It’s no secret that the Summer Night Market at Queen Vic is a foodie haven, boasting over 60 global street food stalls from every corner of the globe including authentic Italian gnocchi to traditional Korean fried chicken. Deciding what to eat is never as easy as it sounds, so we’ve compiled our top 10 must try dishes for the summer season.
Potentially the most instagrammable dish at this year’s night market, Flying Noodles Australia continue to wow crowds with their gravity defying noodles. If you’re not doing it for the Insta-fame, then do it for the slow-grilled pulled pork with honey sauce.
Well it wouldn’t really be the Summer Night Market without Taki’s Balls, would it? Made fresh on-site each night, you must try these delectable balls draped in melted Nutella, salted caramel or sugar cinnamon.
Already making waves this summer, Miso Fresh are passionate about delivering a variety of modern Japanese dishes with an Aussie touch. Topping the list of must tries include their miso loaded fries and teriyaki soba salad with edamame and roasted seaweed, YUM.
One of the many fresh faces of summer, Pierogi Pierogi are serving up their Eastern European take on traditional dumplings with authentic Polish flavours including creamy potato, sauerkraut and beef.
Bringing their fourth-generation gelato recipes to the Market, Geloso Gelateria is the perfect summer treat to satisfy those balmy Wednesday cravings. Recently nominated in the top 5 ice cream shops by Five Of The Best magazine, don’t miss out on the flavours at Geloso.
How could we leave out the Cypriot Kitchen? A night market favourite every season, they continue to produce the goods with their slow cooked chicken souva and of course their famous fried halloumi chips. Enough said.
Serving up authentic Sicilian pasta, such as Gnocchi Sorrentina from a 40KG Grana Padano wheel and tossed with fresh bocconcini and basil. New to the menu are the mozzarella and burrata burgers.
Taste the traditional flavours of Sri Lanka with a menu which includes traditionally cooked rice with goat or chicken, partnered with eggplant moju, tempered potatoes and seeni sambol. Definitely one for those that can handle a bit of heat!
Get your bao fix at Wonderbao choosing from handmade beer battered chicken with pickled cabbage or roast pork belly with cucumber and hoisin sauce.
George the Fishmonger has been a stalwart of the summer season for many years with his delicious Canadian lobster rolls topped with spicy mayo and toasted on a brioche bun, however it’s the prawn cones that are attracting crowds this season.