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Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9292 5777
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We try and go here for dinner each time we go to melb. One of the worlds best buffets. Well top 10anyway. Lots of tasty variety over many nationalities, and doesnt suffer the bland factor of most buffets. You need to book in advance though.

1  Thank paulp77
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s the place, the view of the Yarra and a beautiful restaurant setting. Food was as expected from a high class restaurant for breakfast lots of choice and everything well done. Friendly competent service.

Thank cathnsw
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I cannot write enough about how exceptional the Conservatory at Crown is. This was a surprise for my mum to say thank you and give her a well deserved treat. The place and furniture itself is absolutely beautiful, there is a wide range of food...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food here is amazing with a high-quality selection of seafood, ice creams, deluxe pork crackling, beef and so much more. Very expensive but worth it

Thank sepantasadafi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit to here, we had a great dinner. Food choices were amazing and quality was great. Decor was also very elegant. Was a little pricey considering part of the casino and would have thought if you at staying and playing there...More

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Conservatory is a classy, elegant, high-end buffet restaurant. I love the opulent decor. Sure it’s expensive, however the ambience, water view and the quality of buffet food are the best in my book. The champagne lobsters in lemon butter sauce was rich and creamy,...More

Thank maf s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for lunch to celebrate our wedding anniversary. To me this is the best place to eat and celebrate in Melbourne. It is not expensive for what you get. The variety of food serves everyone and every taste bud. The service is great....More

Thank Karl G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today spent a wonderful lunch at The Conservatory and thoroughly enjoyed it all. From the delicious roast beef to the fresh mussels and prawns, the food could be faulted. We especially loved the dessert bar with the beautifully made little delicacies too pretty to eat....More

Thank Mim L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the high tea at The Conservatory. Service was good have been better in the past. The food is still of high standard and the quantity was generous well worth it.

Thank ravathi r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here from Sydney for his birthday as I thought it would be special. I booked this through the website which takes you through to the open table reservations website. When booking this I was told that our table was for...More

Thank becksi_boo31
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Karen W
April 24, 2018|
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Response from R8118MZmaryp | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to ask when you book.
March 21, 2018|
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Response from nolygirl | Reviewed this property |
Both dinner and lunch are fantastic depending on your budget lunch is cheaper but still offers fantastic choices and leaves your late afternoon and evening free to do other things. They do offer different things. Their High... More
Panos K
February 26, 2018|
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Response from R8118MZmaryp | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is prawns in lunch buffet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighborhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9292 5777
Step into the opulent surrounds of Conservatory, Melbourne's finest and most indulgent buffet destination for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and afternoon tea. Located in the heart of Melbourne’s Southbank, Conservatory offers a diverse and exciting spread of international cuisine to inspire and delight every palate. With it's stunning Yarra views, marble floors and lavish décor, Conservatory is as much a feast for the eyes as it is the stomach. No bookings available for breakfast, walk-in only. Afternoon tea, lunch and dinner reservations are essential.
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