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Rowlands Bistro

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66 Watling Street, Gillingham ME7 2YW, England
+44 1634 573954
19:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 19:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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!

Thank djdebz
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

1 Thank plumkent
Rainham, Kent
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent food, great service good menu choice and friendly staff. Nothing is too much would certainly recommend for nice night outtrouble

Thank AlanM1947
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal and very friendly staff. Great place. First visit but will return soon. Great value too.

Thank John H
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, great food and reasonable prices. Booking in advance is best, a little bar area to have drinks while waiting to be seated. Daily chefs specials on board and staff are friendly too.

Thank Katherine T
Kent, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is absolutely amazing! The food is to die for, and the staff are so accommodating and friendly! Every meal I've had here has been amazing!

Thank BerryM91
Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Have been here a few times. Food is wonderful and a good choice. Always a love atmosphere in there and staff are friendly and very helpful.

Thank Jacqui W
Chatham, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Nice restaurant good choice on the menu. Good service, polite staff, no rushing, no waiting around. Portions were good, food was hot and very tasty. Reasonable value. My only down sides they have a very small car park which was full when we arrived for a 7.30 table so we had to drive around the nearby streets to find parking... More 

Thank Allisoncsuk
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Started dining at Rowlands some 30 years ago. It's always been a good experience. Tonight was our first visit in quite a few years. A small structural change was evident on arrival but other than that, it all appears exactly the same! But that's not a bad thing - my husband was hoping for the Moroccan Lamb & I was... More 

Thank Chenin62
England, United Kingdom
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309 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

There aren't many places to eat in Gillingham but, as this was listed as the top restaurant in the town during my visit, I decided to come here. While the steak here was tasty and most definitely enjoyable, it was rather dry and didn't appear to be a quality piece of meat. The flavour is more important though and this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
19:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
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?