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Bow's Kitchen

10 Market Place, Margate CT9 1EN, England
+44 7796 958949
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (29 reviews)
“mixed starter” (4 reviews)
“pea fritters” (7 reviews)
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Market Place, Margate CT9 1EN, England
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Richy65
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Jacinta B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Chloe G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 !

Thank Aashish S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank John H
Reviewed August 31, 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

Thank lynneG91
Reviewed August 26, 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

Thank GoPlaces51243
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We had booked a table for 5 people - 2 vegans, 2 vegetarians and a carnivore. After checking through the menu to see what the vegan options were we started to order. The waitress - who was polite and friendly informed us there was no...More

4  Thank holidayreviewer24
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Bows is our favorite Thai restaurant. The food is always amazing, and Bow always cooks thinks to the spice level you want. The belly pork is amazing Highly recommend

1  Thank melzyh
Reviewed June 6, 2018 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

1  Thank Alan W
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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$26
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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