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Bartellas

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British, Vegetarian, European, Contemporary
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Writtle Road | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EH, England
+44 1277 355021
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 274
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  • 71
    Very good
  • 18
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  • 6
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good place to meet for Sunday Lunch

TIP TIP: this place is just off the A12 and is ideally placed to meet friends and enjoy a Sunday roast We booked ahead for Bartella's and found this to be an unusually pleasant bar and restaurant for a hotel (Best Western), most tend to be quite bland in design and food. Staff were friendly and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
SteveByfleet
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West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the venue is very nice for couples and groups. spacious, clean and welcoming. plenty of parking. The food was nothing out of the ordinary. Well presented and tasty but a totally unimaginative menu. Staff very friendly but not very visible. Would recommend it but limit your expectations

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Thank damekaren
West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

TIP TIP: this place is just off the A12 and is ideally placed to meet friends and enjoy a Sunday roast We booked ahead for Bartella's and found this to be an unusually pleasant bar and restaurant for a hotel (Best Western), most tend to be quite bland in design and food. Staff were friendly and helpful, the Sunday roast... More 

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Thank SteveByfleet
Writtle, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have eaten in Bartellas for many years but not lately as we have been trying other places, however we decided to have a night out here a week before Valentine’s night as due to personal reasons we will not be able to eat out over the Valentine’s weekend. I contacted the manager in advance and explained... More 

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Thank Steve-Chivers
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely atmosphere, attentive but friendly service. Plenty of dishes to chose from - spoilt for choice. What we had was cooked to perfection. Although not on our doorstep (about 50 miles from us) we will definitely go again.

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1 Thank Alan I
Essex
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Bartellas a few times and decided to book a table for my husbands 40th birthday celebration. There were 13 people in our party and an excellent time was had by all. The food (beef fillet - amazing!) was simply delicious and the staff were friendly and welcoming. I had exchanged various phone calls and emails re our... More 

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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time to Bartellas, a great meal, the service was very good, the food was excellent, a good selection, will be back, especially liked the promotion for April, a sealed envelope with an unknown discount off next visit, a good to touch.

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1 Thank Ken-4165
Chelmsford
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our dining experience. Good food and excellent service. Went at lunchtime during the week on a Groupon offer. Would definitely visit again.

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1 Thank NEB1973
Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the setting for this restaurant is excellent. the food staff and service was excellent I would recommend this restaurant for a 1st class meal

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1 Thank annmarie m
Cornwall
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chose Bartellas on the basis of location (work trip to Chelmsford) and reviews. We were delighted by the welcome we received and the meal we had. Initially we were slightly thrown by the filofax style menu but they were knowledgeable about food choices for allergy and able to provide gluten free bread and roll as part of my meal. Would... More 

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1 Thank Fenny21
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Bartellas and both experiences were exceptionally good. I must say that the service we received was probably the best I've experienced in a restaurant for a very long time. The waiting staff were polite, professional efficient and tentative during the entire dining experience. The male and female managers were extremely professional and worked seamlessly... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 58
  • Cuisine: British, Vegetarian, European, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?