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Eat at Whalers

121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
+61 8 8552 4400
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was delicious and the waiters were prompt with drink orders and very friendly. Biggest downer was it took 50 minutes for our mains to come out.

Thank Mrsneidert
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't want to discourage others to try this place as we've been a couple of times and it does have a great location. As before the food we had this time was good, actually very good. At our table of four one had lovely...More

1  Thank mftlat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This must be one of the best views anywhere in South Australia. You can see right across Encounter Bay to Victor Harbor and on to Goolwa from the pleasant surroundings of Whalers. The staff are very pleasant and cheerful and the food is innovative and...More

Thank AustraliaSpindoctor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've not been to Eat at Whalers for some time but a friend's birthday celebration meant a return. The million dollar views remain, the dining area is passable and the food is fine if a little overpriced. The service as I've come to expect is...More

Thank AllanMargaret
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have lunch here with two friends today and what a great decision. Fantastic range on the menu with fresh tasty ingredients. I had the chicken dish and it was cooked to perfection. The views across encounter bay to the Bluff are spectacular and...More

Thank VanandPete
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Haven't been to Eat for a very long time and was delighted with the way it has been renovated with a fantastic new menu. I went for lunch and the menu has something for everyone. Staff were friendly and food was great, with plenty to...More

Thank 745kayer
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We shared two tasting plates for entree and while I thought they were a bit small the food on them was very nice although I'm not sure it was all house made, the dip tasted like it had been store bought. The salt and pepper...More

Thank booza_14
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time at Whalers. Rachael recommended a lovely Chardonnay. Also her colleague ( sorry I should know his name but he has dark hair , tall , slim with glasses ) was equally fabulous. Thanks 🙏 Angela and Nick

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Went to eat at whalers with friends and had a great time. The food was fabulous and the service was just as fabulous. Especially James. Her couldn't do enough for us. Highly recommended.

Thank Leanne G
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We came here after a recommendation from a coworker. We had dinner on a Saturday evening and both enjoyed our meals, although my husband burnt his mouth so badly on the potatoes that the roof of his mouth blistered. We returned the next morning for...More

Thank Leaners83
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Questions & Answers
Bernard G
26 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Sorry no we offer ala carte daily
Ruth K
2 October 2016|
Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Sorry Ruth but we don't trade on Mondays. Open the Sunday the 30 th for breakfast and lunch.
15 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Yes we are!! Bookings are advised as it's the busiest night. 08 8552 4400
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 09:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Victor Harbor
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8552 4400
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Eat at Whalers. Indulge in million dollar views, salty air & frosty glasses at Whalers. Eat, drink, relax & savour. Titillate your tastebuds. Encounter friendly faces filling your glass. Why don’t you celebrate life!
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