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The Salt Bar

€€ - €€€European, , Vegetarian Friendly
23B Church Street, Macclesfield SK11 6LB, England
+44 1625 432221
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatballs” (142 reviews)
“fries” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:00All hours
European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
23B Church Street, Macclesfield SK11 6LB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good food, unfussy atmosphere. The eating area is a little cramped, but the whole experience is very good. Recommended.

Thank ozzertjie
Reviewed 2 days ago

For a change me and my mother decided to try here as neither of us have had Scandinavian food before. We had heard mixed reviews off people but thought we would investigate ourselves. Upon arrival the place was full which was a good sign. We...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited for lunch, ordered the meatballs and mash and also an open sandwich divided into two different fillings on each half plus a choice of sides - a mug of soup in our case. The meals were lovely, slight glitch with the meatballs as they...More

Thank daveandlynda311
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing & tasty lunch we had here. Unusual find in macclesfield but the food was delicious. Big portions & the sharing cracker breads were as crummy introduction to Scandinavian food

Thank tulipsandcoffee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't leave Macc without visiting this treasure! Amazing food! Had the crispbread sharing starter for two - delicious! Squeezed in a stunning pud too!

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't plan to stop for lunch just a coffee but couldn't resist the tempting open sandwiches very different to the usual butty on the high street well prepared, good presentation and most important great flavours and taste

Thank eleanor b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You must try Salt. The food is great and something a bit different for Macclesfield. You can get the IKEA style lunch or go for a full on dinner. Give it a try, they will not let you down. Book a table though as it...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious, and most was well presented. However, the service was sloppy and almost rude. One meal was served much later than the others, and on a chipped plate (yuk!). No apology. Later when we tried to get the waitress's attention we were...More

Thank Lou L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an early doors meal a deux last week. It was the best meal we'd had in a long while. We occasionally get the opportunity to eat here and it has just got better and better. I had the mackerel pate to start, (restaurant...More

Thank cheshirehousewife01
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were a party of 6 and had prebooked a table for 2pm. The restaurant was quiet. Food was decent quality but the menu was rather limited. The veggie balls were dreadfully dry and I could have broken my teeth on the hard toasted piece...More

Thank Sarah4barwick
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Julie W
8 June 2017|
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Response from daveta | Reviewed this property |
It's a restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23B Church Street, Macclesfield SK11 6LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 432221
  • E-mail
The Salt Bar is less than a five minute walk from Macclesfield Train station, on the historic cobbles of the Castle Quarter. We serve Scandinavian style food and drink, local real ales, good wine, tea and coffee in an intimate and cosy atmosphere. Open for lunch Tuesday-Friday 11:30-14:00, Saturday 11:30-17:00, Treacle Sunday 10:00-15:00 Open for dinner Tuesday-Friday 17:30-21:00 & Saturday 17:00-21:30.
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