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Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar

Mapua Wharf | Shed 1, Mapua, New Zealand
+64 3-540 2028
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“pork salad” (14 reviews)
“soup” (20 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 15:00All hours
Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Mapua Wharf | Shed 1, Mapua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Having been a long term client at Jellyfish Mapua Nelson my last 2 visits have been most disappointing. We decided a second visit was fair before writing a report. Lunch service was extremely slow. The portion sizes were barely acceptable. Food quality was moderate and...More

2  Thank Whitney23G
Jelly_admin, Manager at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hi Whitney Your feedback on TripAdvisor has come to my attention. It is disappointing to hear, as we continually strive to provide a superior food and service for every guest. Our restaurant has a strong culture of delivering quality food for a reasonable price and...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

A must if you are in Mapua. We visited for my husband's birthday and Valentine's Day. Our first visit included a ride from our hotel to the restaurant by the owner. Debbie, the owner, never mentioned she owned the restaurant; we found that out later...More

Thank Daca L
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We went here for lunch and dinner on our honeymoon. If it is warm, sit outside and enjoy a tasty beverage and the ceviche while looking out over the wharf. It is a stunning view. Service and food are excellent. For dinner, the lights dimmed...More

Thank Jesse B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Great place to spend an hour or so having something to eat, the food was good, atmosphere superb, staff good.

Thank Cathy O
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great service, wine, food and value. Had high chairs for our son. Beautiful views of the sea. Located on the wharf itself.

Thank 81Turtle
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very impressed with the steak sandwich served on Gluten Free bread. The waitress did advise me that the toast would be grilled on the same plate as wheat bread (but of course would be cleaned down first). I thought it was very good service to...More

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We had lunch here and the food was excellent, staff friendly with GSOH. Overall, this is a great place to watch the world go by......

Thank richardcS4583FT
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you for brunch yesterday. Good coffee good grub nice people and beautiful views. You've got it all. 👍🏼

Thank teddybear2009
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

What a little star of a restaurant, service friendly, free WiFi, delicious selection of food. Atmosphere warm and interior shabby chic. Lots of attention to detail and food beautifully presented. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Delightful location on Mapua Wharf and beautiful food. On a perfect Nelson day we sat outside and enjoyed a delicious fish lunch.

Thank Barbara B
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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
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, 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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