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Christchurch Tramway Restaurant

Welcome Aboard Booking Office | Shop 13 Cathedral Junction, 113 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-366 7830
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
New Zealand, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
Welcome Aboard Booking Office | Shop 13 Cathedral Junction, 113 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 463 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great experience. Lynn Torben and the chef Scott we very friendly and professional. They took care of us and the food was delicious.

Thank Pierrot C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only in Christchurch for 2 nights - saw this on the first night and tried to book for the next - sold out. But we decided to turn up on the off chance of a last minute no show (we learned that the...More

Thank SRains
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be in the right mood for a fun - let's pretend we're on The Orient Express in the 1930's. Yes, you will need a lot of imagination, not least when the food arrives. Served with a nod to fine dining, the food is very average....More

Thank Martin H
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. It sounds like you joined us for dinner on the Tramway Restaurant for the previous summer season between November 2016 and February 2017, as this was the last time that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food!! I was with a group of representatives attending a conference and as the organizer I had been invited to join them. We were in the second carriage as our numbers were sufficient but from what I could see everyone received the same experience....More

Thank Kiwiaus03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this well in advance for our christchurch trip and although there were no maps of where to meet we did end up having a quick google and finding where the cathedral square was. The tram was old school with beautiful classic music. It...More

Thank Chandra C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole process from start to finish was seamless and well organised. The experience of having excellent food on a n old tram while scooting round lovely Christchurch is unusual and hard to replicate without booking on a super-expensive old-style train journey. Highly recommended for...More

Thank drduderino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tram went round the same route 4 times. I expected it to round the same place once or twice but 4 times of the same road is one time too many! Food is not great. Appetiser and desserts are ok but the mains are...More

Thank Legannat
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, and we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your evening on the Tramway Restaurant. Our tram track extends for 4km around the city centre, and typically takes approximately 45 minutes to travel around one full circuit of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The four courses left us happy and replete. Appetisers were okay but too much green capsicum overpowered the salsa. Choices for the remaining courses were varied and good quality. The wine matching was extra but well worth it. Lovely company and knowledgeable wait staff. Well...More

Thank Victoria C
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased you enjoyed your evening dining on the Tramway Restaurant! We are glad you enjoyed your entree, main and dessert, and we will pass on your feedback about the salsa included in the starter to our chef. Thank you for choosing to dine...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, service and wine selection. Nice to travel around on the lovely tram. Thank you to the wonderful staff.

Thank ajedb
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us on the Tramway Restaurant! We are glad you enjoyed the food, service and wine on board, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Was a surprise dinner for my birthday with my husband and close friends. From the moment we boarded the tram, till the time we left, the service and staff were absolutely top notch. The food was amazing, and the fact that one of the group...More

Thank smjd1
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

What a lovely surprise for your birthday! We are happy to hear you enjoyed dining on the Tramway Restaurant and will pass on your thanks to our staff for their service on board. Thank you so much for a great review, and we hope to...More

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Sue R
26 October 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Our menu changes seasonally and is available to view on our website, but it always includes one vegetarian option per course. Our chefs can also cater for other special dietary requirements if... More
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Robin S
1 August 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, we do offer New Zealand beer on board the Tramway Restaurant (as well as a selection of New Zealand wine, a range of spirits and soft drinks). All of these can be purchased on the tram from... More
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umac2016
20 April 2017|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We do not recommend the Tramway Restaurant experience for children under 10 years of age: this is due to the fact that any children dining on board need to remain seated at their table for the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$67 - US$67
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 21:30
Monday
19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Welcome Aboard Booking Office | Shop 13 Cathedral Junction, 113 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 7830
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Description
Enjoy dinner in style on board our beautifully-restored heritage tramcar. A unique experience mixing great New Zealand cuisine and beverages with a slow-paced tour showcasing Christchurch's rebuilding and vibrant inner city - this is not to be missed!
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