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by Friends of Fire

Fire-Grilled Meat

Are you craving some South American BBQ, beef ribs and slow-cooked meats? Experience the best in hospitality at Friends of Fire barbeque restaurant. Located on Level 1 of the Marvel Feature Bar at the iconic, multi-purpose venue Marvel Stadium, why not have a hearty meal before you go to your next concert?

Eat succulent meat by the flames–we have much on the menu to taste–sip your favourite drink, and make memories with friends and family when there’s entertainment at the ready. Let’s dive into our vibrant menu!

What’s on the South American BBQ Grills?

Ignite your taste buds and witness your South American grilled meat dish served to you directly from the fire. Order for two, a family of five, or a larger group for functions.

  • Love South American grilled chicken recipes and smoked meats? Taste a classic woodfired smoked free-range chicken with Alabama white sauce. 
  • Woodfired pork ribs with peach tea BBQ sauce.
  • Split king prawns with garlic and fermented chilli butter.
  • King Ora salmon salad with quinoa seeds, kale, and pico de gallo.
  • A prego steak roll with chimichurri, aioli, grilled onions, and pan-con tomato sauce.
  • Bass Strait scotch fillet grain-fed (300g).
  • A Gaucho-style Argentinian skirt steak with chimichurri (500g).
  • 28-day dry-aged rib eye with the bone in (450g) with green fermented peppercorn.

Visit Friends of Fire for South American BBQ Grill

Instead of hustling directly to a footy game, festival, or concert at Marvel Stadium and lining up for mediocre food, why not eat a satisfying meal at a BBQ restaurant before you go? 

There’s no need to stand aimlessly waiting for overpriced beverages. Sit and have a relaxing meal, or come back for a bite after your venue, we’re open from noon until late!

American BBQ in Melbourne: Book a Table!

Dig into our energising, low-and-slow menu at Friends of Fire, with endless fire-grilled cuisine and beef brisket to go around. Celebrating American BBQ, savour the sizzle and feel the fire before and after your next event!

Make a reservation by calling our friendly staff at (03) 8376 8008 or shoot us an email at We are open on all events days from noon until late, and non-events days from Tuesday to Saturday from noon until late.

Frequently Asked Questions: Friends of Fire Tender Meat Dishes

Enjoy your smoked meats and fried chicken with signature cocktails include the Strawberry Shortcake with Fords Gin, Rums Punch with Bacardi Blanca, Pornstar Twist #1 with Belvedere and passionfruit liqueur, and more.

We have many smaller options if you’re not too hungry just yet! Taste our buffalo chicken wings with fermented chilli sauce or our fried baby calamari with lemon ask and red sauce.

Of course, we have a range of delicious desserts to complement your meals. Indulge in our custom sundae choices: chocolate, strawberry, vanilla with salted hot chocolate fudge, white miso caramel, or strawberry and thyme shrub.

Visit Friends of Fire for an Express Lunch from Tuesday – Friday, noon to 3 pm. Choose from fish & chips, a parma, a smash burger, or buttermilk fried chicken with a house drink!

Easily book a table or function space at Friends of Fire by calling (03) 8376 8008 or email us at

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Marvel Stadium
740 Bourke st Docklands
Stadium Square Gate 3 Ground Level

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12:00 PM - late

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