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Jellyfish Cafe and Bar

Mapua Wharf, Mapua, New Zealand
03 540 2028
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Ranked #4 of 17 Restaurants in Mapua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Delicious seafood in lively atmosphere. Disappointed we weren't able to bring the wine we purchased winetasting for dinner. No corkage fee allowed.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

one of the best meals we've had in a long time. fresh and delicious. a stunning location. ..what a little gem!!

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Charmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

In December 2014 we enjoyed a meal at the Jellyfish restaurant before leaving NZ for Australia. The restaurant is in a pleasant location on the wharf in Mapua and the ambiance of the building is quite simple, a little rustic, but very pleasant. Staff were attentive and friendly. I ordered an eye fillet steak, cooked rare. The steak was served... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

We went for lunch and the food was patchy. The Salmon Salad was lovely but the king prawn dish which cost more was disappointing. Only 4 prawns and they had not been cooked properly. The surroundings are lovely although the inside decor is not appealing. Best to sit outside and don't order the prawns if you go.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

We came to have breakfast at sat there waiting for about 10-15 min without being noticed. When I went in to fetch the menue myself I was told as of then only lunch would be served. So make sure you order your brunch before 11:30. Even more, as the waitress was not attending our table, I had to go inside... More 

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Mudgeeraba, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We went to Jellyfish in January as a group of three. The waitress was fantastic and we couldn't fault the service, however the meal didn't quite hit the expectation that we had. We all ordered the fish and chips (being on a wharf it felt like the obvious thing to order!). Drinks arrived quickly and the meal about 20 minutes... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My wife & I shared the experience of the Jellyfish cafe for my birthday. Pre-booked a good table & were seated by a window overlooking the estuary. I ordered 3 entrees & my wife shared one of these & had a main of the fish of the day. This is our second visit to the Jellyfish & my 3 entrees... More 

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donegal
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I ate here a few days ago and still cannot stop talking about my meal! I had eggs Benedict with spinach and mushroom, the other meals included eggs with bacon and timato and the Italian eggs! All 3 were just gorgeous! Yum!!

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Malschenberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We dined at Jellyfish at three out of six nights in the area - need to say more? The service team is very friendly and efficient. The team 'behind the scenes' makes sure you get served great food. The location offers constant 'amusement' as kids and grown-ups jump off the jetty into the waters and the Rabbit Island ferry makes... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went with 4 entrees were delightful and had a few beverages as you do then the mains I can't describe how nice they were you will just have to try it your self service was good and the food is mind blowing

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Additional Information about Jellyfish Cafe and Bar

Address: Mapua Wharf, Mapua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 540 2028
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
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
Cuisine: Contemporary

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