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Eat at Whalers

121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
+61 8 8552 4400
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
10:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to eat at whalers with friends and had a great time. The food was fabulous and the service was just as fabulous. Especially James. Her couldn't do enough for us. Highly recommended.

Thank Leanne G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here after a recommendation from a coworker. We had dinner on a Saturday evening and both enjoyed our meals, although my husband burnt his mouth so badly on the potatoes that the roof of his mouth blistered. We returned the next morning for...More

Thank Leaners83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to dine. One of the more expensive local places although reasonable for a restaurant. Food was great. Dined with 2 others so had 3 different meals and all were enjoyed thoroughly.

Thank Wenton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a local and do go to Whalers every now and again. The car park when finished should be nice although very noisy equipment working on it at the moment. The view is wonderful. One thing I must mention is that if you are...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Only had coffee there, but looks a lovely place, coffee was great and staff very friendly. Must go back for a meal...

Thank DOMI21
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Had coffee. Very nice. Staff very friendly and helpful. The food looked marvelous!(saw what others were having😁). Parking lot being refurbished, but can still park close enough to walk there. Views and feeling of the place awesome. Nice place to go when cold out.

Thank phoenixrisingnow
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Hoped for a nice Mother's Day brunch but left disappointed and probably won't go back. Wife ordered the Belgian Waffle that was supposed to be 2 waffles plus toppings. 1 cold waffle with topping is what she received. Asked for the second and received a...More

Thank Duggy_66
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

We havent eaten here for several months but the current owners provided an excellent meal for our family that was very well received. We had requested an outside table and this was provided much to the family's pleasure as they were able to enjoy the...More

Thank confused999
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Amazzzzing Views and right on the water!! Cool casual place with really nice friendly staff and good food and wine. Seafood was very good (real fresh scallops, not out of a frozen bag)

Thank Brian T
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Awesome location especially on balmy evenings.Good wine list with different selections than the norm.Food is somewhere between 3 and 4 star Ok but not special.

Thank Hewitt007
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Ruth K
Could you please advise if you will be open for dinner on Monday 31 October? Many thanks.
October 2, 2016|
Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Sorry Ruth but we don't trade on Mondays. Open the Sunday the 30 th for breakfast and lunch.
Are you open Saturday nights?
July 14, 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Yes we are!! Bookings are advised as it's the busiest night. 08 8552 4400
it the restaurant open for Christmas lunch this year?
October 1, 2015|
Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Sorry that is our sacred family day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 am
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Victor Harbor
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8552 4400
  • E-mail
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