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Unit 9 Royal Star Arcade High Street, Maidstone ME14 1JL, England
+44 1622 324444
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“welsh rarebit” (5 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
Bar, Grill, Pub, Wine Bar, Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Unit 9 Royal Star Arcade High Street, Maidstone ME14 1JL, England
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here on our way to the restaurant on. Saturday afternoon. There was only one bear man on duty so service was slow. However the beer and wine are first class. First time I’d tried Curious Brew. It’s now my favourite. So light...More

2  Thank Louwid
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I have visited several times over the last year, usually as a brief stop off between other micro type pubs. Firstly I can’t fault the beer - always well kept and good to drink - can’t fault the staff either, however on the last two...More

2  Thank PJ W
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the beer festival including half of Monos Terion at 9.5% definitely a sipping beer. See photos. 11 different beers to try, 5 local group playing and enjoyed the variety of music. Staff as ever very friendly and helpful, thank...More

3  Thank Alastair D
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I have visited this cafe/restaurant a number of times over the last six weeks, and it really is worth visiting. There are at least 2 different selections of cake to choose from, and a couple of times on a visit, there have been 4 different...More

1  Thank sthestreeters
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Turned up with a friend who recommended the place for the high quality ales. It turned out to be on a quiz night which was very fun and lively. Great place, lovely drinks and friendly staff. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank beckysmy93
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This bar has a good selection of Beers and really offers something different to the norm. Staff are welcoming and food is good

1  Thank David_H_1984_3
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Their burgers that are supposedly best cooked pink in the middle were overcooked and dry. The "large pickle" that comes with every burger wasn't there. The Mac and cheese that was supposed to have bacon in it didn't. Service was slow even though the restaurant...More

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

If you care about what you drink, this is the prime choice. Always an interesting selection of beers, friendly staff, great environment. It’s the the best bar in the town.

1  Thank TimPDJ
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I love this bar! Great food, great range of local beers and wines, amazing milkshakes and a really warm and friendly atmosphere. Such a fan I had my birthday party here too and nothing was too much trouble for the owners and staff.

1  Thank helssteel
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Visit here at least once a week , Tim Dave and team are very welcoming and customers are really friendly .great selection of Kentish drinks and the food is really good especially the burgers and pizza

1  Thank fluffylex
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Bar, Grill, Pub, Wine Bar, Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 9 Royal Star Arcade High Street, Maidstone ME14 1JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 324444
  • E-mail
Our venue is centered around two things, firstly high quality drink products sourced locally that will really impress and secondly an environment where people can socialise and enjoy each others company without disturbances such as loud music, gaming or quiz machines.​ We will always listen to our customers, giving them what they desire in the best possible way. ​
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