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“Fast service, good food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Bartellas

Bartellas
Ranked #1 of 11 Restaurants in Meopham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $17 - $32
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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.
Rainham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Fast service, good food.”
Reviewed June 8, 2014

We enjoyed an evening with friends at this restaurant, busy and buzzing. No complaints, just felt a little rushed. But probably because they were very busy. Food tasty and extensive menu. Would recommend it.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank GillingamJill
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Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review, June 10, 2014
Appreciate your kind words and my apologies if you felt somewhat rushed. We should try to establish what sort of pace you require with the service of the meal and match it accordingly or you could simply ask us for a decent break between courses. Hope to welcome you back very soon.

Regards,

Ian
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Pays de Loir France
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Lovely Restaurant”
Reviewed June 6, 2014

We are over here from France, and was finally able to get together for a meal in Bartellas last night. The food was excellent with a good choice for someone like me who dislikes most meats.

The service was also excellent with the staff friendly and attentive, making it a very relaxed evening in very nice surroundings. Well done, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and will be back when we are over again.

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Sue S
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Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Great to learn that all was good and thoroughly enjoyable.

A bientot!

Ian
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West Malling, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Big restaurant providing excellent service”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Good food,excellent service,good wine selection and reasonably priced.
Nice surroundings and decor plus a large car park.
Well done. We will be back.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank hclose999
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Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review, June 6, 2014
Many thanks for your kind comments- hope to welcome you back very soon.

Regards,

Ian
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Happiness”
Reviewed May 31, 2014

I came to you for the first time last year and had an excellent meal. The service was fantastic. I am coming again tonight for a birthday meal from my good friends. Cannot wait.

  • Visited June 2013
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2 Thank June T
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Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Thanks June, lovely to have you returning. Trust all was well second time round.

Regards,

Ian
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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“Hit and miss”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have been to bartellas on 4 occasions and it has been alternately good and average. When it was good the food and service was great. When it was average we had to send dishes back that we're not cooked properly and the service was less than great. I can only put this down to the kitchen being short staffed. I would be reluctant to go there on a special occasion as it could be a hit or a miss. I would return for a meal with the wife and accept the experience on the evening.

  • Visited April 2014
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4 Thank Graeme C
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Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
Consistency in the quality of our food and service is so imperative in our efforts to encourage customers to keep returning and to tell others. Have exchanged emails with Graeme to apologise and agree with him totally. Managed to establish that it was back in February when his steak had to be returned because it was tough but his wife has been since with friends and enjoyed a wonderful time. Hope to welcome them both back very soon to enjoy our usual levels of hospitality.
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