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The Thirsty Whale Restaurant and Bar

62 West Quay | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-835 8815
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (43 reviews)
Closed Now
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
62 West Quay | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 1,257 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Came to The Thirsty Whale for my birthday dinner with family. Waitress went beyond for myself and guest ordered something that wasn't on the dinner menu for extra spicy and boy was it ever!! all staff members were welcoming and polite. Great work Thirsty

1  Thank Ljand D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was pretty good, we had the mussels and scallops for entre and then steak and ribs for our mains, overall pretty happy. Service was a little to relaxed and when we asked for dessert menus no one came back to ask what we wanted...More

Thank Willow T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had dinner here with friends from out of town the food was divine once again and the staff were awesome too thanks heaps guys made for the perfect evening

Thank Kerry H
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at The Thirsty Whale Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you and your friends enjoyed your recent dinner Kerry you have to call back again sometime

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Recently had a night out at the thirsty whale on a business trip starting with dinner which was waited by sylvi whose service I was very happy with made me feel welcome and checked on me to see if I had any problems or needed...More

Thank clevelandleveland
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at The Thirsty Whale Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are delighted you enjoyed your recent dinner at the Thirsty clevelandleveland you have to call back again when you are on your next business trip to Napier

Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing food, my favorite the waffle and whitebait. Great job to the owner Chris to make such a welcoming place and very friendly and efficient staff. It's a must do in Napier! And they turn into a night club after dinner service. We had such...More

Thank Agnes G
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at The Thirsty Whale Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

The waffles are new on the menu Agnes G and are proving very popular. Glad you enjoyed your visit and the whitebait.

Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the pleasure of going to the Thirsty Whale for dinner the other night, I had the fish which was absolutely delicious. The staff were highly efficient and the atmosphere was pleasurable. I would highly recommend this as a great place to have a...More

Thank HilsNZ
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at The Thirsty Whale Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Delighted you enjoyed your fish dinner HilsNZ and thanks for your review

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I come here the team is always friendly and have a smile on there dial ,big ups to there boss you have a Fantastic team and thanks to Brit and Sylvi for there amazing service

Thank morganc158
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at The Thirsty Whale Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your great review morganc158 much appreciated

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and didn't have to wait too long for meals to arrive. Staff weren't overly welcoming though.

Thank the40acrewood
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at The Thirsty Whale Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted you enjoyed the food the40acrewood thanks for your review

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my family here (family of 8) not long ago and were so well looked after so well I decided to bring my work colleagues in for a meeting, we were welcomed by A lovely matra'd Tina who while busy dropped everything and remembered...More

Thank braidybunch89
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at The Thirsty Whale Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted your group enjoyed your visit braidybunch89 youi have to call back again

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Roll in town. Clam chowder is top notch as well. Get the local beer o draft, Atlantic Brewing Company Ale.

Thank mflinn3
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at The Thirsty Whale Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The seafood chowder is a very popular dish on the menu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 West Quay | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 8815
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