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240 Forbury Rd, | St Clair, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
St Clair - ly the best beach restaurant

There are a few to pick from, but settling in at Salt will be well worth the seaside journey. Can definitely give a thumbs up to the big breakfast, as well as conquering the dream result of a couple of cold quiets on a warm evening - Dunedin's weather permitting! Top service too

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Pascal-LaVelle
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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82 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

There are a few to pick from, but settling in at Salt will be well worth the seaside journey. Can definitely give a thumbs up to the big breakfast, as well as conquering the dream result of a couple of cold quiets on a warm evening - Dunedin's weather permitting! Top service too

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Very busy wee place, good food that is sent out quickly, great coffee and a great atmosphere, great place to have a coffee and snack and do a bit of people watching!

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We were out for a special birthday meal. The food was freshly cooked and was well served by the excellent staff. The whole experience was so good that we are going back for a last meal before leaving NZ. This will be our third meal here as we had lunch last week.

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UK
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Very nice dinner at Salt. We both chose fish of the day which was gunard nicely done and a decent size. Waiting staff friendly and efficient. Would not come here for a special dinner but hits the spot for a casual meal.

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New Zealand
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had a very nice lunch at Salt. It was New Year's day and there was no surcharge and for a crowded place, we got our meal relatively quickly. The only complaint was the cappuccino - first one was cold and the second one had virtually no foam. This was all quickly resolved.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Once a great place to go was very disappointed in their food The seafood chowder had no taste what so ever and the pitiful bread side was an embarrassment My wife had eggs benny and it seemed they used the toughest shoulder bacon they could muster At least the eggs were ok Definitely a let down from a place that... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Visited here for a dinner out with blokes who don't like fancy places. The food was excellent and fancy enough for any palate, there was a good range of desserts and we could have a drink from the bar or a wide selection of wines. Would go again any day.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Visited there in mid july, my husband had the breakfast with homemade baked beans. They had run out of sausages and there was a lump of plastic in his baked beans. When we pointed this out to wait staff, we got a 'sorry bout that' and was charged full price even with missing sausages. Never again

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

6 of us visited for a Friday lunch and each person ordered something different from the menu - we were all very happy with our meals. The restaurant was full, but service was still good - although it took a small while to get the bill and the coffees never arrived. That said, we'd still recommend it for an informal... More 

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Notts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Very little for us to eat. We have dairy and gluten problems and we had little choice. They did adapt the gluten free sausage dish to serve it with chips (!) but the sausages weren't that nice. My partner had the chicken risotto gluten free but it was tasteless. Thee wasn't much atmosphere as the restaurant was virtually empty and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 240 Forbury Rd, | St Clair, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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