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Bartellas

Furze Hill, Ivy Barn Lane | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EW, England
+44 1277 355021
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Ranked #21 of 252 restaurants in Chelmsford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $37
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, 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, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Excellent food, friendly, attentive staff. Large dining area and further seats to retire and enjoy after dinner drinks. Wide menu with all tastes catered. Would/will recommend and return for further visits.

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chelmsford
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

my wife and I ate here for her birthday meal, we both opted for the 3 course fixed price menu. we were asked if we wanted to sit in the bar for drinks before ordering or shown to the table which we decided to do. We ordered our drinks and were asked if we would like a complementary bottle of... More

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This was a family lunch celebration for 24 people including children. We were most pleased with all elements of this lunch from the planning of the menu, wines and and canapés, to the friendly and efficient orchestration of the event and the excellent food. Thank you to manager Terry and his excellent team, and to the chef. CMS.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Went on a Groupon deal on a Saturday night. Had a great night, started by sitting in lobby with drinks. The extremely friendly staff where excellent all night. Starters were lovely and good portions, the tempura prawns perfect. Adjusted my meal perfectly when I asked for no butter in mash or on veg. Just one minor pointer, thought batter was... More

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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 that you enjoyed your experience and that the team were able to accommodate your dietary requirements, we pride ourselves on high standards of food and service and we intend to uphold these in our new location, just across the gardens in a newly built extension to... More

ESSEX, ENGLAND
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Visited on Saturday evening on Groupon Deal, welcome, service and food was first class. All three courses were well presented and tasted delicious, love the lobby area where you can enjoy a pre-meal drink whilst browsing from the Menu. The background music was very good as well. Highly recommended, will be returning......soon

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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 were well looked after by the team. We hope to see you back again very soon Jason Bartella Managing Director More

Brentwood essex
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My husband and myself have come to bartellas tonight food. Is excellent great value for money staff really friendly we will certainly be back and would recommend this little gem of a place to anyone

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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 found us and enjoyed your meal, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More

Wickford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Myself & Sister booked Bartellas for a birthday meal for our mother and all these that attended commented on what a great venue we chose. the food was great, service was prompt prices were fair what more can you ask for. We had 2 guests in wheel chairs "No problem" we were made to feel very welcome and would highly... More

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent celebration at Bartellas. I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit and all of your guests and their needs were looked after by the team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More

Benfleet
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have been eating at Bartellas for over five years and have seen many changes.....not always for the best! BUT this evening four of us visited for dinner and the food was delicious. The meals were thoughtfully presented and enjoyed by all. It was good to see some new dishes on the menu and the weekly specials mean you are... More

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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 that you enjoyed your meal and the overall experience. As you mentioned the restaurant is relocating across the gardens to an extension we are currently building at Best Western Ivy Hill and we will be maintaining the high standards of food and service we offer now.... More

Greater London
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

From booking to leaving Bartella's was really a lovely experience. The restaurant is spacious but maintains its warmth. We had drinks in the lounging area first, which was comfortable. The whole time staff being available but not in your face like so many places can be. The starters down to pudding were absolutely freshly prepared and tasty. Wine selection was... More

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to Bartellas. I will make sure that your positive comments about the food and service are passed on to the team, the offer with Groupon was great value and I hope that now you know about us you will return again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More

Ingatestone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Would recommend Bartellas to anyone, lovely surroundings, tasty food and good price. 10 out of 10 in my opinion !

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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 your experience and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More

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