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The Bell Tavern

) #25 of 117 Restaurants in Knysna $$ - $$$ , British,
Lower Duthie Drive, Belvidere Estate | At The Belvidere Manor Hotel, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 387 1055
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cobb salad” (5 reviews)
“steak pie” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All 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 222 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the pork chop. On the menu as: Pork chop with mushy peas and red cabbage slaw. Mushy peas were whole peas mixed into mash. That ain't mushy peas!! Red cabbage slaw. Well now.... A small dish with some shocking pink mush and a few...More

Thank Maureen N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even in the middle of a power failure, they were still able to serve a delicious Greek Salad, Scones and coffee. Worth a visit if you want a glimpse into the past.

Thank Ericka P
Reviewed 21 May 2017

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 10 May 2017

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 May 2017

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 1 May 2017 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 28 April 2017

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 27 April 2017

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 24 April 2017 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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, 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
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