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Salt Restaurant & Bar

Whitianga Hotel | 1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 5818
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Whitianga Hotel | 1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here one evening while staying in Whitianga. The wind and the birds made us choose a table inside, which restricted the otherwise excellent views. We were seated straight away and given menus. My wife had a query, and asked asked...More

Thank Nick_Harris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff friendly and efficient , nice area. It was quite cold so we sat near the inside fire which made the area feel cosy.

Thank Moltim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just stopped in here for a drink on a late Friday afternoon, but tried a couple of entrees which did for dinner. Great location right by the water, right combination of bar and restaurant atmosphere, friendly staff (mostly young Brits) and great music -...More

Thank boyngy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked here as was highly recommended by our B&B hosts; it was a chilly evening and later poured with rain, the roadworks were noisy...... The menu looked every promising but service was slow both for drinks and food ordering which was a shame as the...More

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a prawn Ceviche for a starter and so understood it would be marinated in lime juice and would be raw, with onions and tomatoes. The prawns were big and plump but I’m assuming they were boiled as they had no flavor at all,...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Casual dinner that turned out to be more than casual as the meal was certainly one of a top restaurant, not merely a casual place. The service was good and quick. the tables well appointed and the meals very tasty, well prepared and presented. I...More

Thank Bigrinkles
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Food was good but not great. While it was the end of season and the place is very large so we felt a little lost within it.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Came here as a group of ten friends for my birthday lunch after reading awesome reviews on here. Upon arrival ordered the Fejoa cocktail and paid at the bar $18 but well worth the money it was delish! Clearly we were here for a good...More

2  Thank Kal4444
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Lovely venue and superb service doing justice to super food. Staff took trouble to move us inside as the evening cooled down.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The dishes we ordered tended to be a bit cheese heavy but the food a service was phenomenal! Don’t hesitate, and enjoy great views of boats in the harbor!

Thank Faye P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitianga Hotel | 1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 5818
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Waters edge dining in beautiful Whitianga serving European style food using only the best local ingredients. Whether it's a quiet cocktail on the deck accompanied by a bar snack, or a full dining experience, Salt will cater for your needs. Call us today for a booking. OPEN 7 DAYS FROM 11.30AM
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