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The Bell Tavern

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Lower Duthie Drive, Belvidere Estate | At The Belvidere Manor Hotel, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 387 1055
08:00 - 22:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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
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131 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

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

Thank bmw740il2015
Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Knysna, South Africa
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 fair prices.

Thank Alan/Denise J
Cape Town
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a relaxing atmosphere the Bell tavern portrays. Beers on tap, local wines and real Pub Soul food. Well prepared and tasty. We love the Sunday Roast. Worth a visit!

Thank ReinhardtCapeTown
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere in this cozy little pub Good hearty quality food and friendly service we will definitely be back next holiday

Thank dcrayston
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent visit to the area we ate twice at the Bell. The first time the weather was perfect for outdoor dining but the second time it was rather cool and we had to wait for an indoor table. Fortunately the staff were very helpful and found us an inside table quite quickly. Although the service could be rather... More 

1 Thank etienneg880
Selkirk, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very popular place to eat. The food was well cooked and presented nicely. Good atmosphere and lovely setting. Friendly staff and good service.

1 Thank storm76
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an outstanding meal with great beer and wine served here. In the old days this used to be a barn which has now been converted into a pub........it is the smallest pub / tavern in South Africa. The atmosphere is cosy, casual and relaxed :-) The pub is frequented by travelers from many countries as was evident to us... More 

1 Thank gerberpm
Kendal, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bell is situated behind the the Belvidere Manor hotel and is owned by the hotel. They have tables inside and out and whilst it is fairly small, that just adds to the character. Very friendly staff and really good food.

1 Thank Johnandpam103

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, 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
It is a quaint little pub sitauated on the grounds of Belvidere Manor

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?