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Black Salt

$$ - $$$, , Barbecue
8-12 Todd Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-826 0060
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“mussels” (6 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
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Pub, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
8-12 Todd Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Dinner for five people. Mussels tasted good but came with little to no wine broth. Steak was ok of a cut. Kind of chewy at times. Had one set of drinks and was never asked again for a second drink.

Thank kelleygun
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is the place for some really great and deliciously large local mussels. The Thai Style coconut Mussels and the White Wine and garlic Mussels was absolutely gorgeous. Flavor wise, the Thai Style coconut cream sauce won but only by a whisker. The salt and...More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We go here weekly to have a drink with some friends. We have eaten here a few times and the food is always good. The mussels are normally a winner as well.

Thank Georgia L
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I went to Black Salt on a Thursday night for a three course meal. Everything was great except one of our Creme Brulee's was blow-torched slightly too long, making the shell too thick/bitter. Apart from that, service was great, the other meals were fantastic and...More

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to give black salt another chance as I saw they had a new menu. We waited for a table for nearly TWO HOURS. We were constantly told they hadn't forgotten about us when we saw other parties being seated although they said there were...More

Thank Jea M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Found Black Salt to be extremely clean with a fantastic choice of draught beers , and bottled beers . Food menu really good with something for everyone. Food cooked nice and fresh, and presentation was fantastic. Bar staff very helpful and professional. Ate here a...More

Thank rob a
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We sat down to a dirty table (just crusty old dishes, no coats or bags left) and the waitress shot over, raised voice - telling us that we'd sat in somebody's seat. Had she been seating people, rather than slouched over the bar chatting up...More

Thank BelindaBob
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Came by for a birthday party and we were situated outside in the sun. Service was standard and the food was ok. Ordered the butcher platter to share and some items were better than others. The crackling was nice and crispy and the meatballs and...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 19 November 2016

First time at Black Salt. Lovely meal. Had steak and prawn stonegrill. It was very tasty. Went on Friday night so it was busy, but service was good. Music was good too. Would recommend.

Thank Joyce J
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Had a gastronomic meal of Green Lip Mussels, Prawns and Steak on hot stone and we washed it all down with icy cold Tiger Beer. The mussels was something special and we had the Thai style with coconut cream and the cream with garlic and...More

Thank Patrick L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Pub, Bar, Barbecue, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-12 Todd Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-826 0060
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