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Rowlands Bistro

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66 Watling Street, Gillingham ME7 2YW, England
+44 1634 573954
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Today
19:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 19:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a good burger with some salade with it. Hot plates so the fries stayed warm. As a starter the spare ribs, also good. Family owned restaurant with friendly service. Much better food then the restaurant of the hotel I'm staying 900m down the road.

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Thank Ronald V
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times since the new year. Always good value and great food. Great choice something for everyone

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Thank peter12345678901234
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been several times, service is very good but the menu is limited, I had steak which was over cooked as I ordered Medium rare, the portion was not enough either

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Thank Geoffah952
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food ,staff,service venue,you wont find a better local restaurant for an evening meal for either celibrating a special occasion or socialising.

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Thank braodway
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keeps improving , great service from the moment you walk in the door , great menu , brilliant selection of wines , food always prepared to your exact liking by friendly and hard working staff, never leave feeling like I could eat another bite , I would eat here everyday if I could but I enjoy leaving it for a... More 

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Thank Dean R
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impromptu dinner Excellent food as always Friendly service and exceptional value Never disappoints Thoroughly recommend x

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Thank Eileen H
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night with family, I think the last time I went was about 20 years ago! It's not much to look at from the outside, but this place is a hidden gem! Fantastic service and food. I had the king mixed grill and all the meat was delicious and well cooked. The restaurant itself is a lot bigger inside... More 

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Thank Paul L
Chatham, Kent
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were invited to this restaurant for our friends birthday. Some of the other guests had been before, and by a majority, suggested the set menus. The restaurant was very busy but the staff were very professional The food was amazing, the portions generous,and served Hot. The evening was wonderful in every sense. Thank you to all the staff, and... More 

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Thank viviennetz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Went for husbands birthday. Last minute decision. Glad we did -Food was gorgeous! Was very busy but didn't wait long for starters and mains - Definitely go again!

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Thank djdebz
kent
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

There was 16 of us and the meal as always was amazing. Although the staff seemed to have abit of a problem and one was even rude. My brother had to leave earlier than us and then my pregnant sister had to go due to being too hot and uncomfortable and so wanted to settle their bills before the rest... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
Monday
19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?