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“Food Glorious Food”

South Melbourne Market
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South Melbourne Market and Suburb Foodie Walking Tour
Ranked #28 of 445 things to do in Melbourne
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 fresh food, but to meet, eat, drink, shop, discover, share and connect. Our walls are full of authentic traders who display their wares with pride and passion. Quirky and playful characters are found behind the counters, delivering old fashioned customer service with a smile. We embrace and showcase the local, supporting local farmers, artisans and producers. It’s a foodie’s paradise where freshness, quality and diversity are paramount with food stuffs from land to sea. We celebrate a philosophy of Real Food. Local Life. encouraging you to cook food that is made from great quality, fresh produce sourced from our family of traders you know, love and trust. We are a home to seriously good coffee, specialty tea and a vibrant restaurant precinct for day and night time fun. There’s also an amazing array of merchandise and services with everything from clothing, homewares and second hand books to hairdressing and pet food. With a full calendar of live music, events and activities, the Market is a happy and experiential place that celebrates the senses. Take a trip to the Market, you never know what you’ll find, but we guarantee it will be full of surprise, moments and wonder.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator
Reviewed February 23, 2013

If you love Deli's, fresh Pasta,variety of butchers & fruit & vegetable stalls this is the market to visit. Not too big and being a covered market you can be out of the sun. All cuisines are catered for so go there with the intention of having a bite to eat. A feast for the eyes. Try the macaroons with a cup of coffee or load up the string bag with fresh fruit & veg at good prices.

Thank chrsmith
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

just having the restuarant simply spanish at this market is an enormous plus! there's a great florist in the middle aisle, across from the vegetable shop that has a huge range of orchids.

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Reviewed January 30, 2013

The South Melbourne market has good parking for cars and no fees on market days. The eating places are really good. If you are staying in the South Melbourne area there is a wide range of eating places, coffee shops, restaurants and delicatessens. If you are travelling you need to taste a South Melbourne Market dim sim. They are always fresh and hot as there is always people buying them. The market is easy to get to by tram or train. If you want to buy meat and vegetables it a good place place to go on market days.

Thank Kerog
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Just love this market. I always find what I am looking for without being overwhelmed. Easy to park and some great little eateries around.

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Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

Already tried all sorts of diffrent Mel Markets.
This one is cleaner then Preston, bigger then St kilda and not as touristy as Vic Market.
You can buy product from all over the world and it's clean and neat.
Just a pitty we couldn't bring our dog.

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