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Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9909 5314
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“roast meats” (17 reviews)
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Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to celebrate a family event. Food and venue are superb! For a family with grown up boys, this kind of dinner is fabulous!!! The variety of food and desserts are just great!!!!

Thank Emie D
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are only a few seafood buffets of this standard in Melbourne. The Conservatory has to rate in the top two, the other being the Melba at the Langham. The prawns, mussels, and oysters tick the box for flavour and taste, however the spanner crabs...More

Thank emtnems
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The seafood buffet on s Friday night is fantastic value. We did feel the lobsters were a little on the small side though. A great selection of fine hot and cold dishes to suit all tastes. I do suggest you "TRY" and save room for...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had my farewell lunch here and it was very good. Wide selection of cold and hot dishes and a real treat for the sweet-tooth-lots of desserts on offer. Good service and ambience, this is a great place for a company gathering-in my case a farewell.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Part of the crown casino complex, the conservatory buffet is a fabulous place to go if you like a great variety of food and have a healthy appetite! The price had increased since my last visit, $94 dinner, but still represents good value when you...More

Thank Leisajagiello
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended a large birthday celebration at the Crown buffet and our group was spread across several large tables. I enjoyed myself with the seafood selection and the truffle mash potato is something you should definitely try. Saturday night was an extremely busy sitting and...More

Thank LeahB1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for a breakfast with my whole family. The place itself is pure elegance & the interior itself is sublime. The staff welcomed us warmly and continued on as we went to our designated table.The array and selection of foods was a good combination...More

Thank 12Mel75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was packed for winter wednesday lunch and understandably. Great range of good from asian to western and heaps of really fresh ousters, prawns and salmon. All for only $59 for weekday buffet at lunchtime and includes complimentary glass of wine or champagne each...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought being a high end restaurant that it would be be a good option for a romantic birthday dinner. Far from... We lined up out the front. Once we got in and got our seats the service was good. We got drinks straight away....More

Thank Nikki1507
CrownHotelsGM, General Manager at Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nikki1507, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to learn of the delay on arrival and your feedback regarding the food quality. Your comments have been shared with the Restaurant Manager for review with the wider team. Thank you again, we hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time coming to Conservatory, the first for Sunday afternoon tea and this time for the buffet breakfast. We have enjoyed Conservatory in the past for its beautiful setting, it is quite unique in its styling and ambience for Melbourne. We attended...More

Thank Stace K
CrownRestaurants, General Manager at Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Stace K, I was sorry to hear your recent experience did not meet your expectations. We were at the tail end of the Victorian school holiday period when you joined us for breakfast, which is one of our peak periods. None the less, we...More

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April 20, 2017|
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Response from Anthony A | Reviewed this property |
I am not too sure on that you may want to call and check. From memory there was some options.
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April 9, 2017|
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Response from ChristMelbourne | Reviewed this property |
My Wife and I have dined frequently at the well located Conservatory Restaurant located in the Crown Towers Hotel overlooking the Yarra River. There is a large Dining area,well served by a very attentive and helpful staff,a... More
April 7, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
You will have to look this up online or call. Friday night adult price when we went was $99ph.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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6:30 am - 10:30 am
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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6:30 am - 10:30 am
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
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 9909 5314
At The Conservatory Melbourne, we are proud to combine all the elements of a global culinary experience with the finest décor and an ideal location in the heart of Melbourne's Southbank. The Conservatory restaurant can accommodate solo diners, couples and small groups alike, and offers guests an array of international cuisine, with our series of different culinary stations, each offering its own unique flavour and dining experience.
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