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Salute Restaurant

83 Main Street, Greytown 5712, New Zealand
+64 6-304 9825
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (91 reviews)
“pizza” (35 reviews)
“pork belly” (19 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, New Zealand, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
83 Main Street, Greytown 5712, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 288 reviews

Reviewed today

I had dinner there tonight.Would be one of the worst meals I have ever had. Restaurant was not busy. I ordered the Veal Scallopini. What I got was very over cooked crumbed schnitzel which I could have cooked myself at home and much better. It...More

Thank glen1959270
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you enjoy tapas and the concept of sharing plates of food with friends, then i can recommend Salute. There's a great range of choices, and the service is excellent. I found the wine list to be a bit limited, but still found some treats....More

Thank Rick M
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the kind review. It is good to hear you enjoyed our food and service. We are sorry you found our wine menu limited, especially considering we offer one of the largest lists in the Wairarapa with close to 50 different wine choices...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious meal at Salute last night. Did the Tapas menu and dessert. Everything was perfect!

Thank SandraFayMcC
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing such kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

A very varied menu to suit all tastes in a rather rustic atmosphere,prices are good and service excellent.The vegerarian dishes were appetising and in general a pleasant place to rest up for lunch in a lovelyprovincial new zealandtown

Thank tikitapu
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review. We are happy you enjoyed your experience at our restaurant and little village!

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Ken and Jason are amazing hosts and their menu is superb. Three out of four of us were vegetarian and the tapas were more then fantastic. The veal was delicious and next time I want to have the pulled pork that is legendary. Absolutely the...More

Thank kiwigav
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you and then some. We are humbled by your kind words and ecstatic you enjoyed your experience at our restaurant. It was our complete pleasure and look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Had looked forward to this meal for ages after seeing the reviews on TripAdvisor, wasn’t disappointed. Lots of yummy dishes to choose from and non let us down. Recommend this restaurant

Thank ScoopNSony
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind review. We are most happy that you enjoyed your experience at our restaurant and glad that we lived up to your expectations. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I dined at Salute on 31 May. It seems to have a very good reputation in town. Our experience was slightly disappointing given its reputation and the prices. Once the waitress had seated us she seemed more interested in chatting to the...More

Thank Rosemary W
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hello Rosemary, We appreciate you posting your perspective. We do not in any way "rest on our laurels" and expect quality service from our wait staff. We were surprised to hear of your experience, especially perplexed in regards to your waitress as she has received...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018

The food here has a good selection of tapas-style starters... most with a definite Middle Eastern flair as befits the background of the owner.... although we would have liked a few more fishy ones. We rather OD-ed on the fried stuff... tasty parmesan churros, good...More

1  Thank epicure49
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed the food and wine. We, as new owners, are currently in renovation mode. We are freshening up the place in stages on our days off from what we purchased. Several changes will be noticeable...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

One quickly gets the impression that nothing has been left to chance to make a meal at Salute a memorable culinary experience, from the selection of ingredients to produce, wonderful flavoursome fusions to the excellent selection of wines and artisan beers. The restaurant size (only...More

1  Thank philsmith777
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Wow. We could not be more delighted you enjoyed your time at our restaurant. We strive to always present our best foot forward and are truly humbled by your kind words. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Nice lunch and a good base to see the interesting shops and buildings of cute little greytown. Good range of tapas and mains I went for arancini and duck risotto. Ant the yummy haloumi crumbed chicken breast. Locals said ownership change so good to confirm...More

1  Thank antnChris
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, it has been eight months since we, as new owners, purchased the restaurant. Both the standard of food and service are of great importance to us, and we do our utmost to meet expectations. Cheers!

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mwfield
19 January 2018|
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Response from SaluteGreytown | Property representative |
We like the different suggestions, but the correct answer is: Ken Miller (Louisville,Kentucky - not Kansas) and Jason Brumbaugh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Main Street, Greytown 5712, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Greytown
  • Phone Number: +64 6-304 9825
  • E-mail
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