Where to Relax & Network

Make the most of your time and experience at Melbourne Gift Fair with the great selection of cafe, bars and networking options on offer throughout the fair.

Grab a free coffee at  Door 17 and start your buying journey.

Goldfields Cafe & Bar – The Gift Hub

Feast on share plates while you watch the rotisserie turn at the newest cafe and bar within the MCEC. The ideal place to enjoy breakfast made to order, or the best of Victorian wines, with happy hour from 4pm- 6pm, Monday to Friday including $5 house wines, $10 Aperol Spritz and Espresso Martini’s and more. Open 7am-7pm Monday through Friday.

Express Cafe – Doors 11-17

Soak up the Gift Fair atmosphere with a wide variety of savoury snacks, baguettes, pies and refreshments or grab a bite on the go with your choice of takeaway lunch options.

Sapphire Lounge

Entry to the Sapphire Lounge is by invitation only. Platinum and Gold buyers and retailer members are invited to relax within our newest and most sophisticated lounge. Open from 9am daily, network and enjoy complimentary light refreshments within this private space. Call 1300 441 384 to find out how you can become a retailer member or platinum buyer.

South Wharf Promenade

If you are looking for a delicious meal after hours, South Wharf Promenade Melbourne is home to several must visit food venues in Melbourne such as Munich Brauhaus, The General Assembly, Common Man and more. Attend Melbourne Gift Fair and receive 10% off participating restaurants and bars in South Wharf by showing your Gift Fair lanyard and badge. For trading hours and more information on restaurant and bar options in the South Wharf precinct visit the MCEC website here.