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Whale Restaurant

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Princes Highway, Narooma, New South Wales 2546, Australia
61 2 4476 2411
Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and views

Ok, you don't come here for the swish restaurant fit out or the city slicker service - you come here for the gorgeous view over the inlet in Narooma and most importantly the fantastic food. The chef really knows what they are doing. We came here for a saturday night dinner and had a window seat for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
koreilly10
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Sydney, Australia
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Albury, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Fantastic meals. Basic or fine dining, they cater for all. Great sized meals. Service was wonderful, staff friendly and attentive.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We were in Narooma for the Oyster Festival and most of chefs who were at the festival were also related to the Whale Restaurant. We had booked for the 8 course celebration of local produce and wow whata celebration of food. This is a must do and incorporate the Oyster Festival when you visit the awesome Narooma township. This is... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Great setting overlooking the bay at Narooma, lovely setting to eat, good staff and enjoyable meal at reasonable prices

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Russikon, Switzerland
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

With a view as spectacular as the food served this restaurant it a must if you are in Narooma! We had the duck and lamb which were both first class and luckily saved enough room for dessert... the creme brûlée, mousse and chocolate ball combo are heavenly. Excellent wine list, great service and gourmet food made this the culinary highlight... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Very average .way overpriced for a country town .oysters $4 each.yes per oyster! and they were terrible.steak had to be sent back as wasnt cooked properly.chips were just frozen shoestrings.asked for water refill .came straight out of the tap.For a restaurant that talked itself up so much it was very poor.for the price of the food they must think there... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Take a bow, Whale Restaurant. Narooma are lucky to have you! Nice surroundings, décor and ambience, lovely view, great service and excellent food. Thoroughly enjoyed the dining experience.

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Canberra, Australia
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We left the Whale at the end of our meal uncertain as to what we thought of it. Bits were excellent, others ordinary, and overall things did not hang together well. Our welcome was fine, and the view from our window table pleasant. We skipped Entrees because none of the combinations appealed to us, and as we perused the Menu... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Ok, you don't come here for the swish restaurant fit out or the city slicker service - you come here for the gorgeous view over the inlet in Narooma and most importantly the fantastic food. The chef really knows what they are doing. We came here for a saturday night dinner and had a window seat for a 3 course... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We had a fabulous night here recently. A pre-dinner drink to take in the incredible view, with ambient live music in the background then a terrific dinner with an impressive wine list. The service was great, the host generous and the food delicious. The standard here is really high, and hard to beat anywhere on the Far South Coast. Narooma... More 

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Gippsland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Fantastic views over the town and water from balconies. The large apartment-style rooms are beautifully appointed. Make sure you request a renovated room as refurbishment is still in progress. Hosts and staff are helpful and considerate - up there with the best.

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Additional Information about Whale Restaurant

Address: Princes Highway, Narooma, New South Wales 2546, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 4476 2411
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Narooma
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Princes Highway, Narooma, New South Wales 2546, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Narooma
  • Phone Number: 61 2 4476 2411

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?