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Salt Restaurant & Bar

Whitianga Hotel | 1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 5818
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“mussels” (50 reviews)
“lamb” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Whitianga Hotel | 1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We attended Salt on Saturday for a staff dinner. There were 9 of us in total and we were more than happy with the food, service and general atmosphere. Our food arrived at the table at the same time which always makes for a more...More

Thank Marina Park Apa... P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a birthday with a big group of people, food was ok but way over priced for what we got, desserts where not much better with all of the group agreeing that they were not that great. Good service though as there was...More

Thank kiwigal78
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was really expensive and the quality was poor, very fatty and limited vegetables, really disappointed ! The price of some of the beers was high. Overall, we were unimpressed by the quality and high prices of the food and would not come back....More

Thank duchamp662
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

One of our favorite places to dine. Always enjoy the food and great atmosphere. Thank you Salt staff

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 21 June 2018

the setting for this dining experiance is beautiful food is present ed well and its a good selection on the menu

Thank lorraine c
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Had a very tasty meal mid week. Had the seafood chowder as a starter and had the entree salmon as my main. Both were very tasty. Service was great with fast friendly staff.

Thank GrantandSheryl D
Reviewed 17 June 2018

What happened! The prices are over the top for the very poor quality of food & service. When you order the Lamb Shoulder for two @ $65 and you hear the Waiter telling another guest at your table that there is enough for 3 to...More

1  Thank Marmite62
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 9, dining on a Thursday, celebrating a friend’s significant birthday. We last dined here Christmas Eve, 5 of us for lunch - it was fabulous! Wish I could say the same about last week....my husband and I would probably have...More

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 16 June 2018

I was alone for this meal of tempura oysters, but they were very tasty, the service was good and very timely, as I was limited in time. I also had a cerviche prawn dish, which was delicious.

Thank Votting
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We arrived in Whitianga at about 3.30 pm on a chilly Sunday in June. We needed a coffee after our long drive. We walked down one side of the Main Street and back up the other. Very few shops were open and those that were...More

Thank estelle_cashmore
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitianga Hotel | 1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 5818
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Waters edge dining in beautiful Whitianga serving European style food using only the best local ingredients. Whether it's a quiet cocktail on the deck accompanied by a bar snack, or a full dining experience, Salt will cater for your needs. Call us today for a booking. OPEN 7 DAYS FROM 11.30AM
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