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Oriental Spoon

#259 of 3,150 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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254 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Food quality was good, but staff could have been more friendlier. As we initially booked for 20 people but the group cut down to 12 people in the end. So the staff was quite impolite to us at first (I can understand why they are mad but still) but the quality of food didn't disappoint us.

Thank Ianna T
United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Oriental Spoon. Food is good. It seems like they are quite busy. The price is quite okay ranging from $12 to $15 for lunch.

Thank ATKParkerville
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oriental Spoon is very popular restaurant for Korean food, prices very reasonable ranging from $12-15 for lunch Food very tasty I would definitely recommence for lunch. I have been to Oriental on the weekend it get very busy you may have to wait for your table Dinner menu a little more expensive compared to lunch menu.

Thank Lan B
Diamond Creek
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very prompt service, great place to have lunch... gets booked out quick for dinner but you can try your luck for a table. Food is absolutely perfect, would recommend it anyday.

Thank Dean S
Cairns, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly happy staff served us fast. Food was delicious and the cocktails were amazing. We were given small child friendly spoons as my small children werent able to use the large ones as well. Great food and service!

Thank Sivonnepryce
Woods Point, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Just dropped in for a quick lunch as was on a time frame. Chose off the huge lunch menu on the front window. It was a mixed plate with spicy pork, rice, kimchi, salad and some little bites for about $13.00 !!! Great value and amazing flavours. The meal was delivered in double quick time. My only regret was that... More 

Thank Tania T
Melbourne, Australia
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198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

It feels like walking into a small arena of K Pop craze girls, just less screaming. This huge and super popular Korean joint is always full just about every night. Not your romantic dinner destination as it is loud and just full of actions, cafeteria style. This Korean eatery serves traditional dishes, but I suggest go for the Hot Pot.... More 

Thank Jeffrie T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had some pretty decent Korean fare. The kimchi especially, was outstanding - best I have eaten in a restaurant. Service was good, waiters polite and helpful.

Thank rselva2
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We visited this restaurant 3 times within a fortnight (yes, it was that good so we kept going back for more)!! The casseroles are amazing and service is to top notch in this casual dining place.

Thank CPC77
Panama City, Panama
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

LOVED this restaurant, best Korean Ive had in Australia. Nice service, great traditional food and bbq!

Thank Anag K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$15
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 96549930

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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