09/10/2017
Dumpling devotion.

Words by

Bailey Jones

What could be better than delicious things wrapped in dough? Try a whole festival devoted to delicious things wrapped in dough. 

The Melbourne Dumpling Festival is a reality once more, for one night only. 

On October 20 there will be exclusive pop-ups, a Double Happiness Bubble Tea Cocktail Bar, a Brooklyn Brewery Garden and live entertainment. And of course, the pièce de résistance is an assortment of over 50 dumpling varieties. 

The festival is free to enter, plus there will be plenty of freebies on offer too (hint: green tea ice cream). Not to mention, the complimentary cocktails and beers that come with any takeaway dumpling purchase. There will also be a fortune cookie giveaway with $3,000 worth of prizes to be won. 

If you want to take your dumpling devotion up a notch, there'll be an exclusive dumpling and beer pairing experience on offer. This taste sensation requires a booking, but it promises to be worth it. Michelin-starred Tim Ho Wan will be working alongside some of Melbourne’s best Chinese Restaurants such as China Red, China Chilli and Dragon Boat. 

If you’re interested in the deluxe dumpling dine-in, make your booking here.

Melbourne Dumpling Festival
206 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Friday October 20, 5pm - 10pm

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