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Jellyfish Cafe and Bar

) #2 of 18 Restaurants in Mapua $$ - $$$ , Cafe, Seafood
Mapua Wharf, Mapua, New Zealand
+64 3-540 2028
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“pork salad” (14 reviews)
“soup” (21 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Mapua Wharf, Mapua, New Zealand
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41 - 50 of 471 reviews

Reviewed 8 March 2017

Delightful location on Mapua Wharf and beautiful food. On a perfect Nelson day we sat outside and enjoyed a delicious fish lunch.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Very good food and attentive service! Very accommodating to food sensitivities. Lovely location on the water.

Thank GoingForIt77
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great location, great food and great service - everything you need in a lovely spot for a day out from Nelson. Some interesting shops along the wharf, and great views across to Rabbit Islands, but worth the drive for the food alone. Extra points for...More

Thank LucyKate
Reviewed 2 March 2017

took my mum here for birthday lunch, and we loved it. The food was scrummy at reasonable prices and the service fantastic. We would have loved to have sat outside but it was raining, but that didn't damper our experience, just as lovely inside, roomy,...More

Thank lindalulu8
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Cafe and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for choosing the Jellyfish Cafe for your Mums Birthday Lunch. It is always great to receive positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I couldn't fault this meal. Absolutely delicious. I had the seafood linguine. Yum For dessert I had the Banoffi pie with salted caramel ice cream. I usually only have desserts when the main is a 10/10 The dessert was an 11/10 Second best meal I've...More

Thank johnM6646HZ
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Cafe and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for coming in to visit us in Paradise!

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

After an afternoon of cycling, this was the perfect spot to recalibrate. We sat outside to take in the stunning views of the harbor and do a bit of people watching. Our waitress was wonderful, friendly and helpful but not overbearing. The food was delicious,...More

Thank kiwigirl254
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Cafe and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for choosing the Jellyfish Cafe for your recalibration session after cycling! It is always great to receive positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Lovely meal with the proximity to the sea. Great for the children to be able to go out and run around. Good meals.

Thank Brent B
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Had dinner there tonight. Sat outside with the 2 of us. Was a bit cold but the view of the Warf was good. Had a steak and the linguini, both very nice. One should order some sidedishes, otherwise you will leave the table still hungry....More

Thank mdaams53
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Cafe and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for coming in to visit us in Paradise!

Reviewed 25 February 2017

We visited and reviewed Jellyfish three years ago. Things have not changed and it is still as good. The location by the wharf is ideal, the food excellent and the staff friendly. We have dined here twice so far this visit and on both occasions...More

Thank Robert N
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Cafe and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for coming in to visit us in Paradise!

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Beautifully situated on the water's edge with the small ferry carrying passengers across to Rabbit Island and back. We had the red snapper with salad and also the king fish cerviche. Both were excellent and the beer was very good. Excellent waiter served us and...More

Thank Moosie57
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Cafe and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for coming in to visit us in Paradise!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mapua Wharf, Mapua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
  • Phone Number: +64 3-540 2028
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