Night Noodle Markets


nightnoodlemarketComing to Brisbane for the first time, this fabulous Asian-inspired hawker market is on now at South Bank.

Brisbane’s favourite eateries are dishing up everything from charcoal-grilled yakitori sticks to gyoza; steaming bowls of Vietnamese pho and ramen as well as Asian-influenced desserts. Read all about it here.

Whether you’re chilling with friends after work, or gathering the family, the Night Noodle Markets is the place to be.

Enjoy oodles of noodles (and more) from these fantastic restaurants:



•  Peng You

•  Fat Noodle



•  Bang Bang Pop Up

•  Passion Tree

•  Harajuku Gyoza



•  ii-na Japanese Food

•  Chitty Banh Banh

•  Saigon Alley Cafe Vietnamese Street Food

•  Sake Restaurant

•  Serendipity Ice Cream & Sorbet


•  New Shanghai

•  Birds Nest Yakitori

•  Mamak

•  Taro’s Ramen & Café

•  Sendok Garpu Authentic Indonesian Food

•  Japanese Pizza Okonomi House

•  Longrain

•  Lets Do Yum Cha

•  Mini Pancakes

•  Spanthai

•  Zagyoza, The Home Of Gyoza

•  The Bun Mobile


Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Night Noodle Markets?
The Night Noodle Markets is a major highlight of Good Food Month presented by Citi. The Cultural Forecourt, South Bank is transformed for 11 nights (Thursday 17 to Sunday 27 July), with more than two dozen food stalls, bars and nightly entertainment. This street-food style market is a great meeting place for families, work colleagues and friends who want to drink, dine, relax under the stars and soak up the extraordinary outdoor atmosphere.

Where is the event located?
Night Noodle Markets is located at the Cultural Forecourt, South Bank, opposite the city and next to the Wheel of Brisbane.

Map of restaurants, bars and special seating areas

What time do the markets open / close?
The markets trade from Thursday, July 17 to Sunday, July 27 (11 nights).

Trading hours:

  • Monday & Tuesday 5pm – 9pm
  • Wednesday 5pm – 10pm
  • Thursday & Friday 5pm – 11pm
  • Saturday 4pm – 10pm
  • Sunday 4pm – 9pm

Where are the entry points?
The entry points are from the Melbourne Street end of the Cultural Forecourt and from Grey Street.

How much is it to enter the markets?
This is a free community event. Everyone is welcome.

Is there a map that shows where all the stalls are located and which restaurants are in here?
All information relating to stalls and locations is here on our website.

Can anyone go into the Coopers, Thatchers, Yalumba or Tanqueray Bar seating areas?
Yes, anyone can enter these seating areas.

I’m here for the Citibank VIP area – Where do I go?
The Citibank VIP area (for Citi customers) is located right on the river bank closest to the Wheel of Brisbane.

Where are the toilets?
Toilets are located in front of the QPAC building.

Can you bring alcohol into the event?
This is a licensed event. All alcohol must be purchased through the event bars. All patrons wishing to purchase alcohol must show appropriate ID.

Where can I locate lost property?
If you lose something at the markets, please speak to a member of our Security or Organisers team. If you find something at the markets, please hand it in to a member of the Security or Organisers team before you leave. After the Festival, please email us at from the Contact Us page on our website with full details (including your name, contact number, email address, postal address and as much information as you can about the item that you’ve lost). We’ll do our best to reunite items with their owners.

Do the markets still go ahead if it’s raining?
The event will go ahead rain, hail or shine. In case of dangerous or extreme weather, we wil make an announcement at 3pm on the day in question and information will be updated on our website.

Can I volunteer? 
Yes, we are seeking individuals with a keen interest in all things food and events. Roles for Volunteers include information desk attendants, onsite operational assistance, crowd management, food stall liaison and more. If interested, please email the Volunteer Workforce Manager for Fairfax Events, Keith Hong at

Are dogs permitted?
Yes, dogs are allowed onto the event site. Dogs must be kept on a leash and at a distance of 10m from food stalls at all times. Owners are responsible for the safe-keeping of their animals and must respect other patrons. Pet owners must ensure all droppings are tidied up and removed.

Getting to the event?
To plan your trip, visit the Translink website.

South Bank 1 is the closest ferry wharf to our Festival location.

A number of bus stops are located around South Bank, with services leaving from the CBD and suburbs.

South Brisbane is the closest station to the Cultural Forecourt.

What is the parking situation?
As we are expecting sizeable crowds, we recommend public transport as a first option for all people attending this event. Limited parking is available at the QPAC Riverside Car Park. Entry is via Melbourne Street or Stanley Place.

Can we bring our own food and drink to the event?
Yes, you are welcome to bring food but for maximum enjoyment of the Night Noodle Markets, we encourage guests to try the lovely dishes on offer. There is absolutely no BYO alcohol, however, and no glass is allowed on site. Non-alcoholic beverages are on sale at our Market bars.

Are children welcome?
Absolutely! The Night Noodle Markets is a family-friendly event and is open to guests of all ages.

Will EFTPOS be accepted at the markets?
No, all food stalls and bars are cash only.

Will there be ATMs at the markets?
Yes, there are ATMs on site. Stall holders and bars will accept cash only.

Will there be first aid at the markets?
Yes, there is a First Aid area clearly marked out within the event space.

Will there be wheel chair accessibility?
Yes, the entire venue is flat and accessible. Ramps provide access to rest rooms.

Can I smoke in all areas of the venue?
As this is an outdoor event, we cannot ask you not to smoke. However, please be mindful of fellow patrons and small children in your area. And it is important that no smoking occurs near our food stalls.

Will there be live entertainment at the event?
Yes, there will be a variety of live entertainment daily. And some fabulous lighting installations for all to enjoy.

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