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Wrotham Road, Meopham DA13 0JE, England
+44 1474 812154
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  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wrotham Road, Meopham DA13 0JE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We both had the set lunch menu. There was a good range of choices with all 3 courses. Every course we had was thoroughly enjoyable and plates cleaned. Great to experience a restaurant which deliveries quality food, with excellent service in pleasant surroundings at a...More

Thank mumsoutagain
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent restaurant with a marvellous ambience. Great menu and the food was superb. Great service and a very good wine list. Highly recommended

2  Thank PhilSandersKent_UK
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you- great to hear we hit all the right notes for you. Regards, Ian

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on Saturday for a meal with our friends , as 3 of us had birthdays in the last couple of weeks and it was the first time we had got to together . We had drinks in the bar area first ,...More

1  Thank merritt402
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your balanced and constructive comments. So important that we maintain the usually high levels of service no matter how busy we find ourselves- shouldn't have been a problem for us to have brought some more sauce for the duck pancakes to the table-...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have visited a few times, food has always been great. Very accommodating one of my friends and I wanted a smaller Sunday lunch, which was ideal. Staff have always been very attentive (but not hovering over you all the time) and the atmosphere is fab...More

3  Thank olivejohnstone
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Very good to hear of all that Olive and thank you for your continued support- Sundays and Saturdays we now also offer a great value for money brunch menu, available until 4pm. Regards, Ian

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated my wife's 60th birthday with family and friends at Bartellas yesterday. The upstairs dining room was put at our disposal for the day, at no additional cost, for us to decorate and make our own. A waiter, Marco, was allocated to us for...More

3  Thank Mad dogs and Englishmen
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was our pleasure- delighted the day was such an enjoyable one and thank you for your call of appreciation Monday morning. Regards, Ian

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As per usual the food & the service was excellent. Ian was very welcoming and the staff took great care of us. I have been coming here for years and I have never had a bad meal, also consistently great food and service.

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

Many thanks Lindsay for your kind comments and support over the years- good to hear of our consistency in food and service, a hallmark we constantly strive to achieve. Regards, Ian

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely lunch here today with two girlfriends from our Scarlett Pimpernels Red Hat Group. We were there to have lunch and finalise things for our goup's Christmas Meal here in December. It was my first visit and I was very impressed. We were...More

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

Was good fun meeting the three of you yesterday and delighted you so enjoyed your lunch and the place. See you very soon. Regards, Ian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very average meal , not what I expected from friends who recommended the restaurant , don't ask for water with you meal as you will get a nice size bottle at a nice price

4  Thank L1361TFjohnf
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We don't charge for water John- neither unlimited still nor sparkling, never have done in 14 years of business at Bartellas. Anything constructive you wish to share with me rather than making any other misguided/blatantly incorrect comments? Regards, Ian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recent visit on 29/05/17. This was my 1st visit for a number of years and I have to say I was very impressed. The restaurant was well decorated with a good modern feel. The menu offered a wide variety of dishes and I found the...More

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

Welcome back James. Good of you, unlike the previous catflap, chip-craving, non-confrontational contributor, to express your full satisfaction and appreciation of the same food selection. Rave reviews for the cod dish again last night with a full house and the kitchen very much at full...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had great expectations walking into here. I'm just your average person not really into fine dining. But I thought i would give it a go. Firstly I must say the service was good. And the staff were very friendly. The building was very clean...More

7  Thank Catflap25
Eldridge79, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry that you didn't enjoy your food selection- wish either of you had said something at the time and on check back- would have been only too willing to replace and make amends. Fine dining isn't really what we're about but the food has to...More

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I recently reviewed and you said you would send a private email, I just thought I would let you know I didn't receive a private email?
6 June 2017|
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
robin m
do you cater for veegans
2 May 2017|
Response from Eldridge79 | Property representative |
Vegans yes, check out the website
I searched for vegan restaurant in Kent your name came up but reading the reviews your choices are very limited. Can you update me on what the situation is. And btw I am a vegan who has very high standards and I do shop a lot at tesco so am astounded at one of the reviews which churlishly insults tesco. Whatever I buy and eat from tesco is top quality but then again I buy mostly Whole Foods and that patron does seem to be quite au fait with prepacked foods.
1 May 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wrotham Road, Meopham DA13 0JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Meopham
  • Phone Number: +44 1474 812154
  • E-mail
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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