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Queen Victoria Market
Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market

Queen St, Melbourne, 3000

The Basics

Queen Vic or Vic Market, as the locals call it, is a bustling marketplace home to some of the best food in Melbourne. Grab a bite to eat, do your weekly shopping, and browse for souvenirs and handicrafts all in one place. One of the city’s highlights, many Melbourne tours stop at the market and explain its history. Food lovers can embark on a foodie tour and experience the gastronomy of Queen Victoria Market and Melbourne.

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Recent reviews from experiences in Melbourne

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VIC Market with friends
Michelle_D, Jul 2022
Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour
Fabulous, informative, interesting and yummy. So much food. Our guide was very knowledgeable, experienced and fun. Would definitely recommend ❤️
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Great Experience
Ken_A, Mar 2020
Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour
The guide had lots of information about the different areas of the market and related it well. Quite a few foods to try, you definitely don't need lunch afterwards. Well worth it.
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Best tour of the market
Janet_L, Feb 2020
Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour
Really enjoyed this tour! We learned so much about the history of Melbourne and the public market. The food we tried was amazing!! Our guide was so knowledgeable and delightful! This is the only way to really learn about the market and really appreciate it. A fantastic activity in Melbourne!!
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What a wonderful experience!
toniaA9837ED, Oct 2019
Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour
Gill was a fantastic and knowledgeable guide and made the tour fun and interesting. Learnt alot and that in itself was wonderful and of course the tastings - simply delish.
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Queen Victoria Market is a must-visit for foodies and anyone wanting to explore the culinary delights of Melbourne.

  • Stop at the visitor information desk for all your market needs and to find out about tours and events.

  • Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises.

  • The market is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.

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How to Get There

The market is located just a short walk from Flagstaff and Melbourne Central stations. Set within the Free Tram Zone, the 19, 57, 58, and 59 trams make their way to the market.

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When to Get There

Queen Vic is closed Mondays, Wednesdays, and public holidays; opening hours vary by day. Get to the market early for the freshest produce, or about 30 minutes before closing to land great deals on leftover products. String Bean Alley, an artisan section of the market, is open Friday through Sunday.

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Wednesday Nights at Queen Vic

As Australia’s food capital, Melbourne knows how to throw a good food gathering. During the summer and winter months, Queen Victoria Market opens Wednesday evenings for a delicious display of global foods, live music, and artisan and handmade goodies for sale. Get there early to grab a table and sample a variety of treats from the many food stalls.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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