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Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar

Mapua Wharf | Shed 1, Mapua, New Zealand
+64 3-540 2028
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“pork salad” (16 reviews)
“soup” (21 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll 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 yesterday

Good restaurant , great service, delicious food and wine, good esperience in my trip around New Zealand.

Thank Walter228
Reviewed yesterday

We had fantastic service and great food. We were outside and even though it was warm in the sun, we were in the shade and it was chilly. Without me even thinking to ask, one of the staff gave me a blanket which was just...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Celebrated New Year (2018) at Jellyfish. We had the set 5 course menu. It offered variety, was extremely well cooked and the service was fantastic. Also celebrated my 60th and without warning staff helped celebrate the day. Much appreciated.

Thank Roy R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Last night at Mapua and came to JF for a family dinner and we hadn't booked either. As soon as we stepped into the restaurant we were greeted straight away by a very polite young man. Seated at table 3 with a lovely outlook. Service...More

Thank Sonya Devon W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had two starters (salmon and haloumi cheese salad) plus some Pinot Gris, and all was amazing! Great setting and super nice server, Ian, who steered me in the right direction with each of my choices. Highly recommend!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great tastie food, family of 6 plus baby had a really nice lunch. Different modern menu. Recently renovated spacious dinning room with view down Mapua inlet. Situated on the jetty an easy walk from car parking. Lots of trendy shops near by.

Thank GKO64
Reviewed 1 week ago

About a month ago we went for dinner to JF to see the renovated and extended place and check out heir new menu. When my husband ordered prawns I saw on the menu that there were only some vegetables mentioned. So I asked if they...More

2  Thank angenz54
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

hi there Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Although I am disappointed to read it, I have taken it on-board and discussed this with our chefs. In light of your feedback we have since added a potato side dish to our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited again this year disappointed the Yummy chowder we had on previous visits wasn't on the menu but still worth a visit

Thank Raewyn1708
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks for visiting us again, we love hosting the repeat visitors! safe travels

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for a drink and ended up booking in for dinner. Right on the sea front in a gorgeous little watching spot with a stunning view. The food was nothing short of fabulous and one of the best meals we’ve had while being...More

Thank KimLMc
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Kim for your feedback, please do come back and visit us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After two visits in the space of a week as a couple we decided to take our family especially knowing the restaurant had toys for children. After being seated at our table the kids got a toy box ( a box of blocks) and immediately...More

1  Thank 22Biscuit
L8163DFdebbiel, Owner at Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hi there as you can imagine I am very disappointed to read this review. I personally purchased the toys for the specific reason that the parents can relax and enjoy a meal while the kids play, this includes coloring in, and all sorts of small...More

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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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