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The Salt Cellar

Gold Hill Parade, Shaftesbury, England
+44 1747 851838
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (93 reviews)
“pies” (20 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gold Hill Parade, Shaftesbury, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife & I were on our way to Devon on Friday 2 November & decided to stop in Shaftesbury as we remembered a very nice visit here 4 years ago. We found this cafe at the top of Golds Hill & remembered it being...More

Thank A1963
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although a restaurant serving many different things it felt more like a cafe. The food was delicious, served hot and the staff welcoming. Lovely view of Gold hill. Would go back

Thank The_1st_Lady
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Shaftesbury with my sister and came here for lunch. Managed to get a table by the window looking down the famous Gold Hill, just beautiful. Lovely atmosphere, good service and delicious food. I had the chef special on the board; delicious chicken with creamy...More

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicous filled ciabattas with salad & coffee, we sat outside on a glorious November day with fabulous views of Gold Hill. Lovely waitress service was friendly & efficient. Would happily go again to the Salt Cellar next time we visit Shaftesbury

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 1 week ago

this restaurant is ideal for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Although small it gives a cosy ambience and their is plenty of seating inside and out. Booking lunch is advisable! Outside seating has amazing views over the scenic Gold Hill. Staff are friendly and helpful...More

Thank Godojudi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one my best meal I had whilst in England. Had salmon and potato pie with salad. My daughter had cheese and tomato sandwich. Nice variety menu options and food was fresh. If had room the desserts (puddings) looked delicious as well. Prices very...More

Thank lrp27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the most amazing gluten free Devonshire cream tea here for elevensies snack - so brilliant to be able to have a gluten free scone as not many places do that!! To have the stunning view from the outside table and sit there with our...More

Thank Dolphinsmiles14
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Friendly staff, inside or out seating, terrific view of the cobblestone road that descends Gold Hill and its signature old thatched houses. Around double thumbs up. Will return upon next visit.

Thank cloudsskyocean
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

What a great place. Friendly staff and excellent reasonably priced food....look forward to our next visit when we are visiting this area again

Thank Amberhous
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Fab friendly staff, lovely place and fab view of gold hill. We both had a cream tea, mine being gluten free absolutely fabulous and well done guys for making your own gluten free scones. Thanks again

Thank Julie W
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June 11, 2018|
Response from 837benf | Reviewed this property |
Call them on 01747 851838
timothy t
December 23, 2017|
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Response from timothy t | Reviewed this property |
Thank you so much.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gold Hill Parade, Shaftesbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Shaftesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1747 851838
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