Tuk tuk your way through our menu

Red Spice Road has you covered for quick bites and fabulous feasts, packed with the freshness and spice of the best Asian restaurants in Melbourne.

Get on board one of the best Asian restaurants in Melbourne

Whether it’s a quick lunch, a pre-theatre meal, or a dinner to remember, our mouth-watering menu covers all bases. No matter if you’re eating with your vegan cousin or your gluten-intolerant boss, you can keep everyone happy at Red Spice Road if you give us enough notice. The menu has been designed to cater for all sorts of food allergies or religious restrictions, so there should be something for everyone. We’re happy to cater to special requests whether that’s gluten-free, vegan, halal, nut-free; you name it. Just contact our team on (03) 9603 1601 and we’ll make sure your tummy isn’t left rumbling like a Balinese volcano.

With over 500 five-star reviews on TripAdvisor, find out for yourself why the Red Spice Road a la carte menu continues to make Red Spice Road one of Melbourne’s best Asian restaurants, popular with both Melburnians and visitors. Take a look.
The popular Red Spice Road express menu is available for lunch daily from 12pm to 3pm. Perfect for lunch on a busy work day! Take a look
Get a selection of visually stunning appetisers, perfectly balanced salads, and platters of substantial dishes to share. Perfect for groups and those who just want us to deliver a delicious meal without the trouble of choosing... Take a look
Compliment your meal with a delicious and unique Asian inspired cocktail, a paddle of craft beers, or a special something from our extensive and approachable wine list. We also offer wine matching to the tasting menus on request. Take a look

Small plates, big flavours

A tongue-teasing selection of snacks to share to get your meal started, or to nibble while you have a tipple from our fantastic bar! Divine dumplings, fresh betel leaves and other spicy little bites will get your meal off to a flying start.

Betel leaf, roasted red snapper, mango, lemongrass, dried coconut

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Crispy tofu, Szechuan spiced eggplant, water chestnut, peanut, sesame oil

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Steamed bao, salt roasted pork, hoisin, pickle, mustard

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Sweet corn fritters, sweet chilli, lettuce, herbs

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Crispy school prawns, dashi, lime

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Available daily from 5pm till late, with a reduced selection (shown by the clock icon) during lunch service 12pm to 3pm each day.

Not too big, not too small; plates that are just right...

Salt, spice and all things nice make these bigger bites a fresh and vibrant taste sensation. Satisfy a larger hunger with our spiced up salads, crunchy-tender ribs, and seriously good seafood.

Watermelon salad, fresh mint, red nam jim

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Chicken, prawn, warm coconut, galangal, crispy rice

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Sambal chicken wings

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Wok fried greens, garlic, oyster

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Grilled ½ shell scallops, cucumber, lime, mint

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Moo ping - grilled pork sate, coconut sugar, white pepper, soy

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Rice crusted lamb rib, pun cha vinegar, candied chilli, rock sugar

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Green papaya salad, tamarind, chilli, peanut, snake beans

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Kingfish, coriander, pickled garlic, chilli, shallots, crispy wonton

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Available daily from 5pm till late, with a reduced selection (shown by the clock icon) during lunch service 12pm to 3pm each day.

Large plates to fill your tum with yum

With curries, noodle dishes, creative vegetable choices, and of course, Melbourne’s favourite pork belly dish, Red Spice Road’s large plates have something for everyone. Sink your teeth into some of our more substantial dishes.

Smoked duck, rice dumplings, chilli oil, nuts

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Chonburi curry, tofu, asparagus, sweet potato

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Spring claypot, silken tofu, snowpeas, baby corn, chive

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Crying tiger beef, peanuts, chilli, roasted rice, lime

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Soft shell crab, crispy garlic, black pepper

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Kung Pao cauliflower, Sichuan pepper, green onion, cashews

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Northern Thai chicken curry, roasted chilli oil, mustard greens

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Pork belly, hot mint slaw, black vinegar, chilli caramel

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Malaysian duck curry, tomato, curry leaves, grilled coconut rice

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Singaporean barramundi, coconut milk, curry powder, longbean

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Southern Thai dry chilli beef rib, curry, holy basil, lemongrass, kaffir lime

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Available daily from 5pm till late, with a reduced selection (shown by the clock icon) during lunch service 12pm to 3pm each day.

Hey, sweet cheeks: Spicy and sassy desserts

What’s a meal without a happy ending? Red Spice Road’s dessert menu brings together the best produce Melbourne provides, blended with Asian flavours, using classic pastry technique to conclude your night like nothing else.

