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Enjoy lunch at one of the MCEC's premium dining spots

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) Doors 9-19 | 1 Convention Centre Place
3-7 August 2019 | Opening Hours: Sat-Tue 9am-6pm, Wed 9am-3pm

There’s plenty to eat and drink while you’re at Melbourne Gift Fair, beginning with a great selection of gourmet dining options located inside the MCEC venue. See the helpful guide below for a list of handy MCEC Cafés where you can grab a bite between buying this August.

Goldfields Café & Bar

Feast on share plates while you watch the rotisserie turn at the newest cafe and bar on the block. The ideal place to enjoy breakfast made to order or the best of Victorian wines while you discuss the day's events or just relax. Goldfields Café is located in The Gift Hub opposite the Main Entrance on Convention Centre Place.

Panetteria Cafe - Design Life Doors 9-10

Enjoy light breakfast items, gourmet toasted sandwiches and fresh salads as you relax in this premium cafe located within Design Life.  Be tempted by exquisite desserts made by Italian pastry chef Allessandro Bartesaghi and settle back with a coffee as you plan your next move. 

Express Café

Soak up the Gift Fair atmosphere with a wide variety of savoury snacks, baguettes, pies and refreshments or grab a bite on the go with your choice of take-away lunch options at one of the Express Cafés. Located in both Exhibition Halls, Doors 9-10 & Doors 11-19.

Salon Café Level 1

Choose from a selection of fresh, seasonal salads and sandwiches made using some of Victoria’s finest produce, or treat yourself to delicious cakes, pastries and muffins in one of the newest cafés. Located on Level 1, Sovereign Room Foyer across from Unique & Boutique, the Salon Cafe is easily accessed via the escalators in the Gift Hub.

South Wharf Restaurants

If you are looking for a delicious meal to eat after hours, South Wharf is home to several must-see food venues in Melbourne. Attend Melbourne Gift Fair and receive 10% off at participating restaurants and bars in South Wharf by showing your lanyard and badge.

BangPop recreates the excitement of Bangkok’s hawker stands, presenting authentic Thai dishes made with seasonal ingredients.

Bohemian Wine Bar
Bohemian Wine Bar offers share style dishes with modern flavours designed to complement the perfect marriage of food and wine.

The Common Man
Serving satisfying meals and a range of local and imported beers, Common Man epitomises Melbourne’s colourful culture.

Meat Market
Dedicated to the flavours of an open flame grill, Meat Market is the ideal spot to sample the best meats Victoria has to offer.

Plus 5
Plus 5 is a boutique cocktail, tapas and pizza bar offering tasty wood fired cuisine alongside an array of incredible artisan drinks.

Offering traditional Japanese food twisted into modern bursts of flavour, Akachochin is a modern style Tokyo bar serving small dishes the customary izakaya way.

To review a full list of all the restaurants in South Wharf where you can enjoy 10% off, click here

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