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“Fantastic meals”
Review of The Whaler

The Whaler
Ranked #15 of 61 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed April 11, 2014

We asked the locals and were directed to this restaurant . Great meals and service. We had a variety of meals, salmon, pasta and soup and prawns and have to say the meals were very well priced and worth every dollar. We enjoyed it so much we decided to come back for dinner the next night. This time trying the steak, nachos and tapas. really impressed with these meals as well. Main meals are served on time, hot and have no complaints what so ever. Would highly recommend is place for a meal. They have a nice fire going which is really great at this time of the year. Could not rate if it would be good for special occasions , however in saying. This I would be very happy to have a dinner here to celebrate birthday etc.

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Thank Rocky2305
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Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Had a really good steak dinner at the Whaler and was very happy with both the price and quality. Recommend! !

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Thank caseyj1937
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

The food here wasn't amazing, and the choice for vegetarians is pretty limited, but we were after somewhere that had good beer and tv screens showing the rugby and that's what we got. So despite the average steak, we'd recommend The Whaler if you're looking for a relaxed evening but aren't looking for food.

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Thank EllieandAlexis
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Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

Steak was not wonderful and pretty fatty. Mash was cold and dry and had re-set to the point where it could be cut like a cooked potato.
Salmon was a bit undercooked.
Prices are a bit high when compared to other options in town.
Come for a beer and go elsewhere to eat.

Thank wasmgrr
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Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

Loved the vibes , the bar team are easy going and you feel like in your home lounge.
The mussels are amazing , the special steak really good.
Prices really fair.

Great beer plus great evening here.
Good choice. Very recommended.

Thank Sharon S
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