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Bartellas

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
European, Vegetarian, Contemporary
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Writtle Road | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EH, England
+44 1277 355021
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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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
delicious food

Lovely location & food was delicious.Service was attentive but not overwhelming. overall very enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Ryan K
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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256 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely location & food was delicious.Service was attentive but not overwhelming. overall very enjoyable.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was our first visit since the resturant had moved to the hotel. The service and food was outstanding. We were greeted on our arrival and shown to the bar area to have drinks before we sat down to eat. The staff were very attentive and the food was well presented and delicious. Will definitely be going back sometime 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 your meal and liked our new home. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More 

Basildon, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Went here for a meal as we are a group of 6 that like to travel and try new restaurants, initially from the outside I did think maybe this was going to be a bit too upmarket for us... I couldnt have been more wrong. We was greeted as soon as we entered and shown to a waiting area with... 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 visit and received a warm welcome from all of the team and were well looked after and all enjoyed your meals. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More 

Witham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We visited tonight and I was so impressed that I had to share my view immediately. We had a Groupon voucher and I was blown away by the quality of the food and the exceptional service we received. The food was cooked and prepared beautifully and the venue is just lovely. It is a gem of a place and we... More 

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to the restaurant. I am pleased that we exceeded your expectations, you enjoyed your meal and were well looked after. It was important to us to make sure that our Groupon customers received the same warm welcome and experience as everyone else and we hope to see you again soon. Jason... More 

essex
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We've eaten at Bartella's before and the food was excellent so we bought groupon vouchers to return. The food, once again, was excellent and so was the service. We expected a reduced menu but the choices available on the groupon menu were pretty much most of the normal menu. The 5 people in our party all commented on how much... More 

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for you r review following your most recent visit to Bartellas. I am pleased to that you all enjoyed your meals and were well looked after by the team, I will make sure your kind words are passed on to them. We look forward to seeing you back again soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We were looking to book Sunday lunch for seven at short notice and having failed to secure any of our usual haunts we decided to try Bartellas, in their relatively new home attached to the Ivy Hotel! I was very impressed with their helpfulness on the phone, which even included ringing me back to discuss the specific culinary needs of... More 

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review following your visit to Bartellas this weekend. I am pleased that you and your guests were well looked after and all dietary requirements were accommodated, I will make sure that your thanks and comments are passed on to all of the team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon and hopefully you'll... More 

Fleet, Hampshire
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We ate at Bartellas two nights (we were staying at the Ivy Hill Hotel where Bartellas is situated). The food was very good, with a decent selection to cover most tastes. Everything was cooked freshly for us. Recommended.

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

england
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Booked a meal with a groupon voucher and what a delightful meal we had, from booking through to going home, I couldn't fault it. Pre dinner drinks whilst choosing from the menu and the selection was excellent. Food was fresh, tasty and generous portions. Service from the young team was good. Would definitely recommend

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HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to the restaurant. We felt it was very important that our Groupon customers were offered the full choice of the menu and received the high standards of food and service that we have built our reputation on, I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing yo... More 

Thorpe Bay
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Visited Bartellas today with a friend for lunch. We were greeted by a very charming young man and shown to our table. We were visiting with a Groupon voucher which included a glass of Prosecco and he enquired if we would like it while we looked at the menus. Ordered a bottle of water and informed him that we would... More 

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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 very pleased to hear you were well looked after by the team as we pride ourselves on high standards of food and service, I will make sure your comments are passed on to all of the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back again very... More 

Brentwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Very impressed with all aspects of this restaurant. The staff were very good and extremely welcoming. The food was excellent and we will definitely return.

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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 liked the improvements we have made since the move and look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Jason Bartella Managing Director 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 18 - 34
  • Cuisine: European, Vegetarian, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?