Your guide to Brisbane's Night Noodle Markets

14 July 2017

Dig out your jumpers and warm up your tummies – the Night Noodle Markets are returning to Brisbane! This year’s event is on from 19-30 July 2017 and as always, you’ll find it at South Bank’s bustling Cultural Forecourt. Read on to plan your visit.

Where to eat
Whether you’re a savoury fiend or a sweet-tooth all the way, you’ll find a palate-pleasing dish at the Markets. 

The out-of-towners
Exotic, insta-worthy food is what food festivals are all about! The crew at Night Noodle Markets get this, so they’re bringing a stack of eateries north to mark the occasion. This includes Bao Stop, Blackstar Pastry and N2 Gelato, Hoy Pinoy, Let’s Do Yum Cha, Donburi Station, Poke Bear, Poklol, Sambal Kampung, Shallot Thai, SpanThai, Taiwan Noodle House, Twistto, Little Kyoto and Waffleland.

The local heroes
A few firm favourites that already have already set up shop locally will also be operating special pop-ups at the event – think Chur Burger, Gelato Messina, Harajuku Gyoza, Vintaged Bar + Grill, Junk, NomNom Korean Eatery, Phuc Deli-Viet West End, Zagyoza and Teppanyaki Noodles.

Dishes not to miss

The bao trifecta at Bao Stop. Why stop at one when you can have three? The bao trifecta comes with chicken, pork and duck bao. Yum! Pic by @victoriabrown_

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The bibimbop from NomNom Korean Eatery. Their signature dish, it comes with rice, vegetables and gochujang sauce. You can also add chicken, spicy pork or mushroom if you want to keep it vegan. Pic by @nomnomkorean

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Trio of Korean BBQ tacos at Poklol. We’re sensing a ‘three’ theme here and we like it! These come with bulgogi beef, chilli chicken and chilli pork. Pic by @lil_star_anise

Harajuku Gyoza
Gyoza from Harajuku Gyoza. An Asian classic, you can’t leave without enjoying a serve.

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Chicken satay rice bowl from Junk - winter comfort food done well.

Hoy Pinoy
The chicken skewers from Hoy Pinoy. They're coated in a traditional soy glaze and cooked over a charcoal fire pit.

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N2 Gelato’s ferrero reveal. This tastes as good as it looks – it’s got chocolate hazelnut gelato with roasted hazelnuts, rice crisps, a chocolate top and a syringe of chocolate ganache. Pic by @Tiny84

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Anything from Waffleland. And we mean anything - look at these glorious waffles on a stick! Pic by @TsyMelissa

Want to see the full menu? Head to Good Food Month’s official website.

Where to drink

If you’re feeling thirsty, pop by the Markets’ dedicated bars for a tipple – Beer the Beautiful Truth and Casella will be serving up an assortment of drinks.

Essential info

Parking is available at South Bank’s Little Stanley Street car park, the BCEC and QPAC – check out our parking page for pricing. If you’re catching the bus, train or CityCat in, check out our public transport page.

All stalls at the Night Noodle Markets accept debit and credit card – there will be no ATMs in the Night Noodle Markets area – this is a cashless event.

Night Noodle Markets is a licensed event, so BYO drinks are not permitted. 

Dogs are allowed at the markets, though they must be kept on a leash and be at least 20m from food areas at all times. 

If for any reason the markets are cancelled due to wet weather, notice will be placed on the Good Food Month Facebook page.

South Bank is a proudly accessible precinct – disabled car parks are located in the Little Stanley Street Car Park and the Cultural Forecourt is accessible by wheelchair. Check out our accessibility page for more info.

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