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A nice place to stay, friendly and accommodating. Had a harbour view room which was great. Clean, well maintained and very functional. Only real gripe was the wifi which kept dropping out but hey that is most of NZ in our experience.
We thought since we were in NZ there would be a lot of fresh lamb. This was the first place it was on the menu, and the evening special, I quickly ordered it. It was prepared as a roast with a tasty wine sauce.
We went into The Whalers Restaurant, admittedly on spec to get a table at 7pm to find only a handful of tables in use. Result we thought! Asked for a table to find none available for 45mins. That's ok we asked if we could have...More
The restaurant is on the top floor of the Beachcomber Inn and offers lovely views over the marina, with the ferry terminal in the distance. Tables are widely spaced so no feeling of being squeezed in. Staff are very welcoming and friendly. The menu is...More
Recently went to The Whalers restaurant for a family birthday. All 10 of us were super impressed with our meals. The food was presented beautifully. Generous portions, fresh produce, cooked to perfection. The table attenders were both professional and fun.
I hope the Management recognise...More
Group of 8. Locals. Half of us ordered the scallops as a main. The result - disgusting. Each of the plates come out with 4 that’s right 4 scallops on it. We had already had starters and we were very clear about ordering the scallops...More
I visited the whalers restaurant at the beachcomber inn many times in the past four years with both friends and family who have come away saying it is one of the best meals they have had.The steaks are to die for and definitely a cut...More
Joined a group of family members for Dinner
What a delightful evening very much enhanced by good food, very good service and of course the excellent company of family at the table.
The meals were generous in size, the food tasty and served hot.