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South Melbourne Market

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“fresh oysters”(38 reviews)
“home wares”(8 reviews)
Experience life at The Village Market. Since 1867, South Melbourne Market has been a treasured inner city landmark and a favourite amongst locals and visitors. It is the quintessential village market, a place where people come not only to purchase...more
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322 - 326 Coventry St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
South Melbourne
+61 481 908 469
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Reviewed 3 days ago

New to Melbourne, it was widely suggested I visit here. The market is open 8am - 4pm Saturday & Sunday, so my plan was Sunday. Even though the weather wasn't going to be good, it's completely undercover. With my recycled shopping bags ready - off...More

1  Thank JacquiSydney
Reviewed 3 days ago

The best market I have been to in Australia. Huge, huge variety of stalls and many upmarket shops. Lots of places to buy a very high standard of takeaway food

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first ever visit to the South Melbourne Markets. A great place to browse, buy and eat. Will be back- market of choice.

Thank susanbtravel05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a sunny Sunday morning The crowds are descending onto the south Melbourne markets Vendors are encouraging shoppers to buy their wares Padre coffee serves tasty caffe lattes and a full range of drinks They have coffee beans that can be taken home in...More

Thank Lynette S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

More commercialised but I think it’s more organised. Got here from state library via tram 96. Took around 20mins. If I am staying here I will definitely buy much. Especially the vegetables. They look awesome! One thing I leant is to split up if you...More

1  Thank Yenyenyenyenyen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

South Melbourne Market is underrated and understated. But I loved it. Every shop was selling a specialty, not like Queen Vic, where you literally see 3-4 stalls selling the same things. There is a whole lot more attention to detail from the shop owners point...More

Thank PaulW7845
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This isn’t a very large market and somewhat out of the way if you’ve limited time in Melbourne as it’s outside the CBD and free tram zone. But if you’ve time to spare, do visit this market for some amazingly fresh and cheap seafood. Fresh...More

Thank dt0809
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited SMM today for the first time and I was very impressed . Much better than Queen Victoria markets in my opinion . Great choice of food from cafes on the perimeter to amazing fresh produce inside and good variety of stall for other...More

Thank Exploration3585
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here a year ago and loved it and nothing has changed , it’s got all the things I love in a market , fish ,meats, veges, cafes, quirky food stalls , great coffee , fried dim sums , cakes , breads , clothes...More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are regulars at the South Melbourne Market and the shopping is good, great shoe shop Traffic and good food like cheeses, fish, chicken and many other things So many places to eat it is so hard to choose. Would recommend everyone to go their.

Thank Jan V
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South Melbourne
South Melbourne hosts the city’s oldest continuous
market, founded in 1867. Rows of neatly arranged
fruit, vegetables and flowers splash yellows, greens
and reds along the entire perimeter, where the whole
neighborhood gathers for Saturday feasts. Inside the
hall, shoppers hover over the mouth-watering displays
of delicatessens and specialty food shops. Further in,
a bazaar full of giftware, clothing, and kitchen
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My wife and I prefer the South Melbourne Market. It is more compact hence easy to get around. There are less clothing shops than at the Vic Market, but a sufficient choice for us. Equally, the food stores especially the... More
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