Carnival Night Kitchen

The Night Kitchen Series transformed CQ into South American inspired food markets. Live entertainment, mouth watering street food, and pop up cocktail bars await!

THE SQUARE
A vibrant night market with food trucks and stalls, live entertainment, a pop up cocktail bar and a casual, relaxed atmosphere. 
On the menu - Nimrod’s Argentinean Peri Free Range Wings and Chilean jamon red wine beef ribs, Comida do Sul’s Brazilian food truck, La Paletas Mexican Ice treats, Pizza Queen’s Brazilian pizzas and tapas, Arepas Venezuelan’s Arepas and Cachapas, and of course plenty of coconuts and cocktails.
THE LANE
Head to the Lane for Beluga VIP pop up bar, where attendees can enjoy Andrew Embley's famous paella, along with their beautiful piccolo menu, crafted cocktails and matching premium beers, wines and ciders.
Mad Mex will also bring back their famed kids Masterclasses and alfresco dining experiences.
THE KIDS
We haven't forgotten the kids! Mad Mex is running their ever popular Holy Guacamole masterclasses every Thursday afternoon, Level 2 will once again be home to various Kids Club activity, and Aaron the Balloon Artist will be twisting up a storm in the Square at each Night Market. 
Check out the Carnival Night Kitchen event calendar all the happenings.

THE SQUARE

The Square will become a vibrant night market with food trucks and stalls, a pop up cocktail bar, and live entertainment.  

On the menu - Nimrod’s Argentinean Peri Free Range Wings and Chilean jamon red wine beef ribs, Comida do Sul’s Brazilian food truck, La Paletas Mexican ice treats, Braza Churros' Brazilian style churros, El Asador's Argentinean BBQ ribs, Marcelita's Columbian Empanadas, Rancho Latino's pupusas, Pizza Queen’s Brazilian pizzas and tapas, Lupita's Mexican rustic street food, Arepas Venezuelan’s Arepas and Cachapas, and a South American cocktail bar.

Bringing the sound of South America to the Square and the Lane over the three weeks is Banda Fuego, the Eduardo Cossio Trio, Marcio Mendes Duo, and  Juliana Areais - Bossa Nosa Baby, with added entertainment from Yamina the Fire Queen and an International fire dancing duo.

 

THE LANE

The entertainment continues in the Lane...

Beluga Restuarant spills into the Lane with a relaxed pop up bar & restaurant. Executive Chef Pete Manifis has curated an exclusive South American inspired piccolo menu of Pulled Pork Enchiladas, Chimichurri Beef, Tuna Ceviche, Ancient Grain Salad, & Spicy Corn on a Cob, matched with Cairpirinhas, Corona, Lorca Sparkling, Juan Carrau Sav Blanc, & Mendel Malbec.

You can also expect to see some special Carnival infused activity from Grill'd and Mad Mex.

 

THE KIDS

We haven't forgotten the kids!

Mad Mex is running their ever popular Holy Guacamole Mad Mex Masterclasses every Thursday afternoon in the Lane. Mini Chefs will learn how to make delicious guacamole, and build their own fresh and healthy burrito. 

The Claremont Quarter Kids Club will be hosting Pinata Making Workshops every Thursday afternoon on Level 2.  Each child will create their own pinata full of special treats in true Mexican fashion.

Plus, Aaron the Balloon Artist will be twisting up a storm in the Square each Thursday evening.

 

RELEASE THE TOUCANS!

To celebrate Carnival Night Kitchen, 5 BLUE Handcrafted Toucans will take up roost in CQ each week over the promotional period. And it will be your job to find them. Every official BLUE TOUCAN found can be redeemed for a $100 CQ Gift Card at Guest Services. Follow us on social media for location clues.  More info and fullTerms and conditions here.

 

Check out the Carnival Night Kitchen event calendar for all the happenings.

Please note that details, including food vendors and entertainment line up may change from week to week without notice.