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Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is the first travelling tram restaurant in the world, making for a unique and memorable experience.

The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant offers a dining experience like no other. Glide along the scenic streets of Melbourne and enjoy a seasonally-selected menu, fine Australian wine, and beverages from our fully-stocked bar. Tramcars are air conditioned and heated, and there is a smart casual dress code. Bookings are required.


Departure location

The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant departs from, and returns to, tramstop # 125 Normanby Road, South Melbourne (near the corner of Clarendon Street, diagonally across from Crown Casino and adjacent to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre). Show on Google map



Cuisine is Modern Australian, and caters for vegetarians, vegans, and gluten-free.

Opening hours

  • Lunch - 1pm to 3pm
  • Early dinner - 5.45pm to 7.15pm
  • Late dinner - 8.35pm to 11.30pm

Also available for exclusive private charters, including breakfast, luncheon, morning tea and high tea.

Price range

  • Luncheon - 4 courses - $85
  • Early dinner - 3 courses - $80
  • Late dinner (Sun - Thu) - 5 courses - $121
  • Late dinner (Fri - Sat) - 5 courses - $137.50

All prices quoted include beverages from a fully stocked bar.



With a capacity of 108 passengers, the fleet consists of three travelling Tramcar Restaurants with a maximum seat capacity of 36 passengers on each. There is a section of 24 and of 12 on each Tramcar. Each section has booths for 4 people and 2 people.



Due to sizing restrictions we are unable to accommodate wheelchairs and walking frames on the tram itself. We can however provide secure storage for your wheelchair for the duration of the trip.


How to get there

Catch a tram from central Melbourne - visit Public Transport Victoria.


Payment methods accepted

All payment types are accepted.

More information and reservations

Phone: +61 (0)3 9695 4000



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