Belvidere Manor Hotel

The Bell Tavern

Knysna’s smallest pub, situated right here at Belvidere Manor!

Knysna's smallest pub

The Bell Tavern, Knysna’s smallest pub, is a charming and intimate establishment located on the site of the original Belvidere farmhouse. It may be small in size, but it has an enormous amount of character. With its wood-burning fireplace and cosy interior, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy a drink and a delicious meal with friends and family.

The pub seats just 36 people inside, or you can choose to dine outside under the pergola, where up to 60 guests can be accommodated. The pub has a unique atmosphere with its yellowwood ceiling, ironwood block floor, and basement wine cellar, which can be viewed through a window in the floor.


A popular spot for both locals and visitors alike, The Bell is known for its delicious pub meals which are made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. The menu features a variety of classic pub dishes, such as fish and chips, gourmet toasties, bangers and mash, lamb liver, burgers, and our famous pot pies. There are vegetarian options and an array of delicious desserts.


In addition to its food, The Bell Tavern is also known for its local craft beer, cider and gin on tap and offers an extensive wine list and full beverages list.

Whether you’re looking for a place to enjoy a quiet drink with friends or a hearty meal after a long day of exploring, The Bell Tavern is the perfect spot. With its cosy atmosphere, delicious food, and friendly staff, it’s a must do on every Knysna visitor’s itinerary!

The Bell is open daily from 11 am to 9.30 pm and hosts live music two Sundays a month from 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm. Happy Hour on Fridays from 5 pm – 6 pm offers a buy one get one free special on craft beer, cider and gin on tap, and a variety of wines per glass. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest schedules and specials.

Booking is essential for Sunday lunch and recommended for dinner: Call 044 387 1055 or WhatsApp 064 836 4664.

Visit The Bell Tavern today and experience the best of Knysna pub life!




FRIDAYS: 5 pm - 6 pm
Buy one get one free special on craft beer, cider and gin on tap, and a variety of wines per glass



Hosted on two Sundays per month.
12.30 pm – 2.30 pm


Daily from 11:00 am to 21:30 pm
Booking is essential.
Call 044-387-1055 or WhatsApp 064-836-4664

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