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The Oxford Scholar

427 Swanston St, 3000 Melbourne (VIC)
Average price $22


The Oxford Scholar

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Restaurant menu

Chef Ashley Richey
Dietary optionsGluten free, Vegetarian dishes
Classic Chicken Parma
Breaded schnitzel, mozzarella, napoli sauce, ham shoulder, served with salad and seasonal fried
OvenBaked Salmon
Salmon fillet, spinach cream, confit baby leeks, house made gnocchi, capers
Asian Braised Chicken
Chicken breast, mushroom gyoza, steamed jasmine rice, wok tossed bok choi, infused stock
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The Oxford Scholar, Melbourne (VIC)


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What diners said about this restaurant:

Good value for money
Short waiting time
Moderate noise level
  • Enna B.1 review

    7 July 2023


    server looked like she wanted to kill herself in front of us but beside that it was really nice!

  • Jennifer C.1 review

    7 July 2023


    The staff are lovely, very friendly and the environment is nice and chill. Works well for conversations and allows my meet up to progress nicely.

  • Connie Lu1 review

    20 June 2023


    Special pricing..good environment...steak is ok for the price. Easy booking. QR code for ordering...

  • Joseph S.28 reviews

    23 May 2023


    so noisy, all tables full. bad time for a quiet meal. Chips were salty. 'medium raw' steak was too cooked and tough. No onion rings or wagu beef available

  • Claire M.1 review

    1 February 2023


    We dined at The Oxford Scholar last night for dinner and used vouchers we had won at a trivia night last year. There were four of us and we ordered 2 porterhouse steaks, a schnitzel and a parma. My friends said that both the parma and the schnitzel were nice, however the two steaks were well below par. Both ordered as medium rare and both arrived rare to blue. One arrived well before any of the other meals came. I sent this back as soon as I cut into the steak and saw how bloody and rare it was. I also touched the steak and noticed that it was cold. As soon as my friends arrived, she had the same issue and sent it back. Both steaks came back and were on the wrong plates (my steak had butter but was on her plate with her sides, and her steak was on my plate with my sides) Cut into the steak again, mine was slightly better but not edible. I ate my sides and left 3/4 of the steak behind (mainly because it was tough, grisly and full of fat) She at about the same amount from hers as again it was terrible. We could tell that the cuts were cheap and probably something you'd expect from a steak night where the plate is heavy discounted but when paying full price, it was extremely disappointing. We sat at the table for a while after finishing in the hope that a staff member would clear our table and we could provide further feedback but it was clear that we were being given a wide berth with staff avoiding us like the plague. It was pretty disappointing and I will definitely not be ordering steak from there again.

  • Ron K.6 reviews

    24 January 2023


    Great steak night. Awesome drink specials. Friendly staff. Will definitely come back and try some other things. Support this one so it survives

  • Heather G.1 review

    22 November 2022


    We went here because it was handy to RMIT where we’d been to an event. There was no sign of menus just the QR code on the table. I really like to physically read a menu - but we did get some when we asked. The staff were pleasant but there didn’t seem to be enough of them. I enjoyed my steak but my friend said the snitzel was dry and she didn’t eat it.

  • Tran T.

    Tran T.1 review

    2 November 2022


    Great service and food

  • Francine B.1 review

    27 October 2022


    Relaxed venue, a good vibe, service friendly and attentive. Good range of beverage and food options. Good location, especially for staff and students of RMIT.

  • Briette B.1 review

    4 October 2022


    Hoping to be constructive. I had a lovely lunch with my group but a member of my party was served rotten lettuce on their side of fish and chips. My chips on my meal were all about 2 cm long. The listed menu on your website is out of date and items weren't available. The website to order directly from your table showed items being out of stock, but they were available if ordered at the counter. I had to chase up one meal for my party as they waited 10 min after everyone else had their meals. Thank you

  • Allison K.1 review

    24 September 2022


    The staff were excellent and very attentive, absolutely topo notch - we'll be back

  • Candyce P.1 review

    6 September 2022


    Good food, great service, easy to book, nice for a team lunch, very convenient to order and pay via the app at your table. Manager and staff were helpful, approachable, flexible. Would recommend. Food came out quickly too.

  • Shannon Y.14 reviews

    4 June 2022


    Good food and nice location

  • Ashley M.1 review

    19 May 2022


    Awesome place good food. On this particular occasion our food was served to the wrong table and then when they finally delivered our our food it was only lukewarm. Not sure what happened.

  • Abbey S.1 review

    18 May 2022


    No indication where our reserved table was, was told to find the reserved sign on a random table ourselves and just ended up sitting at any free table. 25 min wait for two ciders on a Wednesday. How/when to order online or at bar was unclear, and when to show student card. Wait staff were kind and apologetic at least.

  • Ben S.1 review

    19 March 2022


    Spacious venue with great food and lovely staff. We went for my birthday and had a great time playing pool, having some drinks and relaxing. We were very well looked after.

  • Anqi Z.8 reviews

    25 November 2021


    Really nice!

  • Leanne Phil D.

    Leanne Phil D.1 review

    20 November 2021


    The pub is great, lots of people having fun around you. Staff were friendly and helpful, even though some of them were quite new. With regards to our food order the steak was fairly average, and the meat a big chewy but the prawns were amazing. Overall would go again but won't order the steak.

  • Bryan A.1 review

    19 November 2021


    Staff were excellent, all friendly and accommodating to our group. Drinks were reasonably priced and delivered extremely quickly, even the cocktails!

  • Holly B.1 review

    17 November 2021


    I had a lovely dinner/catch up with friends for my birthday and the service and food were so nice and made us all feel so welcome. thanks for the wonderful service and a great night.

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More information

How to get to the restaurant

427 Swanston St, 3000, Melbourne (VIC), Australia

Public transport

RMIT University/Swanston St #7, Swanston St/La Trobe St #6, Melbourne Central Station

Additional information

RMIT Building 81

Off Street Parking

Melbourne CBD, Melbourne City


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