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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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“lamb” (39 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Whitianga Hotel | 1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed dinner here last night. The young waiting staff were a joy, the surroundings were magic and the food was amazing! Highly recommend the raw kingfish starter and wagyu was cooked to mounth watering perfection! Thank for such a great night and seating right before...More

Thank Departure727860
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sad about the service here. Waiter look less than impressed about having to be a work. Slow and poor service. Food was beyond average for the price. Wouldn’t recommend dining here. Only thing worth coming here for is for the cocktails. Expensive but well made...More

Thank food_killer96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Waiter seemed less than enthused when we came to the restaurant not smiling at all or wanting to talk. We went to order food and had to ask for the specials menu which we’d heard the other two waiter tell There customers about but...More

1  Thank JoshM3561
Reviewed 14 August 2018

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 29 July 2018

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 15 July 2018

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 RachelS6429
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 lorrainec160
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

3  Thank Marmite62
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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