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“Great meal out with friends, fabulous as ever”
Review of Salt - CLOSED

Salt
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$46
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Local/seasonal/affordable
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
161 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Great meal out with friends, fabulous as ever”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Warm welcoming and knowledgeable staff Salt never fails to please. Consistently good food, varied menu with a British tapas mentality which makes food sharing and sampling new taste combinations a treat. Good selection of beer and wine, good desserts and great coffee. One of the best Canterbury has to offer.

  • Visited August 2014
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    • Food
Helpful?
2 Thank Carrie J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

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English first
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Absolutely great!”
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

Salt is wonderful, we ordered nearly everything on the menu and it was fab - not one disappointment. Service was impeccable and we had a fantastic time.

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2 Thank Lucy M
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Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Amazing food. ”
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

The food is amazing. I didn't really 'get' their setup of only doing starter sized portions. We (a couple) ordered 4 of these to share between us and for lunch this was enough, but they were edging on the pricey side of things. Not just as expensive as a main but certainly over prices for the quantity.

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1 Thank Samuel C
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Kent, UK
Level 6 Contributor
190 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
“Rustic charm”
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by friends. It certainly lived up to, if not exceeded, our expectations. Just off the main high street it exudes rustic charm, creativity, a certain uniqueness with the choice and style of presentation of the food, a relaxed dining experience coupled with excellent service and quality of food. Salt offers tapas style/sized portions from a regularly changing menu which is displayed on a blackboard. We had five dishes (goats cheese balls covered in almonds, meatballs, crab, beetroot and cheddar cheese flatbread and the duck confit hash) between the two of us with new potatoes and a fresh green salad as sides. For dessert we had the chocolate fondant and the raspberry parfait with crushed shortbread. All of the dishes were creatively presented and bursting with flavour.

We observed the owner reviewing the menu with the chef at the end of the evening and discussing his next amazing culinary creations. As another reviewer has commented the ambience and style of presentation and quality of the food is similar to the Sportsman but, if anything, the service here was better. if I was going to be really critical, I would like to have seen a more extensive wine list with the wines more competitively priced. But overall, we had an excellent evening. This really is a foodies' paradise and we will be back very soon.

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4 Thank Rob007Kent_UK
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Wilts
Level 6 Contributor
173 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Something different”
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Loved this rustic little restaurant. British tapas, freshly cooked, imaginative dishes and very reasonably priced wine. Very good waiting staff and a great atmosphere.

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1 Thank TammyWilts
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