The Markets of Melbourne are an important part of Melbourne’s food history and culture, not to mention the wonderful experience of shopping at the market’s and speaking to traders who love their produce and have great knowledge to share.
Here are some of Melbourne’s top markets dishing up some amazing eats after a bit of appetite building meandering and shopping!
MAKER & MONGER, Prahran Market
Trading from a beautifully restored French food cart in the Harvest Hall, Maker & Monger is the brainchild of world class cheese-monger, Anthony Femia. Their trademark bites include the famous American grilled cheese sandwich, and the traditional Swiss raclette served over potatoes and pickle. Enjoy a rotating seasonal offering and Mork iced chocolate, with enough cheesy goodness to keep you satisfied all year round.
SIMPLY SPANISH, South Melbourne Market
The perfect spot for fun loving tapas, where you can sit back, relax and enjoy some delightful food and fine wine or homemade sangria. Go for their famous paella, cooked in big pans on Cecil Street. Delicious!
BRATWURST SHOP & CO, Queen Victoria Market
Well known for their brat on the go, Bratwurst Shop & Co’s grilled bratwurst comes served in a white or wholemeal roll. Choose from mild, spicy, cheese, weisswurst, black pepper, chorizo or chicken & mushroom with your selection of mustards, sauces or sauerkraut – this is the classic market experience!
DANDEE DONUTS, Dandenong Market
If you’re a sweet tooth, you can’t go past hot jam donuts in Melbourne’s winter! One of Dandenong Market’s most popular and iconic stalls, Dandee Donuts draws people from all over Melbourne with their delicious, freshly made and cooked in-house donuts. They’re also egg free, dairy free and have no additives, using Australian grown ingredients and an original recipe developed in the 1950s.