Morning tea and afternoon tea are provided at the conference. There will also be a coffee stall at the conference and you will get two complimentary coffee tickets with your conference registration.
Lunch is not provided by the conference. You are allowed to bring food into the venue (but not order delivery there).
Here are some options for where to eat near the conference venue:
There are small cafes inside the MCEC that serve light food and coffee.
South Wharf, food court
The DFO at South Wharf is next door and has a large food court with a wide range of different eateries, including:
- and Subway
The food court is in the Basement. There are escalators down near the Puma store on ground level.
Crown Casino, food court
- KFC (Level 1)
McDonalds (Level 1)
- Shnitz (Level 1)
- Subway (Level 1)
Southgate, food court
Southgate is further along Southbank past the Crown Casino complex.
Their foodcourt offers:
- Boost Juice
- Grill’d Healthy Burgers
- Little India
- Muffin Break
- Salsa’s (Mexican)
- Simply Thai
- Shoji (Japanese)
- Think Asia
- Trampoline Gelato (not really a whole lunch but highly recommended for after!)
Individual restaurants of note
Enlightened Cuisine (vegetarian)
Enlightened Cuisine does Chinese mock meat. Quite nearby. Many or most options can be customised to be vegan. 113 Queensbridge Street, Southbank.
Shakahari Too good vegetarian (largely vegan) restaurant. Really quite good. 225 Clarendon St South Melbourne.
Thai Deli excellent authentic Thai cheap eats style cafe. Only a couple of vegetarian options though and not open Sunday. 195 Clarendon St, South Melbourne.