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Beachcomber Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank NRT350
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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. My...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jeffreyshapiro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RogerH1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 3Pointers
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Service was good food was average the vegetables were chopped into giant chunks and served in a huge bowl

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank suecAiken
Reviewed 1 February 2019

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

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carmendawn68
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BenM5265
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 26WEKA
Reviewed 24 November 2018

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. Staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christopher172
Reviewed 3 November 2018

I had a pretty good roast lamb and the husband had surf and turf. His steak was well cooked and had tonnes of prawns mussels and scallops! Restaurant was busy with groups staying at the Inn.

Date of visit: October 2018
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