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Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+613 9909 5314
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 10:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 10:30
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently had an 80th birthday lunch at The Conservatory for my Mother. It was a pleasure to eat in this Restaurant. From the food to the staff, it was all of a high quality. The Restaurant was beautifully furnished with a wonderful view of the city skyline/river. Lovely food, great dessert bar and we had just a wonderful young... More 

Thank ChristMelbourne
melbourne / australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Each year we take our staff & their partners to the Conservatory for the office Christmas break up. Always a great night . A huge range of food to choose from & that keeps everybody happy. Staff are attentive & food plentiful- as always everybody has a fabulous night & are always very complimentary on the choice of venue.

Thank dinkydi22
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place for a special night, very high class food quality, really worth the price indeed, the variety was so satisfying

Thank FarisAlavi
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a thoroughly enjoyable buffet lunch here recently. We did it on the Mon - Thursday special, which was good value. The seafood was fresh, there was a wide variety of foods to select from and a lovely view over the river. Service was excellent and extra drinks not too expensive. Being a buffet style you could eat as much... More 

Thank Rhonnie3127
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The quality of food is exceptional and there is a lovely variety on offer. We enjoyed the festive buffet, the ham and turkey were delicious. A lovely selection of seafood and desserts to die for. We will certainly be back

Thank Leisajagiello
Turin, Italy
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had my dinner here two weeks ago. The place is amazing: you can see the vibrancy of Yarra river from your sit across a huge glass wall. The price in not cheap (89 AUD) but you can fill your dish every time you want! In the dining room you will find four different and well-stocked buffet ( startes, main... More 

Thank hyle879
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really disappointed with the Conservatory. The service was outright poor - it felt like we had a waiter on his first night of work. Didn't top up water, was confused about where things were etc. The ambiance is awful - strangely, for the price and food, people seem to think it is a great place for babies/toddlers/kids under... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm convinced the upper class society just do not know value for money or maybe they just don't care as they have too much of it? I don't recommend this place for a romantic dinner! People are like seagulls rushing up to get their meals! Entree and main courses were nice but not worth $113 a head! Dessert was awful,... More 

Thank 15hot
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's $89 per person, you kinda expect good stuff. I was amazed by the decor more than the food. Staff is friendly and helpful. I was hoping to have a good quality and variety of seafood but a bit disappointed. All the seafood was cold, I know it's a buffet, but if they can serve at least a couple of... More 

Thank Carrie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family have been here numerous times for special occasions & the quality & service have been amazing each time, The food is delicious & the presentation & the view are just lovely! We have been for lunch & breakfast & the choice of food at both times is incredible. It is worth every cent. Would definitely recommend!! 😊

Thank lucykitley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Seafood, European, Asian, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Kids
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
12:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 23:00
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: +613 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?