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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.
$25 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Japanese, Indian, Seafood, European, Asian, Australian
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Buffet
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As to be expected in a Crown hotel, their breakfast serving at the Conservatory is amazing. Service was prompt and diligent the entire time we were there and it was very busy! Anything you could think of for breakfast was there and promptly attended to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jc1333
Reviewed 1 week ago

Has the wow factor when you walk in as it is decked out very nicely. We went for the seafood buffet. The food range was huge and had something for everybody. Typical of a good buffet.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jasmina19802018
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first visit for me to the most beautiful room in Melbourne and it certainly wont be the last. Fabulous variety of food and the staff were only too willing to serve you with whatever you needed

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank janeyhendo123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely dining room with a huge variety. Our young adult children, girlfriend and niece did not stop talking about it for a week; they had cocktails, wine, a vast selection of food on their plates and ate their weight in desserts —- oh...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous birthday lunch here. The seafood was fabulous, the Asian food was superb and the desserts were amazing. Such a gorgeous afternoon in a beautiful location, gorgeous view and fabulous service. Would highly recommend

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank corleyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nicely decorated with very good service. Afternoon tea food quality very average. Dessert buffet looks nice but quality of food is the problem.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank destinyhk
CrownRestaurantsGM, General Manager at Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, destinyhk. We take pride in delivering exceptional dining experiences so naturally, I was delighted to hear you received such wonderful service. however, I am most disappointed to read we did not meet expectations on this occasion. Rest assured your comments...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I took my mum to High Tea today for a nice girls day out. Now for $75 and being at crown, you would expect good service and a really nice experience. Our waitress at such a quiet voice that we could not understand her when...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kristenfood98
CrownRestaurantsGM, General Manager at Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kristenfood98, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your High Tea experience. You have noted several areas of concern and I would like to extend my sincere apologies for the service shortfalls you experienced. Rest assured, your comments have been...More

Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful restaurant overlooking the river Yarra, We had an excellent lunch with ample of delicious seafood plus other cuisines, desserts were amazing and very good quality. Definitely return to this restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank holiday013
Reviewed March 26, 2019

This is the third time around dining @ Conservatory. Very, very disappointed this time around as there's not much varieties of food. We arrived late for our booking and the waiter hurriedly put the bill on the table.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Norhayati C
CrownRestaurantsGM, General Manager at Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, Norhayati C. I am very sorry to learn that on this occasion your dining experience did not meet expectations. Providing our guests with exceptional dining experience is extremely important to us, and I am disappointed to learn that on this...More

Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

This is not the first time I have been to the Conservatory. We have experienced breakfast. Amazing. This time it was for lunch. Firstly I recommend that you must book. It was very busy. The food was plentiful and very tasty. There is a large...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Kelly H
July 8, 2018|
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Response from MmacMmac | Reviewed this property |
Yes I always took my girls there - they still love it
Joel R
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Joel R |
Breakfast is walk in. No bookings and I already have vouchers for there. I obviously didnt want to bother calling up to ask hence why I asked on here
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