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Writtle Road | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EH, England
+44 1277 355021
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Ranked #7 of 274 Restaurants in Chelmsford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $34
Cuisines: European, Vegetarian, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

The restaurant has moved from a lovely spacious garden situ to a smaller space in the nearby hotel. Nice decoration and maybe more atmosphere but Christmas Carols being played during lunch in November put me off going for lunch again until next year. The menus have been stuck inside a binder making it difficult to open and not in any... More 

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to Bartellas. Our new smaller location is proving to be very popular as it has improved the atmosphere and given the restaurant a more intimate feel. Unfortunately nowadays Christmas does start earlier than it did in the past, particularly in this industry with some people holding Christmas Parties in November! However... More 

Ilford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

haven't been to Bartellas since they moved, and I was really pleasantly surprised! I expected the food to be good, and it didn't disappoint. The ambience is so much better in the new venue - much more intimate and far more atmosphere than the old venue - which was quite cavernous. Well done Bartellas!

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to Bartellas. I am pleased you enjoyed the new location and for all of your positive comments, the smaller space definitely works well for us and I'm pleased it is proving popular. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

We often go to Bartellas as we love everything about it! The service is excellent, the food is delicious, and the whole atmosphere is lovely :) I would definatly recomend visiting here.

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Bartellas, it is always great to hear from our regular customers. I am pleased you enjoy the high standards of food, service and atmosphere we have worked hard to achieve. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

An excellent meal at a very good price . Terry the Head Waiter and his staff were fantastic .friendly and provided excellent service. Will certainly visit again . Thankyou.

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to the restaurant. Terry is actually the restaurant manager but I will make sure that your comments are passed on to him and the team and we look forward to seeing you again soon. You might be interested to know that as well as being open for lunch and dinner it... More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Having eaten several times as Bartellas when it was in the old location i was looking forward to visiting the new venue.We went on 16th Nov and were not disappointed.We were warmly welcomed by by the owner who recgonised us from previous visits.As usual he and all the staff were very friendly,helpful and patient.My dad is on crutches and everything... More 

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to the new Bartellas location. I am pleased you all enjoyed it and received the same warm welcome and high standards of food and service you have come to expect from the team. I will make sure your comments are passed on and we look forward to seeing you again soon.... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We booked our table here in October based on the information available on the website, with particular reference to the set price menu as the bill was not being shared. We were a little upset when we arrived to find that the website was not up to date - although now it is, and the set price menu was no... More 

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to Bartellas. When we relocated the restaurant at the end of September we changed the format of the menu, the previous Prix Fixe menu offered a more limited choice and we looked to expand this by offering an individually priced menu, the website was updated to reflect this and we are... More 

Benfleet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had a date night here, and the food was excellent. We had the full 3 courses and couldn't fault anything.

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent visit. I am pleased you enjoyed the experience and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More 

Chelmsford
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A lovely restaurant with subtle lighting , elegant decor . The menu offered a super choice and was a pleasure to the eye as well as the pallet. Perfect for an intimate date or family occasion .

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to Bartellas. I am pleased you enjoyed the experience and our new location. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I have enjoyed many good meals at this establishment. The staff are friendly, efficient and very professional. The food is always superb. Bartellas always go that extra mile in making any occasion very special.

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review following your recent visit to Bartellas. I am pleased you enjoy the restaurant and are always looked after by the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We booked lunch in a private function room for 19 of us to celebrate two 70th birthdays. Choosing various dishes to suit each person's palate, the food was, across the board, fantastic - beautifully cooked and well presented. There were four children in our party, one of whom suffers with ceoliac disease. Her individual needs were very well catered for... More 

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent celebration with us at Bartellas. I am pleased that you all enjoyed this special occasion and that everyone was well looked after. I will make sure that your comments about the food and the team are passed on to them. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Jason Bartella... More 

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Additional Information about Bartellas

Address: Writtle Road | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EH, England
Phone Number: +44 1277 355021
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
Average Prices: USD 19 - 34
Cuisine: European, Vegetarian, Contemporary

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