Prahran Market, Melbourne

4.3
It’s all about taste at historic Prahran Market, one of Melbourne’s finest and most popular fresh food markets. Located in the same location for over 125 years, the market features a number of trendy cafés and a variety of stalls and shops selling fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, fish, and deli products. Known locally as "the food lover's market" because of the quality and range of foods on sale, the market also offers specialty and hard-to-find items, such as exotic cheeses, game, and heritage varieties of regional fruits and vegetables, grown by local farmers. This is the only market in the city with its own square, which often hosts cultural performances and includes a children’s playground. Put Prahran Market and other Melbourne attractions into our Melbourne journey planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I felt like I was back in Europe with the huge variety of fresh cheeses, bread, fruits, vegetable, flowers, freshly prepared meals and so on. Really enjoyed wandering around and making a selection bef...  more »
  • Our first time visiting here, and definitely great! We got a big box of veg for $15 which we'd been recommend come get from here. Will be back every week hopefully.  more »
  • A wander around these markets reveals a vast mix of produce with a scattering of other types. Plenty of places to eat. Toilets on site.  more »
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  • Love this place, yes some things are pricier but the quality is great. Meat and Seafood selections are very good. If looking for cheap veggies Sundays $10 box in the back corner of fresh produce is good. Oh and try the mussel pot for lunch if you like seafood, Yum. If not there are plenty other great bites to be had, enjoy.
  • Amazing gourmet fresh food. Pretty relaxed and quiet these days, I prefer to avoid a mad crowd when I'm with a pram and baby.
  • Some lovely, fresh ingredients to be had. They, and you, pay a little for the real estate, but it's nice that a lot of premium and unusual stuff is in one place. Got myself some fancy mushrooms and wagyu for dinner tonight...
  • This place was 'good' the layout and stalls don't cope with crowds very well so if you do decide to come along either get here early or expect long queues. Bring cash also as only a few of the places take card. There is a Bendigo bank ATM here so that is handy but if you need a different bank then get cash on the way as it is a long walk to any of the major banks.
  • My local market. I shop for all my fruit and veg here. If I'm lucky I can get a large box of veg that lasts me a week for $10 ! The place is also great for those with a sweet tooth: ice cream shop, chocolate specialist shop and a specialist Turkish Delight store. My only complaint is the lack of bicycle parking and the pavement can be dangerous for cyclists too.

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