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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitised menus
  • Contactless payment
Updated 20/09/07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Saltwater
Updated 20/09/07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a delicious freshly cooked breakfast and very good coffees here. Friendly service and lots of care taken to be covid-safe.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

alternative to a pub for lunch or fish and chips in Milford on Sea. Really nice small cafe on the High st which specialises in wholesome fresh foods. Dishes like the Sushi or Buddha bowl are both tasty and filling. Loved it.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Saltwater106, Owner at Saltwater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments and glad you enjoyed your visit with us, we aim to offer fresh and different dishes for people to try and enjoy. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

When looking for a good place in the new forest for breakfast the Saltwater Cafe was recommended on TripAdvisor, I am pleased to say that my wife and I were not disappointed it was a great breakfast made with excellent ingredients, you can tell the...owners care about the meals and their clients.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Saltwater106, Owner at Saltwater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your kind comments and glad you enjoyed your visit visit with us and hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saltwater Cafe is number one on our list for fabulous food and superb service ! Fantastic location in the little village of Milford On Sea in The New Forest. They have a new menu which is just as delicious as the old menu ! I...was a little worried I wouldn’t find anything to match my old favourites but now can’t decide on my new favourite as everything is beautifully prepared & presented and so reasonably priced ! Today we had the sushi bowl and the chicken flat bread ...which I didn’t have a chance to take a pic off as it was tucked into quite quickly ! The sushi bowl had sumptuous salmon , seaweed , avocado and slices of ginger ...just divine ...the chicken moist and so more-ish, gently spiced on flatbread with salad leaves and much more ! They also have a great selection of drinks from cappuccino, herbal teas and scrumptious milkshakes ...oh and tasty cakes to finish off with ! You need to book a table to make sure you get a table or you can get takeaway to eat on the village green or down by the sea ! Thank you I’ve again Saltwater Team!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Saltwater106, Owner at Saltwater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and enjoyed your food and drinks, we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If we could give it six stars we would! Awesome food and great service.... we had Fish Finger Flatbread, Avocado on toast with Salmon and Herring Open Sandwich....would recommend all of them. Will definitely be back 😉

Date of visit: June 2021
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Saltwater106, Owner at Saltwater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and enjoyed your food. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe was a wonderful find. We visited Milford on Sea to see the Needles. The weather wasn't great so we decided to stop for coffee and came across this lovely cafe. The coffee was superb, as were the pastries and the service. Definitely recommend!...And very dog friendly too.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Saltwater106, Owner at Saltwater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed your coffee and pastries, we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a great breakfast at The Saltwater Cafe. Met up with friends and had great food in s great atmosphere. Will definitely be returning soon.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Saltwater106, Owner at Saltwater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 2 May 2021 via mobile

We’ve just collected two afternoon tea boxes, one of which was gluten free, both were beautifully presented, and tasted absolutely amazing. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Saltwater106, Owner at Saltwater, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2021

Thank you for kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed your afternoon tea from us.

Reviewed 25 March 2021

One savoury and one cream afternoon tea, all freshly made and delicious. Superb scones and cakes and a great selection of sandwiches & savouries - overall a generous amount of goodies. - also really good tea (Shibui) Ordered via Facebook Messenger, all boxed nicely &...ready for collection on time. A lovely treat and recommendedMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Saltwater106, Owner at Saltwater, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2021

Thank you for your kind comments and we are glad you enjoyed your afternoon tea from us

Reviewed 14 March 2021

This was a Mothers Day present for my mum as I couldnt see her on Mothers Day. Ordering was done by phone and the lady was very helpful - fitting in my order even though they were clearly very booked. Delivery was at the time...specified and beautifully displayed in a box . Mum was absolutely delighted with it. Many thanksMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Saltwater106, Owner at Saltwater, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2021

Thank you for your kind comments, we are glad your mum enjoy her treat.

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PrintyTravels
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Response from philmcn2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes call and book to ensure you get a table (they’ll even stay open last closing) although there is no afternoon tea there is lots of high quality cake and great coffee to make your own afternoon tea.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Saltwater

Yes, Saltwater offers takeaway services.

Yes, Saltwater offers delivery services.

Yes, Saltwater is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Saltwater is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4