Take a culinary tour of Asia without leaving Melbourne

Red Spice QV, in the heart of Melbourne’s shopping precinct, is an ideal destination for your Asian food fix.

Indulge your tastebuds at Melbourne’s favourite Asian restaurant

Whether you’re after a quick bite before continuing your shopping splurge, something to nibble with a drink before hitting the town, or a bountiful feast, you’ll be sure to find satisfying taste sensations bursting with Asian flavours and fresh Melbourne produce.

We want everyone to enjoy eating at Red Spice QV so we’ve got one of the most flexible menus and kitchen teams in Melbourne. Whether you’re dining with your fructose-free and vegetarian mother-in-law or your gluten-free bestie, we’re happy to cater to most requirements. Take a look at our standard A La Carte menu to get a feel for what is on offer.
The popular Red Spice QV express menu is available for lunch daily from 12pm to 3pm. Changing regularly, it is a perfect choice for a busy work day lunch. Take a look at the Express choices
For you choice of either $68 or $78 per person (min 2 people), get a selection of visually stunning appetisers, perfectly balanced salads, and platters of substantial dishes to share. Take a look
Compliment your food with a unique Asian inspired cocktail, a tasting paddle of craft beers, or something deliciously different from our extensive and approachable wine list. We also offer wine matching to the tasting menus on request. Take a look

Little bites

Tantalise your tastebuds with these mouth-watering morsels to get the party started! Select a handful to share before venturing onto bigger things, or graze on these plates all night while enjoying the company of good friends and a cheeky drink.

Betel leaf, barramundi, coconut, herbs, lime leaf, roe

6.5

Natural oyster w/ Lime

4

Natural oyster w/ yuzu, white soy, shiso, cucumber

4.5

Natural oyster w/ nashi, kimchi, bacon, black sesame, radish sprout

4.5

Corn fritter, eggplant jim jaew, lettuce cup, herbs

7

Steamed bao, crispy pork, pickled mustard greens, white radish, chilli jam

8

Available daily from 5pm till late, with a reduced selection (shown by the clock icon) during lunch service 12pm to 3pm each day.

Bites a little larger

Spiced up salads, finger-lickin' ribs, saucy sausages. Sample our sumptuous selection of dishes to satisfy a larger hunger or combine with the little bites and plates to share for a South East Asian feast!

Fried school prawns, smoked chilli, roasted shallot nam prik, coriander

15

Red roasted pork, squid, banana blossom, hot mint, rice paddy herb, peanut salad

28

Lamb ribs, sticky tamarind sauce, green papaya mint salad

24

Chicken, mandarin, herb salad, spicy coconut dressing

28

Shan tofu, peas, tomato, peanuts, crispy garlic, mint

24

Available daily from 5pm till late, with a reduced selection (shown by the clock icon) during lunch service 12pm to 3pm each day.

Plates to share (or not)

Starring Melbourne’s favourite pork belly, soul-warming curries, zesty stir-fry’s, stunning seafood and creative vegetables, Red Spice QV’s large plates will satisfy your growling tummy beast. They’re made to share, but we won’t judge if you don’t want to.

Soft shell crab jungle curry, apple eggplant, wild ginger

35

Lamb shoulder massaman curry, sweet potato, peanuts, fried onion

34

Balinese duck curry, stir fried snake beans, tomato sambal

34

Smoky coconut beef short ribs, kohlrabi, chilli jam, fennel, Viet mint

35

Barramundi, torched corn, bacon, tamarind, rice paddy herb, salt & vinegar onion rings

36

Five-spice pork belly, chilli caramel, apple slaw, black vinegar

37

Pumpkin split pea fritters, tomato curry, turmeric cauliflower, yoghurt

30

Tempura nori, green onion wrapped salmon, dashi mayo, pickled cucumber

37

Crispy fried rockling, lemongrass, chilli, ginger, garlic, coriander

34

Crispy tofu, minced eggplant, scorched green onion, cashews, pickled chilli, Sichuan flavours

30

Steamed jasmine rice

3pp

Available daily from 5pm till late, with a reduced selection (shown by the clock icon) during lunch service 12pm to 3pm each day.

Happy endings

Finish things sweetly with Red Spice QV’s delectable dessert menu. A cheerful blend of traditional and modern Asian flavours and techniques mashed together with the finest Aussie produce and styles. A winning way to end your sojourn with us!

Thai basil cheesecake, orange jelly, cardamom meringue, strawberry compôte, basil seed

16

Tea time, chai pannacotta, jasmine jelly, earl grey sorbet, milk gel, almond crumble

16

Passionfruit curd, kaffir meringue, lychee sorbet, ginger candied pineapple, blueberries, kaffir lime dust

15

Chocolate snowball, dark chocolate shell, coconut mousse, mango puree, toasted coconut nest

17

In a hurry? Get on the Red Spice QV Express!

