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Dinner or Lunch on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant in Melbourne

136 reviews
"We had such a good time" mrs hazel d webb


  • The Colonial Tramcar offers lavish Australian food accompanied by fine local wines
  • Travel along the streets of Melbourne in an elegant 1920’s tram as you eat
  • The Colonial Tramcar is a four time winner of the Australian Tourism Award
  • Recommended by users of Trip Advisor – one of the most highly rated Melbourne Restaurants
  • A “must-do” experience in Melbourne – book ahead to avoid disappointment


The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is one of Melbourne’s star attractions. Coated in hues of burgundy, this glossy restaurant on wheels was the world’s first to provide this unique dining experience since 1983. As the tramcar cruises the scenic streets of Melbourne, you can enjoy a fine selection of cuisine (vegetarian fare is also available upon request).

The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is one of the best ways of exploring the scenic streets of Melbourne and savouring some exquisite Australian meals. Note: Tramcar Early Dinner option is not available till 2nd February 2015


This tour starts from the Colonial Tramcar, Tramstop #125, Normanby Road.

Choose from a fine selection of prime eye fillet of beef or char grilled chicken breast. For vegetarians, the fare is lavish with a main-course selection like tian multiple layers of grilled vegetables and garden polenta baked and served with risotto along with a tomato-basil sauce. Indulge in a 3, 4 or 5 course meals (depending on whether you choose lunch, dinner or weekday/ weekend dinner), complemented by select Victorian red and white wines. You could also choose from a range of liqueurs available at the well-stocked bar.

The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant travels through the most scenic streets of Melbourne.

After an enjoyable dining experience, the tramcar drops you at the point of departure

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  • We had such a good time

    Wouldn't hesitate going again when we visit Melbourne...

    Mrs Hazel D Webb
  • Dinner Sunday 4 January 2015

    Very Good Value for money and all the staff were excellent. We would recommend it to anyone and should we visit Melbourne again we would certainly book up Many thanks to all the...

    R Williams-Jones
  • This will be my favourite memory of Melbourne

    My husband I thought this was a fantastic evening. The comfort and food was wonderful. The staff could not do enough for you. They were professional and friendly We would...

    m foster-clements
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Tramcar Lunch: Daily
Tramcar Early Dinner: Daily
Tramcar Weekday/ Weekend Dinner: Daily


1½ - 3 hours

Start time

Tramcar Lunch: 1300h (1:00pm)
Tramcar Early Dinner: 1745h (5:45pm)
Tramcar Weekday/ Weekend Dinner: 2035h (8:35pm)
Duration: Tramcar Lunch: 2 hours
Tramcar Early Dinner: 1.5 hours
Tramcar Weekday/ Weekend Dinner: 3 hours

Meeting point

The Tour starts from Colonial Tramcar, Tramstop #125, Normanby Road, the corner of Clarendon Street in South Melbourne.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. .

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point.

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  • Tramcar Lunch:
  • City Tour in 1927 period tram
  • 4 course Lunch (Appetiser, Entrée, Main course, Cheese, All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including tea and coffee)

  • Tramcar Early Dinner:
  • City Tour in 1927 period tram
  • 3 course Dinner (Appetiser, Main course, Dessert, All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including tea and coffee)

  • Tramcar Weekday/ Weekend Dinner:
  • City Tour in 1927 period tram
  • 5 course meal (Appetiser, Entrée, Main course, Cheese, Dessert, All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including tea and coffee)


  • Hotel pick up & drop off

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Tramcar Early Dinner option is not available till 2nd February 2015

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Additional info

  • Contact details for the local activity operator will be found on your confirmation voucher.
  • Vegetarian meals can be available only on request at the time of booking the tour.
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Cancellation policy

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