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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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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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New Zealand, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Welcome Aboard Booking Office | Shop 13 Cathedral Junction, 113 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great idea. I have eaten whilst sailing down a river, on a train travelling through the Rockies but not on a tram trundling through the city. But why not, since the infrastructure is here, The food was fantastic as was the wine. The...More

Thank Bezzer1
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening on the Tramway Restaurant! We will pass on your kind comments to our staff, and are glad you enjoyed the gluten free food and wine on offer. Thank you for joining us and for taking the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a chance to see what the earthquake of 2011 hath wroght on a major city. The commentary by the trolley driver helped in our understanding of the event. The ride featured an English type tea, with sandwiches (excellent), scones strawberry jam and clotted...More

Thank brwydave02
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for joining us for afternoon tea on the Tramway Restaurant! This is a brand new product for us which was offered to a cruise ship group in February 2018, so we are very happy to receive your positive feedback about the service. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

For that something special I would definitley recommend the Tram Restaurant in Chch especially on a warm summer night . The service was excellent , good personalities all round made the trip more enjoyable.The only question mark was the lack of vegetables on the main...More

Thank JulieBoon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very relaxing atmosphere with friendly staff. 3 courses plus appetisers served well. Food of a good standard, most suitable for adults with wines available to purchase. A very enjoyable evening travelling through the off limited areas caused by earthquake rebuilding.

Thank granmo2017
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for choosing to dine on the Tramway Restaurant, and we are pleased you enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere on board!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time on the Tramcar. My Partner organised this for my Birthday. Four Quality Meals the Dessert was the best I've ever had anywhere. Staff were friendly. Highly recommend for Couples.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an anniversary dinner on the fantastic tram restaurant, whilst on a weekend stay in Christchurch. The food was excellent and we could see the chef put pride into the we he plated the food up, well done to the chef. The wait staff were...More

1  Thank mileagehopper
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for choosing to celebrate such a special occasion on the Tramway Restaurant. We will pass on your thanks to the team on board and hope you had a great stay in Christchurch.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate on the Tramway Restaurant in January and loved the whole evening. Gorgeous, unusual surroundings and a fascinating, changing place to look out at while eating. We were amazed by the fantastic choice and quality of food that was produced from the tiny kitchen. Four...More

Thank BinksyNr_York_UK
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are pleased to hear that dining on the Tramway Restaurant was a trip highlight for your group! We are glad you enjoyed the food and the view from the tram and that your dining partners were impressed with our wine matching option. Thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined the 7.30 session and all went very well. They have a nice set up and the food was better than I would have thought. As Christchurch continues to develop after the earthquake the amount of track available makes it a longer journey. Nice...More

Thank Kevin D
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for choosing to dine on the Tramway Restaurant, and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your evening on board.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The experience is unique. To be honest, it is sort of pricey for 3 courses meal although the food is superb and delicious. The staff was very friendly and their service from greeting to the end is excellent. The atmosphere of the tram is gorgeous...More

Thank Ye K
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your evening on the Tramway Restaurant! Thank you for sharing your lovely photos and we are glad you and your wife enjoyed the food and service on board. Thank you for recommending us and for taking the time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was excellent, friendly and a high service level. Harrison was our primary server. We chose a wine pairing dinner. Yes expensive, but the food was deliciously prepared and the wine choices with them were spot on. Wines were generously poured at each course...More

Thank SPCRBC
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for joining us on the Tramway Restaurant! We are glad you enjoyed the food and matching wines on board, and we will pass on your kind comments to Harrison. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, and we hope you...More

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rec0mmend0r
4 February 2018|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We offer one sitting at 7:00pm daily from 1 March until 31 October. From 1 November until 28 February we offer one sitting at 7:30pm daily with an additional early sitting at 5:00pm available on... 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$73 - US$73
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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