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Salt On The Pier

Pier Terminus 195-213 | New Brighton, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
+64 3-388 4493
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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Seafood, Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pier Terminus 195-213 | New Brighton, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service was fast and prompt. We ordered the fish and chips and a croissant roll. Both dishes are tasty. Unfortunately the view from the restaurant isn't fantastic. It's made worse by the ongoing reconstruction.

Thank Zac C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Salt on the pier was the perfect venue for our beach wedding, everyone loved the meals, service and helpful staff. The team there set up our table decorations and packed it all away for us to collect later, thanks so much for helping make our...More

Thank Malcolm M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a restaurant, the atmosphere and staff were friendly. Meals were good and looking out over the beach was nice. Be good if the windows were so scratched for a better view but that’s being picky. Would go here again

Thank Chelsea M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch with my sister and her family. We pre-booked for the cafe but when we arrived they tried to send up upstairs. We got that sorted then had to ask twice for the chairs to be cleaned as they were pretty dirty....More

1  Thank Nicki C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere, the food and the service were all excellent. Sam and his staff consulted us about when and where we wanted the food served, and had helpful suggestions to make sure all went smoothly. Our guests were all very impressed with the venue, the...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at 6pm as scheduled for what was to be a unique fun 70th ... the setting was perfect in theory with the beach right there, the sun was streaming in, but it was hot!! Too hot. They didn't open the doors to let...More

1  Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late due to our going to the wrong restaurant first. We rang to let them know and there was no problem. We were welcomed and not made to feel awkward at all. We ordered drinks which arrived promptly. The menu had a bit...More

Thank Sandyvt1954
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a First Table booking and we were pleased overall with our meal and experience. I have given 4* star rating but the service, while pleasant, leaves room for improvements as too slow at times. We were greeted and seated promptly at a seat...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined at Salt on the Pier for our anniversary on the 9th and about 2 minutes after arriving we remembered why we haven't been back for a long time. Please , please restaurateurs do not rush away to bring us water; when you sit...More

1  Thank LSEE
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We visited here on a quiet weekday for morning coffee/drinks. The girl serving was friendly enough but not particularly so, and the service somewhat indifferent. The view from this cafe is lovely, and if this cafe went up a notch or two, it would be...More

Thank mekydro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Terminus 195-213 | New Brighton, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-388 4493
  • E-mail
The best food with the very best view onto the Pier and Southern Ocean in Christchurch. Very popular for sea foods. Offers a best location in Canterbury for private functions including but not limited to weddings, wedding receptions, Anniversaries, Birthday parties, Christmas functions and Corporate meetings.
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