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Eat at Whalers restaurant


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

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!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews panko prawns steak salad affogato bread duck beans fish and chips cake encounter bay whalers inn an amazing view dessert menu waiting staff cooked to perfection saturday night south australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being an occasional visitor to Victor Harbor, I have eaten here intermittently on several occasions over the past 3 or 4 years. Like most places they may have their ups and downs, but on balance I am still happy to eat here. The view over...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FarhorizonsOz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having read previous reviews we were expecting an average experience. We were,however,pleasantly surprised. I selected the Masala Dosa. This dish has a special meaning for me so I was very surprised it was on a menu at an establishment run by a South African family...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Martine J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Whalers location is amazing. Unfortunately that’s where it ends. I’m a local and have seen many changes in management and still wait for good things . We were greeted but the waitress got distracted and never seated us, we found our own table, assuming it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank misschief86
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Late booking dinner for two, Saturday night, no problems. Place was crowded. Beach side window table, very efficient service from a youthful group of staff. Had one of the best beef fillets I've ever tried and my wife was impressed with her prawn salad dish....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dme48431
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Went for a coffee to check the place out to see if we should book dinner for our group of 25 but were refused service as they don’t do coffee during the lunch period. We were there at 1.30!! Big mistake I’d say as we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank flissnowie
Fearless27167329534, Owner at Eat at Whalers restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Sorry but this time of year - we need to honour our limitations. if we couldn't offer a coffee, 25 for dinner was definitely out of our reach. We do what we can, the best we can.

Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

I’ve been to this establishment on a number of occasions and haven’t been impressed. It’s been months since I’d been and on a wonderful summer day I thought a coffee while taking in the billion dollar views would be an excellent afternoon break. After enquiring...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank AllanJPhelps
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Very nice- chick - magnificent views - above average for Victor Harbor. Absolutely lovely setting - nice staff and food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 876waynec
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

This overlooks Encouter Bay with the possibility of spotting marine life. It is a very tranquil setting. We have visited for dinner 3 times now. The menu does vary, but has been reslly good. Seafood starters of Panko prawns, seared Hervey Bay scallops and Salt...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

This is one of the best places to visit in South Australia. Whalers Eats is a great location, the food is very good but, yes, there is a but. The drink wait is far too long. We had a pre dinner drink with nibbles and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Domie48
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Had lunch there with family while on trip to Victor Harbor The place was cosy Food was excellent And Great Service Overall satisfied

Date of visit: December 2018
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Annette R
23 June 2018|
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Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Yes we do! Please ring 8552 4400 Or email us
Diana N
1 November 2017|
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Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Sorry we do not trade public holidays
Bernard G
26 July 2017|
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Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Sorry no we offer ala carte daily
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