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Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar

€€ - €€€, Cafe, Seafood
Mapua Wharf | Shed 1, Mapua, New Zealand
+64 3-540 2028
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“pork salad” (14 reviews)
“soup” (21 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Mapua Wharf | Shed 1, Mapua, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 475 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here for lunch on Sunday and they were fully booked inside so we sat outside under the recently renovated area. It was a cold day and the staff bought us blankets to keep warm. Our waitress was excellent, very friendly. Great food and...More

Thank 101bronwyn
Reviewed 6 days ago

We recently went to the Jellyfish restaurant for an evening meal with friends. It is in a lovely location on the Mapua wharf. We have been there several times before for lunch and have enjoyed sitting outside taking in the beautiful view. On our most...More

Thank Barbara B
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

HI Barbara thanks for your feedback. We always review our feedback in meetings with our Head Chef and staff. We pride ourselves on our quality of food and we try to price our meals to fit with the increasing costs of preparing them. We have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered one of the salads--Pork Thai, or something like that. While it was nice it was not to my taste. My husband had the blue cod, chips and salad, which he did enjoy, but it was overpriced compared to other similar meals he had...More

Thank Alys847
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called for morning coffee and snack. Greeted the moment we entered premises. Prompt service, good coffee. Premises are immaculate.

Thank Doug S
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Doug, thanks for calling in - we look forward to hosting you again soon Debs

A TripAdvisor Member
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jellyfish Cafe and Bar is my favourite Mapua eating place - always a great lunch destination. Excellent service, a variety of craft beers and wonderful food.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback, it is very much appreciated. we look forward to seeing you again. Debs

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Service was great and so was the food. Nice size portions and good wine selection. The menu is vegetarian friendly.

Thank ManhattanVasya
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for Visiting!

Reviewed 6 June 2017

We recently enjoyed a lovely lunch here with friends. All 4 of us chose 4 different dishes, and we were very impressed with what we had. The service was very fast, even though they were quite busy that day, our 4 dishes were all served...More

Thank TeresaS812
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We popped in unplanned .Reasonably busy actually. We watched the local guy feed the white heron called Hamish. ..neat to see. The food for a brunch was served quickly,modest selection and well presented. A little pricey but guess you have the spot looking out at...More

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A large group of us had lunch here at Queen's Birthday weekend and had an enjoyable experience. Meals were relatively simple but tasty and at a reasonable price point ($20-25). The hit was the Thai Beef Salad and the steak sandwich was also very good....More

Thank DexterD2013
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We shared a platter and had a glass of wine sitting looking at the lovely view. The platter was delicious and perfect for two people. So pleased we found this place.

Thank Katie7772015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mapua Wharf | Shed 1, Mapua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
  • Phone Number: +64 3-540 2028
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