Chew Valley

With a restaurant and takeaway on the bank of the stunning Chew Valley Lake, the original Salt & Malt has something for all the family. Relaxed and informal, you’ll find award winning food, friendly service and a knockout view of the rolling Somerset hills.

Our staple is great fish & chips. It’s what us Brits are famous for! You can get a great meal any time of day, be it breakfast favourites from hearty porridge, poached eggs and the full English, through to lunch, serving fresh sandwiches followed by afternoon tea, cake, jam & scones. Finished off with our dinner offerings including steamed mussels, fishcakes, scampi and daily fresh fish specials. For those in a hurry for a good south Bristol “cod lot”, the takeaway is your friend. Fish & chips as you know it, with a few added touches. Signature crushed peas, Cornish artisan malt vinegar and chips fried in 100% British rapeseed oil so no saturated fats – better for your ticker and your taste buds too. Feed the hungry ducks whilst you’re waiting.

Christmas at Salt & Malt Chew Valley

Have a read of our Christmas menu

Kids Eat Free at Chew

Mon - Thur 4 - 6pm

Private hire

A unique space in an idyllic setting, Salt & Malt is available for private hire throughout the year. With capacity for up to 150 people, ample parking and did we mention that view? Be it a big birthday or a wedding reception, we can cater for a variety of events. Should you have any enquiries, our team are on hand to answer your questions. Just cast us a line on 01275 333345. Contact us about private hire

Furry friends

Although we don’t allow dogs in the restaurant, we have watering facilities for your four legged friends on our outside terrace and plenty of room for them to stretch their legs. Delicious treats from local dog treat bakery Waggy Wishes can be purchased from the team. 

Disabled facilities

Salt & Malt Chew Valley Lake has disabled access and disabled facilities. The car park also has disabled car parking spaces in close proximity to the restaurant.


Our car park is run by Bristol Water who charge £2. If you spend over £7 in Salt & Malt then you can get £1 back – just ask the team at the counter. The charge applies all year round. Parking is free after 6pm.


Salt & Malt is a family friendly restaurant and there is a children’s play area for little ones outside in the grounds. We also have a few high chairs available on request, a varied and delicious children’s menu and a fishy colouring pad!