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The Salt Yard Restaurant

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74 Durban Road, Mowbray, South Africa
+27 21 685 0307
10:00 - 12:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 12:00
Mon 00:00 - 23:59
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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264 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were last here 6 months ago. Good food - we had eggs bennie with added mushrooms. Love the curly fries. The Salt Yard burger was good. Toasted chicken and mayo on ciabatta had good big slices of gherkin and some chopped mozzarella cheese. It did take a while to get our food but worth the wait - the food... More 

Thank ecsonza
cape town
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125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered take out from them a few times and twice before they have got the order wrong and also made us wait at least 20mins over the time they told us it would take. The last time we ordered it they got the order wrong again even with very specific clear instructions on the phone- they said it would be... More 

Thank Philippad
Cape Town, South Africa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Salt Yard with our sixteen year old daughter. We had all had a long week and were looking for a relaxed, fun place for a Friday night meal but with good quality food. The Salt Yard ticked all the boxes with friendly service, a diverse but relaxed menu and nice ambiance. The surprise comes... More 

Thank Sarah P
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Was waiting for my car to get washed over the road.... Service was great! Friendly faces! And the milkshake was yummo!

Thank Erica G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Reasonable rates decent food quality meat nice chilled relaxed environment... a perfect Sunday lunch place

1 Thank spotpro
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Visited on Monday evening for a family supper. Had a tasty rump steak steak with mushroom sauce and decent bottle of Merlot. Great how the waiters, management and owner are taking such pride and so involved with this restaurant. Real genuine care from all to make sure we are all comfortable and delighted with our evening. Thanks Salt Yard for... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cape Town, South Africa
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Fabulous dinner....wow!!! I couldn't make up my mind as to watch to eat. The menu has a great variety of food from pizza, burgers, salads & pastas. Prices are medium but the food portions are great. The secret sauce on the burgers are fantastic. I had the chicken fig & goats cheese burger. They don't give you a taste of... More 

Thank LauraMay22
Durban, South Africa
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201 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A brilliant find through TripAdvisor. well worth the visit, the service was very good and so was the food. Hats off to the burgers.

Thank Darren P
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Four of us went to the Salt Yard for a Friday night dinner. We had a competent and attentive waitron who served us in a professional and friendly manner (a Rustibug no less). We brought our own wine (3 bottles). Collectively, we had calamari with cream sauce, crumbed hake and salad, a bunless burger, and a full-on burger with bacon,... More 

Thank John W
cape town
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125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This is a cool little local restaurant which opened recently- fun decor, friendly and usually efficient staff, and the food is good. Atmosphere is low key and chilled- with live music on a weekend. A fun place with friends and a nice selection of food too. We have been several times and will go back soon:)

Thank Philippad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Bar, Italian, African, Cafe, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 23:59
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Durban Road, Mowbray, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Mowbray
  • Phone Number: +27 21 685 0307
Hand built from recycled materials, nestled in the heart of Little Mowbray, owner run and managed, great food, excellent service and amazing cocktails.

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