The Lantern Lunch | Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2020

The Lantern Lunch | Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2020

This event has been postponed until further notice from Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. 

(Please also find below a note from Melbourne Food & Wine Festival regarding refunds)

Supporting the food and drink community of Victoria is MFWF’s mission, and the safety and welfare of festival guests MFWF’s critical priority.

“We understand that news of this postponement will be a great disappointment to our guests. Everyone in our organisation is heartbroken by this turn of events,” said Anthea Loucas Bosha, CEO of Food + Wine Victoria. “The investment in the festival from the hospitality industry, from partners, sponsors, suppliers, volunteers and staff has been tremendous, and this decision has been made with great reluctance and the utmost seriousness. “If another responsible course of action was available to us we’d have pursued it, but under the circumstances we cannot proceed. “We are extremely proud of the program we’d brought to market with the hospitality industry of Victoria, and of the enthusiastic response it received from people around the world. The festival has been a mainstay of Melbourne’s major events calendar for more than 28 years, and it remains committed to celebrating the food and drink of Victoria.”

Red Spice Road will be postponing this event


MFWF are strongly encouraging the public to hold on to their tickets and join in the MFWF program which is estimated to be in spring 2020. They believe this is the best way the public can support the hospitality industry at this time.

However, customers are entitled to refunds for any event that is postponed.

How refunds work for postponed events

Customers should contact MFWF on to arrange refunds. Please direct any refund inquiries you may have to MFWF at this email address. Thank you.

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 your thirst!

From laneway to lantern, our annual Melbourne Food & Wine Festival lunch returns for another big year. We welcome you all this opportunity to check out our new Queen street location, whilst enjoying the wonderful atmosphere with friends and strangers alike. This is a joyful culinary occasion that has become ubiquitous with the Festival, featuring a sensational blend of Red Spice Road classics and new favourites.

Our Executive Head Chef Sungeun Mo, has designed an exquisite menu featuring taste sensations from across Southeast Asia – and the best part is, you don’t even need to leave Melbourne to feast on these delicious morsels. From Thailand, to Malaysia, China to Vietnam and everywhere in between let us take you on the ultimate food journey, cultivating the very best of all cuisines under the one roof – at Red Spice Road.

This lunch is the perfect way to roam around the colourful venue as Red Spice Road transforms into a bustling Asian hawker market for one day only. A fabulous occasion to come together and enjoy the uniting effect of food (and of course wine) in our beautiful new home.

Help yourself to a betel leaf crammed with mouth-watering goodness or devour a juicy morsel of pork belly from our food stalls, sample the sweet juiciness from our decadent fruit platters – plus so much more to satisfy those Asian street market cravings.

Plenty of drinks will be served to keep you well hydrated on your travels while you explore the fascinating food, drink and entertainment on offer.

Find Us

We are currently closed until further notice


141 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000


Give us a call

Red Spice To-Go (no longer available): (03) 9603 1626
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 $7, on weekends & evenings, at their carpark located at 200 Queen Street. Just use the code REDSPICEROAD.

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