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Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar

Mapua Wharf | Shed 1, Mapua, New Zealand
+64 3-540 2028
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mapua Wharf | Shed 1, Mapua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Another stunning meal at our favourite restaurant by the sea. Everything about our dining experience was top class. Thankyou to Debbie and the team.. we be back again...

Thank Wazzamyname
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My lovely wife and I visited the Jellyfish Cafe for mid-morning coffee. It's a lovely little place right on the wharf with excellent views from the outside deck. I was just going to have a flat white but the plum & coconut muffins looked so...More

Thank eddymaya
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for dinner recently on a Saturday night, when the restaurant was about half full. The setting on the wharf is delightful with views over the water. The initial service (welcome and orders taken) was excellent but one of our side dishes was...More

Thank cowgirlNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting is very nice—-sitting on the little harbor. Good views and pleasant breezes. The food was fine, but unremarkable. Service was satisfactory. We found it to be a reasonable meal, but without the setting we would have been less pleased.

Thank BarbWas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner last night. The starter and main were the best we have had in a long time and we rated it a 10. The steak was done to perfection. Our waitress Emily was top rate. A very pleasant night. Great views...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful spot. We just dropped in for a coffee. One of the best locations going around as the attached photo will attest. Plenty of parking around and Friday night entertainment.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Jellyfish on valentines day we ordered from the regular menu the food was very good as usual and the service excellent not cheap but worth it a memorable meal

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place with sea view right on the water almost. Great friendly service. Ian was lovely and very helpful. thank you we loved the hot choc. and cake.

Thank pnn111
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your visiting and taking the time to give your feedback. Iain is certainly one of our best assets.... hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large place but great, friendly service even though they were busy. Delicious food all round. Would highly recommend.

Thank MrMrsField
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting us in paradise. We do hope you will return.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic! Lovely view across the river going out to sea, which is particularly brilliant if you’re eating around sunset. The service was excellent and there was always someone hovering nearby who could assist by taking your food order, getting another drink, etc. The food was...More

Thank Kingdom103
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

THANKS! for your visiting and taking the time to give your feedback. our deck is certainly one of our best assets.... we will look into that suggestion about heating - its a good one! hope to see you again soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mapua Wharf | Shed 1, Mapua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
  • Phone Number: +64 3-540 2028
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