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“Great lunch, great service and a great view.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Salt Cellar

The Salt Cellar
Gold Hill Parade, Shaftesbury, England
01747 851838
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Ranked #5 of 37 Restaurants in Shaftesbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great lunch, great service and a great view.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

What can you say about the location of this establishment. The Salt Cellar is located at the top of Gold Hill of the Hovis advert fame and is an ideal spot for a coffee or a light lunch. The lunch menu consists of sandwiches and paninis, and a small selection of main courses cooked to order. The service is always professional and friendly and the food is of good quality at reasonable prices.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Hawkhurst, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A tasty bite !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Very well appointed to look at and walk up and down !! Gold hill. Good tasty food at reasonable prices. Advisable to book a table if there are 4 or more people going as it gets very busy.

Visited April 2014
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Bath
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“This place is Faultless”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We drive from Bath to have lunch here at least once a month now, it is that good.
An excellent half way point for meeting friends and family coming up from South, far better than a pub.
The hardest part is choosing what to eat as everything is excellent as I witnessed yesterday when four of us went for lunch.The quality portions and presentation are mouth watering .
My only wish is that you open a similar themed cafe in Bath, you would do extremely well.
Great value, excellent service and food exquisite .
Five star chaps- well done .
We will be back soon .

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Shaftesbury.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This would be a place to eat at for the spectacular view over Gold Hill alone.
The food and service are both top quality, and the prices are very reasonable. This is one of my favourite places to sit and enjoy a cuppa with friends, or to eat at. My one small gripe would be that there isn't much for a vegetarian like myself to eat. But that wouldn't stop me going there.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great cafe, reliably good home cooked food and great service.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We are regulars at the Salt Cellar. It is a great cafe where there is always something delicious for everyone on the menu. If you go here you know you're going to get a lovely meal at a reasonable price with a fantastic view.
The service is great too and they are very accommodating if you want to alter something on the menu. They also allow dogs if you eat in the shop area.
The breakfasts are great and they also do very reasonably priced takeaway coffees - who needs Costa!
A great place for breakfast lunch or tea!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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