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Eat at Whalers restaurant

121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
+61 8 8552 4400
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“panko prawns” (8 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning Encounter Bay views, good food if not excellent, but pricey. Slow service. They could do much better!

Thank Leonie M
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The latest reviews suggested this was a good place to eat. Years ago it was good but it hasn’t lived up to expectations. The staff seem poorly prepared on a long weekend and busy time. The food is just average and the combinations of flavors...More

1  Thank Bryanmac75
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Our crazy family of three adults and two kids enjoyed this place. Despite their being a party of 90 people upstairs and us arriving quite late for lunch, we got good service and the food was delicious.

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We dined here and the venue was lovely. The irish sounding waiter was very friendly & helpful. Good wine list. Love the real candles on the table & lighting. We ordered the panko prawns, fillet steaks with peppercorn, sticky date & chocolate mousse tart. All...More

Thank Shelbymfi
Reviewed September 2, 2018

The food and service were good. We enjoyed the view while we were eating. We were on a group tour and we only had two choices so we didn't see the menu. I would like to go back again so we could choose off the...More

Thank sega58
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We had lunch here on a warm and sunny winter's day. Food was excellent, service was good. Great wine selection. View was outstanding. We will be back :-)

Thank nelsonferry
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Day trip to Victor for a family lunch found us booked in at the Whalers. Bitterly cold day (They could have lighted the fires - Ambience is everything) The food was good and served on !! YAY! We all had something different and were not...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Perfectly positioned by the sea. Went for breakfast. Coffee was good. My meal (bacon and eggs on toast) was nice but very plain. Hubby had the hot cakes. Smallest serve we’ve ever seen. It looked like 3 small crumpets (but thinner than crumpets). Hubby thought...More

Thank EatPrayLove123
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We enjoyed a beautiful lunch with friends, the view is outstanding and is hard to beat in the area, taking in Encounter Bay, Wright Island, Granite Island and the foreshore. The venue is roomy and clean with large windows to soak in the ocean vista....More

Thank Tina D
Reviewed July 20, 2018

What an amazing view for a class restaurant. We had a set meal as part of a tour but enjoyed every mouthful of my chicken pasta dish and the fruit platter for desert. Recommend you visit here for a meal.

Thank Philip G
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Annette R
June 22, 2018|
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Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Yes we do! Please ring 8552 4400 Or email us
Diana N
November 1, 2017|
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Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Sorry we do not trade public holidays
Bernard G
July 25, 2017|
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Response from tenneyp | Property representative |
Sorry no we offer ala carte daily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 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
Eat at Whalers. Indulge in million dollar views, salty air & frosty glasses at Whalers. Eat, drink, relax & savour. Titillate your tastebuds. Encounter friendly faces filling your glass. Why don’t you celebrate life!
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