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Whalers Restaurant

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Crn Murat Rd and Welch St | Within the Emouth Escape Resort, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
+61 8 9949 2416
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking is a must. Friendly service however it took a long time to get the food. We got there at 8.15pm and we got out food 9.30pm and at 10pm the music was turned off. We felt that we were on a rush. Nevertheless, food was great and very fresh. Next time I will definitely go earlier.

Thank Margonzales
Leamington Spa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended here as a great place to enjoy fish, but we weren't convinced. Good for families as restaurant borders the pool.

Thank Susanleamington1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best fillet steak I have ever had!!! Just melts in the mouth and the dish was oozing with amazing flavours!!! My partner had the seafood curry and that was equally as satisfying!!! Great service, fantastic dining experience. Left very satisfied however the only disappointment was that we couldn't fit in dessert. Other than that, thumbs up to all the... More 

Thank Natalie P
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long day, we wanted an easy, good meal (in other words, eating out). SInce we were staying in Exmouth Escape, we walked across the parking lot to Whalers. We sat outside, and fortunately it was just before dusk when the sand flies give up for the night. So we had only ten minutes of swatting them away before... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for dinner as it was number 1 on TripAdvisor. We received fast friendly service and had a lovely table by the pool. I ordered the seafood curry and my husband had the fish and chips. Seafood curry was great as were the fish and chips. Kids both had a meal off the kids menu which they enjoyed.... More 

Thank Kaity S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying at Exmouth Escape and this is the 'on-site' restaurant. It is amazing. Staff are very friendly and efficient. Travelling on my own I didn't want to venture too far on my own at night so eating here for 3 nights was an absolute treat! Beef & Reef and the seafood spaghetti was delicious. Definitely try here if... More 

Thank Angela W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

UNBELIEVABLE!! Was cautious due to the price compared to a few other resturants in town, but you hard earned money couldn't be spent any better! Top 2 resturants I've ever eaten at and arguably the best bar anywhere, but easily in a regional area! Massive selection of craft beer, spirits and wine along with a wide range of seafood, moden... More 

1 Thank Matt B
Exmouth, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great atmosphere , family friendly, fabulous food. Love the Halopino Poppers, they are the best. Staff were welcoming and service was really well timed, we enjoyed all aspects of our meal and the overall experience. Would definitely return .

Thank Janet M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Called in here without a booking with family of six of us. No problem accommodated quickly and professionally at lovely table. Seafood speciality dish was amazing. We ran out of time to return to try other choices from menu. Highly recommended.

Thank GloucestershireGirl
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

We were planning on going here for dinner however between the customer service and the menu, we decided to only stay for a drink and go else where for dinner. The customer service we received upon arrival was very off putting. The servant was not very pleasant and made some rude remarks. The menu was very small and dull.

1 Thank riannaba

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $34
Seafood, International, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crn Murat Rd and Welch St | Within the Emouth Escape Resort, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Exmouth
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9949 2416
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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