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Whalers Restaurant

Crn Murat Rd and Welch St | Within the Emouth Escape Resort, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
+61 8 9949 2416
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Ranked #2 of 17 Restaurants in Exmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $36
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Whalers Licensed Restaurant is located amongst the landscaped gardens of the Exmouth Escape Resort. We offer the perfect relaxed dining experience to complete your visit to Western Australia's world famous Ningaloo Reef. Liz Minniear and executive chef Paul Minniear have owned and operated Whalers Restaurant since 2007. In early 2014 they moved the restaurant from Kennedy st to the Exmouth Escape Resort where they can now offer a more comfortable, modern and lush setting for their diners' pleasure. They continue to pride themselves on fresh, honest flavours and source the finest local seafood, steaks and produce available. Live music is a regular feature at the restaurant with solo or duo acoustic acts playing on the deck while you enjoy your meal. Whalers also caters for functions including Weddings, birthdays and business functions which can be catered for off site or at the restaurant.
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Having not eaten here for 7 years and telling all my friends who we with us how fabulous it was I was a bit nervous. Thank goodness that even in its new home at the exmouth escape resort it was still brilliant. A bit more upmarket than I remember with a wide range of good but still fabulous. Nice new... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

What a real gem here in Exmouth, both the steak and sea food dishes are mouth watering delights... Oh..... And TOP TIP....... Banffee Pie........ It's a must if you still have the room..... Mmmmm mmmmmm mmmmmm its lush...

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Portsmouth
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is my second stay at the Exmouth resort apartments, which also has a great onsite Resturant called Whalers. It's not only open for the resort but for local residents and visitors too. The food is of an extremely high quality, with very tentative service from a great team of staff. Great place to eat in a very relaxing atmosphere.......good... More 

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Perth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Food is slightly pricey but well worth it as we had the 2 person seafood platter and because it was for a special occasion we didn't mind the price and it was lovely. The kids were not as impressed with the food and would have rather eaten elsewhere. The service was excellent as we ate an early dinner and staff... More 

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I had the crab wontons and the gumbo and loved them both. My husband had the reef and beef and was very impressed. Service was also very good

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newcastle on Tyne
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Good food when it finally arrived, but well over-priced! The service was very slow and we thought the wine list quite expensive. We subsequently found better food and charges elsewhere

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We went to this restaurant because of the very good ratings at Trip Advisor and were a bit disapoibted. The food was good but not as super delicious as indicated in the other ratings. We had reef and beef and the indian veggie curry. The steak was a bit chewy, the curry well spiced and the better choice. Therefore I... More 

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Yamba Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Loved the setting, the food was really good and fresh, and the staff were friendly and competent, But, do make a booking...just in case, they've got a good reputation, and we were warned to book early.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Very accommodating with gluten free options. Beautiful food with generous serving sizes.nice atmosphere with very friendly staff.

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Woking
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had dinner in the restaurant on Christmas Eve and it was excellent. Food was delicious, beautifully presented by friendly staff. Eating outdoors on a lovely warm evening surrounded by exotic plants made it special for us from the UK!

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Additional Information about Whalers Restaurant

Address: Crn Murat Rd and Welch St | Within the Emouth Escape Resort, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 9949 2416
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Exmouth
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
Average Prices: USD 19 - 36
Cuisine: International

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