Category: Red Spice Road


Red Spice Road’s 10th Birthday Bash

We promised a spectacular celebration, and we delivered! Red Spice Road was transformed into a bustling and fascinating Asian hawker market on Thursday October 12th to celebrate a decade of culinary bliss. The furniture moved out and the room was completely transformed as the line of expectant guests expanded out the front door. The venue […]


Behind-the-Scenes at the Sunday Spice Table

On a cold, wintry Melbourne Sunday, we held a special event in our Private Dining Room to celebrate all that is communal dining. Our Head Chef, Dylan McCormack, was eager to provide a feast of smoked meats, BBQ skewers, whole fish, fruit platters and more – and so we held the Sunday Spice Table. Our […]


Join us for Bar Top Thursdays

Shake and stir your Thursday eve at Red Spice Road! We’re running weekly events from 5-6pm of all sorts at our lively bar area. Each week we will be exploring something different. We’ve already had Knock Off’s on Us sponsored by Four Pillars Gin with free Gin & Tonic’s curing after-work fatigue, as well as […]


Celebrate Daylesford & Hepburn’s New Natives Range

We’re excited to be collaborating with Daylesford and Hepburn Mineral Springs Co for our annual Laneway Lunch this Sunday. They will be providing their signature sparkling mineral water, sourced from the pristine Daylesford region in Victoria, for our 230 attendees. They have just released their Natives range, incorporating unique Australian flavours. These latest additions are perfect to drink on […]


Recipe: Saigon Garden Party Cocktail

This refreshing and vibrant cocktail makes for a perfect festive tipple to serve to your friends, adding extra cheer to the Christmas gatherings and long Summer lunches ahead. Simple to make, just add the ingredients, shake, pour, garnish and serve. A perfect seasonal cocktail to bring that extra spritz to the party! Ingredients: 30mL Cariel Vanilla Vodka 20mL Massenez Apple Liqueur […]

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Recipe: Buddahadrop Cocktail

Executive Chef John McLeay perfectly pairs mango and passionfruit flavours to create a deliciously refreshing margarita-style cocktail. Ingredients 45ml tequila 20ml orange-flavoured liqueur 30ml lime juice 10ml passionfruit syrup 1 scoop of mango sorbet (mashes a little)   Method Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously to break up and distribute the sorbet […]


Meat Fish Wine vs. Red Spice Road

Date: Thursday 28th July Time: From 7:00pm Where: Meat Fish Wine, 31 Artemis Lane, Melbourne CBD Cost: $95 for food with your choice of either a $40 or $60 wine pairing option Bookings: Purchase your tickets here Meat Fish Wine Head Chef, Darren Mercaldi goes head to head with Red Spice Road Executive, Chef John McLeay on Thursday July […]

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The Test Kitchen Wrap Up

On Thursday the 5th of May, guests joined us on a journey through Asia as Red Spice Road’s Executive Chef John McLeay and Head Chef Dylan Mccormack went head to head with their favourite dishes from the orient. Matched to Dal Zotto wines. Our private dining room was buzzing, the drinks were flowing and the […]

Red Spice Road New Art

Red Spice Road Gets New Art

This week, we’re excited to unveil an original full wall painting by artist Mike Eleven at Red Spice Road, McKillop Street. The dramatic commissioned artwork is over 13 metres in length and 3.5 metres high, covering the length of our private dining space. We were thrilled when local up and coming artist, Mike Eleven, accepted a commission […]

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Red Spice Road Closing for $1 Million Renovation

Red Spice Road is getting a face lift! The January renovation has been in planning for some time with every detail from the building exterior to air-conditioning, floors, tables and seating, colour schemes and kitchens included in the $1 million dollar refurbishment. Executive Chef John McLeay, restaurant General Manager Mark Matthews and the business owners […]