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Salt House

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, Seafood,
6/2 Pier Point Road, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 7733
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
6/2 Pier Point Road, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If not for the location, I believe this business would not survive. We tried once again last night. We ordered the fish and chips - there was a 2-4-1 bar meals. The fish tasted strange (not bad) strange, had to be mass produced and certainly...More

Thank Topbabe
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The venue is beautiful and the ladies I dealt with who organised platters etc for our birthday function were excellent. Quick to reply and lovely to deal with. The food was yummy and the bar staff very poilte and cheerful. Live music was great. The...More

Thank Tamarn83
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We used to love this place. Every year we go to cairns we always go for dinner sometimes 2or 3 nights in a row. We will never go back or recommend them to anyone ever again. My husband always goes put on a charter boat...More

Thank hyjack6666
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Open all hours this great location caters to many often with live music so a popular spot on Cairns Marina

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attractive airy restaurant very close to the wharves We arrived just after lunchtime but were very kindly served a tasty poke bowl and ocean perch washed down with a nice house wine and cocktails. Great food just before flying home

Thank bexandy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have dined at Salt House over our past few visits to Cairns and highly rate the meal. Portions are a reasonable size and the restaurant has a great atmosphere to soak up warm nights.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited recently, looking for somewhere nice on the water. The oil soaked dried up bread, looked like it had just been thrown on the hot plate with the bacon so we passed on that it was inedible and when you pay good money you...More

Thank wayne364
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best venues in Cairns to enjoy some live music and a beverage of choice with friends. Top shelf menu to choose from if you are after a meal along with some choice views of the marina .

Thank Ben E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Asked for and got a waterside table ... good superb and a really cool place to hang out. Good prices as well for quality of food

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large mid priced tradesman-like seafood emphasis cafe/restaurant but NOT run-of-the-mill by any means. Large range of dishes all well presented and prompt. Pleasant shaded ambience close by to the city centre. Very easy to spend a lazy lunch under sailcloth with flow through to...More

Thank jimmySydneyOZ
Manager M, Manager at Salt House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent visit with us, it's great to hear you speak of our venue so kindly!

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Questions & Answers
14 May 2018|
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Response from SuzieII | Reviewed this property |
I have seen kids playing and enjoying themselves there, pretty relaxed as there is a grass area adjacent. I would ‘d say it is overflowing with kids but certainly seen them eating there.
19 May 2016|
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Response from Leila K |
No dress code, smart casual with thongs is fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$15 - US$36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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
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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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