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Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery

12 Burra St, Port Wakefield, South Australia 5550, Australia
+61 407 398 018
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“cakes” (6 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (2 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
12 Burra St, Port Wakefield, South Australia 5550, Australia
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

What a gem, in a lovely old church with lots of character and feeling of welcome on arrival.I had the garfish which was excellent, hubby had the Shepards pie which he enjoyed. A lot of love as gone into this cafe.local gifts available and a...More

Thank debbie f
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2017

Thank you so very much, Debbie, for giving us such a great rating and for your lovely comments. Our seafood is definitely locally caught near Port Wakefield by our local fishers who live in the town, a truly rare thing these days! Kim's shepherd's pie...More

Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

We called in to this amazing cafe after spending ten dollars on two terrible coffees on the main street of Port Wakefield. Salt of the Earth was such a wonderful surprise! Friendly, inviting, an incredible menu and fantastic coffee!!! By far this is the best...More

Thank Gawaine G
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2017

Thank you so very much, Gawaine, for your lovely comments...we don't see ourselves as competition for the highway stops, or the two pubs in the town...but rather we like to think of our place as 'an experience' and a 'tourist attraction' because we feel it...More

Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful stop lovely friendly staff. Great choices . Lots of quirky things clean lovely facilities lucky find .More

Thank Karen H
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2017

Thank you, Karen, for reviewing us and so positively. We pride ourselves on having very clean amenities and maintain the beautiful old buildings and gardens as well as we can, in a manner that we would be happy to utilise when we travel. We hope...More

Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

I called this cafe just in case the info on it being closed was wrong. There was no reply but I left a message. I was really amazed when the owner called me back. That's outstanding service and totally unexpected. Only wish our timing was...More

Thank SuzySass
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2017

Thank you, SuzySass, for taking the time to review your 'almost' visit to Salt of the Earth Café and Gallery, and for such lovely positive feedback. What a shame...you were just one week too early! We re-open on Thursday, 19th January, after a refreshing break...More

Reviewed December 17, 2016

Happy to come back- homemade food, relaxed and cozy atmosphere and friendly staff. Lots of little crafty bits and bobs to shop for.

Thank Dustincarmellanco
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2016

Thank you, Dustincarmellanco, for taking the time to review your Salt of the Earth visit. We really love your comments...they help us to decide to come and visit us as well. We hope to see you again soon. Happy Holidays! Caterina Mancini Owner/operator

Reviewed December 1, 2016

Lovely cafe in Port Wakefield. A very unexpected find. Only had tea and cake - but it was delicious. A must if you're in the area.

Thank worldtraveller686
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2016

Thank you, Worldtraveller686, for your lovely review...we hope to see you again at Salt of the Earth soon!

Reviewed November 29, 2016

just of the main road nort out of Adelaide in the middle of town - nicely furnished, rasonable choice of food, good service. Good place for a short stop

Thank robw48
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2016

Thank you, Rob, for taking the time to review your Salt of the Earth experience...we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

After waking up at Parham free camping spot and being blown away because of the strong wind, we needed a good coffee in the morning. I will recommend everyone to do a stop here during any journey. The lovely people will tell you everything they...More

Thank Yasemin T
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2016

Thank you so much, Yasemin, for the great review! We hope you enjoyed your journey and hope to see you again one day soon!!!

Reviewed October 24, 2016

Salt of the Earth is the kind of place almost everyone seems to stumble on by accident. It’s tucked away in a side street of Port Wakefield which is, itself, tucked away off the main A1 running north from Adelaide. Not too easy to stumble...More

Thank David I
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2016

Thank you very much, David, for taking the time to write your review, and such a good one at that! Reviews certainly help other visitors to make an informed choice for their stopovers. We hope to see you again real soon!!!

Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is a fantastic place to break your journey especially if you have young children. It is away from the main road but only a short distance. Here you can relax have a bite to eat and a drink and let the little ones have...More

Thank Brian B
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2016

Thank you so much, Brian, for the great review...yes, those outside 'toys' are great for kids and a welcome stopover for travelling parents. They don't work (in fact, we've plugged up the $2 slots) but children don't seem to mind. We hope to see you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Burra St, Port Wakefield, South Australia 5550, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Port Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +61 407 398 018
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Description
Salt of the Earth is in Port Wakefield South Australia (off the highway and across the road from the entrance to the oval on Burra Street. It's set in the former Anglican Church (1873) and hall (1905) buildings in beautiful well established gardens.The hall houses the cafe` and the church is the art gallery. We offer great organic coffee, home-style country cooking, local produce, local arts and crafts. Our friendly staff will look after you very well. Please enjoy our lovely garden, weather permitting. We can serve to you out in the garden if you prefer.
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