8 Inlet road, Kaiteriteri, Motueka, Tasman Region , New Zealand

The Beached Whale Restaurant & Bar

8 Inlet road, Kaiteriteri, Motueka, Tasman Region , New Zealand


The Beached Whale is a casual seaside restaurant and bar located in Kaiteriteri.
On the doorstep of the Abel Tasman National Park we are only 20 minutes from Motueka & 45 minutes from sunny Nelson. With wood fired pizzas, child friendly, live music

The Beached Whale is a casual and relaxed dining and bar environment where everyone is welcome. We pride ourselves with an extensive well priced menu.

The current menu is influenced by the origins of our international chefs and uses beautiful fresh local seafood and produce from the wider Tasman area.

Our full a la carte menu, bar menu and wood-fired pizzas caters to both eat in and takeaway diners. We also serve a full takeaway menu and gourmet burgers from our Beached As Caravan – operating from 8am until late from December to March each year.

There are a variety of dining options in Summer – our seating facilitates both indoor and outdoor dining and in Winter the ambience is cosy with the wood fire and sports playing on the big flat screen TV's and themed entertainment nights.

We have a very experienced team and cater for every celebration and special occasion, from Conferences to Weddings, Staff Parties, Birthdays and Anniversaries.

Things to do:

We have a pool table
Sky TV for the Winter sports available,
Live music on request and pub quizzes,
Themed nights.

Attached to the Beached Whale is Kaiteri Lodge. This accommodation provider hosts the Kiwi Experience bus tours and the Beached Whale has a vibrant and fun atmosphere.


Takes Reservations
Walk-Ins Welcome
Good For Groups
Good For Kids
Take Out
Outdoor Seating


8 Inlet road, Kaiteriteri, Motueka, Tasman Region , New Zealand
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