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Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9909 5314
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 10:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 20:00
20:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 10:30
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely, fine classic buffet dining at The Conservatory with views of the Yarra River. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. Cold buffet, Asian, hot roasted meats, Seafood to name just a few. The sweets bar was a sweet tooth haven. Each tasty morsel was a delight. The staff were attentive and very helpful. Dress code is smart casual. We... More 

Thank marilyn p
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time this past Sunday at the Conservatory, our little 2 year old was a little loud in high chair but when he was presented with variety of foods he was happy to munch away while adults drank Chandon (the glasses just kept refilled, a plus ), the buffet has a good classic touch of delicacies, not... More 

Thank Sylvia C
Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Conservatory at Crown is a wonderful dining experience. The room is beautiful and service was first class. It is a very busy restaurant and is buffet style. Western, Asian, Indian, seafood and desert areas. The seafood section was very busy but could not help but notice how gluttonous people of different cultures are. They pile up their plates to overloading... More 

Thank Jennifer B
Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a large range of buffet style food available starting with oysters, mussels and prawns through to hot roasts, chinese and indian dishes. The deserts are quite fancy and well presented. The range of food represents good value for money. The only problem was getting in as there were approx 30 people waiting to enter at 12 noon and... More 

Thank phital
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Conservatory to celebrate our mums 70 th birthday and attended the late sitting on a saturday night. I do not think we received value for our money. Placed close to the buffet we had to be mindful of other diners. The meat was rare and to their credit staff offered to cook it further. Plates and cutlery... More 

Thank Rallitsa
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a luncheon at the Conservatory yesterday for my daughter who is to be married on Friday. There were 10 of us. We were greeted and taken to our table with a lovely view of Melbourne and the yarra river. We had two waitresses (that introduced themselves after we were seated) looking after us (drinks etc) for the luncheon.... More 

Thank Macmeikan
Melbourne, Victoria
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us ate here for Sunday lunch. We all enjoyed the food, and what we had was of a high quality. There were lots of choices for everyone, but without the never-ending variety and food stations you might find at a Las Vegas casino buffet. We found the service friendly and professional. Wine prices were more reasonable than I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with friends and highly recommend for a nice meal with great city and river views. Service could be a little better with the drinks but other than that we were really impressed with the quality and variety of food

Thank TashCushla
Sunbury, Australia
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was my first visit to the conservatory. There were 19 of us for high tea. The place is very elegant and it was well set up. The food was lovely. A nice selection of savoury and sweet items. The only drawback was the waiter service at the table which was incredibly slow. In 2 hours we were only offered... More 

Thank Jules20056
Leichhardt, Australia
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my fourth visit to this restaurant, which was for a business dinner on a Thursday night. On previous visits the quality of food had been very good and tge restaurant had an upmarket feel. Unfortunately on this occasion my experience was not so pleasant, leaving me to rethink this as a destinationfor a business dinner. Not only had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Japanese, Indian, Seafood, European, Asian, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:30
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:00
20:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 20:00
20:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9909 5314
At The Conservatory Melbourne, we are proud to combine all the elements of a global culinary experience with the finest décor and an ideal location in the heart of Melbourne's Southbank. The Conservatory restaurant can accommodate solo diners, couples and small groups alike, and offers guests an array of international cuisine, with our series of different culinary stations, each offering its own unique flavour and dining experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?