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The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

| Tramstop 125, Corner Normanby Road & Clarendon Street, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9695 4000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $101
Cuisines: Australian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Columbia, Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Very special way to dine and see the city. An old tramcar is converted to a 5-star restaurant for a 5-course dinner. You eat while exploring the entire length of the city’s tram line. The food is excellent, and an extensive open bar is included for the evening. Space is limited, of course, but the chef is outstanding and worked... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

This was the highlight of our trip to Melbourne. Absolutely fantastic service and lovely food. The drinks are flowing and the whole tram cart is laughing and socialising it was great. Lovely hosts and so much fun

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Newmarket, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

First the positive - The service and the atmosphere was great but the food was terrible. Had the steak that I didn't even finish it was so tough and flavourless. Considering the high price it was not great value. Better to take the free tram ride during the day and find a great restaurant.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

My fiancé surprised me with a birthday dinner on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant last night. What a wonderful night ! Peter, our waiter looked after us and he was a joy as were all the staff. The five course meal was magnificent and tram had the most wonderful atmosphere. 3 hours passed so quickly and it only felt like 1... More

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Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We dined as part of an escorted tour from the UK and were allocated a complete tramcar for our group. It was like being transported back to a time of courtesy and gentility. The staff were a delight, the service efficient and fuss free, the wine free flowing and the steaks were wonderful. An amazing experience that was over all... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

My mum has taken everyone else in my family on the tramcar and raved about it every time. I must say she did not lie about anything. It was purely amazing. The service from Peter and chef Mel was impeccable. The food was brilliant and cooked to perfection. I must say it was one of the best dinners I have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

This was one of the highlights of our holiday in Australia. We came with no great expectations but were impressed by the friendly service given by Ari Fran and Rita. The food was of a very high standard, the setting reminiscent of the Orient Express, and from the moment we boarded there was a great part atmosphere. We can thouroughly... More

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Gladstone, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Celebrated a friends birthday enjoying the food, drinks and pleasant atmosphere on board this wonderful tram. A must do while in Melbourne. The staff were excellent. The food was lovely.

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County Down, Northern Ireland
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100 reviews 100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you like dining out and having an experience you will remember then this is a must do. Seeing the city glide past at night as the fantastic staff serve delicious food and drinks is a treat we should all experience at least once. Remember to book way in advance for this one.

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

A great experience whilst in Melbourne. We took the early dinner ride and it was packed full of sights and fun from start to finish. The staff are all so welcoming and lovely..nothing is too much trouble. The food is mouth watering..yummy! You must book well in advance. We are booking again for next year! A must do!

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Additional Information about The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

Address: | Tramstop 125, Corner Normanby Road & Clarendon Street, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria 3205, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9695 4000
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  South Melbourne
Average Prices: USD 0 - 101
Cuisine: Australian

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