Dining in Melbourne can be a fabulous experience, especially aboard our famous fleet of historical
trams that have become the Collonial Tramcar Restaurant. These glossy, burgundy restaurants on
wheels are the first travelling Tramcar Restaurants in the world and ensure a delightful
innovative approach to dinning. As they cruise the scenic streets of Melbourne, diners can enjoy
our fine cuisine and drink the very best of Australian wines or make a selection of beverages from
our fully stocked bar at an all inclusive price.
The atmosphere is cosy, the service friendly and the decor as inviting as the colonial period
these trams reflect. Since their inception in 1983, the restaurants have become a star attraction
and a tourist symbol for Melbourne. So, dining is not only a culinary delight, but a trip into a
little piece of Victoria's history. To dine on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant is to dine in
Our menu (varies):
Appetiser: cream, liver and cognac pate crowned with a port wine and juniper jelly AND
roasted red capsicum dip served with assorted crisp bread.
Entrees: grilled kangaroo loin brushed with lemon myrtle, thyme and honey, served on
vegetable and chive frittata with bush tomato chilli jam OR smoked salmon and avocado mousse
dressed with baby capers, red onion and tomato. Served with frisee and dill creme friache.
Main Courses: chargrilled breast of chicken seasoned with a sun dried tomato tapenade
served with a mediterranean vegetable risotto, salsa verde and shaved parmesan OR
prime eye fillet of beef resting on a potato and herb rosi, accompanied by seasonal vegetables,
onion marmalade and rich beef jus.
Cheeses: selection of australian cheese served with dried muscatel grapes, pear paste,
fruit bread and water crackers.
Beverages: wines - selected victorian red and white wines (The meal started off with a
glass of champagne and was followed by an endless pour of red or white wine throughout the meal!).
From the bar (no extra charge!): beer, whisky, brandy, gin, vodka, bacardi rum, dry vermouth and
bourbon. Coffee or tea. Liquors - port, cognac (v.s.o.p.), drambuie, dom benedictine, cointreau,
or tia maria.