Our express menu changes fortnightly, so you’re always guaranteed fresh tastes to leave you fed and fulfilled at a great price. A perfect way to enjoy a selection of Melbourne’s favourites, without those pesky decisions to make!

The express menu is available for lunch daily from 12pm to 3pm. Perfect for lunch on a busy work day!

To Start

Chicken, coconut, lemongrass, peanut relish, cassava cracker

Small Plates

Shiitake, water chestnut, eggplant croquette, ssamjang dipping sauce

Crispy pigs ear, Szechuan cucumber pickle, green onion, sesame

Large Plates

Larb ped woonsen, spicy minced duck, glass noodle salad, shallots, chilli, roasted rice

Bengali vegetable salad, cucumber, tomato, cauliflower, mint, coconut, yoghurt

Red beef cheek curry, potatoes, long beans, Thai basil

Chicken, shiitake, white radish, miso, green onion

Five spice pork belly, apple slaw, chilli caramel

Dessert

White chocolate coconut parfait, passionfruit gel caramel puffed rice, meringue

Our Express Lunch Menu is perfect for lunch on a busy work day! Enjoy the starter and 3 Large plates for only $29.50 pp (Groups of 11 or fewer).
Add a little extra and have the starter and all 5 Large plates for $36 pp.
Starving? Go all out with all 4 courses for $48 pp!
Thirsty? Why not add a glass of our Sommeliers Choice of white or red wine for just $7.

Set menus and add-ons are only available when all members of your group participate.

Fabulous fusion feasts

Explore all of the foodie wonders of Asia with your choice of our Feed Me Menus. Start your journey with mouth-watering appetisers, before moving onto a sumptuous selection of small plates, then take some time to savour our larger plates to share, before you finish things off sweetly with dessert.

The Feed Me menus are offered for the entire group only. This menu is charged per person, with an optional beverage match as listed. You can add additional dishes from the a la carte menu to your Feed Me menu. And we can dish up something delicious for individual guest dietary requirements (just let us know in advance please!).

Feed Me!

Sit back and take in all the sights, smells and sounds of your Red Spice QV culinary adventure. The Feed Me menu is $68 pp with matched drinks including bubbles, 3 wines, plus tea and coffee available for an additional $45 pp.

To Start

Betel leaf, barramundi, coconut, herbs, lime leaf, roe

Corn fritter, eggplant jim jaew, lettuce cup, herbs

Small Plates

Chicken, mandarin, herb salad, spicy coconut dressing

Lamb ribs, sticky tamarind sauce, green papaya mint salad

Large Plates

Pork belly, chilli caramel, apple slaw, black vinegar

Beef massaman curry, sweet potato, peanuts, fried onion

Dessert

White chocolate coconut parfait, passionfruit gel caramel puffed rice, meringue

This menu is not available to groups of 20 or more or groups in a private area. If your group is over 20, please contact reservations@apeg.co.

Feed Me More!

Explore all of the diversity across the Asian continent with this first-class tour. The Feed Me More menu is $78 pp with matched drinks including bubbles, 3 wines, plus tea and coffee available for an additional $45 pp.

To Start

Betel leaf, smoked chicken, lemongrass, herbs, chilli paste

Lamb rib, sticky tamarind sauce, green papaya mint salad

Fried school prawns, ginger smoked chilli, coriander, roasted shallot nam prik

Small Plates

Five-spice quail, banana flower, Cambodian bacon, peanut salad

Crispy rockling, lemongrass, chilli, ginger, garlic, coriander

Large Plates

Pork belly, chilli caramel, apple slaw, black vinegar

Smoky coconut beef short ribs, kohlrabi puree, chilli jam, fennel, Vietnamese mint

Water spinach, yellow bean soy

Dessert

White chocolate coconut parfait, passionfruit gel, caramel puffed rice, meringue

Refreshing sips

What is an Asian holiday without enjoying a tipple or two! Balance out that spice with a refreshing beer, sip on a crisp glass of white to match your meal, or let the team transport you to that beachside bar with a tasty cocktail from the tropics. With an extensive and approachable beverage list, there is plenty to choose from. Otherwise, leave it the hands of our talented wine and bar team to design a range of drinks to work wonders with what you’ve ordered and what you want to spend.

 

Your turn to take the troupe back home? You won’t miss out, with a selection of Asian-inspired mocktails and other non-alcoholic creations that will keep things interesting!

 

Download the Red Spice QV beverage menu (PDF) - July 2018