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The Bell Tavern

) #24 of 114 Restaurants in Knysna €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
Lower Duthie Drive, Belvidere Estate | At The Belvidere Manor Hotel, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 387 1055
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“cobb salad” (5 reviews)
“steak pie” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Lower Duthie Drive, Belvidere Estate | At The Belvidere Manor Hotel, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful views sitting out side the Bell looking back over the lagoon. Good menu of proper good pub food. the estate is very pretty the pub very cozy inside. Service was good but please do not reheat chips in the microwave

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the Bell Tavern. Casual dining, great food! Nice outdoor seating area. My husband loved the menu which had plenty of British item selection.

Thank portermbr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, craft beers, excellent atmosphere. Award winning meals or light snacks your choice. Dine in or outside, and take in the views from the Manor grounds opposite

Thank AustralianTravelGuru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A warm friendly pub, off the beaten track. The liver and onions was delicious, the pies looked good. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat outside and enjoyed some excellent pub food, though be warned if you do decide to sit outside put repellent on to avoid bites. Extensive menu and prices very competitive, portions large so order wisely.

Thank DriverCheshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to wait 45 mins, although only 6 tables were occupied. The service was totally disinterested. Finally got the bill, she wouldn't lend me her pen. ThenI went to the toilet - 1 was out of order but there wasn't a single piece of...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our B&B host recommended this spot. The drive was beautiful up to a peak, beyond the tavern. This is an old school vacation resort. The local dishes are quite popular and well prepared.

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

British style pub with good pub meals and a good menu . Very good service in. Relaxing pub atmosphere.

Thank bmw740il2015
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The Bell Tavern is part of Belvidere and Manor an exclusive enclave a short drive from Kynsna.Good bar food very helpful staff and all within a short walk of your on site accommodation.Ask for Jeffrey No. 1

Thank John N
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There were 12 of us for lunch and although service can often be slow on this occassion it was perfect, which the staff enhanced with their pleasant and friendly manner. The food was wholesome and well presented with a very reasonable choice of dishes at...More

Thank Alan/Denise J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
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It is a quaint little pub sitauated on the grounds of Belvidere Manor