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Bartellas

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, British,
Writtle Road | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EH, England
+44 1277 355021
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
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CUISINES
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Writtle Road | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EH, England
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1 - 10 of 578 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I didn't have high expectations as I thought the menu looked quite plain, but after eating the menu really didn't do the food justice! we had 4 steaks and they were all cooked to perfection and the sauce was delicious. I had garlic bread to...More

1  Thank TigerTigerLondon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As fairly regular visitors to this Restaurant we were once again not disappointed...Service was outstanding as always all our Food was presented to the highest standard & was very tasty....all at a very reasonable cost... We will definitely be returning & would not be put...More

1  Thank Michael C
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review after your visit to Bartellas Restaurant. I am pleased you enjoyed your dining experience and found the service to be outstanding. I hope you have joined our free Bartellas Reward scheme, which offers benefits each time you dine with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have just had the most delightful evening at Bartellas.. absolutely faultless. Myself and my husband both had fillet steak which was cooked to perfection. Very friendly polite staff... Will definitely be returning and bringing friends to this wonderful restaurant..5 stars +More

2  Thank angiedrisc
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review following your recent dining experience at Bartellas. I am pleased your found the evening to be faultless and found the service polite and friendly. I hope you joined our Bartellas Rewards scheme, which is free to join and offers...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very ordinary ,pretentious. I was not impressed as I expected more after the information I had been gien. Good car parking.More

Thank maurice c
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of Bartellas Restaurant. I am disappointed to read you did not enjoy your dining experience with us. We have contacted you privately to discuss your review, but so far have not heard from you. I ask that you kindly contact...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on Saturday night once again. We have eaten here many times previous, once again the menu, food and of course the serving staff were excellent not to mention the best kitchen. A very professional establishment with many years experience on how to treat guests...More

1  Thank Stephen M
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and found the food and service to be excellent. I hope you have signed up to our Bartellas Reward scheme, which is free of charge and offers you fantastic...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to thank all the staff for a fabulous lunch. Please don’t miss out on this great venue.

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to Bartellas. I will gladly pass on your kind comments to the staff. We hope to see you again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have not visited the Ivy Hill Hotel since my retirement 14 years ago but having read the tripadvisor reviews we decided to try Bartellas & we were not disappointed. The restaurant is beautifully decorated, light, airy & with a good ambience. We went first...More

1  Thank Alf S
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Bartellas is situated on the grounds of Ivy Hill Hotel, but is run as a standalone Restaurant that is open for all to come and dine. It is pleasing to hear that you have recently dined with us twice and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

18 ladies from the Red Hat Society celebrated their 9th anniversary with a dinner at Bartellas. A really lovely evening was had by all. The food was exceptional, a lot of the ladies said it was the best meal they had had for a long...More

1  Thank Rougeanne
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Fantastic news to hear you have celebrated your 9th anniversary with us at Bartellas. I am pleased you all enjoyed the meal and the staff looked after you. We hope you all return soon, perhaps for a Christmas catch up....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A delightful place that we hadn't visited since its reconstruction and beautiful refurbishment. Situated perfectly just off the A12 it's an oasis of calm and tranquillity. Our greeting by the superbly professional Lorna and Steff was a happy start to an overall outstanding experience. The...More

1  Thank Bryan C
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Congratulations on your anniversary, I'm am pleased we made it truly special for you both. I will gladly pass on your kind comments to the team. Look forward to seeing you again soon! Jason Bartella Managing Director

Reviewed 15 October 2017

It is easily accessible, off the A 12 and not far in. It is a very beautiful restaurant, clean and modern. I enjoyed the meal. It was a three course meal, all very delicious. Staff were very professional, friendly and helpful. Atmosphere very relaxing. Outdoor...More

1  Thank junedube351
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review following your most recent visit to Bartellas. I am pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and I will pass your kind words on to the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Jason Bartella Managing...More

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duncan226
27 December 2014|
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Response from HLGroup | Property representative |
Where possible we will always try to accommodate dietary requirements, if you advise us of any specific requests when booking we can make sure we are prepared ahead of your arrival. We look forward to seeing you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 53
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Writtle Road | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 355021
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