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The Bell Tavern

££ - £££, British,
Lower Duthie Drive, Belvidere Estate | At The Belvidere Manor Hotel, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 387 1055
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cobb salad” (5 reviews)
“pork chop” (4 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Lower Duthie Drive, Belvidere Estate | At The Belvidere Manor Hotel, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew we would be lucky to get Sunday lunch because we were late having met up with friends and delayed. It really did not matter because we had a lovely meal and drinks on a lazy lovely Summer afternoon. We will have to wait...More

Thank Billy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place to sit in the sun in lovely area and enjoy a meal with excellent beer and wine. It is great to choose one or two courses without having to eat through a complete menu!!

Thank michaeldufty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very reasonable prices drinks and meal £10 a head and very nice. Had the Bobotie would recommend. Will be going back.

Thank stevejbox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recomended to go here and it was a good recommendation. Had Ploughmans beef&chees and a ploughmans salmon. Food was ok. Busy place, but good service with a smile.

Thank sarne
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here twice so far during our stay in Knysna, just for a post beach drink. It’s a gorgeous little pub with loads of character and a beautiful garden area in serene surroundings of the Belvedere hotel. Excellent beers on draught (my husband...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We had dinner at The Bell Tavern a great spot for a dinner at The Belvidere Manor Hotel.The setting is fantastic,nothing better than sitting outside in summer. The food and the service was good ,rounding off an enjoyable and relaxing experience.

Thank Nico S
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Always busy, especially this time of the year with all the Swallows in town, which is a good thing, however, the food that is being delivered is of Pub Grub quality, and yes you are sitting in a wonderful quaint little pub, but don’t ask...More

Thank barrys207
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Don't order their scones. Service was poor.We have eaten at the Bell tavern many times over the years but today's visit was one of the worst.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Best pot pie in Western Cape!!! Cosy little bar/ restaurant. Very friendly service and good beer! Can strongly recommend!!

Thank Maritha K
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Standard fair but well done. the food here is very good. i have the curry chicken and hubby had the chicken pie and gravy. will go back to have it again and try something new.

Thank temeintjes
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22 February 2018|
Response from Sue53_11 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they take bookings at all
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Duthie Drive, Belvidere Estate | At The Belvidere Manor Hotel, Knysna 6570, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 387 1055
  • E-mail
It is a quaint little pub situated on the grounds of Belvidere Manor. Well known for serving the best Pot Pies and Fish and Chips
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