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Bartellas

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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
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Kent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to Bartellas with our friends on Sunday afternoon. Lovely table, attentive service and above all lovely food, beautifully presented. We had 3 different starters, 4 different mains and 3 different sweets. Every meal was 1st class in every respect. I couldn't fault any aspect from start to finish

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2 Thank Richard H
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you Richard- good to learn that all was very much to your satisfaction. Regards, Ian More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have just been to the restaurant tonight for my wife's birthday and wanted to complain about our experience. My wife ordered the confit of duck and was expecting to have some sort sauce or gravy covering the duck, but it was really dry. She was offered sautéed potatoes with her meal only to be charged for them as an extra... More 

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2 Thank Lewis J
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Don't know how this bitter one snuck in apparently 4 days ago but here goes. A couple walk into the restaurant, one of the last tables the previous Sunday night, his wife's birthday and all that so he's keen to make an impression. All fine with the starters and wine choices. Her duck dish comes with a plum sauce, as... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to this restaurant many times and keep returning thanks to the gorgeous food and lovely staff. The restaurant itself is cosy and has a lovely atmosphere. Staff can't do enough and are always welcoming and friendly. The food is always top notch, cooked well, full of flavour and delicious. Highly recommend the Mexican steak burger, it's amazing. Staff... More 

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2 Thank Barbara-Jo M
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Great to hear of all that Barbara-Jo- exactly how it should be time and time again. Regards, Ian More 

Gravesend, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been living in Kent for nearly 5 years now and have seen/heard about Bartellas so thought we would give it a try especially since my wife and I love all things Italian and alike. Plenty of parking which is great and there is a bar area where the staff allow you to relax or enjoy a few of their cocktails... More 

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Thank sbhurji
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Lovely to learn that you both have finally discovered us! We're often considered to be "an Italian" but I'd rather us not be pigeonholed on that front. We are what we are, a smart, neighbourhood restaurant and bar with professional staff and menus to appeal to nearly all tastes and budgets, as you so clearly found and enjoyed. Look forward... More 

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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here many times, sometimes with family and sometimes with friends. The food is always superb, and the ambience perfect. The staff are not intrusive but give great service. It's certainly a local restaurant that we would highly recommend, and often do so. We first ate here after winning a voucher in a local raffle, and have returned... More 

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2 Thank 1970j
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Many thanks for your loyalty and continued recommendations. As you so clearly illustrate, dining out is not just about the food, critically important though that is. Miserable moaners who major on just that aspect completely miss the purpose and joy of a vibrant neighbourhood restaurant. Regards, Ian More 

Rochester, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a real treat. Greeted on arrival. Very attentive staff and best of all for me a whole menu of dairy free choices . Food was excellent and beautifully presented. Lovely surroundings and ambience was top rate . Will definitely be going again.

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2 Thank Judy M
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thanks Judy for your kind comments- pleased our Dairy Free menu appeals. Catch you again very soon. Regards, Ian More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the food very poor. The same sauce was served with two different types of meat not separately but just on top of the food. My husbands pasta had not been cooked fresh(he is Italian) very disappointed with the food but good service. A shame we won't go back there.

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5 Thank Penmar02
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Davvero? Still hope to hear back from you as to when you visited etc but I sense we're not for you and your husband- questa e la vita! Regards, Ian More 

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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I dine here regularly and it never fails to deliver consistently lovely food and service. We ate there yesterday evening and of all the meals I have had there, and there have been many ,last nights was sublime. I had pasta as a main course,circles of pasta stuffed with a lobster and prawn filling and drizzled with... More 

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2 Thank Hillymat
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Our pleasure Hillary to welcome you and Kevin, even when you turn up on a crazy busy Saturday night with no reservation! Always room for you both (and the family) at the inn. As ever, Ian More 

Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Picture this, freezing cold out, snowing and wet. Walk through the door into a cosy and warm restaurant bar area, large gas coals fire and welcoming friendly staff. Shown straight to a table, nothing too much trouble. Fresh bread and complementary fizzy and still water. Then provided with a dedicated VEGAN menu promptly followed by fresh, beautifully delicious food in... More 

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3 Thank Neil C
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Was a pretty wild weather night indeed Neil- pleased we looked after you so well and look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Ian More 

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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took family here for dinner for my dad's birthday. Always have great experiences here. The staff are very tentative and the food is always well cooked and presented. Good drinks menu as well. Great atmosphere would recommend this restaurant to all.

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2 Thank Sam R
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thanks Sam for your kind comments and continued support. Whilst the food, service and value for money standards are critically important the restaurant buzz has most certainly been cranked up in recent weeks with fun and appreciative customers playing a huge part. Regards, Ian 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
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?