First of all, the Conservatory is the finest buffet restaurant in Melbourne. Besides, offering diverse international cuisines influence such as Japanese, Italian, Chinese, Indian, French and British. Not to mention, the fresh menu “from the ocean” lunch and dinner only. Moreover, it’s open for the three most important meals of the day as breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition, also you can spend your time, in one of the most classic British rituals, the “Afternoon Tea”.
On the other hand, also you can have the “Beverage Packages” with Conservatory Classic $40pp for 2 hours. With selected sparkling wines, white wine, red wine, local beers, soft drinks and juice selection. Or go for the Premium Package $55pp, pretty much the same like the first pack. But, with better quality on the alcohol drinks. Besides, there is a cocktails option however it has to be order by one. In other words, you do the same as you do in a bar or restaurant asking for a drink.
Breakfast & Lunch
To carry on, any meal of the day vary on prices. For example, breakfast is the cheapest, giving you, two choices continental that cost $35pp or full breakfast at $45pp. From 7am –to 10:30am. Then, continue lunch starting with the price of $65pp from Monday to Friday and at weekend $105pp.
After that, arrives the time for afternoon tea at Conservatory, available at weekends. From Saturday at 3:00pm to 5:00pm and Sunday from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. Starting with the price of $70pp with tea and coffee selection. To go on with $85pp until $109pp by addintion of Champagne.
Dinner “Indian Night”
To finally, start dinner time, where in this one, appreciated an Indian night. From Thursday at 6:00pm to 10:00pm, for the price of $99pp. Besides, Friday to Saturday with the first Sitting at 5:30pm to 8pm. Then, the second Sitting at 8:30pm to 11:00pm for the cost of $135pp. To end, with Sunday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at price of $125pp.
Samurai Gourmet at Conservatory
Let’s now go to my experience at the buffet restaurant. In fact, it has a stunning Yarra river views. So, try to get the most close to the windows to seize this nice view. Besides, with marble floors and lavish décor, Conservatory is as much a feast for the eyes as it is for stomach.
After that, I came here, in breakfast time at 10:00am. Therefore, I just want to warn you, the earliest to come the better it is. In other words, this meal begins at 7:00am and ends at 10:30am. So, if you arrived at 10am as I did, you have 30 minutes only to enjoy your breakfast. At least whether you don’t mind to eat in a rush but is really more enjoyable. In short, don’t be like me, even if I got full enough, I was a little against time.
Above all, I think at Conservatory is so influenced from the classic British Breakfast. Although, also you can find others food as fresh fruit, salads, omelettes, desserts etc. But, when I went around picking up my food, look at how ended my plate, literally as a classic British Breakfast. In fact, I just missed out on the black pudding instead the buffet restaurant had chicken sausages.
On the other hand, you have unlimited food. Besides with the odds in your favor to order coffee as you pleased. However, the only thing you have to worry is about the time. As soon it is the arrives you will feel most fully satisfied and also having a more enjoyable experience.
My Favourite Food at Conservatory
Surely, those were the best. That is to say, the omelette was so good, plus the roasted tomatoes with parmesan cheese on the top was perfect. So on, with waffle with salted caramel and banana that was very nice. To ends with pan fried mushrooms that was also very delicious. In short, a great buffet restaurant totally recommended for the people of Melbourne.
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Location Melbourne, Australia
Rate: 4,5/5 Grateful/Very Good
Price: Average per person start from $35 until $$$135
Contact: +61 3 9292 5777
Address: In the Crown Melbourne Casino