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“Great experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

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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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
Smithon Tasmania
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Thank you for a superb experience...wonderful food, exceptional service....would recommend.
[ Maybe an unobtrusive description of location at times would be great for out of towners!!]

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Devonport, Australia
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“A lovely treat...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I had been wanting to do this ever since I lived in Melbourne years ago, so decided on this little trip to go.

What a delight. We went to the early dinner. The carriages were cosy, but it is what you'd expect, and the meal lovely given the restricted area in which the chef has to create his 'masterpieces'. The meal overall was very nice, and it was lovely looking out over the various parts of Melbourne. The waiters were very attentive, and the wine flowed. One of our waiters had a fantastic voice which added to the atmosphere.

Overall, a lovely evening. Thanks!

Visited April 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“A must do in Melbourne”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

An excellent experience. The staff was incredible and we were taken care of really well. The 5 course meal was excellent. I would recommend this any day . A must do for anybody who is visiting Melbourne . The tram ride around the city is very relaxing and enjoyable.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne Aus
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“way overpriced for what it was”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

bland food...erratic service...too many inebriated boguns on board...not a pleasurable experience at all...never again

Visited February 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“Still a brilliant night out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We did this 'excursion' some 10 years ago and it was brilliant then. Clearly, over the intervening years they have refined the evening into a fine art. The meal, the service, the ambience and the travel element were all superb and once again, it will remain high on our list of required outings for the future. Our thanks to all concerned.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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