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The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

Corner Clarendon and Whiteman Streets | South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia (Southbank)
3 9696 4000
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Ranked #3 of 4,008 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $101
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Southbank
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Birmingham
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Lovely way to experience Melbourne whilst enjoying some great food and plenty of wine! Would recommend this to all visitors and locals.

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Home Hill, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Special call out to Tim our waiter for the evening and to Peter and chief John. Thanks for the great night. Would come again when visiting Melbourne. The 50's

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This is an absolute must, our first ever visit to Australia and our first night was spent on the late Saturday night tram having a wonderful meal. From the moment you check in at the tram stop and then out of the darkness a fleet of tramcars arrive you know this is going to be different. The choice of food... More

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NY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Late Dinner, five courses, wonderful atmoshphere, views, service, white linen, silver, full bar inclusive, get a real feel for Melbourne

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I had dinner on the colonical tramcar restaurant two weeks ago. It was a beautiful experience. The staff is nice and the food is yummy. My kids were so exciting eating on the tram. Highly recommended.

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Woodbridge, Tasmania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We booked the late sitting on a Sunday evening. The tram arrived on time to collect us, we were warmly welcomed and were immediately provided canapés to start the evening. I was not keen on the idea when my wife booked it, I was favouring a river cruise. I expected the tram to be a little dull but was wrong,... More

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Perth, Australia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I booked for my mum and sister for the early dinner last night. It was my sisters 40th birthday and wanted to do something different. We were on tram car 4. The tram car itself is very ornate and beautiful. The staff were so much fun. Tim was loads of fun. and some of the staff even serendaded my sister... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Late dinner tram with the very friendly and delightful Antoine ( hope the spelling is correct) very very pleasant experience for three hours that goes surprisingly quick, would do lunch next time to enjoy the day scenery

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sydney
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

After reading the reviews we thought this would be a good experience . We didn't find the taste or quality of the food anywhere near what was reported. I have eaten much better airline food than this. The girl serving our car seemed dis- interested And no where near restaurant service I was expecting. Little things like having to ask... More

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Tramcar R, Manager at The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, responded to this review

We are very sorry to read your Colonial Tramcar Restaurant experience did not live up to your expectations. Please do not hesitate to contact myself to discuss these matters further. Kind regards, Raffelle raffelle@tramrestaurant.com.au More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Found this on the internet and thought it would be a great first night for our 5 day stay in melbs - we were not disappointed. The tram is beautifully decorated and felt very special. The staff were amazing - so friendly and very attentive. Food was excellent and the drinks were free flowing. Well worth the money and a... More

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