Your Food Guide to Melbourne's Best Shopping Districts 🍴🛍

Shop (and eat) your way through Melbourne's biggest shopping centres. Trust us, you'll be needing the fuel.

Shopping at Christmas time is... well, a goddamn nightmare to say the least. Like a soldier heading into battle, you'll need to brace yourself – both mentally and physically. We've scoured out all the good food joints you'll need on your journey. We've even used our best compass to map out the hot spots in the far lands of the north, east, west and the south. Your mission awaits.

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CBD



Melbourne Central

1. Ajisen Ramen | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Authentic Japanese ramen, loved worldwide. We recommend their signature ramen in rich tonkotsu (pork bone) soup. Although, we can't look past their sides either...

2. NeNe Chicken | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Sweet or spicy? Don't pick. Have both! NeNe will leave you with a longterm lust for their Korean fried chicken.

3. Gong Cha | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

There's almost always a queue, but they're pretty damn well justified. Always delivering consistent quality, exploding flavours (literally) and new and exciting menu items, it’s no wonder Gong Cha has gone global.

4. Chilli India | Eat & Earn 20% LVN

Lunch is sorted with Chilli India's delectable dishes. Perfectly suited for veggos and non-veggos alike, they're committed to bringing out affordable and fresh Indian cuisine.

Emporium

1. Cafe Blush | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Instagrammers – prepare yourselves. Here's where traditional Italian dishes meet innovative Japanese flavours. They even serve high tea. Intrigued?

2. Seoul Soul | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Take a seat at this intimate and hip Korean eatery. We hear that their bibimbab is to die for.

QV

1. Sam Sam Chicken | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Korean chicken and beer. I mean, do we really need to say anything else?

2. Aqua S | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Home of the sea salt soft serve and giant fairy floss. Aqua S is probably what unicorns eat for breakfast. Their innovative flavours channge fortnightly... giving you an excuse to visit again and again.

3. Gong Cha | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Gong Cha wish your girlfriend was hot like me? Who can resist when Gong Cha's drinks are dangerously addictive?


SOUTH EAST



Chadstone

1. Sumo Salad | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Made fresh in store daily, Sumo Salad is a great staple for a super healthy, convenient and delicious meal. Salads are anything but boring here!

2. Royal Stacks | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Thicc burgers, fries, shakes and sides. These guys are considered royalty in the land of American burgs. And dessert here is a must.

3. Mad Mex | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Quick service, casual dining and good Mexican food. That's what it's all about here at Mad Mex – flavour, freshness and colour!

4. D'Elephant Thai | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

At D'Elephant, the food is to thai for. In the mood for scrumptious and affordable Thai street food? Shopping will do that to you.

5. Mama's Buoi | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

“Eat, enjoy, and never leave the table hungry!” That's the motto here at Mama's Buoi; experience authentic Vietnamese home-cooking in Chadstone's Dining Terrace.

6. Gong Cha | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Bubble tea bliss. Gong Cha have a wide selection of brewed teas, healthy teas, yoghurt teas, milk teas and more.

7. Ajisen Ramen | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Since its birth in 1968, Ajisen Ramen has now expanded to over 750 branches worldwide. Why not check out what all the fuss is about?

8. NeNe Chicken | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

You won't be surprised to find out that "NeNe" means "Yes! Yes" in Korean... which is what you'll be shouting once you take a bite of their succulent chicken.

Southland

1. Bruce Lee Sushi and Roll | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Sushi that's just a little bit different. Born outta a small town in New Zeland, they create unique fusion rolls that combine both Western and Asian flavours.

2. Roll'd | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Vietnamese street food made with a focus on vibrant, fresh flavours and the essence of home-made dining – see what has Australians falling head over heels.

3. Ajisen Ramen | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Have a taste of their original Kumamoto ramen made from authentic Japanese and Chinese ingredients.

The Glen

1. Gotcha! | Eat & Earn 20% LVN

At Gotcha!, they farm their own tea – meaning that there are no yucky additives and it's all natural. It's no wonder that they have 300 stores worldwide.

