The Melbourne food scene is changing,
we’re no longer looking for just a good place to eat and have a few drinks.
It’s our opinion that what diners are looking for is an experience as well as
Let us introduce you to HWKR, a modern
Melbourne eatery that is based around the experience of traditional hawker
dining in a modern setting. Set amongst a dining hall, HWKR is home to four
traditional eateries that change every six months and as well as Manymore the
attached bar and cafe that stays constant throught ever evolving food that is
the HWKR dining hall.
The Food Centre is currently home to The Modern Eatery, Lulu’s CKT, Indomie and Scoopy Milk Bar. Wanting to experience everything HWKR has to offer we decided to try a few things from each of the eateries.
So, this is how it goes, turn up to HWKR,
find yourself a table and then head on up to order from which every place takes
your fancy. You’d don’t need to hang around they’ll bring your food to you when
And boy were we ready…
an emphasis on share plates The Modern Eatery aims to bring people together
through the joys of food experiencing it together.
– Blowtorched pressed salmon sushi, sweet soy, Kitty K’s aburi sauce these were
light and so moreish a great little starter
– Chicken katsu, fluffy white bread, katsu sauce, red cabbage, this we had to
try and while we the bread went a little stiff – probably because we took so
many photos – but was still amazing to eat with good crunch and great flavour.
Tuckshop ft. Lulu’s CKT
With over 30 years
of CKT experience behind the wok, Lulu and her family bring authentic, aromatic
smokey charred goodness from Penang to the Melbourne streets!
CHAR KOAY TEOW – Made with stir fried flat noodles, prawns, Chinese sausage,
egg and all the other goodness that you would expect from a traditional Char
Koay Teow. It safe to say anything from Lulu’s is going to be well worth it, so
take your pick.
the lovers of Mi Goreng, this is the place for you – taking the humble student
favourite and giving it a fanciful twist that elevates it to new levels of YUM!
GORENG GOKIL – Chicken ribs, egg balado, peanuts & anchovies do we really
need to say more. You’ll love what they’ve done with it.
Scoopy Milk Bar
Scoopy Milk Bar is
Melbourne’s first bingsu specialty dessert bar. Their aim is to serve
deliciously refreshing bingsu with a Melbourne twist and to create new
experiences with both innovative flavours and playful textures.
Mörk Chocolate flavoured bingsu with chocolate soil, banana and strawberry
pieces, strawberry popping pearls topped with house-made whipped cream, toasted
almond flakes and Peppero sticks. Served with condensed milk.
Taro flavoured bingsu with rainbow jelly, boba, taro mochi, blueberry popping
pearls topped with house-made whipped cream and toasted almond flakes. Served
with condensed milk.
you love dessert or something sweet, these are a must to try taking a new take
on the traditional bingsu. And if you haven’t tried bingsu before then we can’t
wait for you to try it.
so many good things to try on this menu we got into the Yuzu Soda, yuzu a
Japanese citrus fruit that is really refreshing and makes this soda a real
one thing can be said for HWKR its this, you’ll want to come back again and
again to keep trying all the amazing food on offer. But don’t wait too long
because this dining hall is always changing and if you wait too long your
favourites might not be there anymore but on the other hand, you’ll have a
whole bunch of new places to try.