The SCR at dinner. All graduates are invited to dine on High Table, for free, twice a year: see the MCR Noticeboard for further details.
Raised table at the end of Hall where the Fellows and their guests eat.
An Oxford tradition. Wine and ideas flow freely during the course of this formal dinner. Fellows are entitled to attend a certain number of these dinners every term. Students (plebs) can take in the pheasant and Merlot inspired conversation for a hefty price. Your best bet: get awarded a Nobel Prize and assure yourself of an invitation. Not to be confused with Guest Table which is every Monday.
a dining table in a dining-hall raised on a platform; seats are reserved for distinguished persons
the superior or senior table in communal dinning.
The table reserved for the presiding royalty and honoured guests at a feast.
The table at a feast where the presiding nobility and the honored guests are seated.
the table on a raised dais in hall where the Fellows and their guests sit and eat far superior food. Graduates get to go twice a year.
At Oxford and Cambridge colleges, and more traditional academic institutions, High Table is a table on a raised platform at the end of the dining hall for the use of fellows (members of the Senior Common Room) and their guests. On more formal evening occasions, dinner jackets are worn. It is also normal to wear academic gowns.