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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.

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Our new menu is here, bigger and bolder than ever before. With 18+ new dishes, expect a fabulous variety of exceptional food to appease all appetites. (Don’t worry, our pork belly chilli caramel still features!) The culinary team, led by Head Chef Sungeun Mo, have been busy curating the ultimate menu which pushes the boundaries when it comes to bold, complex and refreshing flavours.   Our entire team is very proud of how this mouth-watering menu has come together, featuring some of our most delicious dishes to date.  Some of the new stars on the menu are:  Whole baby barramundi, coconut…

NYE at Red Spice Road

When: Tuesday, December 31st from 5pm – 1am What: 7 dish celebratory feast (stay on to drink) How Much: The Early-Bird set menu (bookings from 5-6pm w/ a 2 hour seating) – $79pp; The Settle-In set menu (bookings from 6:30pm, no seating time) – $99pp including a glass of bubbles or beer Reservations: Book online here This NYE settle in to the comfort and vibrancy of Red Spice Road’s new Queen Street venue. Escape the crowds, and rest assured your night will be a delicious success – with great food, slurpable booze, impeccable service and an electric vibe! Enjoy a celebratory feast, then stay on…

DineSmart 2019

Dine Smart is a way for us to give back to the local homeless community, by having you all as our lovely guests. 😊 From November 21st – December 31st, you’ll see $1 per person added to your bill that goes directly to helping Dine Smart projects. You’re of course free to opt out of donating this if you so wish, and you’re also free to donate more if you’d prefer. Street Smart Australia, helping those in need, close to us.

The Lantern Lunch | Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2020

A part of Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2020  Experience all the sights, aromas and tastes of a South-East Asian hawker market at Red Spice Road’s new home, whilst merrymaking under our red lantern.  When: Sunday March 22nd, from 12pm Where: Red Spice Road, 141 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD What: Seven dishes served hawker-style with food stations + a three hour wine, beer and non-alcoholic drinks package How Much: $118pp Bookings: Purchase your tickets online here Explore all the wonders our new venue has to offer, and be treated to a sumptuous feast, entertainment, and plenty of drinks to quench…

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. We’d like to send out an extended thank you for being so patient during the process of the move. We’ve had a very positive response since opening our new doors on November 8th, 2019.   The culinary team are adjusting well to their new modern kitchen spaces and our floor staff are getting a good workout from…

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…
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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…

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


Now Open!

141 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

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Reservations: (03) 9603 1601
Functions: (03) 9603 1600

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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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