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Rowlands Bistro

66 Watling Street, Gillingham ME7 2YW, England
+44 1634 573954
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (26 reviews)
“minted lamb” (4 reviews)
“pate” (3 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
66 Watling Street, Gillingham ME7 2YW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

7 family members and two babies descended here on Wednesday for a birthday meal. The restaurant was fairly full and buzzy. We were accommodated at a good table at the back of the restaurant so plenty of room for buggies and not to disturb other...More

Thank Shivshav
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had our annual family birthday meal here and think it is such a shame to see the exact same menu as it has been for five or six years (probably more but that is how long I've been going). The décor is still very dated,...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food roast could be bigger. Ribs massive so was burger. Great service place was lovely and warm. Would go again. As had not been there for a about 8 years

Thank unic0rn66
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Rowlands many times with friends. Never been disappointed, always great food and good size portions. Staff friendly and happy to help. Booking is a must as this is a local favourite and true to it's reputation its always busy.

Thank Mammina2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on Saturday night for a birthday, the restaurant & bar were rammed. Staff were very good & attentive, thought the service would be a bit 'iffy considering we had an 8pm table and the place was packed, but the wait for our food after...More

Thank KwsTss
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I have been to Rowlands on numerous occasions and can honestly say i have never had a bad meal there. Have also eaten here for Chrtistmas dinner and again this was excellent

Thank kevers82
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I have been to Rowlands Bistro time and time again. Never been disappointed with this restaurant. Staff are always super friendly, even when it is manic in the restaurant for them. During busy times, the restaurant manages well. Personally I always stick to the steaks...More

Thank MaryW2000
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Return visit as it's almost guaranteed to be a nice meal out. The only disappointment (and it's a small point only) is that there were no specials available. Possibly because it was a Saturday evening? But there's enough choice on the menu to find something...More

Thank Chenin62
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

2 friends on a Thursday night... Positives - Good service, friendly helpful manager, foot hot and order was correct & BEST banana fritters I've had in years! Negatives - food quality was very poor, everything was with French fries, new potatoes or pilau rice (nothing...More

Thank SammyPickles
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Went to Roland's for a birthday meal with my girls and there partners plus two baby's in Prams. When booking I made it clear to the person that the two little ones would need a bit of extra room. When we got there all the...More

Thank onetowatchKent
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Jacqui O
18 May 2016|
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Response from kay5470 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , yes I'm sure you can find there menu on line, hope you enjoy your meal .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Watling Street, Gillingham ME7 2YW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Gillingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 573954
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