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Eat at Whalers

121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
+61 8 8552 4400
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We could not fault our lunch at Whalers Inn. Service ✅ Food ✅ wine ✅ ambience ✅ scenery ✅ company ✅. Thank you for a beautiful Sunday lunch.

1  Thank Marg B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Casual Friday lunch with friends. Table inside by the window. Really good menu. Lots of interesting choices for lunch. We all had entrees. Stand out was the blacken prawns Mains were sensational. Good wine list. Staff really good , but slow. It took ages for...More

1  Thank Coroona
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the kids for a last minute drive for lunch on a weekday in the holidays when a number of other nice restaurants were booked out. The food was delicious, we booked a table outside and could watch the kids as they explored the...More

1  Thank ZB72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view over the bay is first class, the atmosphere also good, but let down greatly by the portion size of the meals. My main was about an entrée and a half size as was my wife's. The quality of the food was ok without...More

Thank trevorl979
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome spot. Good breakfast, friendly staff and the fastest service I have had. Kids can look for crabs or swim right out the front.

Thank saGareth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’d heard really good things from friends who are regulars, so we were keen to try Whalers. A nice outdoor setting with a wonderful view, however the food didn’t quite live up to its surroundings. Service was friendly and attentive but the portion sizing of...More

2  Thank BrutusNZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best location in Victor Harbor. The decor of the restaurant leaves a lot to be desired with a huge open area with plastic tables and chairs. More like a cafeteria than the upmarket restaurant it is. Food I find quite...More

Thank Jan H
tenneyp, Owner at Eat at Whalers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is my favourite restaurant in Victor Harbor! The view is incredible and it has a lovely quiet, relaxing vibe. I'm coeliac (which we told the staff in advance when making a reservation) and when we were seated the waiter had spoken to the chef...More

Thank Tegan S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Although the food was good the breakfast was only warm when delivered to the table. The meal included two eggs however only one small piece of toast. The bad manners of both waitresses in reaching across customers, sitting around the table to deliver the foood...More

1  Thank Wayne447
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely place with a great view. Staff very friendly, attentive and knew their menu. I had fabulous salt n pepper squid, shared greens and a rocket and pear salad which was very fresh. Prices are quite reasonable. Took a very long time for food to...More

Thank Kate J
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Diana N
1 November 2017|
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Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Sorry we do not trade public holidays
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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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Ruth K
2 October 2016|
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Sorry Ruth but we don't trade on Mondays. Open the Sunday the 30 th for breakfast and lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$32
Meals
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, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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Description
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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