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Salmon Bar at the Yard

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The Yard, 38 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek, South Africa
+2721 876 4591
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Follow the sound of the water from the Main Road and let it lead you to...
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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  • 98
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh seafood

Salmond Bar just off the main street of Franschhoek is a little restaurant that serves up some lovely fresh seafood. Pop in for a lunchtime " brunch" and enjoy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Malcolm D
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Doing business
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Salmond Bar just off the main street of Franschhoek is a little restaurant that serves up some lovely fresh seafood. Pop in for a lunchtime " brunch" and enjoy.

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London, England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The restaurant doesn't look that fantastic, but the food was good quality and well cooked. Very tasty salmon dishes - reasonably priced. Cannot fault it and friendly efficient service

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St Albans
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84 reviews 84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Great sashimi and a pleasant Sauvignon. Excellent pot stickers and squid. Good service and reasonably priced We would return.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We took some out of town guests for lunch and the food was extremely disappointing. We have eaten there previously and all had a great experience. This time it was embarasing. I am not sure if it has changed ownership but the quality leaves much to be desired. The prawn salad ( R95) offered as part of the mains, came... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I am not usually a salmon eater, but the procuttio sliced salmon on toast with cream cheese that I had was AMAZING. We would definitely eat here again.

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We ate at two other highly regarded restaurants and were rather disappointed, especially compared to the quality of food and service at Salmon Bar (although we did not have dinner). Breakfast and lunch (each on 2 different occasions) were great....food quality and service

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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249 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Took some time to get attention and have someone serve us. Have to say it was ok, but not a place I think I would return to. There are so many better places all around it.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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24 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Never order the steak; tough and no concern by the management when you answer honestly "How was your meal?". My wife's salmon was also not very good. Their bakery seemed okay, but we did not order anything as the prices were higher than the La Motte vineyard's superb cakes (red velvet and carrot cakes are super at La Motte).

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My wife and I visited Salmon Bar for Sunday breakfast/brunch. This proved to be a good choice. The seating in the adjacent courtyard was quaint to say the least and the food was delicious. The staff were faced with a system failure which slowed down the service but they handled it well. We will be back !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Beautiful setting in the middle of Franschoek. We had a lazy late Sunday afternoon meat and cheese platter which was not only delicious, but also good value at R95. While buying bread, cheese and cold meats afterwards, we realized that it would almost cost the same to buy the same platter at a shop. Wine was well priced and very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Yard, 38 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +2721 876 4591

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
  • Cuisine: French, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?