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The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

| Tramstop 125, Corner Normanby Road & Clarendon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9695 4000
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Tramstop 125, Corner Normanby Road & Clarendon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this tram restaurant over 12 months ago, only to be told at the last minute that the trams all of them, have been taken of the tracks. Obviously the company did not have a maintenance program. Ok we got a stock standard email,...More

Thank Chrisste1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As great as this attraction is , its worth people knowing that the tramcars are out of service for the moment. Their own website advises this. The tramcars can still operate as a restaurant but they are stationary in a tram depot parking area. The...More

2  Thank JamesCowcher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

i entertaining crew on board that would really make the night. It was a little boring in this respect. The amount of food we received was ok, but the entree left a lot to be desired. Overall it was just ok, and not worth $150...More

Thank Angelica_p2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Something very unique - dinning in a restaurant on wheels and at the same time able to view the city. The menu offered is divine, different from the usual menu offered by most restaurants. The wait staff are very accommodating and very professional. In conclusion,...More

Thank annMelbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous atmosphere, Could not fault anything. Food was great & the menu. Service exceptionally good and very friendly. staff. Great time had,

Thank Dianne Marre C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect way to Celebrate my 70th Birthday with my Interstate Relatives. Décor was brilliant and took us back to days of old. Service and Food was great. We chose an early dinner and a 3 course meal and beverages were included in the cost....More

Thank trish3williams
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great meal with lovely selection of beverages. This is a very busy tramcar restaurant but the staff were very attentive and friendly. There was a noisy group of people travelling with us on the night we visited. They were asked to lower their voices discreetly...More

Thank annoddnikrud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tram Car Restaurant has a very high reputation of any "Hatted" Restaurant but it also has the added uniqueness of being one of Melbourne's fully operational trams on the move! Imagine dining and having ever changing views all through out your dinner experience and...More

1  Thank cassandrabrennan25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and ambience, wine selection superb and staff are friendly and attentive. The changing view whilst you wine and dine is amazing.

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food great service. We did the lunch tour, food was plentiful and very nice. Unlimited drinks with a good choice. Only downer was that the food comes out quite quickly which is understandable due to the time restraints but absolutely worth it!

Thank Rosa C
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November 17, 2018|
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Response from SchalkLubbe | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I just went to their website to check because I was sure they had prices on the site. But ... shock! ... they've discontinued the service and there is no mention of starting it up again. Search for colonial tram car... More
Mary C
November 6, 2018|
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Response from W654321AW | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think the Tram Car is currently closed for repairs and maintenance so yes you normally can book ahead but I am not sure when they will be running again
October 12, 2018|
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Response from Jeffrey R | Reviewed this property |
Check with them directly around dietary requirements as I am sure they can provide you with alternatives
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Tramstop 125, Corner Normanby Road & Clarendon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9695 4000
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