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Salute Restaurant

83 Main Street, Greytown 5712, New Zealand
+64 6-304 9825
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (92 reviews)
“pizza” (35 reviews)
“pork belly” (18 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
83 Main Street, Greytown 5712, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had looked forward to this meal for ages after seeing the reviews on TripAdvisor, wasn’t disappointed. Lots of yummy dishes to choose from and non let us down. Recommend this restaurant

Thank ScoopNSony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I dined at Salute on 31 May. It seems to have a very good reputation in town. Our experience was slightly disappointing given its reputation and the prices. Once the waitress had seated us she seemed more interested in chatting to the...More

Thank Rosemary W
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Rosemary, We appreciate you posting your perspective. We do not in any way "rest on our laurels" and expect quality service from our wait staff. We were surprised to hear of your experience, especially perplexed in regards to your waitress as she has received...More

Reviewed April 7, 2018

The food here has a good selection of tapas-style starters... most with a definite Middle Eastern flair as befits the background of the owner.... although we would have liked a few more fishy ones. We rather OD-ed on the fried stuff... tasty parmesan churros, good...More

1  Thank epicure49
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed the food and wine. We, as new owners, are currently in renovation mode. We are freshening up the place in stages on our days off from what we purchased. Several changes will be noticeable...More

Reviewed March 14, 2018

One quickly gets the impression that nothing has been left to chance to make a meal at Salute a memorable culinary experience, from the selection of ingredients to produce, wonderful flavoursome fusions to the excellent selection of wines and artisan beers. The restaurant size (only...More

1  Thank philsmith777
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Wow. We could not be more delighted you enjoyed your time at our restaurant. We strive to always present our best foot forward and are truly humbled by your kind words. Cheers!

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Nice lunch and a good base to see the interesting shops and buildings of cute little greytown. Good range of tapas and mains I went for arancini and duck risotto. Ant the yummy haloumi crumbed chicken breast. Locals said ownership change so good to confirm...More

1  Thank antnChris
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, it has been eight months since we, as new owners, purchased the restaurant. Both the standard of food and service are of great importance to us, and we do our utmost to meet expectations. Cheers!

Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We are locals and go to Salute often, we were a bit worried last year when it changed hands, but the new owners have done a great job. They have retained many of the tapas, tweaked some, and added new ones, all very positive from...More

1  Thank Sija S
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Thank you very much for the kind praise. We are delighted you continue to enjoy your time at our restaurant. It is always our pleasure. Until next time... all the best.

Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant offers diners a casual ambience while delivering high quality cuisine and great service. We had dinner there last week based on a recommendation from our B&B and were really impressed. We selected Tapas, although the main courses and pizzas we saw coming out...More

Thank wally801
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Thank you very much. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Loved it before and love it now keep up the great work. Food is delicious, staff are friendly and nice selection of wines.

Thank Foodateir
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Thank you for the kind review. We will always do our best to "keep up the great work". Best wishes and looking forward to seeing you in the future.

Reviewed January 29, 2018

Four of us booked for a birthday celebration lunch, and a further three joined us unexpectedly. The staff were great in accommodating us all at short notice and helped our friend choose dishes off the menue suited to his dietary requirements. A birthday cake was...More

Thank Lillyglen7
SaluteGreytown, Owner at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

We were very happy to be a part of celebration. Happy birthday again and may you enjoy many, many more! Cheers!

Reviewed January 28, 2018

Tapas were very tasty. Lemon fritters were excellent. The sangria was disappointing - watered-down and no fruit. Affogato - too much coffee, not enough ice cream.More

Thank tgngytn
SaluteGreytown, Manager at Salute Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

We are happy you enjoyed our food and thank you for the kind words regarding such. As for our drink recipes, we adhere to the International Bartenders Association recipe book. There is absolutely no water added to our Sangria recipe. As the weather has been...More

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January 18, 2018|
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Response from SaluteGreytown | Property representative |
We like the different suggestions, but the correct answer is: Ken Miller (Louisville,Kentucky - not Kansas) and Jason Brumbaugh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Main Street, Greytown 5712, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Greytown
  • Phone Number: +64 6-304 9825
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