Landscape view of the Yarra River near Brady Hotels

Explore Melbourne's best markets and shoppings spots with ease from Brady Hotels Melbourne for a truly local experience during your stay.  For the best local food, arts, culture, vintage treasures, Melbourne is home to some of the oldest and largest markets and some of the most modern shopping centres with many local designers and large departments stores in the CBD.

The ceiling of Shopping Centre at Brady Central Melbourne

Melbourne Central Shopping Centre

Melbourne Central Shopping Centre opened in 1991 and offers more than 300 retail stores across 5 levels spanning over two city blocks. With a range of flagship stores such as Nike and Adidas plus Hoyts Cinema and Strike Bowling, there is something for everyone.

Close up Victoria market entrance near Brady Central Melbourne

Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market is the heart and soul of Melbourne and the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere. Make it a Market day at Queen Vic Market! Most shops and stalls including fresh produce, food, specialty retail and services are open, along with many cafes and restaurants.

Outdoor markets along the beach at Brady Hotels Jones Lane

St Kilda Esplanade Market

St Kilda Esplanade Market is a well known art and crafts market that runs every Sunday from 10am with more than 80 artists and craftspeople displaying jewelry, health and wellbeing, food and drinks, arts and crafts and fashion.

Entrance of Rose street market near Brady Central Melbourne

The Rose Street Artists' Market

The Rose Street Artists' Market gives you the opportunity to shop directly from Melbourne's best artists, designers, crafters and makers every Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 4pm.

Necklaces on display at market stall at Brady Hardware Lane

District Docklands Makers Market

The District Docklands Makers Market runs on the last Sunday of every month from 11am - 4pm until 27 November 2022. Enjoy live music whilst you explore the vibrant indoor and outdoor stalls.

Close up of Box of fruit and vegetables at Brady Hardware Lane

South Melbourne Market

South Melbourne Market is open every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8am. This indoor market has over 150 stalls offering the freshest local produce of meats, fruit and veg, floristry and nurseries and fashion.

Landscape view of the city near Brady Central Melbourne

Bourke Street Mall

Bourke Street Mall is Melbourne's most popular and iconic outdoor pedestrian mall with two major department stores, Myer and David Jones, as well as many other well known retail stores.

Interior of Chadstone Shopping Centre near Brady Jones Lane


Chadstone is the biggest shopping centre in Australia and one of the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere with over 500 stores. It is Melbourne's home for fashion, food and entertainment.

Exterior of Emporium shopping Centre near  Brady Hardware Lane

Emporium Melbourne

Emporium is a modern shopping centre offering a variety of upscale Australian and International boutiques and retailers as well as food outlets located in between Melbourne Central Shopping Centre and Bourke Street Mall.

Exterior of QV Shopping Centre at Brady Hotels Jones Lane

QV Shopping Centre

QV Shopping Centre features many designer shops, specialty stores and a great food court with many different restaurants to choose from as well an outdoor shared plaza.

People walking the streets near Brady Hardware Lane

The Strand

The Strand offers a small mix of fashion and lifestyle stores in the Melbourne CBD on the corner of Elizabeth and Little Bourke Streets.

Exterior view of Chapel street near Brady Hotels Jones Lane

Chapel Street

Chapel Street is the iconic shopping, dining and entertainment precinct in Melbourne that runs along the famous suburbs, South Yarra, Prahran and Windsor. It is famous for its fashion, food, coffee, bars and vintage stores.

Exterior of DFO South Wharf near Brady Hotels Hardware Lane

DFO South Wharf

DFO South Wharf is a multi-level outlet centre that has a great variety of Australian and International brands, all at up to 70% off.

Interior of H&M department store near Brady Central Melbourne

Melbourne’s GPO

Melbourne's GPO Shopping Centre is on the corner of Bourke Street Mall and Elizabeth Street and hosts a diverse range of designer fashion including H&M as well as eateries across three floors.