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Oxford Social - CLOSED

135 Oxford Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9331 0557
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Apr 28, 2014
“OXFORD SOCIAL IS NOW CLOSED”
Apr 20, 2014
“Extremely overrated”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
135 Oxford Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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91 - 100 of 197 reviews

Reviewed August 15, 2013

I took a number of colleagues here for a dinner on 8 August and we were not disappointed. We started by sharing a number of grazing plates and while all were delicious the stand outs were the baked polenta with forest mushrooms ($15) and the...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed August 13, 2013

Has been on my list to try for a while and at last got the chance. Nicely laid out restaurant with sliding panels that provide full opening onto street in fine weather. On a cool winter's night was cosy inside with panels and front door...More

Thank Emanpee
Reviewed August 12, 2013

We chose the Oxford Social from reviews and we were rewarded with a meal that was a delight, the food was plentiful and amazing. The Service was spot on, wines were reasonable priced with a good selection. We started with the grilled scallops and hash...More

Thank Chrissy204051
Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

We ordered the grilled scallops, lamb shanks, chicken breast, pork belly and beef fillet. The food was great! If you only have 1 choice then it would be in this order: pork belly, lamb shanks, beef and chicken. Super service too!

Thank erinayeo
Reviewed August 3, 2013

My family and I visited Oxford Social for dinner on 1 August with high expectations because of the volume of good reviews they have accumulated over here. I must say, we were not the least bit disappointed! The service was the best we ever had...More

Thank TmKh
Reviewed July 30, 2013

We had a bit of problem finding this one. The address we had was for a gay bar. Thankfully the crowd knew the place. Their ringing endorsement of the restaurant was a good omen that proved to be true. The service was fantastic. The food...More

Thank jcrane66
135OxfordSocial, Guest Relations Manager at Oxford Social, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2013

Dear jcrane66, Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to leave such a nice review and that you found our service Fantastic. I appreciate you taking the time especially as you are a Top Contributor. We strive to provide the best possible...More

Reviewed July 24, 2013

My wife and I had the pleasure of dinner 19 July, our last evening in Sydney. If it were not for Tripadvisor we never would have know of this fabulous spot. When we approached the restaurant by cab we were a bit concerned about the...More

1  Thank YYZGuy99
135OxfordSocial, Guest Relations Manager at Oxford Social, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2013

Dear YYZGuy99, Thank you for your kind review, it is pleasing to hear when we delivered the high standard of service which we always aim for and I am so glad the team contributed to the quality of your dining experience at Oxford Social ....More

Reviewed July 17, 2013

It's a must to try the lamb shank!!! Heard from the restaurant owner that the dish is going to be on the menu permanently.More

Thank XinYang
135OxfordSocial, Guest Relations Manager at Oxford Social, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2013

Dear XinYang, Thank you for sharing your review, I will be sure to pass your feedback onto the team and I am pleased to hear you speak so highly of our lamb shanks, they certainly are popular. I am so glad you enjoyed your meal...More

Reviewed July 14, 2013

not the best meal i have ever eaten but still worth the 5 star rating i gave it. thank you trip advisor, otherwise i would not have found this place. the place was quiet...not sure why....the service was great. the surrounding area was a bit...More

1  Thank melted_snowman
135OxfordSocial, Guest Relations Manager at Oxford Social, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2013

Dear melted_snowman, I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your dining evening with us at Oxford Social and that you you found Our service great. Thank you for taking the time in sharing your experience. I hope I have the opportunity to welcome you...More

Reviewed July 4, 2013

Really a neat little place, which is easily overlooked on the bustling Oxford street. The price level is reasonable compared to other restaurants in Sydney, but for a german traveller rather steep. The food was exceptional, from starter to dessert. The scallops and those rice/cheese...More

2  Thank legrandviper
135OxfordSocial, Guest Relations Manager at Oxford Social, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2013

Dear legrandviper, Ich danke Ihnen sehr es bedeutet so viel, dass Sie sich die Zeit genommen als Top Contributor. Thank you for taking the time to share your review, I am so glad to hear you found our restaurant to be reasonably priced and that...More

Nearby
Darlinghurst
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other
suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and
1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small
...More
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$9 - $28
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Oxford Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighborhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9331 0557
  • E-mail
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