Enjoy a fine dining experience aboard a luxurious, 36-seater vintage tram. A unique way to view the inner city of Christchurch while enjoying a delicious 4-course evening dinner. Marvel at the sights of the “Garden City”, the River Avon the Botanic Gardens incorporating stylish dining with Christchurch’s Heritage – truly a mix of old and new. While you enjoy the meal, tea and coffee, the tram car completes 3 to 4 laps around the circuit. The Christchurch Tramway Restaurant dinner tour is a unique activity not to be missed. Book your table now!
Board the luxurious 36-seater tram, complete with air-conditioning and colonial style, and enjoy the finest service, cuisine and drinks New Zealand has to offer.
Start your 2.5-hour dinner tour of Christchurch from Cathedral Junction, where you’ll board the beautifully restored Christchurch Tramway. Professional waitstaff take you to your 2-person or 4-person table in the air-conditioned tramcar restaurant, which holds a maximum of 36 guests. You’re served a welcome drink, followed by a 4-course meal prepared with a seasonal menu (see sample in Itinerary below). Coffee and tea service accompanies dessert, and alcoholic drinks are available to purchase. Relax as you dine, chat with your companions and take in the sights of central Christchurch. After dinner, the tram makes its way back to Cathedral Junction where your tour ends.
2.5-hour dinner tour on the Christchurch Tramway Restaurant Ride in an elegant tramcar through the city centre
Sip a welcome drink on arrival
Enjoy a 4-course dinner on the tram
Pass by attractions like the Avon River and Canterbury Museum
The Christchurch Tramway Restaurant Dinner Tour departs daily from Tram Stop number 1, Cathedral Junction at 7.00 pm March – October and at 7:30pm November – February. Report time is 10 minutes prior to departure.
This is a very popular tour so advanced reservations are essential.
Book online now for a 2 seat table or a 4 seat table.
Please ensure you advise us of any special dietary requirements at least 72 hours in advance: you can add a comment to your booking when making a reservation online, or you can speak to our staff when booking over the phone.
The average pitch of our seats is 33 centimetres from the back of the seat to the edge of the table. Please note that our tables and chairs are fixed in place due to being on a moving vehicle.
Please note that the Tramway Restaurant is not suitable for children aged under 10 years. Our standard menu and pricing applies for all children booked on board.