The Thirsty Whale Bar & Restaurant


Hours: Monday – Saturday: 11:00am till late Sunday: 10:00am till late Public Holidays: 11:00am till late

Phone: +64 6 835 8815

The best seafood bar & restaurant on West Quay in Napier. At the Thirsty Whale there is a range of rooms available for private hire, conferences & functions. From small to large groups, we can most certainly cater for you all.


Overlooking Napier harbour, the Thirsty Whale Bar & Restaurant is a major spot to meet up with friends, whilst you sit back, relax and drink in the extensive scenery. Sit on the deck and absorb the fresh open air as you indulge in an eclectic menu, complimented with local and international beverages. Enjoy the Kaweka mountain range and furthermore the Napier Harbour, adjacent to the Thirsty Whale deck – A photo opportunity you don't want to miss! Located on West Quay street, Thirsty Whale is the great stop gap from cycling or walking around the bay. Enjoy the yachts and fishing vessels sailing around the harbour, which will certainly add to your Napier experience. And furthermore to Napier’s offering, you get to shop until you drop, then revive in the comfort of our Restaurant and Bar area. Sit by the fire and give your feet a rest or take in the sea breeze air from the outside deck. Above all, we look forward to serving you! Last but not least, watch the sun go down and notice how the Thirsty Whale transforms! From live sporting action to legendary DJs, we really are the entertainment mecca in the heart of Napier’s nightlife. Dance the night away, knowing you are only a short cab ride from home or hotel.

62 West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier 4110


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