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Salt Bar and Restaurant

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Whitianga Hotel | 1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 5818
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16:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here two days ago. The staff were very good and attentive, but most of all the food was of the utmost quality. The bouillabaisse starter was very good with an unusually tomatoey base. No complaints there. My confit duck main was perfect. Had to ask whether the chef was French. My wife had the seared tuna which she... More 

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Thank Brian L
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food is good and consistent (have been there a few times over the past three years). Service is a little uneven but over all a good experience.

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Thank 259leab
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my favourite places to have cocktails and a meal. Love visiting Salt when im in Whitianga and introducing new people to it. Always enjoyable with great service.

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Thank Zach M
Whakatane, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

had our boat in the Marina and just walked along the walkway to the Restaurant. Service was quick, waitresses friendly. We were lucky to get in as there was a lot going on in town that night. Did think its a bit messy when it comes to paying, not very clear where to go. Superb view. Licorice dessert was amazing... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently went here with a group of friends, sitting outside on the BBQ tables in the sun. We all ordered different things on the menu and enjoyed every dish. The staff were great and the meal fantastic

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Thank Dish155
Reno, NV
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious dinner with nice ambiance. Everything we ordered was delicious. Had the seafood bouillabaisse, side salad, and mojoto. My child enjoyed the chicken tenders/fries. Great menu and excellent food.

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Thank xtrmegee
Tauranga, New Zealand
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of 40 for dinner, the food and service was great and what agreat location right in the middle of town near the marina.

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Thank bartholomew123693
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, friendly attentive staff. Set on the beautiful waterways means you have a great view while enjoying good food

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Thank AmberandSteven
Hamilton, New Zealand
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently dined at this restaurant. It's in a lovely location, right beside the water. The staff were really nice and gave great service. We were both very pleased with our meals and dessert, good value for money. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Geraldine R
Whanganui, New Zealand
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had the best meal for a very long time ,the service we had was just outstanding a the meal was cook to perfection Gordon Ramsey eyes would have lit up with jealousy well done every one that's the way fine dining should be👍😍😋

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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
Description
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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