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, and Sunday to Friday from 5pm to 6pm (evening express diners must order by 6pm and vacate by 7pm). Changing regularly, it is a perfect choice for a busy work day lunch or grabbing dinner after work before going out on the town. Take a look at the Express choices
Ranging from $69 to $99, get a selection of visually stunning appetisers, perfectly balanced salads, and platters of substantial dishes to share on our set menus. 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
Red Spice-To-Go is here to cure those cravings for those sad times when you aren't able to make it to the restaurant to see us in person. Order food and drink for the soul via our delivery partners. Find out more

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.

Natural oyster

4

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

4.5

Natural oyster w/ green chilli, lup cheong, roe

4.5

Betel leaf, chopped prawn, peanut, pomelo, herbs

6.5

Korean beef tartare, kohlrabi, sesame, pine nuts, quail egg, crispy potato

7

Cured salmon, dashi, black roe, shiso, pickled fennel, nori cracker

7

Steamed bao w/ crispy fish, dill, turmeric mayo, green onion

8

Corn fritter, tomato kasundi, coriander, lettuce

6.5

Silken tofu, shimiji, cucumber, black fungus, miso, red ginger

7

Available daily from 6pm till late, with a reduced selection (shown by the clock icon) during lunch service 12pm to 3pm each day.

Spiced up salads

No limp lettuce nor soggy tomato in sight here. We’ll serve you up salads packed full of snap, crackle and pop.

Oxtail, fermented cabbage, Sichuan pepper dumplings
 w/ peanut, chilli black vinegar

17.5

Crispy smoked chicken wings, Thai style barbeque sauce, coriander

19

Sticky sweet & sour cumin lamb ribs

20

Kingfish, green nam jim, Chinese celery, red radish, sawtooth

24

Drunken chicken, mandarin, pickled daikon, green onion oil, ginger

24

Paneer, tikka spices, mint yoghurt, cauliflower puree, cucumber salad

22

Smashed green papaya, tomato, snake bean, chilli, peanut, herb salad

23

    - add chicken

28

    - add squid

30

Available daily from 6pm 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.

Garlic squid, black pepper, basil, oyster sauce

33

Duck, hor fun noodles, snake beans, red pepper, gailan, chilli bean sauce

32

Ma po style mushroom, cashew, green onion, 
steamed soy milk custard

30

Fried eggplant, hot & sour sauce, sesame, Sichuan pepper

29

Flinders Island lamb shank rendang, potato, cucumber, coconut pickle

34

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

37

Crispy skin chicken, green curry, apple eggplant, baby corn

33

Barramundi, pomelo, coconut, chilli jam dressing, herb salad

34

Beef cheek red curry, pumpkin, snake beans, basil

33

Steamed jasmine rice

3pp

Available daily from 6pm 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!

Mandarin cheesecake pandan chiffon cake, white chocolate ice cream

16

Coconut water tapioca, passionfruit cream, candied popcorn, cashew praline

15

Warm rice pudding, cinnamon rice flakes, lemongrass syrup, coconut sorbet

14

Red spice affogato - Sang Som rum & condensed milk ice-cream, vietnamese coffee, Chinese crullers

15

Pineapple kaffir lime parfait, lychee, sesame wafer, blood orange coulis

15

Pandan ice-cream, pineapple, ginger syrup, chopped nuts

8

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, and Sunday to Friday from 5pm to 6pm (evening express diners must order by 6pm and vacate by 7pm). Perfect for lunch on a busy work day or grabbing dinner after work before going to a show or the movies!

To Start

Issan fried chicken, turmeric, black pepper

Small Plates

Sweet corn, cauliflower, onion fritter, kasundi, coriander

Sticky duck relish, watermelon, mint

Large Plates

Roasted miso eggplant, baby spinach, red ginger, sesame salad

Beef larb, chargrilled beef, cucumber, shallot, coriander, roasted rice

Barramundi, gailan, snake bean, black pepper stir fry w/ Thai basil sauce

Khmer chicken curry, bamboo, banana chilli

Five spice pork belly, chilli caramel, apple slaw, star anise

Dessert

(Additional $5 for $29.5 & $36 menus)

Coconut water tapioca, passionfruit cream, cashew praline, 
caramel popcorn, pandan ice cream

The express menu is great value with a starter and 3 large plates for $29.50, or a starter and all 5 large plates for $36 per person (only available for all members of your group). A full 3 course selection including all dishes listed is available for $55.

Fabulous fusion feasts

For groups of 12 or more adults, we suggest you choose from one of the tasting menu options, ranging from $69 to $99 pp. Explore all of the foodie wonders of Asia. Start your journey with a selection of 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.

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

Jakrayan Set Menu

A short bicycle tour around Asia, stopping off at the main attractions and enjoying a taste of what Red Spice QV is about for just $69 pp. Add matched drinks including bubbles, 3 wines, plus tea and coffee available for $45 pp.
  • Betel leaf, chopped prawn, peanut, pomelo, herbs
  • Corn fritter, tomato kasundi, coriander, lettuce
  • Crispy smoked chicken wings, Thai style barbeque sauce, coriander
  • Smashed green papaya, squid, tomato, snake bean, chilli, peanut, herb salad
  • Duck, hor fun noodles, snake beans, red pepper, gailan, chilli bean sauce
  • Lamb shoulder rendang, potato, cucumber, coconut pickle
  • Coconut water tapioca, passionfruit cream, cashew praline, caramel popcorn, pandan ice-cream
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Tuk Tuk Set Menu

Sit back and take in all the sights, smells and sounds of your Red Spice QV culinary adventure. Dining on the showcase menu is $79 pp with matched drinks including bubbles, 3 wines, plus tea and coffee available for an additional $45 pp.
  • Betel leaf, chopped prawn, peanut, pomelo, herbs
  • Cured salmon, dashi, black roe, shiso, pickled fennel, nori cracker
  • Sticky sweet & sour cumin lamb ribs
  • Drunken chicken, mandarin, pickled daikon, green onion oil, ginger
  • Garlic squid, black pepper, basil, oyster sauce
  • Beef cheek red curry, pumpkin, snake beans, basil
  • Five-spice pork belly, chilli caramel, apple slaw, black vinegar
  • Coconut water tapioca, passionfruit cream, candied popcorn, peanut praline, lychee sorbet
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Sampan Set Menu

Explore all of the diversity across the Asian continent with this first-class tour. The Sampan menu is $99pp with matched drinks including bubbles, 3 wines, plus tea and coffee available for an extra $45 pp.
  • South Australian oyster w/ white soy, yuzu, shiso, cucumber
  • South Australian oyster w/ green chilli, lup cheong, roe
  • Korean beef tartare, kohlrabi, sesame seeds, pine nuts, quail egg, crispy potato
  • Cured salmon, dashi, black roe, shiso, pickled fennel, nori cracker
  • Oxtail, fermented cabbage, Sichuan pepper dumplings w/ peanut, chilli black vinegar
  • Kingfish, green nam jim, Chinese celery, red radish, sawtooth
  • Crispy skin chicken, green curry, apple eggplant, baby corn
  • Barramundi, pomelo, coconut, chilli jam dressing, herb salad
  • Five-spice pork belly, chilli caramel, apple slaw, black vinegar
  • Sesame fried sticky rice & banana fritter, palm sugar caramel
  • Coconut water tapioca, passionfruit cream, cashew praline, caramel popcorn, pandan ice-cream
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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) - January 2018

Red Spice Road hits the road

You don’t have to mope like a stroppy toddler when you can’t make it into QV to visit us in person.

Yes, that’s right, Red Spice QV can now deliver your pork belly hit (or your other favourites from our delivery menu) directly to your home with Red Spice To Go! We’re even licensed to bring the beer, wine or drinks of your choice along too. There you go, hunger-tantrum averted!


View the special delivery menu (PDF) and order from your choice of delivery partner: UberEats or Foodora.