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1 Egmont Street, | New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-769 5301
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Ranked #18 of 115 Restaurants in New Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $25
Cuisines: Pacific Rim
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hamilton, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Superb food, great staff. We had a weekday lunch (while on holiday) and chose the meat platter. My husband was beside himself when it arrived as it was true to its description 'meat'. The duck (done 3 ways) was the star but also eye fillet, chicken and excellent pork sausage were all very well cooked. We are both good eaters,... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

my partner took me to Salt for my birthday. Great service Great food Good atmosphere Pricey but for a romantic meal out well worth it.

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Mark D, Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to Salt for your special birthday treat. We are very pleased you had a great dining experience - Happy Birthday!! best wishes The Salt Team! More 

Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

After looking at review , and having been to Salt before , On a hot sunny day this appeared to be the choice for a nice lunch overlooking the waterfront , As we entered the Restaurant something gave us the feeling , that maybe we had made the wrong choice , an empty room with only another couple sent alarm... More 

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Mark D, Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive feedback regarding your recent experience. The restaurant is not always quite like you experienced and we have had some brilliant feedback on the service and quaility of the meals recently so this is a little suprising to see. The kitchen did run out of mozzarella cheese and they did put extra Goats cheese on the... More 

San Francisco, California, USA
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We'd been driving 6+ hours to get from Napier to New Plymouth. SALT was a lovely welcoming spot to land. The 2nd floor balcony overlooks the West Coast waterfront @ the famous wind wand. GREAT spot eve with a main street of waterfront traffic below. We ordered a coupla glasses of the Central Otago Aurum pinot gris -- it was... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Really friendly atmosphere. We were well looked after and the food was great! I have a minor food allergy and the wait staff were really good about presenting food. Thanks again!

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Mark D, Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review

thank you for your feedback. Its nice to know you had a great time and the staff looked after your special requests. best wishes The Salt Team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Our table of 4 enjoyed each course from pre-dinner drinks through to dessert with no room for complaint. Each dish was delicious and we thoroughly enjoyed the banter of our host Dorie. We look forward to returning. Thank you.

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Mark D, Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at Salt for dinner. We are very pleased you enjoyed your evening in it entirety, even the banter from Dorie! Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback, we appreciate it. Best wishes, The Salt restaurant team. More 

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Have been here several times over the years. Can not fault it. Lovely food , staff and stunning views. Will be back agsin next time im in New Plymouth.

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Mark D, Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Suzie for your visits to Salt over the last few years, we really appreciate your business and the fab feedback from your last dining experience. All the best , see you next time. Regards The Team at Salt. More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

amazing location with incredible view, wonderful staff and great food and drinks. Will return very soon

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Mark D, Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, it certainly nice to hear customers want to return in the future. We appreciate your business, best regards The Salt Team. More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Always highest standard of food in New Plymouth. Lovely choice, can never decide what to have. Waiting staff very attentive. Good selection of wines. Great views over the water.

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Mark D, Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Rosemary for your fab comments, we really appreciate your custom here at Salt restaurant and are very happy you had a great time. We would love to host you again sometime. Best wishes The Salt Team. More 

Napier, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The quality and plating of dood outstanding. The head chef and soux work well together and great to be able to watch them work through the viewing area. Would certainly recommend a visit

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Mark D, Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Lisa for your visit. The team is delighted you had such a great experience and enjoyed the food and service we have on offer. Mush appreciated, have a great summer! The Salt Team. More 

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Additional Information about Salt Restaurant

Address: 1 Egmont Street, | New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-769 5301
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
Average Prices: USD 11 - 25
Cuisine: Pacific Rim

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