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Bartellas

Wrotham Road, Meopham DA13 0JE, England
+44 1474 812154
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Wrotham Road, Meopham DA13 0JE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice restaurant & friendly staff but a disappointing experience. Starters were good & we had the crayfish cocktail which was well presented & tasty. But our mains turned from beef medallions with mushrooms to braised beef. And the vegetables did not appear until we...More

4  Thank Tony P
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to learn of your disappointment Tony- not sure when you visited and under what name you might have been booked. Our medallions of beef are indeed braised with wild mushrooms, a mirepoix of vegetables and a truffle cream mash- the dish comes complete. Would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Party of 3. Waiting staff friendly, professional and attentive. Food well presented and tasty. The bill represented good value. The general ambience is of somewhere rather special. Definitely worth the trip from Bromley.

2  Thank Asmara0208
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind comments. We seem to attract so many from the Bromley & Bexley districts- easy to find and a decent size car park always helps. Look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Ian

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I nearly didn't book here; I try to read negative reviews in context with the other more positive ones but the crabby replies the management were off-putting. However, I enjoyed my previous experience at Bartella's, about six years ago for a birthday celebration and there...More

2  Thank Howloon
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very much appreciate your considered thoughts and for "overlooking" my apparent crabbiness- glad you put us to the test rather than believe some of the nonsense that we occasionally attract. The truth is we're not for everyone but for those that don't get us and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having read some of the marvellous reviews I wonder if we actually went to the same restuarant? We had an early reservation at 17.00pm as there were young children in the party. Having been told it was a 2 hour slot we waited over 45...More

3  Thank Maggie W
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Maggie for your comments- saw them previously on Facebook but I generally don't bother responding to that often self obsessed diatribe- always best to contact me directly if you have something to say. I had phoned the organiser of your group on the Friday...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family Sunday lunch here today as a birthday treat. Wonderfully relaxed atmosphere and very attentive staff; no pressure to rush anything which was most welcome. Food was excellent (roast beef) and beautifully presented. Would definitely eat here again!More

1  Thank spimpernel2015
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Lovely to learn of all that thank you. Bartellas on a Sunday has become such a "go to" restaurant whether for a roast, brunch or something else from our a la carte menu, professionally served and in elegant surroundings. Hope to welcome you back very...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went here for my birthday meal last night, I’m a complete foodie and after looking at the large menu options I was excited. Our table was booked for 6, as I generally like to eat early and then sit in the...More

3  Thank Kate S
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your detailed comments Kate- always helpful for us to learn from. Can't help thinking though that as a self confessed "foodie" you've entirely missed the point and popularity of Bartellas as an established, renowned, neighbourhood restaurant, not that we must ever get complacent....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked a table for 7.00pm on 11 November at Bartellas for a family meal. We arrived early and had a drink before dinner. Then we were shown to a table which was beautifully laid with crisp white tablecloths and napkins. The waiter brought...More

10  Thank Sandygranny
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your generous comments and please accept my apologies for our mistake on the wrong wine served- shouldn't have happened. We'll sort that next time you are in. Looks like your bill for the 8 of you was split so obviously less easy for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend come have come here twice for evening meals as its just around the corner from him and it is such a lovely, cosy place to go with lovely food! the staff are attentive and pay attention to detail which I love....More

2  Thank Lozenge21
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for the kind comments and recommendation- retail detail rather than sloppy service, particularly pleased you appreciate that. Regards, Ian

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A menu with with a extensive list of choices for all palates. My sons and I ordered a mix of fish, meat and pasta as main, and also a very tasty entree. Very hard to pick the best. Each dish, beautifully presented, with a distinctive...More

2  Thank pacenamoc
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Paulo- so lovely to see you after so long with Max and Christopher too- was an absolute pleasure. There's so much catching up for us all to do- Copacabana beach maybe?

Reviewed November 7, 2017

We visited Bartellas for Sunday Lunch. Upon arrival we had a very warm welcome from the owner which was lovely. We were given a choice of table, once we picked then we were shown to our table. The table was very comfortable and a good...More

2  Thank JeffDen132
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind and encouraging comments. Sundays at Bartellas have become an absolute must for so many in the area- a good range of quality food for all the family , professionally served in smart surroundings. Hope to welcome you back for a...More

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rosieb281
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Eldridge79 | Property representative |
Hello Rosie, Yes I sent you an email via the TA system on 14th May apologising for our performance on what I presume was the Friday night and confirming where you were sat- in The Orangery I believe. Best number for me is... More
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robin m
May 1, 2017|
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Response from Eldridge79 | Property representative |
Vegans yes, check out the website
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reddishdevil
May 1, 2017|
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Response from Eldridge79 | Property representative |
Best check out the website where we show a dedicated vegan menu. Recall that the difficult woman slagged us off for using vegan cheese from Sainsbury's, not Tesco! Regards, Ian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17 - $32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wrotham Road, Meopham DA13 0JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Meopham
  • Phone Number: +44 1474 812154
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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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