From 11–18 October, the annual Night Noodle Markets will take over Sydney’s Hyde Park for the last time before moving to a new, yet-to-be revealed location in 2020.
Gelato Messina, Hoy Pinoy, Let’s Do Yum Cha, Chur Burger, POKLOL, Puffle, Twistto, Flying Noodle, Wonderbao and more will doll out signature dishes from Hawker-style stalls.
This year, Night Noodle Markets will also host the Night Poodle Markets on Saturday 12 October, with proceeds going to the NSW RSPCA.
The Night Noodle Markets are open seven days, from 5pm to 10pm on Monday and Tuesday, 5pm to 11pm on Wednesday and Thursday, and 4pm to 11pm on Friday. Extended hours are in place on the weekend, with the markets opening from 12pm to 11pm on Saturday and 12pm to 10pm on Sunday.
The Night Noodle Markets are part of Good Food Month, Australia’s largest food festival, which takes place in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra,
Perth and Brisbane across the year.
Highlights from the Night Noodle Markets include:
Cala Bang will dish up crispy calamari with seaweed, hot and spicy, and paprika seasonings on offer alongside their foot-long potato fries.
Bao Brothers will take Gua Baos to a whole new level with the ‘peeking cluck’, ‘shroom shady’, and loaded sweet potato fries.
Donut Papi will serve small-batch Asian-inspired doughnuts including Leche Flan Donut and Hotteok, Korean sweet pancakes.
Gelato Messina has opted for a Thai-inspired offering this year. The range of flavours include the ‘Eye of the Thai-ger’ with condensed milk pudding , condensed milk crumble, lychee and sala shaved ice, lychee gelato and rainbow jellies; the ‘Bangkok Banana’ with Thai milk tea cheesecake sandwiched between tea sponge, dipped in Italian meringue and sprinkled with desiccated coconut; the ‘Phuket Bucket’ with deep fried banana fritters, caramelised palm sugar banana gelato, coconut and lime Chantilly, peanut crumble; and ‘Coco Phangan’ with Mango sorbet served on coconut sticky rice, salted coconut sauce and toasted coconut flakes.
Hoy Pinoy will serve up grilled pork belly ‘Inihaw na Baboy’, barbecued chicken skewers ‘Inihaw na Manok’ and garlic-fried peanuts ‘Pina-Usukang Adabong Mai’.
Let’s Do Yum Cha will feature Yum Cha favourites including dumplings, steamed buns and spring rolls, all handmade daily using local ingredients.
Chur Burger will host one last Sydney hurrah before moving to Brisbane, serving a range of Asian inspired burgers including crispy pork belly, Japanese panko crumbed chicken and grilled beef.
Poklol and Puffle are teaming up with Korean BBQ Tacos, Chi Chi Fries, KFC Puffle and Cheeseburger Puffle.
Raijin will offer chicken karaage noodles, tofu karaage noodles, chicken karaage and gyoza dumplings.
The Muglan will serve up steamed Momo, Nepalese Jhai Momo, Chili Momo and Curry Bowl with rice.
Twistto is back with their hand-cut twisted potatoes made with a secret recipe batter and carefully blended flavours, such as the Korean Twistto Potato.
Flying Noodle (pictured) will plate up visually stricking noodle bowls including The Big Boss, with chicken tenderloin, diced and marinated with soybean paste, roasted sesame, sautéed mushrooms, and bok choy.