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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
11:30 - 23:00
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Whakatane, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

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 

Thank brunnies
Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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

Thank Dish155
Reno, NV
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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.

Thank xtrmegee
Tauranga, New Zealand
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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.

Thank bartholomew123693
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

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

Thank AmberandSteven
Hamilton, New Zealand
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 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.

Thank Geraldine R
Whanganui, New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 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👍😍😋

Thank Derek Y
Shanghai, China
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We were recommended by our boutique hotel host friends from Casa Aquila to this beautiful restaurant since this was our first time in this town. The food was just so delicious and we have had a great time!

Thank kimscairns
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

So peaceful and relaxing. Only drank there with a bowl of the biggest, yummiest fries I've had in many a year. Lovely looking out onto the million dollar boats on display.

Thank Darren N
Tauranga, New Zealand
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Eight of us dined here on the sunday of Auckland anniversary weekend and had a great night.The meals were all tasty and cooked perfectly.They were very busy but the waitresses were right on the ball and the service was first rate.can't fault the place as everyone comented on the excellent meals and service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 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
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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