Your guide to Brisbane's Night Noodle Markets
The Night Noodle Markets; one of the most coveted events from Brisbane’s renowned Good Food Month line up, is ready to set up camp on South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt from 24 July - 4 August.
This Asian Hawker Festival is the perfect cure to your wintery blues, with stallholders providing hearty dishes guaranteed to toast you up and fill you up. Whet your appetite with saucy flavoursome noodles, fresh bao buns and succulent gyozas, then sweeten your palette with a creamy scoop of dulce de leche gelato.
Whether you’re a meat lover or a vegetarian, you’re spoiled for options at this year’s Night Noodle Market, with stallholders set to showcase an assortment of offerings. Feast on Bangkok noodles with marinated tofu, crispy calamari, Japanese fried dumplings, Korean BBQ tacos, fried tofu gua bao, crackling pork noodle and vegetarian roti rolls.
You can find all these appetising bites and much more at Bangkok Street Food, Calabang, Donburi Station, Poklol, Wonderbao, Shallot Thai and @Roll Up.
Head to the official Night Noodle Market website to check out the full list of savoury dishes on display.
There is always room for dessert, right? Gelato Messina will be completing your taste bud experience with a range of gourmet gelato flavours. Satiate your sweet tooth with brown sugar and banana gelato, wrapped in banana bread and deep-fried filo pastry with custard and chocolate peanut crumb, as well as condensed milk gelato with fried pie crust and peach jellies mango salsa.
Waffleland will be serving up freshly baked waffle sticks with a range of drizzled toppings, from warm nutella to caramel syrup and lychee as well as maple syrup and sesame seeds.
Must Try Bites
Flying Noodles by Flying Noodles
We believe that food tastes better when its magically crafted into a floating noodle masterpiece! This insta- worthy dish offers a generous portion size and authentic, flavours of Asia.
These soft, doughy bao buns are filled with a selection of pork, chicken and tofu- perfect if you can’t decide on a filler!
Cheeseburger Puffle by Puffle
Cheeseburger flavoured anything tastes delicious, especially when wrapped in a crunchy cheesey puffle. Inside you will find bulgogi beef patty mixed with melted cheese, drizzled with Japanese mayo, mustard and sweet n’ spicy ketchup.
Crispy Calamari by Calabang
This freshly battered crispy calamari is perfectly seasoned and handed to you on a skewer- ready for devouring!
Crackling Pork Noodle by Shallot Thai
You can’t go wrong with this combination- crispy pork crackling on a bed of full- flavoured noodles.
What’s better than creamy gelato? Creamy pandan coconut gelato and condensed milk custard, sandwiched between shortbread crust and baked meringue.
This Asian fusion paella is a dish you won’t want to miss, with a combination of delectable flavours and seasoned with crispy onions and shallots.
The Night Noodle Markets are open from 5pm on weeknights and 4pm on weekends.
Parking is available at South Bank’s Little Stanley Street car park, the BCEC and QPAC.
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.
There will be a range of James Squire craft beers available, Jacob’s Creek wine and Pimms.
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, a notice will be published on the event 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.