Melbourne Food & Wine Festival - MVC Venues

Best places to enjoy the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Throughout the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, there is a whole host of events from Express Lunches to one of the culinary experiences. We’ve narrowed down a list of the best events and dining experiences in 2017.

Relationship with Land and Sea at Dutchess

Dutchess celebrates provenance and the relationships with local producers for a special Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event featuring produce from the land and the sea. Head Chef Dylan Kemp has created four delectable courses from providores Sher Wagyu, Ocean Made Seafood, Signature Oysters and Yarra Valley Farms. Each course is perfectly paired with wines from Chalmers Wines.

Running on April 1, tickets are just $98 each
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SoCal Lunch Smash at Newmarket Hotel

Located in the heart of St Kilda, Newmarket Hotel invites you to explore the vibrant flavours of Southern California and different regions of South America as part of their four course SoCal Lunch Smash. Each course has been carefully chosen to take your tastebuds on a culinary journey, with a choice of cocktail or wine to further enhance each of the flavours.

Running between April 1 to April 8, tickets are just $52 each
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James Squire Versus The World at The Crafty Squire

The Crafty Squire’s Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event is a little different: it’s all about the beer. Go on a journey through some of the most famous beer-producing nations on the planet and compare locally brewed James Squire styles with international favourites. Each dish is served with a James Squire beer and an international beer of the same style.

Available on Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2, tickets are $113 each
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Express Lunch

There are plenty of options when it comes to dining out during the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. For only $40, you can enjoy a two-course express lunch with a matching Victorian beverage at any of the following venues:

If you are after a south side venue look no further than Middle Park Hotel, O’Connells in South Melbourne, The Vincent in Albert Park, Wayside Inn in South Melbourne, or 505 Cellar in Toorak. Heading east there is Auburn Hotel in Hawthorn and representing the West, the Station Hotel in Footscray.

All the venues pride themselves on plating up some of Melbourne’s best dishes, during the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival this will be no different.