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Bow's Kitchen

10 Market Place, Margate CT9 1EN, England
+44 7796 958949
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (29 reviews)
“crispy pork” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Market Place, Margate CT9 1EN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I are doing Veganuary and we were struggling to find a restaurant in Margate. We were recommended Bows kitchen by a guy called Daniel that worked in Costa and are very glad we did! The staff were very friendly and helpful and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lisab5678
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Found this for a pre theatre meal. Bit hard to spot above the pub but well worth finding. Nice atmosphere, very authentic. Great menu choice and staff/co owner very helpful with choices. Excellent quality. Friendly service. Definitely will go again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We always receive a warm welcome here and the customer service is excellent and not intrusive. You are able to choose the level of chilli heat in your main course, which is great for those who are wary. Very tasty mixed starter for two, and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank funkybird1
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Bows kitchen is an award winning Thai restaurant, strangely placed above the old Wig and Pen pub in Margate. To get to the restaurant you have to go through the bar and up the small staircase at the back. We had a meal here early...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Richy65
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Bows is a real gem of a find. Amazing food and now is the best host ever. Went here for my sistwrs hen party and was looked after well. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jacinta B
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Bows Kitchen is quite honestly the most amazing Thai restaurant in Thanet. Having been to Thailand a number of times, I find it the most authentic cuisine that I have tried. Bow and her team are always helpful and friendly. I have a dairy allergy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chloe G
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Made a random visit to Margate...and a random visit to this restaurant with my friends...couldn't be happier with the food... amazing taste...would definitely recommend !

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Aashish S
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I have a chilli allergy and so am wary of Thai and Indian restaurants. However, spoke with the lady who runs this restaurant and she confirmed that there were plenty of dishes suitable for me. We went for a meal on Friday and what a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hutson110
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We have been to Bow’s many times but have only got round to writing a review. We love this place as we are never disappointed. Bow is nearly always on hand to give you her personal service and will always check how hot you want...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lynneG91
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Wow this was the most authentic and delicious Thai meal our party has ever had... Please do not be put off by the fact that you enter via a typical English pub to access the restaurant directly upstairs. A true hidden gem and will definitely...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Judy G
26 October 2017|
Response from K5339FPwalterm | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Phone the restaurant. I’m a customer
5 September 2015|
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Response from TimS663 | Property representative |
Yes it is. Open all day from 12.30pm, last orders around 8.30pm. Hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Market Place, Margate CT9 1EN, England (Formerly Bow's Kitchen at Number 23 Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +44 7796 958949
  • E-mail
Bow's Kitchen is discretely situated above the Wig & Pen pub in Margate's Old Town.We have all of the benefits of links with the pub, whilst being separated enough to allow private dining.We are a few minutes walk from the Turner Contemporary Gallery and the seafront.There is ample local parking, on-street and in controlled car parks.The restaurant is accessed via the staircase inside the bar.
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