About Us

You know the feeling, why is it like that? That’s how it all started, why can’t I have a great breakfast at 2pm? Because that’s what I really fancy! When we started Rock Salt we felt we could offer something different, great food, flexible timing in a relaxed setting and cooked by somebody with real skill and passion.

Now to that person with real skill and passion, that was easy, our chef Dave. He is the one behind it all, who the rest of the family put all their belief in, because he is the one with the vision and the skill to deliver it! He has worked for years around the West Country mainly in fine dining and then (his lucky day!) he met Chantel. His now wife, from Australia, is the one who he travelled with and fuels his excitement for Asian food.

So with help from father Steve and brother Rob they pulled the Mechanics Arms into the 21st century and Stonehouse suddenly had a new cafe scene! Sister Louise made sure the painting and decorating was up to scratch and then turned her hand to making the best coffees this side of town and mother Jean, as an ex social workers keeps the place ticking along in harmony!

As a Plymouth born and bred family, the vision is simply really, we just want the customer to be happy!

We hope you’ll give us a shot!

Christmas at Rock Salt Cafe

This festive season we have a party menu to help when organising your family or work christmas parties.

We are offering a special offer this year- parties booked Sunday evening to Thursday evening will receive a discount of 20% off the food bill. Click below for more details.

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Lonely Planet Guide Top Pick

First-class ingredients and creative flavours – no wonder Rock Salt keeps bagging awards. Their range is remarkable

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Best Restaurant Award

We are very pleased to announce that we have won the amazing award of being the ‘best restaurant’ in the South West.

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Opening Hours

7 days a week
10am – 3pm
5pm – 9:30pm
Closed between 3 and 5pm

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day

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Steak Night every Wednesday

“Well Hung Wednesdays” are here! Prices from £14 includes bottomless chips, choice of steak cut and sauce!

Please call us on 01752225522 to reserve your table- you won’t want to miss this!!

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Review in Sunday Telegraph Stella Magazine 2015

“Not only is the food at this brasserie a guaranteed hit on Instagram (beautiful plating; flowers and micro-herbs aplenty), it’s also delicious. “

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Sunday Times "cheap eats" 2014

Rock Salt was recently listed in The Sunday Times Top Restaurants for £20 a head as part of the Best 130 places in Britain for cheap eats.

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About Us

You know the feeling, why is it like that? That’s how it all started, why can’t I have a great breakfast at 2pm?

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Pan Asian Nights at Rock Salt Cafe & Brasserie

We are offering a series of Pan Asian nights- 5 courses for £34.95 pp featuring cuisines from Malaysia, Thailand, Japan and India.

The next one will be the evening of Thursday 29th June 2017.

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