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Salt House

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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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6/2 Pier Point Road, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 7733
07:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 02:00
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Berry, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The bar was really nice and fantastic location. We enjoyed happy hour and had some nibbles. However felt very young. Bit of a cougar bar perhaps?

Thank HB_travellover
Bamaga, Australia
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

had a great meal here. the Kangaroo fillet was amazing. very pleasant venue on the waterfront in Cairns

Thank BarraBabe_11
Elmhurst, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had dinner here. the sea food was fresh and tasty. Outdoor seating along the water was nice. a bit pricey but worth the money

Thank Laura D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice layout and lighting. Only went on Monday nights, where it gets too busy in the main bar but the best night of the week. The DJ actually plays real house music and not the usual chart and trash you hear else where and is a nice bloke. The Bouncer on the door is always polite and pleasant, something refreshing... More 

Thank Ollie S
Leila K, Director of Sales at Salt House, responded to this review

Hi Ollie, Thanks for your nice review - you've made a couple of people very happy who usually never get a mention - many thanks. Regards More 

Burgess Hill, England
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146 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended and was very good. It is very popular so book ahead if you can. Service was quick as was the food in arriving. Fish was lovely and fresh. Nice position on the marina especially at sunset.

Thank jaav
Leila K, Director of Sales at Salt House, responded to this review

Hi Jaav, Thanks for taking the time to post a (nice) review. We are lucky to have such a great spot and great that the recommendation stacked up. Come and have a Chrissie drink soon. Regards More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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411 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was amazing. We had a group go for dinner, and it was hard to make a decision on what we were going to order. The food was some of the best i have had, the restaurant itself is by the marina so has lovely views, and the architecture of the building is amazing.

Thank danjonelson
Leila K, Director of Sales at Salt House, responded to this review

Hi DJ, Wow - best review ever! Thanks for the kind words and we're glad you enjoyed your experience. Thanks Again More 

Lyttelton, New Zealand
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a popular bar in a great location Excellent drinks selection. Cocktails a speciality. Food selection is pub full get food with pretensions and overpriced to match. On a busy night you can only communicate by shouting. I guess some people like that sort of thing

Thank AbaddoNZ
Leila K, Director of Sales at Salt House, responded to this review

Hi A, Thanks for taking time to post a review. It does get a bit noisy during those peak periods but generally it is a pretty chilled place. Come for lunch and enjoy the views. Regards More 

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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location excellant service and food and wine the best , cool breeze on a hot summers day love it will be back very soon

Thank caseyp
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike many other venues in Far North Queensland this venue has friendly smiling staff. The place has a great ambience and its a good night out

Thank Pooleh
Leila K, Director of Sales at Salt House, responded to this review

Hi Pooleh, Love this review - many thanks. The service crew are a dedicated bunch and they will love reading this one. We hope to see you again. Regards More 

Manukau City, Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered 3 Margaritas and the bar person had to use Google to find out how to make the drink. Didnt help her cause though, we all had a few sips, left our drinks and walked out. That was $45 and ten minutes I'll never get back.

Thank Karl R
Leila K, Director of Sales at Salt House, responded to this review

Hi Karl, Sorry you weren't happy with your drinks - I can assure you that nobody is using Google for margaritas but I don't want to get into an argument. Sorry More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$37
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6/2 Pier Point Road, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 7733
Situated at Marina Point, next to the Cairns Yacht Club facilities, Salt House is a unique dining, bar and entertainment venue offering a panoramic view of the ocean, marina and city on the waterfront in Cairns.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?