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Christchurch Tramway Restaurant

Welcome Aboard Booking Office | Shop 13 Cathedral Junction, 113 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-366 7830
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“clams” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Welcome Aboard Booking Office | Shop 13 Cathedral Junction, 113 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 436 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A pleasant evening circling a couple of different routes around Christchurch while enjoying good food and friendly service. Anita and her assistant Thomas ( on just his second shift ) were friendly and efficient, the chef was friendly and made conversation while we waited to...More

Thank Paul S
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening dining on board the Tramway Restaurant! We will pass on your thanks to Anita, Thomas and the team. Thank you for recommending us, and we hope you enjoyed your time in Christchurch!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the tram restaurant for my mums birthday last night and had such a good time. The food was great and the staff were really good fun. I would definitely go again.

Thank RussellLee82
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for choosing to celebrate on board the Tramway Restaurant! We are happy you enjoyed the food and service on board, and we look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I absolutely loved the whole experience - the tram, the views, the staff, the food - all were amazing. We'd already booked tickets and during the day we went by so we knew where the tram stopped and we visited the little...More

Thank Terri M
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are glad that you enjoyed your evening dining on the Tramway Restaurant! We will pass on your thanks to John, driver Peter and the rest of the Tramway Restaurant team for the service and food on board. Thank you for recommending us, and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked for diner with friends.Arrived early for 7pm departure.Took the option of 3 accompanying wines and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.My main of ducks leg fell of the bone and was excellent.Had the salmon entree which was excellent and finished with sticky date pudding .The service...More

Thank James B
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for choosing to dine with us on the Tramway Restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed your meals and matching wines as well as the service on board! Thank you for sharing your feedback, and we hope you enjoyed seeing the changing city centre.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time. Thanks to the fantastic wait staff and chef! we'll be back :-)

Thank Lisa E
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased you enjoyed your evening dining on the Tramway Restaurant! We look forward to seeing you on board again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique, stylish and comfortable. Went through our usual "will we won't we" as one of us is a vegetarian - but we took the "train trip" and had a good night out. I found this enterprize (along with Pedro's) to have really good customer attention....More

1  Thank williamjohnson1994
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to dine with us on the Tramway Restaurant! We are glad you enjoyed the food and service on board. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a cold winters night this was a lovely way to see Christchurch and enjoy an a la carte meal with family. The food is cooked on the tram in a miniature galley and is of excellent quality. The matching wines are of high quality....More

1  Thank phillipkathleenb2016
WelcomeAboardCHCH, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the food and matching wines on board the Tramway Restaurant! Thank you for choosing to dine with us, and we hope to see you on board again in the future.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were greatly surprised at the choice of menu on this beautifully converted tram. The food was delicious and so well prepared. Our waitress was very pleasant and responsive to everyone's needs. The staff take great pride in their work and made us feel very...More

Thank Joaniemac59
WelcomeAboardCHCH, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for recommending the Tramway Restaurant, and we are pleased you enjoyed your evening dining on board! We will pass on your thanks to our staff and hope that you enjoyed your time in Christchurch.

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Pretty renovated old tram car converted into a restaurant that is very quaint. Very nice food, good service and a moving panarama outside your window while you eat and drink. We had a delicious pinot noir with our meal and got to see the central...More

Thank mrhwalsh
WelcomeAboardCHCH, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for joining us for dinner on the Tramway Restaurant! We are pleased you enjoyed the service and food on board and we hope you enjoyed seeing the progress that is being made in the city centre - hopefully the road works will be...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

The tram restaurant was a wonderful way to experience Christchurch and the cuisine it offered. The choices of food were exceptional as well as the staff on board. Very welcoming and informative. The food was delicious and the night was rewarding.

Thank Lilylou1
WelcomeAboardCHCH, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

We are pleased you enjoyed dining on board our newly refurbished tram! We will pass on your thanks to our team, and are glad that you enjoyed your evening.

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Robin S
31 July 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, we do offer New Zealand beer on board the Tramway Restaurant (as well as a selection of New Zealand wine, a range of spirits and soft drinks). All of these can be purchased on the tram from... More
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umac2016
20 April 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We do not recommend the Tramway Restaurant experience for children under 10 years of age: this is due to the fact that any children dining on board need to remain seated at their table for the... More
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Hayley M
6 April 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The Tramway Restaurant seats up to 36 people over two sections, one of which seats 24 people and the other 12 people. We would be able to seat your group in the larger section of the tram. For... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$72 - US$72
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 21:30
Monday
19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Welcome Aboard Booking Office | Shop 13 Cathedral Junction, 113 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 7830
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy dinner in style on board our beautifully-restored heritage tramcar. A unique experience mixing great New Zealand cuisine and beverages with a slow-paced tour showcasing Christchurch's rebuilding and vibrant inner city - this is not to be missed!
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