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The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant in Melbourne - Dining Options

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Lunch/Early Dinner: Approx 2 hours
    Late Dinner: 3 hours

  • Start time

    Lunch: 1:00pm
    Early Dinner: 5:45pm
    Late Dinner: 8:35pm

  • Meeting Point
    The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant departs from Tramstop # 125 Normanby Road, near the corner of Clarendon Street, South Melbourne.  Located diagonally across the road from Crown Casino and adjacent to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
    Please reach at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time.
  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point.

Key Highlights

  • A quirky dining experience like no other: Dine and wine in a Victorian setting, while on the move
  • The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is an iconic Melbourne attraction that just cannot be missed!
  • Choose between lunch, early dinner or late dinner options: whatever suits you!
  • Liberal sprinklings of Melbourne sightseeing, history, culture and finger-licking Aussie grub
  • Plenty of soft drinks, beer and fine local wines to go around
  • One of the highest rated Melbourne experiences on TripAdvisor
  • Four-time winner of the Australian Tourism Award


Treat yourself to a lavish Australian meal as you cruise around the city of Melbourne in The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, a delectable dining experience in a quaint old-world setting. Enjoy a throwback to the Victorian age in a snug colonial style tramcar as you tuck into a seasonal menu complimented with excellent wines.

The colonial tramcar dining experience isn’t a star Melbourne attraction for nothing! It’s a delightful Melbourne sightseeing expedition which combines dallops of Aussie cuisine, history and culture where you wine and dine in a colonial setting while the beautiful city of Melbourne whizzes past your window.

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.

Sample Menus of the meals:
Lunch Sample Menu
Early Dinner Sample Menu
Late Dinner Sample Menu
Wine & Beverage Sample List

So enjoy a trip down Victorian history even as you enjoy a fabulous gastronomic experience on the streets of modern day Melbourne, WHILE ON THE MOVE!


  • City Tour in 1948 air-conditioned tramcar
  • Luncheon – 4 Course Meal (as per option chosen)
  • Early Dinner – 3 Course Meal (as per option chosen)
  • Late Dinner – 5 Course Meal (as per option chosen)
  • Unlimited drinks (open bar)


  • Hotel pick-up & drop off

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.

Customer Reviews

  • Micheal Ward

    Only disappointment was the fact of traveling 3000kms to join two other friends for dinner being four of us for the booking and were placed at two separate tables & not a table of four, so dinner date was a small disappointing in this fact.

    Australia 05/04/2016
  • Gillian Wignall

    Excellent food, superb staff who never tired of taking photos and gave us a cake for the birthday being celebrated. Yes expensive but well well worth it..

    United Kingdom 04/10/2016
  • Arthur Brunton

    Amazing experience. Moving from daylight into night with beautiful views. Great staff and wonderful food.

    Australia 04/08/2016

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