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Wrotham Road, Meopham DA13 0JE, England
+44 1474 812154
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
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18:00 - 22:00
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have eaten here several times with family or friends and have always been very happy with my meal. Last time I visited with friends. The service was attentive but not intrusive. We sat in the bar area until most of the party arrived but at no time were we hassled to move to our table. Our order was taken... More 

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Thank jazzy230
Rochester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Over the years we have been here a number of times. The food is usually very good. My daughter, Vegan, has had a few not so great meals. But the menu for Vegans gets better and at least they really try. We love the atmosphere and the food does not disappoint. We went for our silver wedding celebration. Mid week.... More 

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1 Thank Cole_1957
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Many thank for your support over the years and for your kind comments. True, the weekends are exceptionally busy which for many is the attraction and part of the craic. Mid week and lunchtime dining can be so much more pleasurable and with us now open throughout the day on Saturdays as well as Sundays we're more able to spread... More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for lunch today. Service was excellent - attentive but not pushy, helpful but not patronising. The starters were superb - can especially recommend the mackerel parfait. The main courses were disappointing however - the portion size of the kedgeree was smaller than the starter! The cod was over cooked and the supposed bean sauce was really little more than... More 

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4 Thank Heather B
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thanks for your constructive comments Heather- always room for improvement on all fronts particularly when our value driven brunch style menu you dined from had just been introduced that weekend. A little too dismissive perhaps on the three bean cassoulet and the knickerbocker glory, both of which received rave comments from the 100 or so other diners that lunchtime session... More 

Gravesend, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visiting here yesterday evening, we came early to sit in the bar for drinks before our reservation, around 3 times we were asked by the waiters if we wanted to go to our table, with us saying no every time as we didn't want to eat any earlier. Found this strange and quite rude, once seated we asked... More 

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8 Thank Rebeccavilday
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Sorry to learn that we're not for you Rebecca but thanks at least for coming back to me via private email with the details of your booking so that I could investigate. Seem to recall I was the one who asked you whether you wanted some menus to look at whilst the two of you were tucked away in the... More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been visiting Bartellas regularly since it opened and have always enjoyed a good meal here and attentive service. Today the food was exceptional, the menu seems to have been updated and been taken to a different level. If you haven't been for a while it's well worth a visit .

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3 Thank 147jools59
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you Julie, very much appreciate your kind comments. Indeed, we have turned the food quality and presentation up a degree or two along with the look and feel of the restaurant which has also prompted many favourable comments from other regulars. Regards, Ian More 

Kent
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether it's a special occasion or a Friday night pizza what I love about Bartellas is their service and food standards are always spot on. We splashed out for Mothering Sunday and the chef excelled with really different dishes. Also offer special dietary options are there is needed.

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3 Thank gofto
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Always good fun to see you Sue and the family at the restaurant and thanks for your kind remarks on the nature of our "reassuringly predictable" standards. See you anon. As ever, Ian More 

Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been to Bartellas on numerous occasions and always the food is delicious and the service excellent. Although busy the staff were attentive and the food arrived in good time.

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4 Thank ursulaa85
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thanks Ursula, kind of you to say so. We seem to attract quite a discerning crowd from the Bexleyheath area. Regards, Ian More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times and always had good service and good food. Sunday roasts are great and you get loads of food. The sharing desserts are good if there are four of you as you get a smaller version of all the menu desserts and can share (or not!) Very polite and attentive staff Decor is simple but nice... More 

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4 Thank sarah b
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you Sarah, Sundays are particularly busy throughout the day and well into the evening. It's great to serve civilised generations out dining together without all the bickering carvery chaos. Regards, Ian More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had one of the best fun family "get together" lunches with great service and lovely food in our room upstairs which can accommodate around 20. Good choice and different Sunday lunch food with good selection of beverages. The room upstairs has large square table enabling everyone to be able to talk to each other even in a party this... More 

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3 Thank Keith B
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Great to hear you all had such a fun time Keith- The Salon works so well for a huge range of occasions especially with a bespoke table d'hote menu to suit most tastes and budgets. Hope to see you back very soon. Regards, Ian More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked into Bartellas for a meal with my grandma, mum and girlfriend because I've been to Bartellas before and I know it has a great reputation for excellent food, and we were not disappointed! We were seated for relaxed drinks in the bar while our table was prepared and given some welcoming banter with the man that I assume is... More 

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4 Thank anthony_martin1
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Sorry to disappoint Anthony but thanks for your ringing endorsement! The truth is where and when we very occasionally get it wrong we're quick to put matters right and with good grace. As you clearly appreciate though, where Joe Public is simply playing the angles and/or his or her face I don't have much time for such antics, certainly not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wrotham Road, Meopham DA13 0JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Meopham
  • Phone Number: +44 1474 812154
Description
A privately owned 175 seat restaurant with cocktail lounge and bar serving Mediterranean inspired food, Bartellas is a favourite of the charming village of Meopham. Elegantly appointed in wood and sisal, clean lines and contemporary furnishings, Bartellas offers comfortable and attractive surroundings plus excellent continental service including those little touches of linen napkins, predominately round tables, complimentary still and sparkling water and bread. The recent orangery extension and private dining salon upstairs for a maximum of 24 at one table ensures that whatever the occasion, Bartellas can cater for your dining and party needs. A regular changing a la carte menu, a Sunday menu with all the traditional roasts and the prix-fixe menu available Monday to Saturday lunchtimes and early evenings Monday to Friday offer great value for money- ��10.55 for one course including a 175ml glass of wine, small beer or soft drink.

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