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The Oxford Scholar


Why you'll love The Oxford Scholar

  • Offers a range of classic and versatile event spaces and facilities to cater for many different types of functions and special events.
  • Function packages can exquisitely cater to both stand-up/cocktail functions and/or sit-down lunches and dinners.
  • Situated in the heart of the city, close proximity to public transports, hotels and all popular tourists destination in Melbourne.

Established in 1857, during the heady days of the Victorian gold rush, The Oxford Scholar Hotel has for more than 160 years served Melburnians at the northern-end of Swanston Street.In 2019 ‘The Scholar’ has been redeveloped, refurbished and re-imagined as a sophisticated bar and eatery, situated in the heart of the recently transformed RMIT City campus.With the creation of a series of new bar, dining and event spaces, The Scholar offers a relaxed, comfortable and sophisticated experience for its patrons. We feature a wide selection of both local and international craft beer, while our menu selections are built upon locally sourced and fresh produce, offering innovative, seasonally appropriate and exceptional dishes.Designed with inherent flexibility in mind, and boasting significant increases in capacity, a multitude of functions are able to be staged with the assistance of experienced, attentive and dedicated event staff.We welcome everyone visiting Melbourne to experience a new chapter in one of the City’s oldest stories.

The Oxford Scholar Function Rooms

The Atrium

The Atrium

Established in 1857 during the heady Victorian gold rush era, we've served the area for more than 160 years. With the creation of a series of bar, dining and event spaces, The Atrium offers a relaxed yet sophisticated function experience....

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The Back Bar

The Back Bar

Serving cold beers and good food since 1857, the venue continues its tradition of great service, food and drink. This fabulous CBD pub is a great place to host your function. Fresh food cooked onsite will be served to your hungry guests, an...

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Level 1 Bar

Level 1 Bar

This bar has served Melbourne since the heady gold rush days when it was established in 1857. Conveniently located in the CBD's RMIT campus, the 'Scholar' has gone from strength to strength and hosts great functions. The food is seasonal, ...

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Level 2 Boardrooms

Level 2 Boardrooms

5 boardrooms ranging from 4 pax to 16 pax with private bar if necessary, 2 bigger rooms have Av facilities   The Oxford Scholar Hotel has served Melbourne since the heady gold rush days when it was established in 1857. Conveniently lo...

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Level 2 Cocktail Bar

Level 2 Cocktail Bar

The Oxford Scholar Hotel has served Melbourne since the heady gold rush days when it was established in 1857. Conveniently located in the CBD's RMIT campus, the 'Scholar' has gone from strength to strength and hosts great functions. The foo...

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The Front Bar

The Front Bar

Space has served Melbourne since the heady gold rush days when it was established in 1857. The Front Bar is industrial yet cosy, with timber floors, big concrete pillars and stylish lighting. It has access to the front section of the larg...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Amenities & Extras

Food & Beverage

Bar Tab
BYO Drinks
Coffee / Tea
External Catering
Filtered Water
Inhouse Catering

AV Equipment

Microphone
Projector
Speakers
Stage
Teleconference
TV
Video Conferencing

Basic Amenities

Accessible
Accommodation
Air Con
Dance Floor
External Music
Flip Chart
Furniture Hire
Lighting
Natural light
Outdoor Space
Parking
Pens & Paper
Receptionist
Restroom
Room Hire Only
Security
Smoking Area
Whiteboard
WiFi