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Bartellas

££ - £££European, British,
Writtle Road | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EH, England
+44 1277 355021
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (7 reviews)
“mixed grill” (10 reviews)
“calves liver” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
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LOCATION
Writtle Road | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EH, England
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1 - 10 of 640 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

On arriving Terry made my wife and I very welcome, as usual. Great air-conditioned restaurant on a very hot day, so very relaxing. I had the soup of the day, Parsnip, a really nice thick soup, then the Poached Haddock absolutely stunning, followed by Ice...More

1  Thank Greg P
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review following your recent visit to Bartellas. I am pleased that you both enjoyed your meal and were well looked after by the team. It is wonderful you have already pre-booked to returned, we look in welcoming you again soon. Jason...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

From the moment we arrived we were treated like royalty! A warm welcome, brilliant service and fabulous food. Lorna and Jaro were our servers and they couldn't have been more obliging or friendly. This was our first visit, for my sister's birthday, and we will...More

1  Thank Sheila G
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review. I am pleased you all enjoyed your visit and the team looked after you all. I hope you signed up to our reward scheme, which is free to join and offers benefits each time you dine. We look forward...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bartellas, Terry & all the staff couldn't have been more accommodating in our dietry requirements even sourcing a Vegan bottle of wine. The atmosphere and food were excellent and we shall definitely be returning. Thank you Bartellas Margaretting 👍More

1  Thank Jane S
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you all enjoyed your visit and the team looked after you all. I hope you signed up to our reward scheme, which is free to join and offers benefits each time you dine. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My second visit with friends this time. The 3 course menu from a Travel Zoo offer was perfect. The service excellent and facilities and grounds in wonderful condition. I can’t understate the food it was well great. So much so that we already booked our...More

1  Thank Adrian S
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you all had a wonderful time and found the food and service to be excellent. It is lovely to hear you have already booked to come back and I hope you join our free reward scheme, which...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Group of friends get-together. Had a wonderful lunch food was great service was exceptional. Would go again.More

1  Thank John W
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I am pleased Bartellas was your chosen place for you and your friends to have a get together and that you all had a wonderful time. It is lovely to hear you would come back and dine with us, we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Bartellas, using a Travelzoo voucher. The food was great, service just right, professional and friendly. The “Travelzoo” menu is almost the same as the “real” one, other than a couple of surcharges on items such as steaks – this is great...More

1  Thank Stu151
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your dining experience and found the service you receive from our staff to be great. Thank you for rating us with 5 stars, which along with your comments in your review, gives me hope we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

warm and fuzzy. Well to be honest i walked in and was greeted with a warm and friendly smile. menu looked a bit too posh for an old plumber like me. Any hows, to cut a long story short all 3 courses were fab -u-...More

1  Thank Colin R
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. It is wonderful you enjoyed your dining experience at Bartellas and found the staff to be friendly and the food to be one of the best meals you have had in a long time. I hope you joined our reward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went to bartellas for afternoon tea for our third wedding anniversary (we had our wedding reception at the ivy hill hotel where bartellas is located). The food presentation and quality was superb and we were made to feel very welcome by...More

1  Thank Liz R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall good, but a long wait between starter and main which was nearly cold, so very disappointing, but staff very apologetic and gave us complimentary sweet . We will try them again, to make sure this was a 'hiccup' in the system.More

1  Thank John T
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I have spoken to the Restaurant Manager and I am aware there was a miscommunication between the restaurant and kitchen, which as the Restaurant Manager explained to you on the day, this unfortunately caused a delay between the starter and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just love this place. Staff are so nice and friendly and the food is always well cooked and presented. There is sometimes a little wait, but all good things are worth waiting for in my opinion! Today I had the sticky braised lamb, followed by...More

1  Thank Linda M
HLGroup, Owner at Bartellas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. It is wonderful you enjoyed your dining experience at Bartellas and found the staff to be friendly and the food to be well cooked and presented nicely. I hope you joined our reward scheme, which offers fantastic benefits each time...More

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janeliz49
29 March 2018|
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Response from davyjon2015 | Reviewed this property |
Excellent!
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duncan226
27 December 2014|
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Response from HLGroup | Property representative |
Where possible we will always try to accommodate dietary requirements, if you advise us of any specific requests when booking we can make sure we are prepared ahead of your arrival. We look forward to seeing you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$52
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Writtle Road | Margaretting, Chelmsford CM4 0EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 355021
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