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42 Sackville St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
+61 3 5568 3452
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“truffle mash” (2 reviews)
“quiche” (2 reviews)
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7:30 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
42 Sackville St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good coffee, good lunch menu. A very pleasant little spot. Good friendly service. Clean and bright. Fresh ingredients.

Thank Lois k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A specials menu that varies each day plus a standard menu. The soups are fabulous and accompanied by lovely crunchy toasted bread. Home made pies are also very nice. And a pork belly and truffle mash potato were also a hit. Cakes on display look...More

Thank fromdownunder
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Called in for a pot of tea and scone, scone was fine and plenty of butter provided. Pot of tea hadn't been made with boiling water which was disappointing as it was warm and not brewed. Plenty of tables and seating, good looking display of...More

Thank Diddicoy
Rocksalt3452, Owner at Rocksalt, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2017

The water that we brew your tea in is set at 90 degrees, it is not boiling water! T2 recommended brewing methods are always followed, as this is the tea that you are always served. Im glad you enjoyed your scone, and music choice is...More

Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

I knew this was a great spot before I even set foot inside the door as my wonderful husband picked up a take away coffee for me to enjoy in bed! The coffee was so good that we returned after our walk around Griffiths Island...More

Thank Zamgal
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Good coffee, reasonably well set up, meals average some seats outside but very noisy especially if there are a lot of women in.More

Thank jagdaim
Rocksalt3452, Owner at Rocksalt, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2017

We are well known and sought after for our great coffee and good quality meals as can be seen in most other reviews on this forum. The noise that might be created by other patrons in our cafe, when the cafe is full, is normally...More

Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Decided to try somewhere different for breakfast today. Rock salt was the desired place to eat. Food great & staff very friendly & chatty. My husband asked to turn the very loud music down a notch.....which was done immediately. Al in all a great breakfast...More

Thank dinkydi22
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Bloody interesting story I reckon this. My beautiful partner's grandparents had a cake shop in Port Fairy in 1946 but we had no idea where it was. Upon finishing a lovely walk along the river we cam upon the Historical Society Building and decide to...More

1  Thank SantaMe
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Just finished a fantastic Lunch at Rock Salt, local Iing fish, delicious and service excellent, prices very reasonable and a very generous glass of Wine, fully recommend

Thank Annette C
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Had a few meals here. Friendly, very clean, polite staff, quick service. Big range to pick from... Coffee was beautiful. Thankyou.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick coffee break during a look around town. A skinny soy latte and peppermint tea cost $12.40! Even though menu price was $3.80 for peppermint tea and $4.20 for large latte. When we queried the price the woman was rude and...More

1  Thank Melinda B
Rocksalt3452, Owner at Rocksalt, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2017

Rocksalt is always praised on this forum for high quality coffee and good service. This review is an absolute abhorrent lie. Tripadvisor claims that the review complies with its guidelines, so it will not be removed. Rocksalt staff are not dishonest and certainly not rude!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Sackville St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Port Fairy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5568 3452
Fresh seasonal menus for breakfast and lunch, fresh roasted award winning Mahalia Coffee, housemade cakes and slices, fully licensed, free wifi and great relaxed atmosphere set in the heart of Port Fairy! Open 7 days a week from 7:30am outside and inside dining, bookings welcome
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