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Bow's Kitchen

10 Market Place, Margate CT9 1EN, England
+44 7796 958949
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (29 reviews)
“pea fritters” (7 reviews)
“mixed starter” (4 reviews)
12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Market Place, Margate CT9 1EN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant recently with my wife and daughter. It’s above a pub in the middle of the Old Town. I had the special yellow prawn curry with Jasmine rice which was delicious, my wife had a tofu stir fry with noodles which she...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small Thai treat is based above a pub BUT don't let that put you off as this was a wonderful Thai meal. Spot on service + delicious food. The pricing is also pretty reasonable

Thank BazRex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited on Saturday night with his two adult girls. We were slightly anxious on arrival as we had to go through the Wig and Pen pub which was fairly crowded with football fans watching the match on the TVs but then...More

Thank Shivshav
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

A good meal, reasonably priced with really friendly staff. Clearly a very popular place which was fully booked but we had previously reserved a table.

Thank kalamadden
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Just finished the soup and still waiting for main course, but already rating this resto as excellent .. this is a really good choice! If you like spicy thai food look no further!!

Thank Jeke P
Reviewed April 4, 2018

We managed to get a table here on a Saturday night - wow. Great location, right in the middle of Margate, tucked away above The Wig and Pen pub, this place is a real find! We had spring rolls and crispy pork belly to start....More

1  Thank BenjaminCT7
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Staff very friendly and helpful, food was freshly cooked and tasted fab Would suggest booking as they seem to get busy nice selection of wines Would definitely recommend you visit

1  Thank Jane p
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Bows kitchen is in a odd setting, upstairs in a traditional pub - it looks like it used to be the function room of the pub. But what it lacks in thai styled decor and atmosphere it more than makes up for in the quality...More

Thank welovetravel2013
Reviewed March 21, 2018

First visit here...but hope to be back soon. Food excellent. Fresh high quality ingredients, well cooked and beautifully presented. Staff friendly, helpful and attentive...nice atmosphere. Crispy Pork Belly excellent, served with a wonderful spicy accompaniment... coriander, garlic, chilli flavoured. Pea fritters very tasty. Tom Yum...More

Thank Hatfield_visitor
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Superb Thai food in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere. I think this is the best Thai food in Margate. It is all cooked freshly and the dips and chutney are all homemade. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Kanhai47
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Questions & Answers
Judy G
October 25, 2017|
Response from K5339FPwalterm | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Phone the restaurant. I’m a customer
September 4, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Tim S | 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$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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