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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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“seafood” (195 reviews)
“roast meats” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Indian, Seafood, European, Asian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

First time at the Conservatory - happy to report the first of many to come! Beautiful ambience to dine in, lovely view and the food was delicious with an excellent variety to chose from. My family all have different tastes, and not one of us...More

Thank modestyclancameron
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the conservatory in crown for a celebration dinner on Saturday night. The food and presentation are all excellent, the staff do a great job, my only complaint for the price you pay on a Saturday night (last sitting $116.00) , you would think...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting with big glass windows overlooking Yarra River, & natural light flooding venue. Lovely tables with linen napkins and amazing chairs. Good selection of food which was enjoyable, but that's to be expected with the price paid. Service was friendly. It's also a shame...More

Thank SallyMelb
CrownRestaurantsGM, General Manager at Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi SallyMelb, We pride ourselves on delivering exquisite dining experiences, and I am disappointed to learn that your overall dining experience did not meet expectations on this occasion. Rest assured your comments have been shared with the Restaurant Manager. I do hope to have the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Conservatory is a luxurious buffet, superb presentation and fresh food. something for everyone for breakfast eggs, vegetarian, gluten free options , waffles, pancakes, pastries fruit,I'm salivating just remembering our experience. Dinner options were just as delicious roast meats, Asian, Indian, seafood, vegetarian , the...More

Thank believedreams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time to The Conservatory - special occasion to celebrate the in-laws 60th (!) wedding anniversary... Food was simply excellent and the staff were superb (special thanks go to a young lady named “Precious” - impeccable service!) - I simply could not fault it... They...More

Thank Lew D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I came here for a special occasion, which turned out to be a mistake. The high prices at Conservatory imply that it is in the same league as buffets at Las Vegas and high end Japanese hotels, but unfortunately it falls short....More

Thank Lolita16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I inclusive of two children visited the Conservatory for our last lunch of our Melbourne holiday. Upon entering the restaurant the whole atmosphere and decor was most impressive. The waitress seated us into the most comfortable chairs and highlighted what our dining...More

Thank Amethyst9591
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is just beautiful, the food is delicious and the staff are lovely and always attentive. The dessert buffet is the absolute best!

Thank Nicola P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a dinner for a table of 7 with family and friends who came from oversea on 21/01/2018, 3rd time came to eat here, 1st and 2nd is very ok, the 3rd all seafood is very bad except oyster, chilli lobster is very salty...More

Thank Trina T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very expensive restaurant priced at well over $100 per person for a buffet meal. The prices change depending on the time and day you choose to eat there. The seafood collection is very good with much more than you could possibly eat....More

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Emma U
December 4, 2017|
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Response from Wilberswar | Reviewed this property |
Note sure check website would be much more than normal
October 16, 2017|
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Response from robynmaree99 | Reviewed this property |
It's around $95 but worth every cent of it
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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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 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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