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Whale Restaurant

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102 Wagonga St, Narooma, New South Wales 2546, Australia
+61 2 4476 2411
18:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best quality and best service restaurant in Narooma. Ask for a window table and get there early for stunning views

Thank allenmcgreevy
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A highly rated, overpriced restaurant that didn't deliver. I ordered an entree sized potato gnocchi and received mushy semolina based gnocchi (around 10 pieces) with the wrong sauce (however sauce was passable). Hubby ordered lamb shoulder with beetroot risotto. Risotto lacked flavour and was watery, portion of lamb was child-size and there was no sauce (Manu would not be happy!)... More 

Thank Alan M
Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We ate at this restaurant a few years ago and the food was excellent. But this time around the food was awful. It seemed very "try hard".

Thank Judi O
Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We were pleasantly surprised - even delighted - by the high standard of this little restaurant. The meal was easily the equivalent of an up-market restaurant in a capital city. The room service option was welcome, and we particularly appreciated the dessert being delivered half an hour or so later, to ensure the amazing in-house created ice-cream arrived in perfect... More 

Thank MaureenJT
Wollongong, Australia
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Beautiful experience - soft lighting, live dining music courtesy of the resident 'piano man', views of the harbour from the ceiling to floor windows, friendly, knowledgeable and efficient service, beautifully presented and tasty food combined together to ensure a great dining experience. Although my partner said that the tuna entree was lacking flavour it was nicely presenting. He's main meal... More 

Thank Catherine S
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193 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Didn't look like much from the outside but inside had old world charm. Calamari entree was fine. Mullenderee Farm eye fillet, Termeil mushroom etc as main - very nicely cooked, very tender. Mushroom was tasty. The ABC Tilba Cheese board consisting of Aged Cheddar, 3 Udders Brie, Super Blue all made locally was excellent. A nice Shiraz heled the eye... More 

Thank TheUnicorn
Bowral, Australia
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416 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Before anything else if you're a mussel fan you need to try the mussels. They come from Eden and are plump and delicious. The view is beautiful as the restaurant sits on a point. Staff were great. Attentive but not intrusive. Prices were very reasonable.

Thank Jinny57
Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A family group including the children had a very enjoyable evening . They catered for the kids and they thoroughly enjoyed their dinner. A lovely ambience with stunning ocean views in the distance . Pianist playing in the background was very pleasant. I had a variety of local oysters for entree...superb! Smoked lamb on a bed of beetroot mash was... More 

Thank David M
Batehaven, Australia
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139 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the better restaurants in the region. Fresh fish, local steaks and cooked to perfection. We will,certainly eat at the Whale restaurant next time we are in Narooma.

Thank Mike H
Canberra, Australia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Excellent high quality local produce and stunning ocean views. The serving sizes are just right - so you can have entree, main and desert. Try them all! Staff knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank L1015CBrogerb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Wagonga St, Narooma, New South Wales 2546, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Eurobodalla  >  Narooma
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4476 2411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?