to do it all again! When: Wednesday, September 18th at 7pm Where: Red Spice Road, 27 McKillop Street, Melbourne CBD What: A five-course menu with matching Four Pillars cocktails How Much: $149 per person Tickets: Purchase your tix here Red Spice Road is again joining forces with Victoria’s (and quite possibly Australia’s) favourite gin, Four Pillars, for a splendid foodie feast! This…

Roasted King Prawns w/ Coconut Mustard Sauce

This is a beautiful seafood dish from our new Head Chef, Mo. This dish is quite simple to make for your self, and perfect for the warmer months ahead! Ingredients 6 king prawns 80g yellow mustard seeds (soak over night in white vinegar) 100g plain yoghurt 3-4 green chillis 70g ginger 5 garlic cloves 80ml mustard oil 250ml coconut milk 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds 1 teaspoon garam masala salt + sugar to taste Method Preheat the oven at 220 degrees celsius Remove the vein from the prawns and cut into half – length way with shell on. Put them…

Meet our new Head Chef – Sungeun Mo

After 4 years as an integral member of the kitchen team, Red Spice Road is very proud to appoint Sungeun Mo as new Head Chef. Born and raised in Korea, Mo kicked off her culinary career working in many of Korea’s best restaurants, across a range of cuisines, before she moved to Australia and joined the Red Spice Road team. Her high level of passion and skill was quickly realised, and she was rapidly promoted through the kitchen ranks, ultimately leading to her newly appointed and well-deserved role as Head Chef of Red Spice Road. Mo may be known for…

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