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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.


Early-Bird Christmas Function Offers!

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 October. 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…

Exciting New Queen Street Location!

Red Spice Road says sayonara to McKillop Street and ni hao to Queen Street!   Melbourne’s favourite modern Asian restaurant, Red Spice Road, is moving from its McKillop Street location to a new space only 100 metres away at 141 Queen Street in October. Due to an impending redevelopment of the McKillop Street area, Red Spice Road will close at its current location in October 2019 and move to its new home. But the great news is that the restaurant, as well as its much-loved murals, showstopping red lantern, creative culinary team led by head chef Sungeun Mo, and of…

Farewell McKillop Street!

Melbourne’s favourite modern Asian restaurant, Red Spice Road, is moving from its McKillop Street location to a new space at 141 Queen Street in October. So how do we say goodbye to the venue we’ve known and loved for almost 12 years?  With a massive party of course! Join the Red Spice Road team for a huge farewell party to McKillop Street on Saturday 24 August. There’ll be a hawker style food market, roaming food, DJ and even a lion dance performance. Psss… We’ll be moving to our new digs on Queen Street in October, so you can still come…
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July Whisky Cocktail Specials

Warm up your winter with these delicious premium whisky cocktails!  Every Friday through July we’re doing them for just $20   Through the Smokin’ Glass:   Ardbeg, Aperol, Antica Formula, Regan’s Orange Bitters, Mesquite Smoke   Fitzroy Old Fashioned : Rum Diary Spiced Rum, Pedro Ximenez, Laphroaig, Whisky Barrel Bitters, Cinnamon   Pig in a Whisky blanket: Bacon washed Starward Two-Fold Whiskey, Chilli Caramel, Whisky Barrel Bitters   Kyoto to the Alps: Hakushu Distillers Reserve, Sake, Salt, Cucumber   Caribbean Negroni: Plantation Rum, Maidenii Tonique, Maidenii Dry Vermouth, Pineapple   [Show slideshow]

Family Day Saturdays

Family Day Saturdays will resume in Jan 2020. Saturdays are the Family Fun-day at Red Spice Road When: From 12pm – 3pm, every Saturday What: A special kids menu, face painting, colouring-in + kids board games in the courtyard How Much: $15 per kid, which includes their choice of the below, ice-cream + soft drink We’re dedicating a day to the little ones every Saturday! Bringing back the fun (and reducing the stress) to the family outing with a special kids menu, a uniquely Red Spice colouring-in poster, face-painting from Jesstar Play Magick, and kids board games.  Treat the wee…

Mothers Day

When: Sunday May 12th, from 12pm What: A banquet-style lunch, with a glass of bubbles on arrival for all adults. How Much: $65 per person, $15 kids meals (under 12) Reservations: Book online here   There really isn’t anything we could do to repay our Mum’s for all they do – but we think we’ve come pretty close! Our celebration of Mum’s features an exceptional banquet and glass of bubbles on arrival. For the kids in tow, we’ve got a couple of picky-eater-proof meals just for them. This Mother’s Day spoil your Mum, Grandma and your awesome Aunties by booking…

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Lunch: 12pm - 3pm
Dinner: 5pm - Late


27 McKillop Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

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Reservations: (03) 9603 1601
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Red Spice Road has partnered with Secure Parking to bring you a fantastic discounted rate of $8, on weekends & evenings, at their car park located at 300 Flinders Street. Just use the code REDSPICEROAD.

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