2. D'Elephant Thai | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

An authentic Thai favourite that's packed with punch, fun, flavour and colour. Hot tip: try their pad see ew.

3. Lanzhou Beef Noodle Bar | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Secret to good noods? Lanzhou have got that under wraps but it involves hand-pulled noodles and their secret recipe...

4. Ajisen Ramen | Eat & Earn 15=0% LVN

Authentic Japanese ramen, loved worldwide. We recommend their signature ramen in rich tonkotsu (pork bone) soup. Although, we can't look past their sides either...

5. Nene Chicken | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Exciting food, served for life – that's the motto here at NeNe Chicken. From their orgins in South Korea, they've brought their lip-smacking fried chicken to Australia.


EAST



Doncaster

1. Ya Souv | Eat & Earn 25% LVN

Get ya souv at Ya Souv – they're servin' up real, authentic Greek street food. In the midst of Donny, grab your souvlaki, burger, salads and sweets. Nonna would be happy.

2. Sharetea | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

With over 450 stores worldwide, this is bubble tea worth talking about. For Sharetea, it all started back in Taipei, Taiwan in 1992. Now, they've expanded into a bubble tea empire with over 450 stores in over 18 countries.

Eastland

1. Lavezzi Gelato | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Amalio Lavezzi began making gelato in 1870. 100 years on, you'll be able to appreciate their craftsmanship in every aspect of the process, from the baking of their cannolis and cakes to their icecream made fresh daily on-site.

2. Oliver Brown Cafe | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Waffles, crepes, chocolate fondue, chocolates, coffee, drinks and shakes... Oliver Brown Cafe is the epicentre for all things Belgium chocolate.

3. Roll'd | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

At Roll'd, they understand that eating together is a way of life in Vietnam. They're bringing that joy here. With recipes that have been passed down for generations, you know you're getting the real deal.

4. Sharetea | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Fruit tea, milk tea, brewed tea, fresh tea and more...Sharetea guarantees a fresh and tasty sippin' experience every time.

5. Ajisen Ramen | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Since its birth in 1968, Ajisen Ramen has now expanded to over 750 branches worldwide. Why not check out what all the fuss is about?

6. D'Elephant Thai | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Pair your Thai milk tea with one (or more) of their scrumptious Thai street food eats.


NORTH

Northland

1. PappaRich | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Taste the Malaysian culture whether through a plate of Nasi Lemak or a crunchy, buttery Roti Canai, all with a cup of Teh Tarik – or any one of over 50 drinks on the menu!

2. Roll'd | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Fresh and delicious! Find your favourite of their 12 rice paper Soldiers ® - there's exciting choices like barramundi & avocado, roast duck, soft shell crab. Vegetarian and low carb options available.


WEST



Highpoint

1. Mad Mex | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Inspired by Baja, the birthplace of their fresh, colourful and flavour-filled food, Mad Mex is trusted for their authentic Mexican recipes, made with authentic Mexican products.

2. NeNe Chicken | Eat & Earn 25% LVN

Exciting food, served for life – that's the motto here at NeNe Chicken. From their orgins in South Korea, they've brought their lip-smacking fried chicken to Australia.

3. Roll'd | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

Vietnamese street food made with a focus on vibrant, fresh flavours and the essence of home-made dining – see what has Australians falling head over heels.

4. Sharetea | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

With over 450 stores worldwide, this is bubble tea worth talking about. Fruit tea, milk tea, brewed tea, fresh tea and more...Sharetea guarantees a fresh and tasty sippin' experience every time.

5. Ajisen Ramen | Eat & Earn 10% LVN

Authentic Japanese ramen, loved worldwide. We recommend their signature ramen in rich tonkotsu (pork bone) soup. Although, we can't look past their sides either...

6. Roll'd | Eat & Earn 15% LVN

The menu at Roll’d rotates seasonally to ensure prime produce and exciting new flavours. This Summer, try their rice paper rolls, pho, banh mi, bun (noodle salad), goi (viet salad) and bao - best paired with Vietnamese iced tea or coffee!


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