5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1496 Reviews

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  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Duration:  Varies
Enjoying a meal on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is guaranteed to be a highlight of your visit to Melbourne. The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is one of Melbourne's star attractions, offering a sightseeing tour with a difference and two essential Melbourne experiences taking a tram ride and eating great food.

Highlights

  • The unique experience of seeing Melbourne by tram and enjoying fine food along the way
  • The tram's luxurious fittings and period details make the ride a journey into the past
  • A romantic dinner for two with a difference
  • Choice of lunch and two dinner sittings
  • Maitre d', wine waiter and silver service waiters to cater for all needs

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What You Can Expect

Colonial Tramcar Restaurant Tour of Melbourne

Colonial Tramcar Restaurant in Melbourne

You'll glide through the city streets and on to South Melbourne, St Kilda, Prahran and Malvern aboard the Melbourne Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, your privacy assured with one-way windows. Melbourne's tramcar restaurant-on-wheels is painted a distinctive glossy burgundy and is especially fitted out in velvet and brass like the luxurious Pullman-style European trains of the past.

You'll be welcomed aboard your 1948 Melbourne tram restaurant by a smiling maitre d' and be served by a friendly, professional team of silver-service waiters. Choose from a four-course lunch aboard Melbourne's tramcar restaurant, an early three-course dinner or a more leisurely five-course dinner later in the evening. Delicious meals featuring fresh local produce are prepared onboard the tram, and a wide choice of alcoholic beverages is available from the fully stocked bar.

Melbourne's Colonial Tramcar Restaurant has all the modern conveniences you'd expect to find in a first-class restaurant. It is air-conditioned, heated and fitted with piped music to make your Colonial Tramcar Restaurant experience truly memorable.


Due to the popularity of this activity, availability changes on a daily basis. The booking request will not be guaranteed until you receive a confirmation voucher via email. Please advise any alternative travel dates at time of booking, so that we may request all available dates to maximize your chance of a confirmed booking.

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Itinerary

The Colonial Tram Car - sample menu:

Appetizer:

  • Chicken liver and cognac pate crowned with a port wine and pink peppercorns
  • Roasted red capsicum dip served with assorted crisp bread

Entree:

  • Kangaroo loin brushed with lemon myrtle, thyme and honey, served on a vegetable and chive frittata with bush tomato chilli jam
  • Tasmanian ocean trout pan seared and served on julienne vegetables with a soy ginger reduction

Main Course:

  • Grilled chicken fillet served on a Mediterranean vegetable risotto with pesto, shaved parmesan and a roasted tomato sauce
  • Victoria farmed eye fillet of beef resting on a potato and herb rosti, with seasoned vegetables, onion marmalade and rich beef jus

Cheeses:

  • Selection of Australian cheese served with fruit bread and water crackers

Desserts:

  • Warm sticky date pudding topped with butterscotch sauce served with cream
  • White chocolate and passionfruit parfait with praline and vanilla raspberry syrup

Beverages:

  • Wines - selected Victorian red and white wines
  • From the bar - Beer, Whiskey, Brandy, Gin, Vodka, Bacardi Rum and Dry Vermouth
  • Coffee and tea
  • Liqueurs - Port, Cognac, Drambuie, Dom Benedictine, Cointreau and Tia Maria

Important note:

  • The above choices are subject to change. The number of courses available will depend on which dining option you choose.
  • Children's menu are not available however, if given plenty of notice operator can simplify meals. Must be advised at time of booking.
Christmas in July - Lunch menu:

Appetizer:

  • Chicken liver and cognac pate crowned with a port wine and pink peppercorns
  • Roasted red capsicum dip served with assorted crisp bread

Entree:

  • Roast eye fillet of beef served on a vegetable frittata with mustard dressing
Main Course:
  • Succulent slices of turkey and ham served with cranberry sauce and roast vegetables
Dessert:
  • Christmas plum pudding topped with brandy custard
Petit Fours:
  • A selection of mince pies and assorted chocolates

Beverages:

  • Wines - selected Victorian red and white wines
  • From the bar - Beer, Whiskey, Brandy, Gin, Vodka, Bacardi Rum and Dry Vermouth
  • Coffee and tea
  • Liqueurs - Port, Cognac, Drambuie, Dom Benedictine, Cointreau and Tia Maria

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Merci Tim! Really good food, nice service and friendly. We loved it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

What a fantastic evening we had on the tramcar. The food was amazing, the views around the city was great and service was surperb loved it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Had very enjoyable experience

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Very tasty meal and drink very friendly went to quickly

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Highly recommend this for an evening out- we did the early evening dinner . The wait staff were really lovely and welcoming , the atmosphere was great and the food and wine really good. Our only complaint - the night went too fast. We would highly recommend this if you are in Melbourne and the price is very comparable to any restaurant considering it includes all food, drinks and service and a ride on the tram. People in our tram who were celebrating birthdays, engagements and anniversaries were all acknowledged and that added to the occasion.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

wonderful experience. Fabulous food. I can't quite believe that food of that quality could be served on a tram. Amazing. Very friendly and attentive staff. We celebrated our son's 21st birthday on the tram and the staff made him feel very special when they found out. This was a real highlight to our trip to Melbourne and I would highly recommend it to others.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We had a fabulous night on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant - can thoroughly recommend to anyone heading to Melbourne or even residing in Melbourne. The food was fabulous 5 courses, but the service was even better!!! Having the chance to talk to the Chef and the food and drink waiter during the journey made it a very special night. The Tram travels to St Kilda and stops at Albert Park so you can stretch your legs and make room for dessert. And, the chef said he couldn't let us choose desserts, and so served both!!!
Most definitely worth it - we would do it again!!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Just stunning, food, wine and hospitality

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Went on lunch time tram tour, food was amazing we had a wonderful time well worth the money

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