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 local craft beer, 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, salmon, smoked chilli, lemongrass, coriander

6.5

Betel leaf, pumpkin yellow pea fritter, kachin relish, turmeric yoghurt, mint

6

Steamed bun, slab bacon, fennel kim chi, guachong mayo

9

Son in law egg, tomato chilli jam, coriander

7

Northern Thai sausage, wombok, ginger, chilli, basil

7

Sweet corn fritter, lettuce cup, chilli, pickles, coriander

7

Bo la lot - Wagyu mince, lemongrass, peanuts wrapped in betel leaf

7

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

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!

Crispy pig’s ear, cucumber, green onion, wood ear, sesame, pickled carrot, Sichuan flavours

19

Lamb ribs, tamarind BBQ sauce, herbs

24

Fried chicken wings, southern curry sauce, cucumber relish

19

Steamed prawn and barramundi dumplings, smoky coconut tom yum broth

19

Shredded roasted chicken, green papaya, snake bean, tomato, peanut, dried shrimp salad

29

Shan tofu, tomato, corn, mint, coriander, chilli, peanut salad

29

Kingfish ceviche, watermelon, green chilli, shiso, sawtooth coriander salad

32

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

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.

Crispy pork belly, chilli caramel, apple slaw, black vinegar

38

Slow roasted beef, mushrooms, spicy dark star anise broth, Vietnamese mint

36

Chicken khao soi-chicken curry noodle broth, cucumber, pickled mustard greens

34

Hapuka, tomato, potato, curry leaf, turmeric, chilli

37

Rolled rice noodles, pulled lamb shoulder, cumin, chilli, green peppers, Sichuan pepper

33

Rockling stir-fried with red peppers, gailan, baby corn, chilli jam

35

Chilli salt tofu, mushrooms, asparagus, baby corn, black pepper soy

30

Cauliflower kung pao, red peppers, green onion, cashews

30

Green curry, eggplant, heirloom carrots, pumpkin, snake beans

30

Chargrilled squid, sweet pork, green mango, coriander, nam jim jaew

35

Duck red curry, tomato, grapes, white radish

36

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. Kids menu available upon request.

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!

Coconut and mango chocolate sphere, candied coconut, mango wafer

16

Matcha parfait, milk gel, black sesame crumble, white-choc cremoso

16

Lychee pannacotta, pineapple mint gel, crispy coconut, marinated pineapple

16

Guava cheesecake, honeycomb, kalamansi sorbet, apple jelly

16

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

Betel leaf, minced wagyu, chilli jam, coriander, crispy shallots

Small Plates

Fried chicken wing, smoky sweet chilli

Chiang Mai lemongrass & turmeric sausage with ginger, wombok

Large Plates

Pad Krapow Gai - Chopped chicken, basil, chilli, snake bean

Beef brisket & potato red curry

Watermelon, mint, coriander, chilli, lemongrass, peanut salad

Hot & sour Szechuan noodle salad - Cucumber, shredded cabbage, green onion, pickled carrot, sesame

Five spice pork belly, hot mint salad, 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 $9.

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!).

The Tuk Tuk Menu

Sit back and take in all the sights, smells and sounds of your Red Spice QV culinary adventure. The Tuk Tuk menu is $68 pp.

To Start

Betel leaf, salmon, smoked chilli, lemongrass, coriander

Northern Thai sausage, wombok, ginger, chilli, basil

Small Plates

Shredded roasted chicken, green papaya, snake bean, tomato, peanut, dried shrimp salad

Lamb ribs, BBQ tamarind sauce, herbs

Large Plates

Slow roasted beef, mushrooms, spicy dark star anise broth, Vietnamese mint

Rockling stir-fried with red peppers, gailan, baby corn, chilli jam

Dessert

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

 

This menu is available in our main dining area for groups up to 19. If your group is 20 or more or you are interested in booking a private function, please contact reservations@apeg.co for our function packages.

The Sampan Menu

Explore all of the diversity across the Asian continent with this first-class tour. The Sampan menu is $78 pp.

To Start

Betel leaf, salmon, smoked chilli, lemongrass, coriander

Bo la lot-wagyu mince, lemongrass, peanuts wrapped in betel leaf

Steamed prawn and barramundi dumplings, smoky coconut tom yum broth

Small Plates

Fried chicken wings, Southern curry sauce, cucumber relish

Shan tofu, tomato, corn, mint, coriander, chilli, peanut salad

Large Plates

Crispy pork belly, chilli caramel, apple slaw, black vinegar

Duck red curry, tomato, grapes, white radish

Cauliflower kung pao, red peppers, green onion, cashews

Dessert

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

 

This menu is available in our main dining area for groups up to 19. If your group is 20 or more or you are interested in booking a private function, please contact reservations@apeg.co for our function packages.

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)