Cuisine: Italian
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35

Classic meets contemporary at Salt Meats Cheese, located in Sydney’s Circular Quay. Take your whole family out for a feast at this delicious Italian restaurant that lets the produce do the talking—and talk it certainly does.

The pasta is simply stunning, with dishes ranging from slow-cooked lamb shoulder ragu through to the tagliolini al granchio, made from blue swimmer crab, chilli, zucchini and cherry tomatoes. The pizza is a great mix of Italian classics, such as the prosciutto and diavola, through to contemporary menu additions, including the chorizo pizza and the truffle, featuring mushrooms and gorgonzola—yum!

Of course, it wouldn’t be Salt Meats Cheese without a selection of cheeses and cured meats. Start your meal with an antipasto board or order a selection that shows just how passionate about produce the culinary team here are.

Salt Meats Cheese is the perfect place to host a celebration or simply a casual family dinner. Easily accessible via public transport, this restaurant is open for dinner every day of the week bar Sunday.

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Salt Meats Cheese- Circular Quay
Level 2 Gateway Building, 1 Alfred Street
Circular Quay, Sydney 2000

Open Hours:
Monday – Friday: 12 pm – 3pm & 5.30pm – 9pm
Saturday: 12 pm – 3pm & 5.00pm – 9pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 3pm & 5.30pm – 9pm

Phone: (02) 89641622
Website: www.saltmeatscheese.com.au

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Salt Meats Cheese- Circular Quay
Location: Circular Quay
Cuisine: Italian
Mains: $25 - $35
Accepts:   Salt Meats Cheese- Circular Quay accepts American Express

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Yan NI

I had blue swimmer crab with pasta, the service was OK, but the food was delicious.

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Danielle Saez

Really great wholesome authentic pizza and pasta dishes! My 3yo son loved their penne meatball ragu and salt and pepper calamari!
The Pumpkin risotto and crab pasta was beautiful and fresh and filling..this place is always a good go to! Will be back for sure..

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Louise Smith

Perfect for our day in the city. We were greeted happily. the waiters were friendly and attentive. Our choices from the menu: the steak was cooked as requested. Pizza was tasty, perhaps could have been in the oven a few minutes more for a bit more browning. We will return. Was great for lunch before a 2pm concert at the Opera House. Thanks to the staff

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Katherine Thompson

Excellent food including gluten free pizza base - very impressive! Service was also really wonderful. Would certainly return.

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Louise Kennedy

Dined at Salt Meats Cheese with my partner, food was great, service was fantastic and super speedy! We will definitely be back soon, be sure to check out the rooftop bar during their happy hour for incredible sunset views l!

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Great service and the food was very well prepared. Will definitely book here again.

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katie foster

Lovely evening, the food was great as was the service and with First Table, it is just amazing! I highly recommend this!

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This was a great place for our family lunch. Loved the food - good variety of meals to choose from on the menu. The staff were exceptionally good. Will return here.

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The service and food quality and choice was outstanding. We are always on the lookout for great eateries to add to our “revisit list” for our monthly family dinner. Salt Meats Cheese has made the cut. We will be back.

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Evy Davis

Good food good vibe

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It was my husband’s birthday and I wanted to treat him with great dinner at great restaurant but within my budget. I booked this restaurant salt, meats and cheese from first table and we loved our birthday dinner. It was a great service with really friendly and helpful staff. We were so happy at the end.

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Quick and easy pre-theatre dinner. Only marked 4 for service because the first version of the bill didn’t have the first table discount. Otherwise we were perfectly happy. Thanks

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Rachel Tingey

Fantastic pasta and arancini balls!! Pizza was good but a bit too burnt. Great bio red wine too. Good service.

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Carol Corbett

We had a super dinner of lamb shoulder roast for two and pumpkin risotto. It was way too much food for just two but we worked hard to try to eat it. Highly recommend. The waitress was very helpful with recommendations that worked with our allergies and preferences.

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Jack Williams

Amazing amazing food!!! Will be returning many times!!!!

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Tracy Steffan

quick and friendly service with great Italian food - perfect for a pre-show dinner

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A very enjoyable experience with good friends. Food was delicious and the service efficient and friendly.
Would certainly go back and heartily recommend it.

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Beautiful food, excellent value with First table ! Extremely accommodating with dairy free options.

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Victor Garcia

Very nice location, food portions were nice and amazing flavour!
Top notch pizza.

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Great food, delicious woodfired pizzas, and very friendly service, we'll definitely come back!

