Located inside the main gallery space of THE LUME Melbourne, Mirri is an indulgent café with a menu curated by renowned chef Mark Olive that serves as the perfect complement to Connection.


Mon: 10am - 6.30pm (last entry 5pm)
Tue: 12pm - 6.30pm (last entry 5pm)
Wed: 10am - 6.30pm (last entry 5pm)
Thu: 12pm - 9.30pm (last entry 8pm)
Fri: 10am - 9.30pm (last entry 8pm)
Sat: 10am - 9.30pm (last entry 8pm)
Sun: 10am - 6.30pm (last entry 5pm)


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
5 Convention Centre Place,
South Wharf, Melbourne


Mirri is THE LUME Melbourne’s dining space, located within the main gallery. It features a menu curated by renowned chef and Bundjalung man Mark Olive, who brings his global recognition and passion for Indigenous Australian cuisine to this unique collaboration.

Mirri celebrates the vibrant flavours of First Nations produce, blending traditional ingredients with contemporary cooking techniques.

Embedded within the Bundjalung language, the term "mirri" means “to see”. The concept, however, goes beyond mere visual observation; it signifies a spiritual and emotional perception, and the ability to appreciate and connect with the world around us in a deeper way. Mirri invites visitors to foster a deeper connection with First Peoples’ culture through art, music, and food.

About Mark Olive

A Bundjalung man with over 40 years of culinary expertise, Olive is a natural storyteller with a love of art, music, and people. He’s a passionate advocate for First Nations artists, artisans, and creatives, and draws his inspiration - in the kitchen and beyond - from the Australian land.

The Mirri Menu

Olive’s menu pays homage to the traditions and flavours of the First Peoples, incorporating native herbs and ingredients such as lemon myrtle, river mint, quandong, and saltbush. Please note that the standard menu is not available on Saturdays from 6pm. A Drinks & Snacks menu is available.


Mirri Gathering

Enjoy five of Mark Olive’s signature creations - including a scone with quandong jam, a pork and fennel sausage roll, Mark's famous pavlova and more - surrounded by the breathtaking Connection experience. View menu here.

Following your dining experience (accompanied by a hot beverage of your choice), explore Connection at your leisure.


Feast for the Senses

Enjoy the most premium way to experience Connection: a three-course dinner for two at an intimate dining table, surrounded by breathtaking visuals and stirring music.

Spend quality time with a friend or loved at Mirri with an exclusive menu curated by Mark Olive (view here). Drinks are sold separately and concession tickets are not available.


Best Seat in the House

Experience Connection from the best seat in the house. Secure one of just eight front-row tables (for two) at Mirri, exclusively yours for an hour, then explore the gallery at your leisure. Plus, receive a Connection official program.

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On Thursday, Nov 30, THE LUME will close early. Last entry: 12.30pm.
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