South Melbourne, VIC
Standard opening hours:
Tuesday: 10am – 4pm
Wednesday: 9am – 5pm
Thursday: 9am – 5pm
Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday: 9am – 5pm
Sunday: 10am – 4pm
Parking: There are several multi-story public car parks in close proximity to the store, with street parking also available.
Cooking School: The Essential Ingredient Cooking School Prahran is only a 15 min. drive from our South Melbourne store. See our upcoming classes here…
The Essential Ingredient, Melbourne’s leading specialty food and cookware store, is thrilled to announce that their second site in South Melbourne – the suburb where the empire began – is open.
In a space that allows us to concentrate on what we do best, The Essential Ingredient at 266 Coventry Street, South Melbourne has been designed by architect Ian Wilson from Wilson ID.
He has created a warm, contemporary space founded on blues and greys, with striking light fittings – dressed with beautiful copper cookware – and the room is finished with textured tiles. There is also a completely refurbished, breathtaking facade.
December 19, 2016
In our second Chat with a Chef, we talk with Casey McDonald, Group Head Chef of Andrew McConnell restaurants which include, Cutler & Co., Marion, Cumulus Inc and
December 13, 2016
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
This famous quote is from writer Harriet Van Horne and it began her article Not for
December 1, 2016
At The Essential Ingredient, we create beautiful retail experiences and sell quality products but did you know we also have a strong wholesale arm of the business and sell much
November 21, 2016
Glace – or crystallised fruit – is such a delightful, delicious and pretty addition to Christmas baking. The fruit adds colour,
November 13, 2016
The joy and satisfaction of baking, combining quality ingredients and letting them work their magic together to produce a beautiful cake, a sweet biscuit, the perfect shortcrust or a fluffy