As we edge closer towards our December opening, we are excited to be able to share with you just a few of the delicious food names coming to Merrifield.
We know that our community is getting eager to see who’s coming to Merrifield City, so we’re here to introduce you to the first batch of newcomers soon to join the family.
One arrival that is hugely anticipated is our brand-new Coles supermarket, which is set to open fully stocked and locally staffed in the coming weeks. Featuring the full range of household essentials, fresh food, deli items and much more, Coles will be a welcome addition for all lovers of big-brand products at wallet-friendly prices. Offering extensive parking as well as convenient Click&Collect services, this major supermarket is primed to make everyday life simpler and more seamless for all who call Merrifield home.
Good news, spice lovers! Stocking all the crucial ingredients for your next home-cooked curry, specialty grocer Quality Food Store is spreading its wings beyond Craigieburn to open an even bigger outpost at Merrifield City. They’ll be bringing a huge range of imported Indian and subcontinental groceries including quality spices, bulk rice, heat-and-eat meals, curry sauces and condiments. For those craving an authentic taste of home, Quality Food Store will also stock a range ready-to-eat Indian pastries, freshly made sweets and popular Indian snack foods and drinks. Need tips on preparing a classic dish to suit your spice tolerance? The expert team at Quality Food Store can help.
For the finest seasonal produce and specialty European groceries, Fresh Fields Fruit & Veg is sure to become your new go-to. As well as being a one-stop-shop for quality fruit and vegetables, you’ll also find a huge range of artisan cheeses, smallgoods, olives and other deli items. Plus, you can shop their range of quality dried pasta, canned goods and other Italian and continental groceries. Love good bread? They’ll be stocking top-notch sourdough and farmhouse-style breads too. You’ll also find a big range of raw and roasted nuts, seeds and dried fruit, plus a selection of freshly roasted coffee beans from around the globe – just the thing for your perfect morning brew.
Time for a coffee and cake break? Every big shopping trip deserves some time out, which is where Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses comes in. A true Aussie favourite, this beloved bakery-café stocks a tempting range of sweet and savoury delights, celebration cakes and more – all baked fresh daily. Along with barista-made coffee, you’ll find dainty bite-sized cakes, cupcakes, eclairs, decadent filled donuts, biscuits and a whole lot more. Something savoury? For a hearty lunch, choose from quiches, pies or sausage rolls, including vegan versions and family sizes to take home. If you’re planning a special occasion, consider having it catered with Ferguson Plarre’s range of platters and sharing treats.
Fans of the smoky, aromatic joys of Turkish food will be pumped with the arrival of Merrifield Kebab House. Run by a friendly Turkish-Australian family who’ve been in the game for over 20 years, this authentic kebab house offers takeaway and in-house dining for the whole clan. Choose from a range of beautifully grilled meats along with traditional Turkish pide, gozleme, doner kebab, salads, dips and more. Lunch on the run? Grab a warm flatbread filled with marinated chicken or a nourishing falafel roll. Can’t decide? Get a taste of everything with a top-value meal plate (our pick is the rich tomatoey Iskender lamb). In addition to plentiful vegetarian options, you’ll find traditional Turkish desserts and kids’ options too.
For all those times when the comforting embrace of pizza, pasta and chargrilled meats is calling, look no further than Smokin’ Joes Pizza & Grill. Serving up a big range of traditional and gourmet pizzas (eat-in and takeaway), this family-friendly favourite also offers everything from pasta and risotto to slow-cooked ribs, grilled steak, parmis and salads. Start with nachos or calamari before moving onto a classic Napolitana pizza or the garlicky prawn pasta with chilli and lemon. After something meaty? Try the succulent lamb ribs with smoky BBQ sauce served with a fresh Greek salad. From vegetarian dishes to decadent desserts, kids’ meals to lunch deals, you’ll find it all at Smokin’ Joes.