We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Conservatory

Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9292 5777
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (209 reviews)
“prawns” (64 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Indian, Seafood, European, Asian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (974)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 951 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was to die for. The food was amazing, loads of choice from seafood to salads or Asian to Indian and western foods, we were spoilt for choice. The deserts were simply yet delicious, I would rather a small selection of amazing sweets over...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Thom G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a lovely place to celebrate. Each year we take our staff & their partners here for our Christmas breakup. Everybody enjoys the night out & it's easy for everybody to make choices as to what they choose to eat. Food is fabulous & there's...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dinkydi22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full buffet, seafood, roasts, stir fries and curries as well as delicious dessert variety, cheeses etc. food regularly refreshed, so much to choose from. Staff very pleasant. Clean and well set out overlooking the river and City.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sarahU6699ZE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended for our work Xmas party ..:decor and service above and beyond .. as a vegetarian/coeliac it’s always challenging for me.. Particularly buffets.. waitress asked for me on arrival as we had told them I was coming lol ..Min the loveliest chef took me...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Y8387TOchriss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have dined at this restaurant on many occasions for lunch and dinner. Several friends and I had our pre Christmas lunch there on the 27th, November. Sorry, couldn't really find too many compliments for the food, it was often cold, not a tremendous variety, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TRITONtriton61
CrownRestaurantsGM, General Manager at Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, TRITONtriton61! We take pride in delivering exceptional dining experiences, and I am most disappointed to read we did not meet expectations on this occasion. Rest assured your comments have been shared with the Restaurant Manager for review. I do hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined at the Conservatory for lunch on the first day of the festive season menu. The food was fantastic with a great selection of cold meats,seafood, various roasts, Asian, deserts and cheese etc cost included glass of wine and coffee. Service was great, friendly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TasmaniaJames
CrownRestaurantsGM, General Manager at Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi TasmaniaJames, Thank you for your wonderful five-star review! Our team takes pride in providing exceptional dining experiences for all our guests and I was absolutely delighted to hear that on this occasion you had such a positive experience at Conservatory. Your comments will be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast at Conservatory was fantastic. Beautiful Buffet with a huge assortment of freshly prepared foods. Great views and very good service. Well worth the cost.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 720greg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner it’s $$$ but worth the money for the amount of seafood and choice. Go on an empty stomach! Drinks are extra.... dinner is approx $120 PP

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BDownUnderB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch with a large group of people on Saturday. Food was delicious but disappointed that for $95 you don't even get a glass of champagne or soft drink. I don't think it was worth the money. Really how much can one eat. Will not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank RosannaA434
CrownRestaurantsGM, General Manager at Conservatory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi RosannaA434, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review While I am delighted to learn that you found the food delicious, and I am most disappointed that your full dining expectations were not met on this occasion. Rest assured your comments have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed a few days in Crown Towers and had breakfast here’s each day. Fresh and abundant with a good variety to choose from. Friendly staff and great views over the Yarra River

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MelbourneArchitect
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 163 hotels in Melbourne
Crown Towers Melbourne
2,704 reviews
.02 km away
Crown Promenade Melbourne
2,810 reviews
.17 km away
Oaks WRAP on Southbank
831 reviews
.29 km away
Clarion Suites Gateway
1,198 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
1,066 reviews
.07 km away
The Meat & Wine Co
1,285 reviews
.19 km away
Spice Temple
1,162 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Immigration Museum
1,372 reviews
.34 km away
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
3,577 reviews
.26 km away
Crown Casino
1,991 reviews
.36 km away
Speakeasy HQ
63 reviews
.35 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kelly H
8 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from MmacMmac | Reviewed this property |
Yes I always took my girls there - they still love it
2
Votes
Joel R
8 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Joel R |
Breakfast is walk in. No bookings and I already have vouchers for there. I obviously didnt want to bother calling up to ask hence why I asked on here
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Monday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9292 5777
Description
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing