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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” (41 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 5 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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

Thank Marmite62
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here once while in whitianga. We did try and eat here on good friday, unfortunately it was full so we booked for the next night. We both had the shoulder of lamb and it was stunning, the best I had ever eaten. They had...More

Thank Trish E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had occasion to use this restaurant along with around eighty other members of our group over a three day period when we used Whitianga as a base.The location is very handy to the main street and also adjacent to the marina so there is...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and her 2 friends did the 21km walk and 1 ran it. We celebrated their success with a late lunch early dinner. The staff were friendly and the food was great. They put up with our ribbing and looked after us very well....More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday night we attended with family of four. Were seated near entrance outside main dining lounge. Felt cold and removed from the atmosphere. Food was well presented and average in taste. Service was friendly and attentive. Would not likely return.

Thank taramoskalyk
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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View
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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