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Christchurch Tramway Restaurant

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Welcome Aboard Booking Office | Shop 13 Cathedral Junction, 113 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-366 7830
19:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 21:30
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Canberra, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an amazing experience, 2.5 hours of dining in an intimate setting in a tram, amazing food & service. I had the matched wines & they were perfect to their courses. Service was spot on & my husband was presented with a mini tram & birthday card from all the staff that night! That made his evening. The quiet... More 

Thank HeidiAussie
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my wife out for anniversary dinner.the staff were very friendly and interested in where we were from and the reason we were there.the food was good portion and served in good time.great look around the inner city😀When we had finished our meal and about to leave the staff surprised us with a small gift and congratulations card.would recommend... More 

Thank Bruce V
Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My experience with tramway restaurant last night was absolutely amazing. From the food and wine to the staff and company..everything was just marvellous. The staff were so warm and welcoming and even had a laugh with you, witch to me makes any dinner an even better experience. The food was absolutely beautiful, the flavour combinations were perfect and the portion... More 

Thank mcfineass
Edinburg, Texas
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185 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend dinner on the Tramway but book ahead on line. It was fully booked. We were met with a welcome drink of New Zealand sparkling wine. Dinner was delicious as were the wines paired with each course. The set up was very well done for a limited amount of space; table for four on one side of the aisle,... More 

Thank lorib91
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic evening. The most amazing food, friendly staff and a tour of Christchurch. A must do.

Thank Liz G
Christchurch NZ
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99 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The satisfaction of dining out is in the experience including food outstandingly different from day-to-day fare. The Christchurch Tramway restaurant delivers handsomely. Some of the city sights such as the Bridge of Remembrance are lit after dark. I was able to get off and take a photo. The tram itself was almost full to capacity -about 34 diners with the... More 

Thank Bikingroy
milton keynes
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447 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was recommended to us and we booked online early to make sure we got a table. Walk ups on the night were being turned away, so suggest book in advance. The tour starts from the atrium alongside the 115 hotel (perfect if you are staying there as we were). Waiting is all under cover. The night we went they... More 

Thank donnyMiltonKeynes
Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent night! Given the size of the kitchen on board the meal was excellent. Though when served some options did look better than others. The pork looked to be mainly fat, minimal meat and a lack of veg. But the gluten free options were great for my partner! I thought with such minimal space that may have been an issue.... More 

Thank e_maccars
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came across the restaurant when planning our trip to NZ from U.K. As our stop in Christchurch coincided with my hubby's birthday we decided to celebrate here. The atmosphere on board was fab from start to finish, the food was delicious with the wine pairing definitely a good idea, and with excellent service from Anita and Kelly throughout the... More 

Thank Sarah C
Perth, Western Australia
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153 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tram Depot (Stop #1) where the Tram departs from is located in a glass Atrium located behind the old Cathedral. The Restaurant has seating for about 40 people total in two sections (one at each end of the Tram) with the kitchen in the middle. The meal was a four course (starter, entree or appetizer, main and dessert). The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$69 - US$69
New Zealand, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?