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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
**Great Food, Service and Location**

I returned to Salt in March 2015 for a meal with colleagues. We arrived early and were seated near the 'fire' which was pleasant as it was a cold day. Our meals were great - I had fish followed by a dessert of Eton Mess which was excellent. The atmosphere was pleasant and the service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
JayP77
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Lower Hutt
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Salt is a nice place although some of the staff can be a little hostile but understandable because it can be very busy in salt. We had to wait almost an hour to be served lunch but we were warned of the fact before being seated. I ordered the beef burger which was overpriced and the meat patty was over... More 

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Lower Hutt
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17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I returned to Salt in March 2015 for a meal with colleagues. We arrived early and were seated near the 'fire' which was pleasant as it was a cold day. Our meals were great - I had fish followed by a dessert of Eton Mess which was excellent. The atmosphere was pleasant and the service was friendly. I have already... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Food is pub fare, nothing too fancy. Quite a small restaurant, good for kids. Has a bar area with sports on the telly if you want to just pop in for a drink. Service was okay, everyone was friendly. Food was good.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great little cafe by the seaside, third visit there, always a must when in Dunedin, well priced, breakfast for four with two takeaway coffees for $95, not a lot left on the plates and good coffee.

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Helensvale, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Less than 75m from St Clair surf beach and within walking distance of the surf club and patrolled swimming and surfing areas, Salt is a great spot for coffee and snacks. Also serves alcoholic beverages and cooked fare including lunch and dinner. Good service, although this becomes a little stretched when busy...perhaps one more front-of-house staff member required? Always good... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

While the bar area is noisy,especially with sports on the TV, the adjacent restaurant is fine. We had dinner on a Friday night and it was busy, however the staff were excellent and service expeditious. Good selection on the menu - we both had fish main course. Food was fresh,tasty and nicely presented. Prices were competitive. We would definitely go... More 

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new zealand
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

$30 for an unpleasant ceaser salad and a glass of wine. I could have eaten better at home. the chicken was bland. too much dressing. not enough salad.

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Bathurst, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I struggled with some coffee in NZ but this coffee was great!! We had fantastic breakfast and friendly helpful staff. Inside and outside tables, close to beach and lovely walk along coast

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Had a great lunch at Salt. Menu was outstanding with plenty of variety. Recommended. Kiwis on Tour.....

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Sydney
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11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We dined early so there was not much atmosphere in the restaurant. The food was nice, although the dish I ordered had too much sauce (but that is personal preference!). It was good food but not too exciting. There is a bar attached and that was where all the action was! Big crowd, large tv, watching the cricket world cup.....Australia... 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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