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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.


Summer Cocktail Masterclass

A summer of cocktails awaits… Thursdays at 6pm in the Red Spice Road bar. Mix, stir and shake up an Asian twist on the classics. Drink up the fruits of your labour. Sample the classic cocktail it was based on. How Much: $20 per person When: Thursdays in Jan + Feb at 6pm Bookings: These classes are now sold out We invite you to Red Spice Road Thursdays in Jan + Feb to be guided through a cocktail masterclass with our Bar Manager, Kasey. She’ll get you all mixing and shaking up our house twists on the classics, after which you…

NYE at Red Spice Road

A celebratory feast, with live entertainment from 8pm – 1am! When: Monday, December 31st from 5pm – 1am What: A celebratory 4-course tasting menu, with saxophonist Harry, and singer/DJ Bernie, from 8pm – 1am 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. Escape the crowds, and rest assured your night will be a delicious success –…

See you at the World Rice Festival!

For the love of rice! What: A 3 day festival, dedicated to our love of rice, and the multitude of different rice-based dishes from all around the world When: Friday 7th December from 5pm – 10pm; Saturday 8th December from 12pm – 10pm; Sunday 9th December from 12pm – 5pm More info: Click here This will be our first year at this fantastic foodie, cultural festival! Head on down to Birrarung Marr from Friday 7th – Sunday 9th December and soak up all the sights, smells and flavours of multiculturalism, presented though delicious rice based dishes. All of this will…

Come visit us at the Night Noodle Markets!

When: Thursday November 8th – Sunday November 25th Where: Birrarung Marr, Melbourne The Melbourne Night Noodle Markets return to Birrarung Marr from November 8 – 25, setting the city alight with the smells, sights and sounds of over twenty sizzling Asian food stalls – and Red Spice Road is happy to be one of them! Having not been at the Night Noodle Markets since 2015, we’re super-excited to again be involved in this great event. To make things quick and easy, the markets are also cash-free so guests can spend less time queuing and more time enjoying the night. All major cards welcome.…

Competition: Eat, Stay, Cook

ENTER HERE Eat, Stay, Cook – a mighty night and day awaits… Eat a romantic dinner for two at the colourful Burma Lane on Friday night Stay in the Heritage King Suite at the Treasury on Collins, for a night of pampering, relaxation and breakfast when you and your significant other arise Cook with Executive Chef, John McLeay, by way of a private cooking class for you and 5 mates at Red Spice Road Eat (again! 😊) a delicious Saturday lunch with your friends; comprising a hand-crafted menu + matching wines, delivered with love from the Red Spice Road team…

John McLeay Presents

When: Wednesday, October 24th at 7pm Where: Orchid Room at Red Spice QV, 31 Artemis Lane, Melbourne CBD What: 5 unique courses, served with free flowing wine and beer How Much: $129 per person Bookings: Purchase your tickets here Our fascinating journey began with Exec Chef, John McLeay, 11 years ago, when flagship restaurant Red Spice Road opened its doors. Lil’ sis, Red Spice QV, then entered our lives 6 years ago, and next came the colourful Burma Lane, soon to turn 5. Throughout the years, a mighty team of Head Chefs have joined forces with John, to run our…

Spice 2.0 – Round 2 of Curries & Sauces

All upcoming Spice 2.0 cooking classes have sold out Heat up your winter and warm up your bellies! When: Saturday September 15th(SOLD OUT) & 22nd (SOLD OUT) + Sunday September 23rd (SOLD OUT), from 12pm – 3pm 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: $99 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 cooking classes to keep all of those budding cooks out…

Gin & Spice

This event has now sold out A collaborative dinner between Red Spice Road and Four Pillars Gin When: Thursday September 13th at 7pm What: A five-course banquet menu with matching Four Pillars cocktails + Payten & Jones wines How Much: $129 per person Tickets: Purchase your tix here Gin, spice & all things nice, make for a simply marvellous dining experience! 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 dinner is all about the botanicals. Head Chef, Dylan McCormack, has drawn inspiration from the eclectic range…

Grill 101: South-East Asian meat and seafood on the BBQ

Due to popular demand, we’ve locked in another Grill 101 Cooking Class on Saturday August 25th. Get your tix quick! Gettin’ you ready for summer! When: Saturday August 18th + Sunday August 19th, from 12pm – 3pm (both these classes are sold out) PLUS newly released class on Saturday August 25th (still tix available) 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: $99 per person Tickets: Purchase your tix here After a complete sell out success of Spice 101, we…

Nothing Wasted – An OzHarvest Fundraising Dinner

When: Thursday August 9th, from 6:30pm Where: Meat Fish Wine, 31 Artemis Lane, Melbourne CBD What: A four-course banquet menu designed by Red Spice Road Executive Chef, John McLeay, served over 8 dishes, with matching wines. How Much: $99 per person, with all proceeds going to OzHarvest Bookings: Purchase your tickets here Cauliflower stem rice, potato peels, pigs ears, chicken skin, carrot tops, pickled watermelon rind and black bananas. Mmmmm, what a delicious combination! No, we haven’t gone a lil’ loopy. In an age where food waste has gotten quite out of control, not only with wasted “good” food, but also…

Authentic Asia

Ticket sales have now closed for this event. Proudly presented by Time Out Live When: Wednesday July 25th, from 6:30pm What: A 7 dish culinary adventure with 2 hours of free-flowing wine and beers How Much: $120 per person Bookings: Purchase your tickets here A unique chance to indulge in all of the eclectic flavours of Thai cuisine over the course of a progressive feast. Kick off your culinary adventure with the humble street food of Chiang Mai; simple yes, but bursting with deliciousness.You’ll then eat your way through a banquet of a different kind, travelling through various cities, with…

Variety’s Eat Street – The Video

Take a peek and be taken on a journey to the bustling night markets of Eat Street 2018… We had such a fantastic time at Variety’s Eat Street on the 29th of May, serving up bite-sized morsels of some of our favourites from Burma Lane and Red Spice Road! Such a great event to be a part of, with all proceeds going to support the amazing work Variety is doing for children in need. It was an honour to be involved. In order to spread the good word of Variety’s Eat Street – we joined forces with Variety, plus fellow…

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