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Bow Tie

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Pledge Square, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 0132
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

In Knysna for a few weeks over the Christmas holiday season with many good restaurants to choose from. After having trouble getting a reservation at a couple restaurants we took a chance and walked into Bow Tie. While it doesn't have a view like some other places in town, it has ample easy parking. Once inside, it was a very... More 

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Thank guyrager
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

There was a parking right oitside and we hadn't had lunch so we took a gamble and what a peasant surprise it was.

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Thank Kathrin D
Rehovot, Israel
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered soup + spring rolls + 4 main dishes to share among our party of 7 (which included 3 children), including a variety of different foods (soup, spring rolls, chicken, beef, noodles, rice, some spicy and some not). The amount was just right, but the taste and quality was unfortunately between mediocre and below average. The service was also... More 

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East London, South Africa
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We were wanting to go too a Italian Restaurant in Knysna but sadly it was closed and came across Bow Tie restaurant and sat in the car for 5mins debating whether or not to go in! Well we were very happy we went in as the atmosphere reminded me so much of spending holidays with my Chinese cousins in PE... More 

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Thank DeanoVen
Johannesburg
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We often eat at Bow Tie. Their food is great and the service always friendly and good. Excellent value for money. We will keep going back.

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Thank Linda S
Perth, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

We had the 3 course set menu Portions were generous and tasted authentic. Service was fast and friendly and price was very reasonable.

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Thank wargab209a
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Popped in to order a take-away and was impressed that 20 Chinese people were eating in the restaurant. Always a good sign of authentic Chinese food. When I left another tour bus arrived full of Chinese tourists. The Restaurant is pleasantly decorated and service at the counter was brisk and friendly. My take out portion was very generous and I... More 

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Thank Nici20152016
Johannesburg
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Excellent value for money. Chinese at its best. We go to this restaurant on a regular basis, inexpensive and great food. The owners are on hand and any requests are welcome, they will go out of their way to please. We will keep going back.

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Thank Linda S
Durban, South Africa
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We went as a family to Bow Tie for dinner. The food was amazing. We had steamed dumplings, sizzling beef, fried rice, Singapore noodles and Pork with cashew nuts. Each of the dishes had their unique taste. Would certainly recommend the sizzling beef in black been sauce. We were a bit disappointed that they had run out of chicken and... More 

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Thank AmitChoudhury3107
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

The sizzling dishes are still our favourite The chow mien is good and the service is much more rapid than in the past, to match the new restaurant. Angela and Daniel are very welcoming.

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Thank John F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pledge Square, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 0132

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