South Melbourne Market, Melbourne

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Flea Market · Hidden Gem · Shopping Mall
The maze of specialty shops set up in Victorian-style, wood-and-red-brick building where South Melbourne Market resides offers everything from fruits to silver jewelry. Open since 1867, the market is Melbourne's longest-running one. Among the many stalls, you'll find fresh produce, internatioal cuisine such as dim sum and Turkish gozleme, gifts, housewares, and men's and women's fashions. You can also learn recipes and techniques in cooking classes that Melbourne chefs regularly host here. Arrange your visit to South Melbourne Market and discover more family-friendly attractions in Melbourne using our Melbourne visit app.
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  • This market is just lovely. There is something for everyone here. Lots of places to grab a bite to eat, a large food market and a general market area where there is just about anything you can think.....  more »
  • Plants, Fresh seafood, fruit and veg. Delicious coffee and so much variety of food cuisines to try. The village juicery was a favourite of mine as well as Gozleme. Not to forget also fresh grilled...  more »
  • Super cool place to go with your family or friends! Even cooler fact is that South Melbourne Market was found in 1887!!! You can find everything pretty much there: fresh food and clothes, coffee and cleaning supplies:) So many awesome small and cute little bistros, so you could find anything you like to eat and drink!! It is open every day from 8am till 4pm. We had a great lunch there - we tried a few different things from various small restaurants and got coffee and smoothie for deserts:) Recommend! Cheers :)
  • Fantastic range of food! One of the cheese shops has a walk in air conditioned cheese pantry. It was amazing! We bought some cheeses, olives and quince paste. After this we had lunch at the seafood place on the corner. The food was delicious and inexpensive. I would totally recommend visiting these markets! Apparently the paella place is awesome too so we must return : )

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