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 900 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.

Roasted snapper, garlic nam prik, betel leaf

9

Crunchy chickpeas, tomato relish, cos lettuce

9

Steamed bao, roasted pork, hoisin, mustard mayo, cucumber

10

Kimchi corn fritters, soy vinegar sauce

21

Crispy school prawns, dashi, spring onion

19

Grilled scallops, cucumber, shallot vinaigrette, peanut

25

Duck cucumber relish, cassava cracker

23

Available daily from 5pm till late, with a reduced selection during lunch service 12pm to 3pm each day. Please note a 10% surcharge applies on Sundays and public holidays.

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.

Turmeric chicken skewers, dark soy, lime sauce

22

Sambal chicken wings

21

Chimichuri coated lamb ribs, mint, coriander

23

Kingfish, melon, baby radish, watercress salad, coconut galangal dressing

32

Watermelon, cucumber salad, fresh mint, red nam jim

16

Som Tam salad - Green papaya, carrot, dried shrimp, peanuts

21

Wok tossed greens, garlic, oyster sauce

18

Available daily from 5pm till late, with a reduced selection during lunch service 12pm to 3pm each day.   Please note a 10% surcharge applies on Sundays and public holidays.

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.

Grilled chicken breast salad, lettuce, chilli oil, sesame dressing

29

Green curry, young jackfruit, baby corn, asparagus, banana chilli

29

Crispy tofu stir fry, gailan, button, king oyster & wood ear mushrooms

29

Shaken beef hor fun stir fried noodles

35

Salmon stir fry, cumin, pepper, sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger

36

Pad Kra Pao Gai - Diced chicken, holy basil, chilli, oyster sauce

31

Deep fried soft-shell crab, snake beans, peppercorns

36

Kung Pao cauliflower, Sichuan pepper, green onion, cashews

31

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

40

Central Thai chicken curry, holy basil, peanuts

34

Lamb shank curry, grilled roti, pickled mustard, mint yoghurt

39

Spicy Korean BBQ beef ribs

39

Southern coconut curry, grilled king prawns, crispy wonton skin

39

Whole baby barramundi, coconut rice, cucumber, chilli nam prik

40

Available daily from 5pm till late, with a reduced selection during lunch service 12pm to 3pm each day.   Please note a 10% surcharge applies on Sundays and public holidays.

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.

Mango & coconut panna cotta. Candied pineapple, coconut crumble, lemongrass oil

17

Yuzu doughnuts, yuzu curd, vanilla, shiso sorbet

15

Peanut butter Ferrero Rocher. Peanut butter fudge, marshmallow, hazelnut

16

Berry cheesecake. Red wine compote, cherry sorbet, pandan cake

15

Available daily from 12pm to 3pm and 5pm till late.   Please note a 10% surcharge applies on Sundays and public holidays.

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

Northern Thai chicken curry with betel leave

Small Plates

Prawn spring roll and nouc cham dressing

Lemongrass, green chilli pork with cos lettuce, cucumber

Large Plates

Cambodian beef salad cucumber, bean shoot, mint

Green bean, snow pea, tomato salad with chilli, puncha vinegar dressing

Singaporean prawn noodle stir fry

Opor ayam chicken curry

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

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 $9.50.

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: $79 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.
  • Roasted snapper, garlic nam prik, betel leaf
  • Grilled scallops, cucumber, shallot vinaigrette, peanuts
  • Sambal chicken wings
  • Larb Gai – Chicken, crushed rice, chilli, coriander, iceberg
  • Som Tam salad – Green papaya, carrot, dried shrimp, peanuts
  • Pork belly, hot mint slaw, black vinegar, chilli caramel
  • Red curry rockling stir fry, capsicum & gailan
  • Coconut water tapioca, passionfruit cream, peanut praline, caramel popcorn, lychee sorbet
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The month-long tour: $99 Showcase Menu

Dive into Asia’s diverse food choices with this culinary journey across the continent. Our showcase menu is $99 pp.
  • Roasted snapper, garlic nam prik, betel leaf
  • Grilled scallops, cucumber, shallot vinaigrette, peanuts
  • Steamed bao, roasted pork, hoisin, pickle, mustard
  • Baby calamari, pickled chilli, spicy mayo
  • Kingfish, melon, baby radish, watercress salad, coconut galangal dressing
  • Pork belly, hot mint slaw, black vinegar, chilli caramel
  • Shaken beef hor fun stir fried noodles
  • Central Thai chicken curry, holy basil, peanuts
  • Berry cheesecake, red wine compote, cherry sorbet, pandan cake
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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!

Download the Red Spice Road beverage menu (PDF)