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Salmon Bar at the Yard

The Yard, 38 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek, South Africa
+2721 876 4591
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Ranked #19 of 62 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Follow the sound of the water from the Main Road and let it lead you to the cobbled courtyard where you can dine under the wild fig tree... Inside seating also available for cooler days.
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We decided on the Salmon Bar for a light lunch, yet after studying the menu, the chicken curry sounded the most interesting. It was a rainy day too so warm curry vs cold salmon was much more appealing. Well, it was THE MOST delicious curry I have ever eaten!! The different spices teasing one's mind and taste buds kept me... More

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Montreal, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Sitting on the outdoor balcony was delightful. The service was good but the food was excellent! The tuna/salmon burger was amazing and the Kingklip was prepared very well too! All in all, we had a lovely experience.

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Uden, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

3 out of 5 guests had salmon for lunch yesterday, all those became violently ill 6- 8 hours later. This is usually caused by toxins produced by bacteria, rather than an actual bacterial infection. Symptoms: vomiting and later diarrhoea. Beware!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The owner was in attendance for lunch, and even so, the table that they seated us at had no tablecloth. We just popped in for a light lunch, the butternut soup was tasty, but served lukewarm. It was a cold rainy day, perhaps this place is better in summer, but all in all seemed to need a fresh eye to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We enjoyed our breakfast at the Salmon Bar, although it was more standard fare without much in the way of salmon. It was also a little chilly and although there were heaters, the wind crept in along the canvas enclosure which was where the two seaters are situated. The breakfasts were good and the fresh toasted bread delicious. A fair... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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86 reviews 86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If the only reason to go to the Salmon Bar is for its Salmon then this establishment will hit the spot! Owned by Three Streams, a trout farm in Franschhoek, the salmon/trout can't be any fresher! The eggs benedict on sourdough with salmon were lovely and tasty! Our friends had salmon omelettes and thoroughly enjoyed them too! Great coffee too!... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We have used the Salmon Bar in Franschhoek for a long time and have enjoyed it thoroughly. However, it's now under new ownership and we we fearful about any change. Shouldn't have worried. The menu now includes great specialities. Have just really enjoyed Red Roman for lunch. Beautiful fush dish. Many nice touches and,in a highly competitive culinary high street,... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Stopped by after walking the Franschhoek Main Street for a relaxing lunch. Could have sat in the yard under the trees but chose the balcony. Service was welcoming and efficient. Thoroughly enjoyed the pate and the smoked trout was full of flavours. Bought some salmon fillets from the deli and it was excellent.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

we always enjoy salmon bar but this time it was just so extra lovely to be sitting in the warm winter sunshine under the fig tree in the yard and enjoy a great lunch. We had the oxtail soup as a starter which turned out to be a serious portion of oxtail stew rather. Simply perfect and I loved the... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

You cant go wrong to have a salmon eggs benedict at this restaurant.Wonderfull beer selection to cure a hangover!!!!!

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