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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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322 - 326 Coventry St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
South Melbourne
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+61 481 908 469
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Reviewed today via mobile

Used to shop here in the 70s when I lived in Melbourne and haven’t been back until recently preferring instead to shop at Victoria markets or Prahran. What a surprise! The food stalls were outstanding and we thought the prices very reasonable. A good range...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed today

We find the fresh produce expensive compared to other suburbs. Probably it is because of the location. There are not many stalls in the market. But our trip there wasn’t wasted as we found Store6 with their good selection of food. We had their pies...More

Thank Essendon52
Reviewed 2 days ago

A local fellow suggested we visit here as it was less touristy than Queen Vic Market so we visited nice and early on Saturday. Had breakfast at a Spanish place and had a great Spanish Omelette to start the day. The selection of fresh produce...More

Thank Cadrat1962
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was by happen chance we saw a recommendation to try this out and we were not disappointed. We had been to the QVM which was great but was heavily souvenir driven outside of the fish and produce markets. South markets had a great produce...More

Thank Bryant P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I live the exact same distance away from the Queen Vic and South Melbourne markets. I have bee to both many times but now always head to South Melbourne Market. The vibe is so much nicer; stall holders always happy for a chat;...More

Thank VickiB67
Helen K, Marketing at South Melbourne Market, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Vicki, Thank you for the wonderful review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the biggest market Iv'e been too, but defiantly has some character. So many fruits and veggies stalls and meat/fish stalls. There's also a few shops that I loved, where you can by freshly made pasta and all Asian specialty shops. I got there in...More

Thank Samantha F
Helen K, Marketing at South Melbourne Market, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review, Samantha. We hope you enjoyed your time at the Market!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, diverse and interesting market. Great food, fresh produce with friendly stall holders. Wonderful jam donuts!

Thank susangaye2018
Helen K, Marketing at South Melbourne Market, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great review, Susan!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love spending time at the South Melbourne Market always bustling with people. So much variety of great food can’t go past the deli without buying some of amazing selection. Place was packed and some great gift ideas. Parking can be challenging but we parked a...More

Thank Sandy-andy-Andy
Helen K, Marketing at South Melbourne Market, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review, Sandy!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This market is not open every day, so it may not work for some travelers. The products available here were more "high end" than at the Queen Victoria Market.

1  Thank Dennis T
Helen K, Marketing at South Melbourne Market, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the lovely review, Dennis! We hope you had a lovey time visiting the Market.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the oldest market in Melbourne!!! Free and easy .....by tram or self drive . Clean and comfortable.....

Thank Lululemon8282
Helen K, Marketing at South Melbourne Market, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review!

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South Melbourne
South Melbourne hosts the city’s oldest continuous
market, founded in 1867. Rows of neatly arranged
fruit, vegetables and flowers splash yellows, greens
and reds along the entire perimeter, where the whole
neighbourhood gathers for Saturday feasts. Inside the
hall, shoppers hover over the mouth-watering displays
of delicatessens and specialty food shops. Further in,
a bazaar full of giftware, clothing, and kitchen
...More
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My wife and I prefer the South Melbourne Market. It is more compact hence easy to get around. There are less clothing shops than at the Vic Market, but a sufficient choice for us. Equally, the food stores especially the... More
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