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Enjoyed a leisurely lunch. Service was attentive. Food was fresh and tasty. Will go again.

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great food and quick and friendly service

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Iris Verbaant

Dinner was great and food was yummie! Only thing that i can say otherwise is the table was a bit tucked away and small. Overall was perfect.

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Stephanie Clarke

Unfortunately the food was really disappointing. The carbonara pasta was so dry and the pasta was under cooked. The pumpkin risotto lacked flavour (hello boiled pumpkin...) so was also underwhelming. The saving grace was the antipasto plate which came with some amazing bread. I'd probably stick to the pizza menu next time but will probably opt to avoid this tourist trap altogether.

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Jay Lpar

Staff were very attentive but not intrusive.

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Julie Holden

The food was so fresh and tasty and quick to be served. The staff were attentive and very efficient. Would definitely dine here again.

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Very nice food and I enjoyed eating out here. I will come back!

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Brisk, friendly service. Good quality food (had the salmon). Nice spot for lunch.

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very quick and friendly service, but the food was still great - very happy with my First Table

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Elizabeth Poy

Great value and wonderful service.

Perfect place to lunch or dine prior to walking or cruising around Sydney Harbour!!

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What a great little gem looking over Circular Quay. Having the First Table at lunchtime on a Monday was great! My colleague and I were seated on the window in a really quiet spot to enjoy our meals. We devoured 2 shared entrees and a main (generous portions).
Great staff, fun ambiance, and we could tell it was a popular spot for a romantic date, a catch up with friends and a great venue for a team lunch.
Thanks SMC !

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Elizabeth Lim

Always have a good time here. Warm and friendly service and consistently good nosh.

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The food were all tasty and presented well. Small serving but still good for sharing having ordered one prawn pizza and one crab pasta that made us avail of their drink special of 2 for 1 cocktails on Tuesdays and Thursdays. I will definitely recommend and be back for more.

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Great food, great vibe and great price to top it off!

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Sunita Mathew

The Ragu pasta was really good. Pizza was good. Fried calamari wasn’t great. Service was attentive and on time.

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Harry Painter

We met up with some old friends on the Melbourne cup day, despite the chaos the cup was creating in the city, we had a fabulous time at Salt Meats Cheese by Circular Quay station. The service was amazing and the food even better, we had pizzas, pastas and even a grilled salmon and everyone enjoyed their dish. They even offer 2 for 1 on cocktails (which were also amazing, definitely have the espresso martinis and margaritas). We booked this with first tables, which was the easiest process to follow. My account was created and table booked in 5 minutes, we saved so much money on the meal and there are so many nice restaurants to choose from! Would 100% reccomend and use them again

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Gregory Williams

Very convenient for a pre opera house concert. We ordered scallops to share and that was sensational! Crab linguine and mushroom risotto for mains! Very nice. Afogato for desert! This was a very enjoyable experience!

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Marina Godess

Yummy food, fast service, nice atmosphere

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Amazing food, view, and service!!

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Nice food and service, can’t fault anything!

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Elizabeth Lim

Perfect place for a celebratory Year 12 last day of school. Never disappointed with food and service here.

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Staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was delicious! We had a prawn pizza, that was light and tasty and a crab pasta with chilli - so yum!

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Remy Leonard

Sensational, attentive service and lovely waiters. Food was subpar, tasteless and dry. Arancini was the worst I’ve ever had in my life- tasted as if it was once frozen then cooked multiple times after.

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Louise Henderson

Great food. Friendly and efficient service. Thanks.

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We had the private dining experience as no one else was there and my teenage son inhaled the wonderful food. Even though we were the only ones there at 5:30, the staff were super-friendly.

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Very tempted by the pizza but trying to cut back on the carbs at night-time (

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Manuela Owiti

We ate here before attending the Opera. The ambience was delightful, the decor was tasteful, the staff were attentive and friendly. But as far as value for money is concerned it is a bit pricey because the portion sizes are quite small. We had the calamari rings for starters and they were shrivelled up and dry, the chips in truffle oil were tasty, the rocket salad was delicious but a very small serving, the pizza was authentic.

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Delicious food and great friendly service

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Candice Smart

Great food!

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The food is really good at Salts Meats Cheese with the exception of the very small salads that you get. For $18-20 they should be much better given that a) most of the the ingredients on the plate don't need to be cooked and b) they are cheap. While the service was excellent I question why they put a first table at the very far end of the restaurant away from any other dinners. Surely the point is to get people in so put us at the front.

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