Exploring the revitalised Queen Victoria Market Precinct
The Queen Victoria Market precinct has undergone a transformative upgrade, emerging as a vibrant hub that seamlessly blends fine-grain retail, boutique hospitality, modern living spaces, and community-centric facilities. As the precinct continues to evolve, let’s dive into the exciting places that are already open and waiting for you to explore in this iconic location.
narrm ngarrgu: A Community Hub and Library
At the heart of the precinct lies narrm ngarrgu, a community hub and library proudly owned by the City of Melbourne. This welcoming space is more than just a repository of books; it’s a cultural epicentre designed to foster community connections. With a diverse collection of literature and a range of community programs, narrm ngarrgu invites visitors to engage, learn, and contribute to the vibrant tapestry of Melbourne’s cultural scene.
Veriu Hotel & Suites: A Luxurious Stay at QVM
For those seeking a luxurious stay amidst the bustling energy of the Queen Victoria Market, Veriu Hotel & Suites stands as an epitome of comfort and style. Located on Therry Street, this boutique hotel offers a haven of tranquility with modern amenities, sophisticated design, and impeccable service. Whether you’re a traveller or a local looking for a staycation, Veriu promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of Melbourne.
MARKET LANE: coffee beside a heritage facade
Market Lane Coffee has a long history serving Melburnians hot beverages over the years, starting in 2009. Their new store on Queen Street is quaint with a modern minimalist interior and reflects the colour scheme of the Mercat Cross Building in which it inhabits. The team brew and serve espresso and filter coffee, both hot and over ice when the weather’s warm. Although there’s no seating inside, there are a couple of tables undercover outside for enjoying your coffee al fresco.
St. Ali and The Queen: COFFEE MEETS COCKTAILS
Elevating the culinary scene in the precinct, St. Ali and The Queen present a gastronomic fusion that captivates the senses. From meticulously crafted coffee to innovative dishes that celebrate local produce, this dynamic culinary duo promises a memorable dining experience. The ambience reflects the spirit of the Queen Victoria Market – lively, diverse, and rooted in the rich culinary traditions that define Melbourne’s food culture.
Publique Bakery: A Hidden Gem on Blender Lane
Tucked away on Blender Lane, Publique Bakery is a hidden gem that beckons with the aroma of freshly baked delights. This artisanal bakery boasts a delectable array of bread, pastries, and confections, all crafted with precision and passion. Whether you’re in the mood for a leisurely brunch or a quick grab-and-go treat, Publique Bakery is a must-visit for connoisseurs of fine baked goods.
Brick Lane Brewing: Craft Beer Paradise
Calling all craft beer enthusiasts – the precinct is now home to Brick Lane Brewing, a haven for those who appreciate the artistry of brewing. With a diverse range of crafted beers and a welcoming ambience that includes a stunning rooftop, Brick Lane invites visitors to savour the essence of artisanal brewing. From hoppy ales to rich stouts, there’s something to delight every palette at this thriving brewery.