Guava cheesecake, apple jelly, honeycomb, kalamansi, plum meringue

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Yuzu donuts, yuzu curd, vanilla, shiso sorbet

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Passionfruit parfait, marshmallow, white chocolate cremoso, macadamia

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Chocolate & Coconut: Dark chocolate, coconut mousse, coconut jelly, mango

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Available daily from 12pm to 3pm and 5pm till late.

Food fast, not fast food

Red Spice Road’s express menu changes each fortnight and is perfect for when you need to eat fast, without compromising on quality! We’ll get you in, get you fed, and let you wok on with your day.

The express menu is available for lunch daily from 12pm to 3pm.

To Start

Chiang Mai chicken relish, peanut, cassava cracker

Small Plates

Mandalay lamb meatball

Salt and pepper calamari, chilli, lime

Large Plates

Crispy barramundi, watermelon salad

Tofu Larb, carrot, red onion, lettuce cup

West bengal beef curry w/ potato

Pork belly w/ hot mint slaw

Chicken stir fry, snakes bean, red capsicum, Thai chilli jam

Dessert

Coconut water tapioca, passionfruit cream, peanut praline, caramel popcorn, lychee sorbet

Our Express Lunch Menu is perfect for lunch on a busy work day! Enjoy the mouth-watering starter and all 5 Large plates for $36 pp.
Starving? Go all out with everything listed above for $55 pp!
Thirsty? Why not add a glass of our Sommeliers Choice of white or red wine for just $9.

Set menus and add-ons are only available when all members of your group participate.

Fabulous fusion feasts: Red Spice Road tasting menus

For groups of 12 or more adults, we suggest you choose from either the $79 pp or $99 pp tasting menu options. Get a selection of visually stunning appetisers, perfectly balanced salads, and platters of substantial dishes to share. It’s like doing a tour of Asia without the jetlag and economy flight! The tasting menus below are offered for the entire group only. All set menus are charged per person, with an optional beverage match as listed. You can add additional dishes from the a la carte menu to your tasting menu. And we can dish up something delicious for individual guest dietary requirements (just let us know in advance please!).

The two-week holiday: Tasting Menu

Of course, to really get to know a place, you need to stay more than a couple of nights. The popular tasting menu is $79 pp. Include matched drinks for an additional $45pp (including bubbles, 3 wines plus tea and coffee).
  • Betel leaf, roasted red snapper, mango, lemongrass, dried coconut
  • Grilled ½ shell scallops, cucumber, lime, mint
  • Sambal chicken wings
  • Chiang Mai pork sausage, cabbage, ginger
  • Green papaya salad, tamarind, chilli, peanut, snake beans
  • Pork belly, hot mint slaw, black vinegar, chilli caramel
  • BBQ chicken, tamarind, green chilli
  • Rockling, cumin, wild ginger, pepper, soy
  • Coconut water tapioca, passionfruit cream, peanut praline, caramel popcorn, lychee sorbet
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The month-long tour: Showcase Menu

Dive into Asia’s diverse food choices with this culinary journey across the continent. Our showcase menu is $99 pp. Include matched drinks with bubbles, 3 wines, plus tea and coffee available for an additional $45 pp.
  • Betel leaf, roasted red snapper, mango, lemongrass, dried coconut
  • Steamed bao, salt roasted pork, hoisin, pickle, mustard
  • Kingfish, coriander, pickled garlic, chilli, shallots, crispy wonton
  • Grilled ½ shell scallops, cucumber, lime, mint
  • Salt and pepper calamari, chilli, crispy garlic, green onion
  • Pork belly, hot mint slaw, black vinegar, chilli caramel
  • Smoked duck, rice dumplings, chilli oil, nuts
  • Northern Thai chicken curry, roasted chilli oil, mustard greens
  • Guava cheesecake, apple jelly, honeycomb, kalamansi, plum meringue
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A drinks list to shake you up

Find yourself in a bar alongside the Mekong River with no travel time required. We can shake you up a delicious and unique Asian inspired cocktail, pour you a paddle of craft beers, or help select something from our extensive and approachable wine list.

If the choice is too much, we can suggest a suitable drop or create a customised match to your meal. We’re proud to boast Melbourne’s best trained wine and bar team, with a swag of awards from Gourmet Traveller, World of Fine Wine and more. But just because we win awards doesn’t mean we take wine too seriously. The most important element of any wine is that you enjoy drinking it – responsibly, of course. No wine snobbery allowed at Red Spice Road!

And for the designated rickshaw drivers, you don’t need to be stuck with sparkling mineral water with a selection of Asian-inspired mocktails to complement your meal!

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