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The Salt Yard Restaurant

74 Durban Road, Mowbray, South Africa
+27 21 685 0307
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (2 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
“bite to eat” (2 reviews)
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Bar, African, Cafe, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
74 Durban Road, Mowbray, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017

The food is stunning fantastic owner and chef. I would polish his boots for life in return for their prego roll recipie! The greatest steak sandwhich on this earth!!

Thank Danielloughlin
Reviewed 7 May 2017 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...More

Thank ecsonza
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...More

Thank Philippad
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...More

Thank Sarah P
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
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

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

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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...More

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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...More

Thank LauraMay22
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
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...More

Thank John W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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