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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
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
New Zealand, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free 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 536 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Close out your romantic holiday on a tram with a few circuits around Christchurch fed with excellent fare and a local wine as you go.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank readysteadyteddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't understand all the positive reviews. We were looking forward to this dinner experience, but for the price we were very disappointed. My dish was very blend had no flavour at all, my husband meet was pure fat and not well cooked and it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank USKKDC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took my husbands parents here last Christmas when they came to visit from Ireland. Was a great experience and perfect way to tour city. Food was amazing! Great selection. Even if you live in Christchurch, I highly recommend.

Thank Treesa87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We check out the Tramway Dinner on a recent trip to Christchurch and it was a very enjoyable evening. the food was great and the wines offered matched the meals. Staff were very friendly and professional. Highly recommend this activity.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 58jnapper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked dinner on the Tram for a Sunday evening, if I’m honest I wasn’t too sure what to expect. We had such a great time on the Tram the service was great the food was fabulous and we meet some amazing people. The evening...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 313melk
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We had dinner in the tramway restaurant with our tour group and it was a fantastic evening. The food was excellent especially given the tiny space available for preparation. The wine complemented the food and the service was faultless. A lovely experience from start to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sue P
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Came for a dinner on the Tramway Restaurant with my wife and we both had an enjoyable evening. The staff are really very friendly and attentive, noting is too much trouble. The food was really quite nice, and especially given the limited room on a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andrew P
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so pleased to hear you and your wife enjoyed your evening on the Tramway Restaurant. We will pass on your thanks to the team for their food and service on board. Thank you for sharing your feedback.

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Had the most fabulous night on the Tram restaurant tonight. It was a 5 star experience from the moment we arrived until we finished. The ambiance and the food were amazing and Lynne was the ultimate Mairte’d!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julie T
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for such a great review: we are so pleased you enjoyed your evening on board and we will pass on your thanks to Lynne! Thanks for choosing to join us!

Reviewed 21 October 2018

My wife and I booked this based on the excellent reviews and we were not disappointed. The food was of a high standard and the service very attentive. We marvelled at the chef's ability to provide such great food in a confined space. The tour...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank garryc192
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed the food and wine served on the Tramway Restaurant. Our chefs definitely do a great job cooking in the small kitchen! Thank you for sharing your feedback and we hope you had a great stay in Christchurch.

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Fine dining: tick Excellent service: tick Value for money: tick Tasty, lovely food: tick Ambience in spades: tick New Zealand wines: tick Just an awesome thing to do? Tick! You will be seated table by table ready to enjoy your complimentary glass of bubbles. Food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank AuntyClooby
CHCHAttractions, Manager at Christchurch Tramway Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for a great review and for sharing the photos you took of your evening on board! We're so pleased we managed to tick all the boxes so to speak, and are glad you enjoyed food, wine and service on board. Thank you for...More

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lindore
4 December 2018|
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Response from 117trevor53 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, my partner is l “Gluten free”. All courses had ad least 2/3 suitable.
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lawtylaw
4 September 2018|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, the Tramway Restaurant has heat pumps on board which heat the tram in winter and offer cooling in summer in order to ensure a comfortable temperature for our guests. Please note that the... More
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AlphonsusAng
22 April 2018|
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Response from CHCHAttractions | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, you are welcome to book for a group of five people on the Tramway Restaurant. We offer 2-seat and 4-seat tables on board the tram, so would be able to seat your group at one of each of these... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$68 - US$68
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
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
  • E-mail
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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