Amazing meals & great entertainment
Welcome to the Thirsty Whale, Napier
We hope to see you soon!
Overlooking Napier harbour, the Thirsty Whale Bar & Restaurant is a prime spot to meet up with friends, whilst you sit back, relax and drink in the panoramic 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 wont want to miss!
Situated on West Quay street, Thirsty Whale is the perfect 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.
Perfect Function Venues
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
The Main Bar and Restaurant
Meet and greet
At the hub of our establishment is the Thirsty Whale’s Main Bar and Restaurant. Read More…
For up to 100 guests
The Harpoon Room is a self-contained restaurant to the side of the main bar and restaurant area. Read More…
For up to 30 guests
The Mezzanine is situated at the front of the building with stunning views over Napier harbour. Read More…