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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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my family visited here today! Sunday 19th April- food quality so poor! Fully loaded with cloves - literally had to leave after not finishing our meal as all me and my husband could do was taste cloves!! When mentioned as they took plates away - was told we would see a manager. No manager came to us- we... More 

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4 Thank Hannah G
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

We love the occasional nutter. The only item we serve that has cloves in it is the bread sauce that accompanies the roast chicken which her two kids ordered. Mussels, melon. duck, liver and cabbage with cardamom seeds- NO CLOVES! Pity she didn't notice the gravy stain down her own white top but I'll guess once she got back to... More 

Meopham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet dinner at my favourite restaurant. As always the service was excellent, especially a young foreign waiter was very attentive and looked after us very well with smile. However, the menus was good, but somehow the presentation of dish and taste weren't to my expectation. Duck I had this time wasn't tender but chewy and hard. The sauce did not... More 

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5 Thank Tina T
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Hi Tina, Thanks for your comments- always happy to hear from you direct of course. Same chef and brigade as usual but different duck dish from the last time you visited- huge hit on Valentines night though the rhubarb salsa is not for everyone! X More 

Dartford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is fantastic! Every single course was excellent. The staff are extremely polite and very welcoming. When the restaurant is full the atmosphere is lovely. Food came out quickly, all piping hot (with the exception of the duck pancakes, which were fine anyway!). Absolutely no complaints. The assiette of desserts was incredibly good value and everything was delicious.... More 

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2 Thank tid104
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Many thanks, good to learn of your delight with all that we offer. Regards, Ian More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I are both heading off on maternity leave and wanted to socialise with our colleagues before we experienced sleepless nights and crying babies. Bartellas was the perfect venue to do this. I booked the "Salon" room in advance - a private dining room within the restaurant and prior to the evening communication was excellent, we received the... More 

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3 Thank travelfairy1
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Good to read your kind comments Rebecca and thanks for choosing us- pleased you all enjoyed the occasion. The "bit extra" was the optional service charge which I had flagged up to you by email when you booked the room, precisely because of that "frustrating" issue. Most full service restaurants specify no more than two bills per table but we're... More 

Gravesend, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant on few occasions over the years and my wife and I have always enjoyed it. On this occasion it was Valentine's Day evening and they didn't disappoint. The food was lovely and I would highly recommend the trio of duck, the service was great and the tables were far enough apart so it felt... More 

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3 Thank michael h
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Much appreciate your kind words and endorsement Michael. Regards, Ian More 

Meopham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live 1/2 a mile from bartellas and every time I go in there the staff are professional the food is excellent I can't even say I've had an average meal . we take it for granted now that birthdays anniversary any special occasion Bartellas it is !!!

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

Delighted we tick all the boxes for you as a reassuringly predictable neighbourhood restaurant. Regards, Ian More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 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 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 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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3 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 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 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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1 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 14 February 2017

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 

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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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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