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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 #20 of 61 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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English first
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We wanted to enjoy some salmon and since this village produces some of the best Salmon and Trout in South Africa, it seemed a good place to visit. Brunch consisted of two delicious omelettes. followed by two huge lattes. The water running off the nearby fountain gave us a lovely background to a well made and well served meal. While... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Great food at the price. The food is fresh and made with minimal fuss giving you the perfect light lunch.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Without a shadow of a doubt the best breakfast location in the Western Cape, maybe even South Africa. I would drive to Salmon Bar every weekend if petrol did not cost as much as it does! Amazing location with friendly atmosphere, clean, top service and mind-bogglingly good salmon. The coffee will also knock your socks off. Great place!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Been there many times. Food is always nice. Some extravagant dishes are not so great. Fresh fish, nice taste, quick, good pricing.

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Cape Town
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Nice quick, fresh fish lunch. We have been to the Salmon Bar a few times and the fish cakes are really fab and tasty.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Most of the restaurants in Franschooek seem to offer the same or similar dishes. But in searching for something different we happened across the Salmon Bar, and what a treat it was. The food was creative, exciting, refreshing and really well presented. With an excellent bottle of rosé, we had a brilliant meal. Can't wait until next time...

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stopped for a lovely lunch with very good wine and great service .Wonderful fish. They also do the best poached eggs for breakfast!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

As we sat down I ordered our drinks. A carafe of wine and tap water. A bottle of wine arrives with a bottle of sparkling water. Not a good start at all! But when the food arrived it was simple and fresh and absolutely delicious.

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Durbanville, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

food was good value for money~~it is on the main street but sets back so you aren't totally exposed to everyone walking by~~~service was a bit slow

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

great big tree to site under, but waiting for 20 minutes to have a coffee, and then it comes cold - not great! If you want good coffee rather try some other spots.

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Additional Information about Salmon Bar at the Yard

Address: The Yard, 38 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: +2721 876 4591
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
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
Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
Cuisine: Contemporary

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