Wedding Testimonials

October 14, 2011

Please leave us a message about your wedding reception experience at Salsa Bar & Grill, we would love to hear from you.

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  • Joanne Hymas and Mitchell Walsh.
    May 28, 2014

    Hi Rhys,

    We just got back from our honeymoon and wanted to write you a thank you for our wedding on 05.04.14

    The standard of food was excellent- we knew it was going to be great as we have been visiting Salsa for over a decade, but even so it managed to exceed all of our expectations. We got so many compliments from guests, many saying that was the best food they had ever had ever, let alone at a wedding. Being a bunch of city-slicker Sydney siders, there were a lot of foodie snobs amongst our guests that don’t shy from criticism. Not one person could flaw it.

    Thank you again for allowing the Jambalaya to go on the menu- with the crocodile sausage and seafood combination it was a treat unique to the novelty of having our wedding in Far North Queensland.

    The service was excellent, and once again we got many compliments from guests about how quick all the wait staff were to top up their drinks.

    On that note,if we could give one small criticism- a few guests mention to us how quickly the wait staff took away the desserts after the bridal waltz, when they went back to their tables they had been taken away with some of them not even getting a chance to have any. It didn’t help that the guests that did get theirs were raving about how amazing the dessert was!

    We hope you pass our compliments on to your chefs.

    To the bar staff- the presentation of those cocktails on arrival were amazing.

    We would not hesitate to recommend to anyone having their wedding at Salsa, if not just to visit for lunch/dinner.

    We look forward to returning to eat at Salsa’s on our annual visits for many years to come. Thanks again.

    Below are some photos of our reception- incase you don’t recognise the people in the last photo, neither did we at first glimpse- then we realised the Salsa staff nipped into the photo booth for a cheeky one;)

    Kind Regards,
    Joanne Hymas and Mitchell Walsh.


  • Nicole & Jarrod
    August 4, 2013

    Dear Rhys & team,

    A big thank you for making our wedding day such a memorable one. It’s hard to organise a destination wedding but the information and advice I received from you made everything easy. We only had a small number of guests and you thought outside the box for the best way to set up our tables to make use of the space. The service and food we received was exceptional. A special mention to Paul who was in charge on the night. He could not have looked after us any better. Everything ran so seamlessly and that’s attributed to the excellent staff. Salsa sure know how to do a wedding, I just left everything in their capable hands and knew they everything would be fine.

    Practically every guest came up to us and said its the best wedding they’ve ever been to. There is not one thing that could be faulted.

    We had two Vegans who were blown away by the service they experienced. They were provided with their own canapes and said their main meals were amazing. They didn’t feel like an inconvenience at all as they’ve elsewhere experienced.

    I highly recommend Salsa, it is most definitely worth the money.

    We look forward to returning to Port Douglas, perhaps for an anniversary and dining at Salsa.

    Thanks once again.

    Nicole & Jarrod (Perth)
    Wedding 6/7/13


  • Susan Keen
    June 23, 2013

    I just wanted to say thank you very much to Rhys and all the staff who made our day special. The food was wonderful and loved by all, and the service was seamless and extremely helpful.

    I think I drank too much and it wasn’t until later I was told about the wonderful wine topping up that I realised why my one glass had made me tipsy (and unable to remember my pincode when the time came to finalise the bill – thank heavens I could still sign!)

    Wayne bought me the Salsa cookbook to bring home, so I’ll be making an effort to cook something delicious until we can get back to Port Douglas again.

    Thank you all very much.

    Susan Keen & Wayne Korn.
    Wedding of June 14, 2013.


  • Ben & Karen
    May 24, 2013

    Hi Rhys,

    And so we are back from our honeymoon, back to work and back to reality!
    Our entire wedding journey has been fantastic and that largely goes to the efforts put in by yourself & your team at Salsa’s that ensured our day itself went so well.

    From our first visit as ‘customers’ to secretly assess your food and service we knew then at that point we were having our reception right there.
    Your communication leading to our day had always been precise and you were always available to answer even the most smallest concerns we may have had.
    The day itself was faultless as were your staff.
    Their attention, not only to us, but also our guests, was second to none.
    Our guests even now comment on how amazing both the food presentation and more importantly the taste, was.

    The atmosphere, the location and just about everything you provided cannot come recommended highly enough.

    Thank you all once again.

    ben & Karen


  • Nicky Seal
    July 25, 2012

    Dear Rhys and team,
    I just would like to thank you all for making our wedding reception an incredibly enjoyable event. I have been hounded by emails from my guests sing the praises of the Salsa team, the food, the venue and the all-round experience. Salsa made our night everything we wished for and more. The service was some of the best I have received from anywhere in the world let alone at a function (where I generally find both food and service standard drop off).
    I believe my Mum enjoyed herself so much that she had a shooter or two – nothing like having your first sambucca in your 60′s!
    Rhys, your team are a credit to yourself And themselves. Personal service and well judged interaction with guests. The guys who looked after Andrew and myself were a delight.
    We will be singing Salsa’s praises from the hilltops for ever more.

    Our eternal thanks
    Andrew and Nicky Sporer


  • Lee
    June 27, 2012

    To All the staff at Salsa,
    Thank for making our son and new daughter-in-law’s wedding a fantastic evening.
    The food was amazing as was the service and the staff. The whole evening ran as smooth as silk. Everyone raved about the venue and the food, and I know some interstate guests went back the next day to dine. A truely wonderful place for a reception.

    Lee & Peter


  • Pete & Belinda
    March 8, 2012

    Just wanted to thank you and the staff once more( particularly Jess and the boys making the cocktails) for a fantastic night, It couldn’t have been more perfect. All guest were blown away by the food and service and all made a point of telling us so I thought I would pass it on.

    Thanks for your help in the lead up and in particular promptly assisting with any queries Belinda had .

    We love the cook book, she has made( I have eaten ) a couple of meals out of there already .

    On another note, we dined at salsas a couple of times before our departure and it was flawless , it is and I hope will always be our favourite restaurant, but it will now always have a apecial place In our hearts.

    Thanks again Rhys and please pass our thanks on.

    Pete & Belinda


  • christina
    December 28, 2011

    Salsa is a real favourite venue for all of our Register Your Wedding bride and grooms wedding repception. Billy and his team provide great innovative food, fun staff and pretty cool surroundings overlooking the parkland of Port Douglas.
    Catering for up to 120 guests
    Well done guys and gals


  • Lynn Kelsall
    December 23, 2011

    To the wonderful team at Salsa,
    We would just send you all our most sincere thanks for Sharee and Andrew’s wedding reception on 25/11.
    As always, your food was magnificent – and the degustation menu was a work of art!
    Our guests were in raptures.
    Our special thank you to your brilliant front of house staff. Guests were treated as VIP’s – which was really appreciated in the steamy weather! Thank you so much,
    In all – you gave our daughter all she dreamed of and more……she will have wonderful memories for life.
    xx Lynn & Arthur Kelsall – very happy parents of the bride!


  • Lena
    October 14, 2011

    Hi Rhys, Renee, Sibella and the team at Salsa,

    Alex and I wanted to send you a quick thank you for EVERYTHING. Salsa was the ABSOLUTE PERFECT location for a wedding reception and we had such a beautiful night.

    The whole Salsa team were fantastic and friendly and the food was divine. All of our guests have mentioned how yummy everything was and said that our wedding has been the best wedding th…ey have been to and I think it is mainly because of you guys.

    Thank you again and hopefully we will see you again one day soon as we certainly would like to return to Port Douglas and especially Salsa.

    Alex and Naomi


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