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Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery

12 Burra St, Port Wakefield, South Australia 5550, Australia
+61 407 398 018
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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12 Burra St, Port Wakefield, South Australia 5550, Australia
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Came across this when we were travelling from Adelaide to Port Augusta. Great coffee and bakes with friendly service and plenty of homemade items to add to the luggage to take home. Thoroughly recommendedMore

Thank yhi904
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you, yhi904, for your great review of our venue...we love having visitors from interstate or overseas, as well as South Australians, of course. Travellers enjoy finding unique places such as Salt of the Earth Café and Gallery to add to their travel experiences. We...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

Deviated off the Highway one Friday morning recently in search of brunch and found this lovely café named "Salt of the Earth". Located in a church hall (I think) and next to a gallery in the church, it was PACKED with customers. This surely must...More

Thank Carol S
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you so much, Carol, for taking the time to review your Salt of the Earth visit...we are so proud of our little café and gallery and are so glad that you enjoyed it too! We hope you visit again soon.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

On a cold and rainy winter afternoon we arrived at this charming place - the 12 of us. Ranging from 4 to 74 years old. All hungry but excited at the sight of this ful hall cum dining gallery. The decorative atmosphere competes well with...More

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saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you so very much, Cecilia, for the excellent rating and amazing review!!! We really appreciate the fact that you took the time to write the review, all the way from Hong Kong I assume...we certainly enjoy looking after family groups and having them leave...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

I belong to a local travel group who had booked in to the Salt of the Earth for a ‘Christmas Lunch’. There was a main and a desert: main meal which came out just warm with half the plate covered in salad, one piece of...More

Thank Pamela F
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

We are so sorry that you didn't like your lunch, Pamela. We made the atmosphere 'Christmassy' for the group with decorations and Graeme Clarke played some Christmas Carols. I received very favourable comments from members of your group so it's disappointing that you felt as...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Read many great reviews about Salt of the Earth Cafe and was keen to try it out. We stopped for breakfast on the way to our holiday at Point Turton. The cafe is a beautiful old historic church which has been decked out to be...More

Thank NikkiGAdelaide
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Wow, Nikki...thank you so very much for the marvellous review! The games were my dear mum's idea (She is 91 years old)...it's certainly lovely to see families playing board or card games together I believe...our display of porcelain figurines in the gallery is a great...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

We enjoyed a stop at this attractive, historic building for lunch. It is situated off the main shopping area with the parking catering for a large caravan. Inside the cafe are plenty of table and chairs and a large array of crafts for sale. We...More

Thank Ingrid A
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you, Ingrid, for your positive review. Yes, most of the streets in Port Wakefield are nice and wide, making parking for caravaners and motorhomers very convenient for sure. We are so glad that you enjoyed your meals and coffee. Our gluten free options are...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

went to both the cafe and gallery and found both very interesting. The cafe has locally made jams, preserves and crafts while the gallery had a great collection of hand made dolls, wind chimes and paintings. Both are well worth a visitMore

Thank Rob W
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you very much, Rob, for your 5/5 vote and positive comments and for taking the time to do so. We certainly keep trying to include what locally made products we can find in the area. We hope you get a chance to visit us...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

we stopped in for a Coffee on our way home from Adelaide, the coffee was excellent and the ambiance of the Café was worth the stop. many local works of art and crafts available for sale other customers were enjoying the meals that are available...More

Thank Andrew H
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you so much, Andrew, for your 5/5 rating and great review. We really love our special blend of organic coffee, from Bean Revolution in Adelaide, as well! As for the art and crafts, we have quite a few clever people, many from the surrounding...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on our way to Adelaide, and loved every minute here. Food was great, coffee was great, games for the kids, cute local craft items and a beautiful old building. Felt like stepping back in time... thanks for everything ladies xxxMore

Thank Reece O
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Thank you, Reece, for the great review and the 5/5 rating! We are passionate about the place so it's great to read that others feel the same 'love' when they visit. It's always so wonderful to see visitors playing a card game or Scrabble, perhaps,...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We were taking a friend to the lake bumbunga, yet got the munchies on the way, so we found this very nice place for a stopover and had some food. I had my old time favor - Shepherd's pie, and it was absolutely lovely~ just...More

Thank Zhe S
saltPortWakefield, Owner at Salt Of The Earth Cafe And Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Thank you so much, Zhe, for the 5/5 and the great review...we are so glad that you and your group enjoyed your 'Salt of the Earth experience'! The shepherd's pie is certainly a favourite...we hope to see you again soon. Caterina Mancini Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 15
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Burra St, Port Wakefield, South Australia 5550, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Port Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +61 407 398 018
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Description
Salt of the Earth is in Port Wakefield South Australia (off the highway and across the road from the entrance to the oval on Burra Street. It's set in the former Anglican Church (1873) and hall (1905) buildings in beautiful well established gardens.The hall houses the cafe` and the church is the art gallery. We offer great organic coffee, home-style country cooking, local produce, local arts and crafts. Our friendly staff will look after you very well. Please enjoy our lovely garden, weather permitting. We can serve to you out in the garden if you prefer.
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