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“Good food and service” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Salt Restaurant

Salt Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 161 Restaurants in New Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $24
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Winchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good food and service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2012

Lovely views over the Tasman sea. Service attentive and friendly.
Everything cooked to order so don't be in a hurry.

Visited October 2012
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Kerie M, Front Office Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review, November 10, 2012
Thank you for your review. I will pass this onto our Restaurant Manager and Head Chef.
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“We loved it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

Awesome decor, amazing sea views, great food. However the most outstanding feature was the staff! So very friendly, smiley, and informative - we really enjoyed our interactions with several of them. We had both dinner and breakfast there during our stay.

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Thank Bibliophilia
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Kerie M, Front Office Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review, October 31, 2012
Many thanks for your great review. I will pass this onto our friendly staff in Salt.
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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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296 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Great location, good service and food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

Several times during our stay we stopped for drinks at Salt, the staff were great and the second time even remembered what we had ordered the day before. The last night in New Plymouth we ate there, meals were good, on recommendation we ordered a side dish of vegetables but didn't need it meals were plenty big enough.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Shane B
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Kerie M, Front Office Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review, October 31, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Salt Restaurant. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. We hope to see you back again soon.
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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175 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Awesome service and attention to detail”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

We had a meal before attending a show so let the restaurant know before we ate that we were on a time limit. We were shown to our seats by a friendly Scottish waiter who was attentive but not 'In your face'! He made sure our needs were met throughout the evening. The food was delicious and beautifully cooked and presented. Four out of four of us were very happy. We were impressed the waitress didn't need to ask who had ordered which meal, but remembered. We will go back again soon, when we have more time for a more leisurely meal. Well done Salt. Your staff need commending.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Nakitraveller
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Kerie M, Front Office Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review, October 15, 2012
Many thanks for your wonderful feedback. I will pass this onto Luke our ‘Scottish’ Restaurant Manager and the rest of the Salt team. We look forward to having you dine with us again in the near future.
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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Not the normal Taranaki thing.!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

Looking for a place to have dinner on a Sunday in New Plymouth..?? Don't even bother. If you don't mind eating in a "Pub-restaurant" environment then you will find maybe two of these little "drinking-eating-noisy-beer smelly" places down the main drag. Not a real menu, New Plymouth is closed on a Sunday night. It is for sure NOT Marlborough...BUT....then there is SALT.!! Down at the sea-side, and for sure NOT Taranaki ish.!! What an excellent acheivement to have this top star restaurant in new Plymouth. Served that night by a waiter that I have never encountered in New Zealand in 11 years. He was from Russia, but absolutely professional to the top.!! Great atmosphere, great service,great view...not your normal street level noisy little drinking pub restaurants. Elevated with a good view over the ocean. This place is catering for the person who would like to have a good meal,enjoy the peacefulness and view,look into your partner's eyes and say sweet little nothings.!!! I will for sure go back to SALT.!! Not the normal "Taranaki gumboot pub". The waiter and service impressed me and first impressions last.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Rian M
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Kerie M, Front Office Manager at Salt Restaurant, responded to this review, October 3, 2012
Many thanks for your wonderful review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your meal at Salt Restaurant and I will pass your feedback onto Andre our Russian Waiter. We will hopefully have you dine with us again soon.
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