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Eat at Whalers

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121 Franklin Pde, Victor Harbor, South Australia 5211, Australia
+61 8 8552 4400
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Adelaide, Australia
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Decided to eat @ EAT as it meant we could walk from our accommodation and we weren't disappointed. We received a warm welcome and were seated promptly, wait staff were very friendly and chatty and gave suggestions on dishes. We had tasting plate of dips to start-beautiful! the choice of mains were grilled prawns with mango salsa and green chilli... More 

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Thank mcingh
Victor Harbor, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best dining experience we've had on the South Coast bar none. Everything from the wait staff, to the views, ambiance and more importantly the food were sensational. Although initially disappointed the larb had disappeared from the menu, the thai chicken salad more than made up for, and even exceeded it. The balance of flavours in the salad were absolutely... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned home from "Eat at Whalers" having had a fabulous breakfast with friends, eggs benedict, fresh orange juice, fruit toast and coffee, great views of the bay and very friendly service what more could you ask for. Life is good.

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Thank alanweekley
Darwin, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 581 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped in for a quick coffee before going to the Bluff. Whalers is off the beaten track really and only accessible by car. It at the entrance to the Bluff, but WOW fantastic view across the bay looking back towards Victor Harbour. Great staff and coffee, well worth a visit.

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Thank Tim J
Victor Harbor, Australia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Eat restuarant at Whalers for lunch on a beautiful sunny day. We decided to sit inside because there was a northerly wind blowing. We were given a table next to the window where we could look out on the beautiful blue bay. We had a platter share for entree which was yummy with cold meat, pate, relish, bread,... More 

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Thank Chezza5152
Victor Harbor, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Lovely coffee and cake for morning tea and a wonderful view of Encounter Bay -who could ask for anything better? Sitting in the sun outside and watching the world go by and drinking good coffee - perfect..

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend. Our meal was beautiful, the service was excellent, the view and atmosphere were wonderful. Perfect in every way.

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Thank Lynne A
adelaide
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were there recently as a group of friends enjoying lunch. The meal was terrific, the view million dollar, and the service very good. I had the salt and pepper squid and it was the best I've had anywhere. The sticky date pudding was also delicious and beautifully presented. Highly recommend this restaurant for meals, especially if on the outside... More 

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Encounter Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The food is tasty and the service, friendly. The view is fabulous! This is my "local". I am always happy to organise brekkies, lunches or dinner at Whalers. It has a very happy "Happy Hour" on Friday evenings. Well worth a go if you are in the Victor Harbor / Encounter Bay area.

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Thank Pamela R
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

* Amazing Food * Amazing Views * Amazing Wine * Amazing Service Was such a beautiful lunch down at Victor Harbor on the weekend. Defiantly a must visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 40
Cuisine
Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?