Once a reservation is made we
will tentatively hold the requested date for a period of seven days,
at which time a deposit will be required in order to confirm the
booking of your function.
Weddings require a deposit of
five hundred dollars; all other functions require a three hundred
dollar deposit, with fifty percent of estimated final bill due three
months prior to the date you have reserved. The balance is to be paid
seventy-two hours prior to the event.
Wedding must be cancelled a
minimum of three month prior to the date of event. All other function
must be cancelled a minimum of one month prior to the event. The Whaler
reserves the right to retain a retain a one hundred dollar
administration fee for a cancelled function.
All food and beverage items are
subject to five percent state tax and eighteen percent service charge.
A final guarantee (the number of
guests attending the event) is due one week prior to the Date of the
function. You will be charged for this number even if fewer attend. We
will give every effort to accommodate any increase in the guarantee if
space is available. The Whaler will be prepared for five percent over
final guaranteed number of guests.
All food and beverage item, with
the exception of wedding cakes, must be supplied and prepared by The
Whaler and consumed on our property. Menu Selections, room
requirements and all other arrangements must be finalized a minimum of
three weeks prior to the event. These menus are suggested for your
consideration, but if you prefer we will be pleased to prepare a menu
catered to your specifications. All food and beverage must be consumed
on premises; NO CARRY-OUT WIIL BE PERMITTED
The Whaler, as a license, is
responsible for the administration of the sales and service of alcoholic
beverages in accordance with Mass State Liquor Laws. The staff
reserves the right to require a valid photo ID as proof of age and is
not obligated to serve alcohol to any individual.
Room and Rental
Function rooms are assigned in
accordance with the anticipated guaranteed number of guests. The
Whaler reserves the right to reassign the banquet or meeting room if
there are fluctuations in the number of attendants. The Whaler reserves
the right to charge a service fee for the set up of meeting rooms with
extraordinary requirements. Food and beverage purchases may generate
meeting room discounts.
If color coordinated linen is
requested, excepting what The Whaler has in stock, the actual rent
cost will be charged.
Audio Visual requirements are
available through The Whaler Catering office. Rates are quoted upon
The Whaler reserves the right to inspect and control all private functions.
Liability for damage to the
premises will be charged accordingly. The Whaler cannot assume
responsibility for personal property and equipment brought onto the
All meat, fish, game, poultry, and
dairy are handled by food service professionals and considered with
confidence to be safe. However, we are required to cook all products
in accordance with the recommended food safety standards. If a guest
orders any undercooked or raw products we cannot be held responsible
for the unlikely occurrence of food borne illness.