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Normanby Road & Clarendon Street | Tramstop 125, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9695 4000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a treat! Dinner in a tramcar while scooting around Melbourne! Emma and Peter took very good care of us, and Chef Kay outdid herself with a delicious meal. The Champagne, drinks, and wine were right on time. This is the experience you have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank danbrenda2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a truly wonderful experience. Don't miss the opportunity to take a ride and enjoy a meal in this beautiful tramcar. It's like stepping back in time. Decorated for the period with exceptionally attentive and friendly staff. Truly worth the time - such fun along...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LorimerLes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tramcar environment was ok, the food was average and the wine was what I would typically expect from any restaurant. Nothing outstanding for the prices charged.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lindsay P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is in the beautiful Block Arcade. This café/restaurant has excellent meals and the cakes in their window are to die for. This place is very popular and you may have to wait a few minutes to get in. It is well worth the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank judyclemens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here for a romantic dinner for two, our neighbouring guests kept us entertained all night. We had a fabulous night and would definitely do this again, maybe for the romance this time. Food above average and there was plenty but not the highlight of our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rosalie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is such a pity that this is currently not operating. I have had the pleasure of doing the early dining a number of times. It has a great atmosphere and the meals are amazing. Just a pity you ha e to eat and drink...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travelgypsyisme
Reviewed 16 January 2019

What a great experience. Well worth the cost. We would certainly do this again. Fantastic staff, food and service.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank klamont2018
Reviewed 15 January 2019

The Tramcar experience was fantastic. Service was as good as any of the top restaurants I have been to. Never wanted for anything. Great range of beverages and the food was good. The early sitting was perfect and gets back just in time to catch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mick429
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Colonial tramcar is s great special occasion experience. They do two sittings a early dinner or late dinner. From the time you step on board you are looked after by the staff. The meal itself is five star and not sure how they can do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kitkat071
Reviewed 24 December 2018

Whether it is Mother's Day, Father's Day, birthday or anniversary, dinning in the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant will definitely make the occasion more memorable. We took our daughter for lunch in the Tramcar restaurant for Mother's day when she was 4, now she is 27 and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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