The Coromandel and the Bay of Plenty Restaurants

Salt Restaurant and Bar

  • 1 Blacksmith Lane Map It
  • Whitianga
  • New Zealand

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Put a slightly upmarket yet still casual restaurant in a popular local hotel, with a waterside location in a holiday town, and you've got Salt, a can't-miss dining spot. The table-studded, tiered deck reaches all the way down to the palm-edged marina. Housed in the Whitianga Hotel, the oldest building in town, Salt serves delicious food in a laid-back environment—the only rule is that patrons must have shoes and no bathing suits. The menu changes with the seasons, sometimes offering free range pork belly with prawn dumplings, lamb backstrap or grass fed eye fillet with bernaise sauce. Bar snacks include lots of fresh sea food such as Coromandel mussels. The oversize leather couches in front of the fireplace are a good place to while away the afternoon on rainy days, otherwise it's all hands on deck. During the summer, we recommend making reservations.

Restaurant Information

Address:

1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga, Waikato, 3510, New Zealand

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Phone:

07-866–5818

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted

Published 10/27/2015

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