Selale

4.4
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40 reviews
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£25 and under
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Mediterranean
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  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Special Occasions
Located just a stone's throw from the River Medway, Şelale has become a local favourite due to its friendly atmosphere, its 'holiday feel' and its positively delicious menu. Chatham has plenty of places to dine out but as with much Mediterranean cuisine, it's the range of ingredients on the menu at Şelale that impresses. Seafood is prominent, but with a great range of cold and hot starters, including a cold meze starter prepared for 1-2 or 3-4 persons, chargrilled mains and vegetarian dishes, chargrilled aromatic meat, fish and vegetable dishes and crispy greek salads, freshly baked pitta's and so much more from Turkey, Greece, Spain and Cyprus. Also has easy access for disabled diners.
What 40 People Are Saying
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MA
London
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 5

On arrival after long journey we were informed that no food had been delivered ergo nothing to eat & no booked meal!!!
We were informed the restaurant is to be sold within three weeks!!!

SA
Kent
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A lovely restaurant with very friendly staff. The food I cannot fault at all and such a good price. We will definitely return

g
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Once again an excellent meal at a wonderful price. The staff at the Selale are warm, friendly and extremely professional. The meal was surperb as always and the hospitality exceptional.

EM
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and friendly service will be visiting again soon !

SA
Kent
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

We visited with some friends. The waitress has been very kind even with my little one. Food has been very good althought some food a bit heavy. Toilet not very very clean. The bad thing was that the receipt was given on a piece of paper with no single prices but only the total which should not be done.

MB
Kent
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 2

Food was lovely, service was great but some fellow diners children (several of them) were running around like loons.

PD
1 review
Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Really lovely food and great value for money. Service was also really good, waiter was friendly and attentive

HT
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic as always. We had a table booked for 6.30 but wanted to come in earlier. The restaurant was fully booked but they fitted us in. Service was excellent and the food was fantastic, authentic and tasty. Definitely recommend

BD
Kent
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Service was excellent and portion sizes really generous not to mention delicious.
It was slightly chilly but we were dining quite early in the evening and it was very cold outside. I will definitely be heading back here as soon as I can

AG
Kent
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a table of four and each starter and main was cooked perfectly. The chicken in the mixed grill was particularly tender and succulent.
Great service and would definately go back.

IS
Kent
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our family has enjoyed the lunch at Selale. The taster starter plate was delicious and we ate everything! Service was excellent and we definitely will come again next time.

T
Kent
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely & delicious food, great variety, couldn’t fault anything, have been twice now & all my group enjoyed their meal & will recommend to others

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food and lovely staff!!
Highly recommended

DW
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Fantastic food, friendly staff definitely go again

IB
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Usual tasty and filling food. will continue to recommend .

SW
1 review
Dined on 9 April 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food,good value will definitely be returning.

LL
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent all round. 😁.
Would most definitely recommend 😊

C
Essex
2 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 2

Myself and partner decided to have a Turkish meal at Chatham

Having always lived in Rayleigh Essex we regularly go to Bogaz - most probably the best Turkish restaraunt is the south east of england

I liked the kebabs but not enough peppers and was very dry

For a quick meal ok

LS
Kent
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food at good prices! Would definitely go here again

L
Kent
1 review
Dined on 11 February 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Not bad for an evening family meal. Friendly staff,clean,decent food and good size portion.

MB
London
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Despite them having two big groups on that night, the service was impeccable, we didn't wait long for our food, and never felt rushed. Food was absolutely delicious, staff nice and attentive, everyone is proper French. Made me feel like I'm indeed in Bretagne.

ET
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

First time here, loved it and will definitely be back!! Lovely food, great value for money and lovely warm atmosphere! It was a busy Saturday evening and was quite noisy but it gave the place a nice buzz! Highly recommend and look forward to going back!

J
Kent
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 1

Eaten here many times, but this time we were the only people in the restaurant all night and it was a Friday. That was the only negative. Not fine dining but good food at a reasonable price and excellent service.

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love this place would def recommend, brilliabt food and service all round lovely restaurant

MM
Surrey
27 reviews
Dined on 2 December 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

Food was great and very freshly prepared. Defo recommend.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Once again everything lived up to our expectations. Excellent, friendly service and food, as always, very tasty, wholesome, and plenty of it.

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2017
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 1

We arrived early at 6.30 pm we were the only ones in the restaurant which was fine, the service was ok, food tasted great but we has to fight off the flies in the restaurant which was not great especially as they were landing in our drinks and food. a little disappointing.

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Lovely meal food was hot & tasty only down side that mixed grill is served with rice weird combo and the lamb chop on it was tiny draft beer would of been preferred by men in our party but was still a very enjoyable meal

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 12 August 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

Had a lovely evening, waitress es very welcoming and helpful,meal was well cooked and presented well , excellent value for money would definitely recommend this place .

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We went here for our first wedding anniversary on Saturday the 5th August. The food was outstanding I can't recommend this restaurant enough! We had a lovely evening!

S
Kent
1 review
Dined on 6 May 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very enjoyable meal out with family once again, pre theatre. Good wheelchair facilities, not tested! Food enjoyed by all. Recommended.

j
London
3 reviews
Dined on 30 April 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent as always. Great value and super tasty food.

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 22 April 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great Service, excellent food, we had a really nice experience, this was our first time at the Restaurant but we will definitely be going back very soon A++

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 26 March 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, great service and a nice atmosphere at a good price. Just one slight moan, no nuggets or lasagna left for the kids, we were told this as we were ordering so had already spent time deciding what to eat, we really should have been told as we sat down to avoid disappointed children having to find something else in a rush. However we would definitely go back and highly recommend.

OT
Essex
1 review
Dined on 25 March 2017
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Bit disappointed food and service was just ok lamb kebabs nice and Horus chicken was salty

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and service . Real value for money. A pleasant change from the usual chain restaurants .

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent meal from a menu that has lots of choices but is cooked fresh. Extremely pleasant service and outstanding value for money.

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 20 January 2017
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Comfortable and cosy location. Service was good and the food was served hot and tasty, would definitely go again.

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 7 January 2017
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

From the moment we booked to our departure following the hearty meal we were very well catered for. There is plenty of parking close by. The greeting on arrival was pleasant. The menu had sufficient choices. The food was lovely and we did not have to wait too long for it to arrive. Good value for money. Will go back again.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2016
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Lovely place to eat with very nice food at a good price