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78 Hawker Pl, Canberra 2614, Australia
+61 2 6254 7865
07:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 07:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Canberra, Australia
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A recent birthday lunch with a group of six friends turned out to be one of the worst meals we have ever had. The other members of the group had recommended the restaurant, having met there for coffee previously and enjoyed it. Clearly the restaurant has gone downhill. While the waitress was lovely and friendly, unfortunately the food was terrible.... More 

Thank GuruandL
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a coffee and was nicely surprised by the awesome taste! The walk through coffee window make it a fast and welcoming experience!

Thank Karen G
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great family destination for quality dining in Belconnen. Love lunches and diners there. Great wine range for us, and drawing options for our kids.

Thank Steve W
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I wrote a review earlier in the year after I had had a good birthday lunch but after my experience at lunchtime today I will never return . I booked a table for two and was surprised when I turned up that there was only a table for about 10 people at 1 pm on a Saturday. That is odd... More 

Thank Helen M
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My wife and I had breakfast at Rocksalt this morning (Sunday, 9th October) at the Hawker Shops in Canberra. We both ordered a benny. Anne had hers with bacon while mine was with smoked salmon. A couple of coffees started the meal. The coffee was excellent and, even though the place was very busy, arrived at our table within a... More 

Thank David N
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I’ve been having breakfasts at this café for years, mainly because it is the only café within walking distance of my house and I can sit at an outside table with my dog. The menu and the coffee are decent quality and reasonable value. But there have always been issues with attitude and service and now it has become so... More 

Thank Steve_1964_R
Belconnen, Australia
Level Contributor
73 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I regularly have brunch at Rocksalt on a Sunday morning to catch up with a friend (or two) who works during the week. We sit and chat over coffee and toast and watch the world go by. While Rocksalt is always busy, the service is prompt and always delivered with a smile.

Thank Jennifer C
Buxton, Australia
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great food .. busy little cafe so waited a while however food was worth the wait and thankyou Tahlia fot the exceptional service 😊 ps no pics as food was consumed too quickly 😉

Thank Karen C
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Nope. Sorry. Haven't been here in many years and after today won't be going back. I was pleased to get a lunch booking on a Saturday for 11 people at less than a week's notice. Good wine list. A limited range of kids' meals on offer (bizarrely, steak was one of them), but always good to see kids' meals on... More 

Thank michelle863
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

A few years ago Rocksalt was great little restaurant tucked away in suburban Hawker. Now, it has completely lost its mojo. I popped in for breakfast recently one Friday morning. There were a few other patrons, but the two staff were busy serving takeaway coffee at the window. One glanced over to me and told to sit anywhere. It was... More 

Thank Richard B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Hawker Pl, Canberra 2614, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6254 7865

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