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Black Salt

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Barbecue, European
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8-12 Todd Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-826 0060
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Caterham, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Melbourne, Australia
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585 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 white wine sauce. Absolutely delicious. The kiwis really know their Mussels. Hats off to them.... More 

Thank Patrick L
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have eaten at Black Salt a few times now. They have 2 for one Stonegrill meals available on a Monday night. Great value for money when you get one for free. Highly recommend the Rump challenge. Also the NZ lamb is delicious. Great friendly & fast service with a casual atmosphere.

Thank Lavinia J
New Zealand
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67 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Located in the heart of New Lynn, Black Salt is one of my 'go to' places. Great atmosphere, and sports on the TV's dotted around the place. You can go for a drink, have a meal, sit inside or outside and watch the world go by. Several vegetarian options which can be adapted to vegan. Staff are always really helpful,... More 

Thank LegallyBlondeVegan
Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Had a nice dinner here with good food at a reasonable price Tee the waiter was really great, very friendly and managed to remember all of our orders without even writing it down! He's a great asset to the restaurant.

Thank TeddyMorris
Auckland, New Zealand
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Pretty average place to eat. The service too start with was pretty good but it went down hill quickly. Dirty wine glasses and a lovely but very under trained waitress who came back to our table 3 times to check our orders. Our meals took over 40mins to arrive which was pretty slow considering there was only a handful of... More 

Thank craftysole
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I've only ever been after work or during a Sunday afternoon but found it to be a great place to hang out. The staff are friendly, live music has always been fantastic and the food platters are delicious. Definitely a place I'd bring new people too.

Thank Vicky F
Auckland, New Zealand
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156 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Had a wonderful lunch today at this very popular outlet. The Spare Ribs and Pork belly are the best I've had in a long time. Portion size is acceptable and I tell you what, YOU must really go down and check out this place for yourself. Overall 8 out of 10 and that's pretty high for my standard, m8!!!

Thank arby235
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

My husband and I came here with some friends one BUSY Saturday night and we were surprised at how efficient the place was. Orders were taken and despite the place being packed out, the food arrived in a very reasonable amount of time which was a pleasant surprise. The food was great, service was also good considering the sheer number... More 

Thank Emmaontheinternet
Auckland, New Zealand
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151 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Pretty average experience. We had beef and chicken burgers. Both were a bit oily. Meat patty was a bit odd and could be off or marginal. The fries were crunchy but served in a very sad looking bowl. Typical average bar food quality. Not terrible. Just uninspiring. live music did help improve the atmosphere

Thank Manaseeker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Barbecue, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-12 Todd Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-826 0060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?