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Salt Yard

54 Goodge Street, London, United Kingdom, W1T 4NA
Critics Review 14/20
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Opening Information

Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday 12:00 - 22:00

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Business Lunch
  • Tiered Restaurant
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About Salt Yard

Salt Yard is an award-winning bar and restaurant serving modern tapas inspired by the flavours and produce of Spain and Italy.

The tapas are complemented by charcuterie and cheese boards and we have a wide selection of excellent wines and sherries.

Flexibility is key to Salt Yard. Customers can enjoy a full spread of tapas: or come in simply for a glass of red wine and a plate of cheese, a coffee and a delicious pudding, or even just a perfect martini and a handful of Marcona almonds.

Located in central London- a two minute walk from Goodge St tube station- we are perfectly placed for a business lunch, a pre-theatre meal or a night out with friends. The restaurant is also available for private hire.

Cuisine: Italian, Spanish
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Price point: $ $
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Critics Review
Review by Andy Hayler
14/20
Upstairs is mainly a bar, with the main dining room downstairs. This is a tapas restaurant with an Australian chef and an English owner, which doesn’t sound promising but actually turns out well. The premises are quite cramped and completely full this evening as on my previous visit. Here are notes from the last meal I had here. This tapas restaurant was heaving this evening. The menu was appealing, with various classic tapas dishes plus a few variations using seasonal ingredients. A good example of this was a salad of Cornish crab, the crab meat covered with a layer of tender peas and baby broad beans and garnished with pea shoots; this simple dish had excellent ingredients which worked well together (15/20). Tortilla (Spanish omelette) was well made (13/20) as was patata brava, potatoes covered with slightly spicy tomato sauce (14/20). Scallops were pleasant but were not of the very best quality, though they were cooked correctly; the supposedly spicy dressing with them was a little bland (13/20). Tuna tartare with broad beans and green salsa was very pleasant, but the best dish was a chorizo with haricot beans and tomatoes. What stood out was the superb quality chorizo, which can often be a little stringy, and sometime covered in too much oil. In this case the meat was excellent and there was no hint of greasiness (15/20). Bread was rather dull and a fraction stale (11/20). Service was friendly and efficient. The wine list is a little unbalanced, mostly Spanish and Italian, and flipping from sub £30 wines quickly up to very serious wines like Gaja and Unico, with not much in between. Fagus 2004 at £41 for a £15 wine was no bargain but is a very well made wine.
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Visited On Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Excellent range of tapas dishes, which were full of flavour and good value for the location.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 January 2017

Great Tapas and excellent friendly service!

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 January 2017

lovely food, service OK, but forgot couple of our orders. will however definitely return

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Lovely meal as always. Great wine recommendation. Thanks for accommodating us with a baby.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 January 2017

The food and atmosphere was wonderful, and the staff was lovely and welcoming. We loved the intimacy of the restaurant as it really complimented the tapas-style cuisine. I would definitely come back, particularly when bringing someone I'm trying to impress!

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 January 2017

A bit too noisy upstairs when the space is full

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Visited On Monday, 16 January 2017

Really enjoyable evening, excellent food, friendly, attentive but not overbearing staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 January 2017

Great tapas.

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