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240 Forbury Rd, | St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
+64 3-455 1077
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Awesome service and food best cafe / bar on that strip by far, have visited the other places here and Salt is by far the best place

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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good restaurant, bar, coffee shop at St Clair beach. Been here a couple of times, can get very busy especially for Sunday Brunch. Standard fare menu but very tasty, downside is the wait time, but worth it when it comes.

Thank pan123969
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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248 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking at an Asian restaurant just around the corner from this and decided this looked better. Good choice! I had the fish and chips with a beet salad and my companions had the vegetarian salad and the chicken salad. All were excellent and the atmosphere on the pub blends in with the adjacent sea shore. Some of the... More 

Thank TopsideMI
Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Salt was recommended to me by a friend who visited last year. We arrived and were seated promptly. The restaurant had a really nice feel and looked great. I had one drink and the lamb shank meal, and my friend had the salmon. My friend loved her salmon dish which looked great and came with a salad. My lamb was... More 

Thank Louisa3679
Waimate, New Zealand
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in a group of 8 & there was something to please everyone. Lovely selection & lovely dining with the beach nearby if you need to walk the food off.

Thank JandalJohn
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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365 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a Monday evening in St Clair we were pleased to find Salt open. The loaded beef burger was well cooked but the ribeye was overdone. Staff offered to change it but we were in a hurry so ate up. Wines by the glass were good value

Thank 654GregP654
Launceston, Australia
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179 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't book but only had to wait a short brine for a table. The food was fresh and delicious and there is an ample wine list. It has the atmosphere of a cosy pub but seats a lot of people both indoors and outdoors. We would go again.

Thank Penny G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, generous portions, good coffee, ample seating with some outdoor tables. Lovely for breakfast in the sun.

Thank Hilary B
Adelaide, Australia
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174 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here while staying at Dunedin for a couple of nights. The tapas food was very nice...we had the calamari, dips, pork buns and chips, and left feeling very full. The pork buns in particular were very tasty. The service was very pleasant and friendly. We were very happy with our choice of restaurant.

Thank SUE D
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a work meeting and lunch. Lovely lunch. I had the chicken burger and it was lovely. One got the ceaser salad which looked amazing. It was a huge serving. The coffee was delish. The service was great. Nice an friendly staff always goes a long way to the experience. The staff here were great.

Thank pmlumb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Forbury Rd, | St Clair, Dunedin 9012, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-455 1077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?