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Red Spice Road has been providing Melbourne diners with the best modern Asian food for the past 10 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.


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 early September. 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 massive farewell party to McKillop Street on the final day of trade on Saturday 24 August. There’ll be a hawker style food market, roaming food, DJ and even a lion dance performance.   What:  The ultimate lantern party! Cocktail on arrival, 3hrs of…

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 early September. Due to an impending redevelopment of the McKillop Street area, Red Spice Road will close at its current location on Saturday 24 August 2019. 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 course, Melbourne’s favourite…
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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

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 humans to a fun and tasty day with…

EOFY Special Offers

Yep, it’s a little crazy, but EOFY is going to be upon us before we know it. Red Spice Road is getting ready for your well-deserved work event by offering our guests some extra perks & great deals on group dining. Gather the crew together before the new budget kicks in and celebrate in style! Send your enquiry through here.   The Offers: LUNCH 12pm -3pm (Monday – Friday) Receive a complimentary glass of wine or beer when dining from our $55pp lunch menu*   DINNER 5pm – late (Monday – Friday) Combine our delicious set menu plus a two-hour…

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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Colonial Spice

What: 5 course dinner with matching Colonial Brewing Beers When: Thursday May 16th. 6:30pm arrival, for a 7pm start. Tickets: Just $129. Buy them here   Join us at Red Spice Road to celebrate Good Beer Week with Victorian local, Colonial Brewing Co. You’ll not only be treated to a bespoke menu with matching beers to each course, but Colonial’s in-house brewer will be presenting the event, guiding you through each of the beers, and why they work so [bloody] well with the food you’re devouring. The night aims to educate and inspire people on how to match beer with food…

Cooking classes are back!

When: Sat 23rd & Sat 24th February – Summer of Seafood Sat 30th & Sun 31st March – Vegans Paradise Sat 27th & Sun 28th April – For the love of Pork Sat 25th & Sun 26th May – For the love of Pork #2 Where: Red Spice Road, 27 McKillop Street, Melbourne CBD What: An interactive cooking class followed by a four course lunch + glass of sparkling on arrival How Much: $120 per person Tickets: Purchase your tix here After a complete sell out success of Spice 101, we simply had to lock in more Red Spice Road…

In The Spirit Of Things – Cocktail Classes

What: A showcase of a local producer who we believe is kicking goals in the spirit industry, including a taster of the spirit, and a masterclass to make two cocktails that feature the spirit.  Classes start at 6pm. How Much: $65 per person When:  3rd April – Four Pillars Gin 10th April – Tromba Tequila 17th April – Hippocampus Vodka 1st May – Rum Diary Spiced Rum  Tickets: Click here   Sometimes we all need a spiritual – pardon, spirit-fueled – experience! Our stellar lineup of artisan distilleries are offering the chance for you to discover their rich history, sample their lush…

Official Dining Partner – Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Heading to a show for some fun and frivolity? Join us at Red Spice Road throughout this fabulous festival of laughs, show your comedy festival ticket for: A complimentary  betel leaf starter 2-4-1 comedy festival cocktail “Laugh out Loud” (Melbourne Gin Co. gin, sweet vermouth, prosecco, thai basil) That’s sure to get you in good spirits!

Laneway Lunch – Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2019

Join us in celebrating this Festival tradition! When: Sunday March 10th at 12pm Where: McKillop street – right outside Red Spice Road What: An alfresco laneway feast, with matching wines How Much: $149 per person Bookings: Purchase your tickets here Rejoice! Our annual Laneway Lunch returns for another big year. A joyful culinary occasion that has become ubiquitous with the Festival. This year we invite you to gather in true community spirit, pull up a pew in our iconic laneway, and share in a meal featuring a sensational blend of Red Spice Road classics and new favourites. A menu designed…

10 Minutes by Tractor meets Red Spice Road

When: Thursday, February 28th at 7pm Where: Red Spice Road, 27 McKillop street, Melbourne CBD What: A bespoke menu with matching Ten Minutes by Tractor wines How Much: $190 per person Tickets: Purchase your tickets here   Your favourite Mornington Peninsula winery meets your favourite Asian restaurant. Ten Minutes by Tractor meets Red Spice Road for an exquisite dining experience. Sit back and enjoy a bespoke menu, with stunning and rare wines to match.   On arrival: 10x Pinot Gris Starter: Lamb meatball, green nam jim, chilli, Vietnamese mint Estate Chardonnay 2016 & Estate Pinot Noir 2016 Small:   Pan fried barramundi, yellow…

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


27 McKillop 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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