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Rowlands Bistro

66 Watling Street, Gillingham ME7 2YW, England
+44 1634 573954
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“minced lamb” (4 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
66 Watling Street, Gillingham ME7 2YW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table a couple of weeks in advance as we had heard it gets busy there. We were asked if we wanted to have a drink at the bar or be seated at our table. I have never been asked that before and...More

Thank debbiewilliams1987
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Fabulous food,service and staff little gem 😁😁 felt so welcome,decorated table...no problem. Family and friends loved it. Other family members already looking at booking for their special events... 😉

Thank Sonya L
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Hadn't had a meal at Rowlands for a while but every bit as great as I remembered. Went on a Thursday when they have a really good value set menu, all four of us really enjoyed everything we had, really nice waiting staff too !...More

Thank MedwayBill
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Having passed this restaurant on many occasions and looking for a place to have Sunday lunch we finally got round to making a visit. We'd had a look at the menu online and although it seemed fairly simple 'pub grub options, the many many glowing...More

2  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I went there to try the homemade food. They have Belgian beer on tap. The food was perfect and sweet, basic custard and apple pie, just right for a cold winters night. .

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Lovely friendly staff and such a really nice atmosphere. Have been visiting each year and the quality stays the same. Was completely blown over by the amount of Scampi on my plate lets just say I nearly didn't finish my and that is very rare...More

Thank ronniewise123
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I was born in Gillingham and return for Xmas, Mothers Day, birthdays and any special occasion. I have done so for over 20 years and every celebration takes place at Rowlands. Nick and his family have always treated us like friends and provided an excellent...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 16 January 2018

another excellent meal their is quite an extensive menu something for everybody service always good and a great atmosphere

Thank garyblower
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Hi I just wanted to say a massive thankyou to all staff since becoming disabled and in an electric wheelchair I have had many bad experiences of eating out but I was made to feel like anyone else and treated like a person not an...More

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Lovely Christmas Meal out, we had the set menu and there was a very large group of us. Set menu had lots of choice and was reasonably price. Wonderful all round.

Thank Jeanette B
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Jacqui O
18 May 2016|
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Response from kay5470 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , yes I'm sure you can find there menu on line, hope you enjoy your meal .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Watling Street, Gillingham ME7 2YW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Gillingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 573954
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