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With five restaurants to choose from, South Wharf covers a variety of cuisine, including Thai, Japanese, Pizza, Steak and Burgers. Each venue caters for tables of 2, through to large groups. We love split bills, we love sharing menus, and each venue has its own beverage compliments. Asian cocktails, great Australian wine, or craft beers. Check out our restaurants and see what discounts you can receive with your delegate badge.

Meat Market

Meat Market South Wharf serving a menu of tasty, bold flavoured foods with global influence in a fun and lively setting that makes our guests feel comfortable from the moment they walk in the door.

A range of tasty small plates, larger mains, rustic sides and sharing platters influenced by the flavours of Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Morocco, India, South Korea and South America form the menu structure with a focus on re-imagined popular dishes highlighting a modern blend of traditional flavours.  Not just about meat, Meat Market also offers a range of flavoursome vegan and vegetarian options from the earth also showcasing our rich local produce in an exciting way.


Fresh fragrant and fun, is the philosophy behind Melbourne’s funkiest Thai restaurant. Adopting a ‘no worries’ attitude and full of colour.

BangPop is welcoming to all and provides an exceptional standard of refined salads, curries, and hawker-influenced dishes with exceptional Australian produce. Whether it’s the sharing-style Lamb Shank Penang, or a quick lunch with Melbourne’s (arguably) best Pad Thai, this is the restaurant for you. Bright flavours and a colourful atmosphere make for great food and even better memories.

Plus 5

The casual cousin on the wharf. Plus 5 is the place to go for some relaxed and deeply enjoyable Mediterranean styled cuisine. Hand-stretched pizzas, with the best ingredients are the crowd favourites here but don’t give the other menu items a miss with soulful Roasted Vegetable Lasagna and a braised Veal Osso Bucco to warm the heart.

The shining stars at P5 though are the talented bartenders who know the classics through to modern creations, created with care and enjoyed while overlooking sitting in the afternoon sunset.


Complex flavours presented simply is what Akachochin is all about. Offering traditional Japanese food in the customary Izakaya way. Carefully presented Sashimi (delivered fresh daily) or flavourful Udon noodle soup are regular favourites while the lunch special offers almost all the flavours you’d like to try.

Along with an ever-growing list of Japanese Gin, Whisky and Sake to pair, a meal at Akachochin is one for guests who are both new and accustomed to the exciting flavours of Japanese cuisine. Sit riverside or by the marble bar watching the chef carefully prepare the range of sashimi on offer.

Common Man

A no fuss approach to casual Australian. Open for breakfast through to dinner with a broad range of modern favourites. Come for a Korean fried chicken burger and stay around for a beer as the sun goes down out on the Common Man lawn.


This is the place for those looking for completely casual, do it yourself type flair whether it’s a glass of wine at lunch or the paper and a coffee, take it easy at Common Man.

Inquiries call: (03) 9696 3774