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Oriental Spoon

254 La Trobe St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“kimchi” (18 reviews)
“fried chicken” (13 reviews)
“japchae” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
254 La Trobe St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good and fast service, wonderful presentation of the dishes, beautiful place, place setting and location!.

Thank Silvia A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I've been to South Korea I'm not a fan of kimchi, but friends wanted us to join them so we did. This large restaurant has 50 seats downstairs and 150 upstairs. It was well patronised on a public holiday. Decor is quite 'industrial' -...More

Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Went for lunch on a Sunday and order a Bibimbab Beef and a Seafood soup with rice. Both dishes are excellent. There are so many dishes we wanted to try but the portion seems quite huge for 2 and definitely won't be able to try...More

2  Thank Van Can Q
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A group is 20 of us celebrated birthday on Thursday evening. This place was packed and there was continuous Q of people waiting to get in.Good selection of international beers . Menu consists of Karena delicacies. Hotspot selection is served with your choice of selection...More

1  Thank ladss29
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I came here with my family initially and we came across this restaurant by accident way back a couple of trips into Melbourne ago, and we have made this a staple part of our itenerary every time we step back into Melbourne (we are from...More

1  Thank spikyone8318
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I will definitely be returning to this Korean gem. Bibimbap is quite a simple dish, however it was very tasty, especially after adding a bit of gochujang and soy sauce. It was served in a stone bowl therefore the bibimbap remained hot throughout the time...More

1  Thank nikky_aus_91
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant whilst sightseeing. I recommend the stone pots which are more than sufficient for a speedy lunch. Mine was packed with fresh vegetables and tofu and the hot dish cooks the food whilst you stir and eat it. There was a...More

1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

My partner and I love korean food and have travelled to Seoul this year! We came across this restaurant yesterday and went in to try. It must be good it’s full of expats and students from Korea! Lunch was perfect .... great menu. Nice staff....More

1  Thank mikeadey72
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We had seafood hotpot here on my first date and then we decided to have our wedding reception here indeed, food are tasty, delicious, service always excellent, my guests are all pleased with their service and food. This restaurant always deep in our memories now...More

1  Thank Rizki A
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The setting of this restaurant was really nice, the menu was extensive and the portion sizes were generous. However I thought the quality of the food could have been better. I had the toppokki and the budae casserole. The ingredients seemed quite cheap (the budgae...More

1  Thank JonHSydney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 La Trobe St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 96549930
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