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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 #11 of 63 restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $25
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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English first
Cape Town, South Africa
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Thought I would spoil my fiance for a light lunch yesterday. Drove through from Somerset West, a ~45km/50min drive. We got seated and our drinks order was taken. When our drinks arrived we ordered their famous Sashimi platter. Waiter returned a few minutes later telling us that they cant make us a platter because their were out of Salmon and... More

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Wellington, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I have both eathen at the restaurant and bought freshly packaged Salmon, and on all occasions their food has been great. The atmosphere is nice and makes one feel like you are sitting in a Eurpoean courtyard with an art gallery and shop in close proximity.

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San Francisco, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The menu, reviews, and the appearance looked promising in this casual seafood restaurant in the middle of the wine country. The wait staff was very professional and nice, but couldn't really explain the menu or make recommenations. So I chose what looked good- calamari and a prawn Thai pasta. The calamari was soggy and oily, and came on top of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

A great little cafe tucked off the main street in Franchoek. Had salmon roses anbd a galls of white reading a book under the trees. A great way to spend an afternoon

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Love the Salmon Bar. It was my second time and the food was delicious again. Best seared salmon I've had in ages. Highly recommended, especially for fish and seafood lovers.

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