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The Whales Way Restaurant & Bar

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21 Cumming Pde, Point Lookout, Redland City, North Stradbroke Island, Queensland 4183, Australia
+61 7 3415 3044
Wed - Fri 15:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view on upstairs veranda... Owner/ chef hands in. Fantastic tapas mussels and calamari etc. Excellent taste, large servings and value and awesome wine by the glass. Went back every day! A true gem.

Thank Kieran H
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed locally in a beach house, a short walk to Whales Way restaurant, the reviews I read were average and even rated a 3 star standard, I wasn't expecting great things but seriously - the food was absolutely delicious! My partner and I ate up on the mezzanine level at the Sand bar for tappa's we had the 5... More 

Thank Olivia B
Queensland, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprisingly good menu both food and wine, with cute cocktail bar upstairs. We had two delicious and generous mains with wine for under $100. One of us is vegetarian and the mushroom dish was superb, as was the fish.

Thank HazeBr
Bristol, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right from the start it was evident that this was a quality restaurant. We were lucky that we were on the island towards the end of the week when it was open. For starters we had breads, and they were really fresh and well presented. The fish I had for a main course was worthy of Masterchef. Very nice to... More 

Thank healthyeater41
Brisbane Region, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, great cocktails but best of all beautiful fresh mussels and amazing Tuna Carpaccio. Highly recommended.

Thank Tony G
Wurtulla, Australia
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would have to be the best restaurant on Stradbroke Island - we had tapas at the upstairs bar which are very very tasty and excellent value for money! The bar is very small, and we were surprised by this, but as we came early 5ish there was plenty of space for both our families. The outlook is quite nice,... More 

Thank Lenka_Chris
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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206 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely uncrowded lunch here with good food. The only issue was my daughter ordered spaghetti Bolognese and only spaghetti arrived. When questioned we were told there was no Bolognese but it had not been passed on to the staff. We asked for another meal and this came quickly. We did have to ask not to be charged... More 

Thank Julian S
Terrigal, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I dined here on Wednesday for his birthday, we had beautiful meals with great friendly service from all staff. Good value cocktails upstairs at the sunset bar, beautiful view! The food was so good I immediately changed my plans for my husbands 50th birthday celebration to Whales Way. We took our whole family of 21 back on... More 

1 Thank Julie D
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with wife. Very satisfying meals and service. We both had the sirloin steak as a main. I couldn't fault mine, steak was awesome and the sides were a perfect match. Quiet peaceful vibe of the restaurant suitably added to the atmosphere. $115 for two drinks, two mains and one dessert. Only a few dollars more than the... More 

Thank Benny A
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place, great views, yummy cocktails, friendly staff & hands down the best food on Straddie. Cooked to perfection by chefs, not cooks!!! If you want fine dining without the exorbitant price tag, this is your place. Loved it.

Thank Bev L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$30
Italian, Bar, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Cumming Pde, Point Lookout, Redland City, North Stradbroke Island, Queensland 4183, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Redland City  >  North Stradbroke Island  >  Point Lookout
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3415 3044

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