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Oriental Spoon

#290 of 3,197 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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254 La Trobe St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went there with friends wanting to try different Asian food and was not dissapointed. Venue is very nice and spacious and the staff were very pleasant and helpfull. We had a Korean BBQ which was cooked in front us to perfection. There was a selection of sauces and an amazing deep fried chicken. That was the best. Highly recommend this... More 

Thank Frank T
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first time eating Korean and we thoroughly enjoyed it! The staff were very helpful, courteous and attentive. We had mango lemonade, kiwi lemonade, dumplings and a stir-fried style pork. All were thoroughly enjoyed and we were very pleased that we decided to come in. Would eat here again for sure!

Thank Jess S
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We usually went there for past 6 years and always were happy with food quality and friendly staff. It's changed dramatically now , food portions are changed - beef bulgogi now is vegetables only bulgogi as the chef probably trying to save some money . Staff member start argue with us about our complaint and initially offer us a discount,... More 

Thank Pavel R
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walking distance from the Melbourne center. We love Korean BBQ, therefore we ordered BBQ with a Jug of Max. Very good, Fair for the price. They do need another waitress or waiter if the will cook the food for the people. Not our case, we like to cook ours.

Thank Danny Y
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with friends 6 of us for launch and God I regret it 40 minutes and no food show up, every time we ask we are told 2 minutes!! im sorry this and im sorry that!!! the restaurant was about 10% full and yet we waited 40 minutes no food show up, eventually 3 of decide to leave... More 

Thank Mike J
Taipei, Taiwan
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoying my lunch and service is excellent. The food is too salty to my like. The menu has many choices.

Thank PakW77
Perth, Australia
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a quick meal for dinner and just walked from our hotel to the closest restaurant which happened to be Korean, alas it was closed so we had to venture a little farther and found the Oriental Spoon, also happened to be Korean. We were not disappointed, the staff were helpful and service good. The food was... More 

Thank Walter C
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The worst service in Melbourne! It was the first and also the last for me to dine in that restaurant chain across St. Francis Church on Elizabeth street in Melbourne’s CBD. I was with nine others who were asked to leave the restaurant for no acceptable reason. My friend who organized the dinner knew a cook there and brought nine... More 

Thank thiridaw
Uga, Spain
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247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strolled past and notices this busy place and thought why not. So glad i did because the food and service were fast and delicious with good balance of dishes in the tray. Not too expensive i felt it was just the right price for an interesting and delicious lunch. They also have a liquor licence so you can buy alcohol... More 

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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back here again during my break in Melbourne. Food quality is still good and the staff provides good service. This is a right place for authentic Korean food. There is also a lunch menu for Korean food lovers.

Thank Kenneth_HM

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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
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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