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USD 92 - USD 135
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Travelled on QTrain on mothers day with 3 friends and we were all very dissapointed with the food. Every dish was gluten free (easier for the chef we we told)except the big piece of damper. The small slice of beef and the mouthful of strange...cheesecake desert tasted good and everything else was dissapointing and the rubber gnocci with venison mush stew was tasteless & disgusting and we noticed most people in our carriage did not eat it. We paid $150 per person with 1 glass of wine included and with tiny amounts of food was well over priced. We have enjoyed other degustation menus at other restaurants and were looking forward to this experience. The train trip was relaxing.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 28 March 2022

Great email communication beforehand. We included the ferry from sorrento to queenscliff and the transport to drysdale. Excellent customer service from start to finish.. Food was lovely and well spaced out and our hostess (Ebony?) was excellent. I'm highly allergic to chocolate (which i had...informed them of on the booking) and they gave me an excellent dessert. This trip was a a surprise for a friends 70th and she really enjoyed it. You can get a seperate carriage for a romantic lunch/dinner. or a seperate carriage for several guests.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 13 March 2022

My husband and I received a voucher to the Q Train for his birthday and what a great birthday present that was! Everything about the day was wonderful. Not only was the food amazing, each meal was paired with a beautiful wine (or a delicious...mocktail which my husband had) but the staff made the trip even better with their amazing knowledge about the menu and all the different local religions that the food items were from! Thank you so much too all the staff for making our experience even better !More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 7 March 2022

The whole experience from start to finish was first class. The staff were so obliging nothing to much trouble. The food and wines were very well cooked and served and different really enjoyable . Will look forward to another celebration when we can do it...all again.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 6 March 2022

This is our second time on the train and both times it was excellent.The communication on booking ,the staff and food is great .It’s good fun when you start of on the ferry so no driving for anyone

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 20 February 2022

We had a wonderful day out with the QTrain as our central experience. We took the ferry from Melbourne and were transferred to Drysdale by minibus. The welcome was warm and the glass of sparkling wing an excellent welcome to the QTrain. We were seated...at our table and then the festivities began. The wonderful meal was a surprise and delicious. Each course was perfect. There was also an excellent choice of alcohol and non alcoholic drinks to accompany the food.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 22 January 2022

We loved the whole experience of being on the Q Train to celebrate a friend's 60th. We went first class, dining in a private booth. The degustation menu was excellent, with local produce and matching wines; they also catered superbly for our vegan friend. The...friendly atmosphere and superb service by Marie-Claire was second to none, all set in such a beautiful location on the Bellarine. Such a relaxing and enjoyable experience, highly recommended!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 18 December 2021

Fantastic food in a lovely atmosphere! We went as a couple in the first class dining carriage (private booth) and thoroughly enjoyed. The food and wine pairings were excellent and the service from the staff friendly and efficient. Definitely a 5 star experience. Our only...complaint was that they didn't let us stay on the train for another loop so we could sleep off our food comas!!More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 3 December 2021

Nostalgic steam train trip coupled with delicious and interesting degustation menu served by friendly, attentive staff. Such an enjoyable way to see the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, unhurried with the sun setting on Swan Bay, passing native vegetation, paddocks and small towns with locals waving as...the train passed by. Loved it.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 21 November 2021 via mobile

Had the most enjoyable day on the Q train , great food , fantastic service and a glorious ride through the Bellsrine peninsula countryside, highly recommended and the Ferry from Docklands was good too.

Date of visit: November 2021
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It’s not cheap but a unique experience and sensational food and wine. I thought it was worth it for sure.
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The Q Train is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5