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Prahran Market

Prahran Market 163 Commercial Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
6182908220
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a MUST see

An old style market in a wonderful old building. Full of the best produce available. We visited... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
nonduplume
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Australia
Worth a visit

Stayed nearby over the weekend, popped in a few times whenever I needed to kill some time. Lots and... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2017
Min90
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Brisbane, Australia
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Welcome to Prahran Market, Melbourne's Food Lover's Market. Knowing the right place to go, is everything.You go for the taste, the sounds, smells and in our case, the freshness.And you only get it all at Prahran Market, Melbourne's oldest-and tastiest-fresh food Market.Prahran Market is proud to be Australia's premier food market- famous for outstanding food and hard to find specialities.Our Traders take pride in stocking the highest quality of ingredients and source locally wherever possible.They offer the widest choice to customers- including heirloom produce and hard to find specialties, cheeses, small goods, artisan products, certified organic fruit and veg, beef, pork, poultry and game.Not to mention fresh sustainable fish, seafood, shellfish and crustaceans. Our Traders will also give you expert advice on all your purchases; where they come from, what is best in season, how much to buy, how to prepare and ways to cook to perfection.By shopping at Prahran Market, Melbourne's best food market, you are also helping to support Victorian farmers' margins, family owned businesses and Melbourne's food variety and great diversity. If you haven't been here for a while, come and visit us! We know you will love it. We hope to see you soon.
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“chapel street” (16 reviews)
“fruit and veg” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Prahran Market 163 Commercial Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
Chapel Street
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

An old style market in a wonderful old building. Full of the best produce available. We visited lots of stalls and they were all owner run, so that is always good. Amazing food for any budget. The breads were to die for, and the dips...More

Thank nonduplume
PrahranMarket, Market Management at Prahran Market, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2017

Thanks for the great review! Shopping at a Market is one of the best ways to support locally run businesses that is for sure! The fish auction at Claringbold's is such a fantastic tradition - they've been doing them on Saturday afternoons for years! Hopefully...More

Reviewed May 16, 2017

Stayed nearby over the weekend, popped in a few times whenever I needed to kill some time. Lots and lots of foods to choose from, as well as a huge variety of fresh produce, market flowers, meats and seafood. Also a cool little fresh pasta...More

Thank Min90
PrahranMarket, Market Management at Prahran Market, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Thanks so much for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed our Market - it's the perfect place to wander around when you have a little bit of time and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells. The Fresh Pasta Shop is a great little...More

Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

I am staying here for a while, so I was looking at a place to get fresh ingredients. Unlike Cole's which is a supermarket where you may find your day to day items, this market has individual vendors for different groceries. You have a slew...More

Thank Jopin55
PrahranMarket, Market Management at Prahran Market, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Thanks for the review Jopin! We think we're pretty lucky to have some of the best stallholders around - and you're right - the amount of cheese and gourmet deli items on offer is simply fantastic. John Cester's Poultry and Game will have wild or...More

Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Stayed at nearby apartments for the weekend. On a rainy Saturday was able to pick up wonderful supplies of fresh breads, cheeses, salamis. Had lunch at the market. Absolutely beautiful Asian food. In the afternoon there was live music playing. Could sit and listen all...More

Thank beadaluscious
PrahranMarket, Market Management at Prahran Market, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our Market! We're so glad you were able to pop in and enjoy some of the delicious food on offer, during your stay. We play live music in the square every Saturday and Sunday - it's...More

Reviewed April 26, 2017

We had an hour free so decided to go have a look around these markets. Very easy to get to by tram. Very disappointed that it was our last day otherwise we would have stocked up on great looking antipasto, cheese, fruits and vegetables etc....More

Thank MarjofromBrissie
PrahranMarket, Market Management at Prahran Market, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Thanks for the great review MarjofromBrissie! We're so glad you discovered our Market - what a shame it was only on your last day though. For tourists staying in the area our traders have a huge range of delicious items for snacks, self catering options...More

Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Medium/Large market in the heart of Prahran. First time I have been here and it certainly was bigger than I had expected. It has a similar layout and feel to the Dandenong Market but a bit smaller. It's predominately an indoor market place with only...More

Thank Steve S
PrahranMarket, Market Management at Prahran Market, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

Thanks for visiting and for reviewing our Market, Steve! We're so glad you enjoyed your time here - our traders pride themselves on having the very best on offer and it's lovely when their efforts are recognised by our shoppers. Being predominantly indoors does help...More

Reviewed April 16, 2017

I only visited the market because as I was driving nearby saw the Prahran Market road sign so I thought I'd give it a try. Like most markets in Melbourne, they have your usual butchers, seafood stalls, florists, fruits/vegetables, quick foods to eat and other...More

Thank bruceywonder
PrahranMarket, Market Management at Prahran Market, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review our Market. We are more of a locals market focusing predominantly on food. In fact, we're known as the food lover's market so whether you're a local, or a tourist, as long as you have a passion for...More

Reviewed April 15, 2017

Melbourne boasts of many good markets, and Prahran is quaint, cosy and easy to enjoy and walk around. Smaller than the Vic market in the city, and more compact than the South Melbourne market - Prahan offers a good selection of international cuisines and fresh...More

Thank 8nlssy
PrahranMarket, Market Management at Prahran Market, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thanks for such a fantastic review! We're so glad you enjoy our Market and the wide range of traders that we have. The variety of cuisines on offer are reflective of the fantastic range of cultures that Melbourne is lucky enough to boast! Combine that...More

Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Prahan market has an impressive and high quality selection of fresh fruits, meats, flowers etc. However, ready to eat meals and drinks are limited, we thought there would be a lot more stalls selling quick bites and the like. As tourists, we were not able...More

Thank WangWendy
PrahranMarket, Market Management at Prahran Market, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review our Market Wendy. We're glad you were able to stop by. We have quite a few little places to enjoy a quick bite to eat - but they are scattered around. Try a famous cheese toastie by Maker...More

Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

"It's a beautiful and clean market that you never see" - after that you can have some hot chocolate and relaxing in market area.

Thank Nisa K
PrahranMarket, Market Management at Prahran Market, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thanks for the great review Nisa! Hopefully we see you enjoying another hot chocolate in Harvest Hall shortly. Kind regards, Market Management.

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Response from katherinel847 | Reviewed this property |
Bourke Street which is across the street from the stations main entrance is where you can catch any of the following trams 86 (Bundoora) 95(Vermont South) 96 (East Brunswick) get off at stop 6 (Swanston Street) which is only... More
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