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Normanby Road & Clarendon Street | Tramstop 125, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9695 4000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this in September 2018 to celebrate our Ruby Wedding Anniversry on Valentines Day 2019. How devastated are we to find that the tram has beentaken out of service, this was all part of our anniversary trip to Australia. We are so disappointed to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sally S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 4th dining experience on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. We have never been disappointed with the meals or service received. It was our 10th wedding anniversary this time and we were delighted with everything. Looking forward to the next visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank G8302ACsandrab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was out last night of a brilliant months holiday in Australia. It was a fitting goodbye. Great evening. Staff so obliging and so friendly. Our chef was Jerome and staff Kaja and Peter. Each one of them a pleasure to deal with. Our tramcar...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank oliveomalley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth every cent, the evening is very spectacular great food and drinks and with moving views, staff are great you will be very happy after your experience

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Frank M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time I visited the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant was about 23 years ago! I have been back quite a number of times over the years since then and the experience dining in the Tram Restaurant had always been very positive and memorable. Although food...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank HweeHall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our evening at the Tram Car Restaurant was a highlight of our trip to Melbourne. If you want to have dinner on the Tram you have to make reservations early as it books out. Also you have to be at your pick up point on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank High-Dry
Tramcar R, Manager at The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review its so lovely to here how highly praised our services are. its also so lovely to know that our wonderful employees continue to deliver the best quality service possible for their customers. Hopefully we can welcome you on...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a great way to spend a lunchtime - excellent food and service and a brilliant way to see the sights of Melbourne - highly recommended

Date of experience: August 2018
Tramcar R, Manager at The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic to hear that you enjoyed yourself. We hope to be able to welcome you back on board with us and to deliver the same wonderful service.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great experience and a good way to see the city. The staff were fantastic and the food was very good too. Bit tricky to find the place but when the tram arrived the staff were top notch, funny and helpful. The food was really good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emmajb255115
Tramcar R, Manager at The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed yourself and just as happy to hear that both the service and food were up to standard. We work tirelessly to insure out customers enjoy themselves and its great to hear back...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Many months ago now we booked the Colonial Restaurant Tramcar. We had enjoyed dinner on the Restaurant Tram a number of years ago to celebrate our wedding anniversary and were very much looking forward to doing so again in a little under 2 weeks time....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tramcar R, Manager at The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your email and the information you have shared with us about your situation. We sincerely apologize and regret in having to cancel your service. unfortunately our closure was unforeseen and had only days to react to the situation. We can assure you...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

We have twice dined on the Tramcar and would thoroughly recommend it to lovers of good food and good wines. It's really great value and a charming way to see Melbourne. Our last visit was in July and I meant to write something in praise...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shelley1248
Tramcar R, Manager at The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is truly wonderful to here back from return customer about there continued enjoyment of our services. We take great pride in our waiter and chef staff and the effort and passion they put towards their customers and their services. we hope to see you...More

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Ashleigh G
13 July 2018|
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Response from peterbC3441PJ | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, however answer is no, in any case the restaurant has shut down indefinitely.
24 April 2018|
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Response from stephentc2016 | Reviewed this property |
Like everyone has said it goes till about 11 30pm and is really good and well worth the effort. Hope this helps. Stephen TC
3 April 2018|
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Response from BarbaraAshfordKent | Reviewed this property |
No difference really. Maximum number per table is 4 so if you have a party of 6, 2 have to sit separately