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Frederic Cafe Bistro

Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
+44 1622 297414
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great food and reasonable prices . The only trouble you may have is getting booked in on a Saturday! Ok

Thank IanHerr2015
Reviewed today

I have been for morning coffee and two evening meals., all wonderful. I would say that this is the place to eat in Maidstone currently. The restaurant had expanded into adjoining units in recent years as it was so popular and is often appearing full...More

Thank CliveWilliams21
Reviewed today via mobile

Absolute brilliant time had by all, we decided to go to the Rum tasting evening on the back of how good the Gin Tasting Evenings had been. Great company, some good Rums excellent staff and even some live music from the restaurant. Great value for...More

Thank andyjay888
Reviewed today via mobile

Love this French Bistro, very relaxed great food fantastic ambience what's not too like highly recommend anyone to go.

Thank S L
Reviewed today

The food, the service and the atmosphere is brilliant. I have been for lunch, dinner and drinks with nibbles and have never been disappointed. French cuisine at its best and even better as its an independant restaurant in a sea of chains!

Thank Allan C
Reviewed today

Ladies night out - great atmosphere, food and service, with some unusual menu choices. We had a great time.

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed yesterday

Came here for Lunch yesterday, fast service, tasty food, really good atmosphere! Will repeat the experience!

Thank lenb587
Reviewed yesterday

Tucked away under the Market Buildings' arches besides the Hazlitt Theatre in Earl Street, it is a bit retro with a French & Italian style. My wife and I had a late Saturday breakfast; my full English had loads of freshly sliced tomatoes, large mushrooms,...More

Thank I5900UIgeorgec
Reviewed yesterday

Unlike the previous review the service is good. Not too much fussing but attentive and quick to respond. Always easy to catch an eye.

Thank ou5185
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely place to eat in the centre of Maidstone. Great food, in a fantastic atmosphere. You must try one of the Gins

Thank abelarmark
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Questions & Answers
Sharon V
7 January 2018|
Response from Esti B | Reviewed this property |
£25 p/p and you have to book by telephone as the spaces get filled up pretty quick. There is one happening on the 24th of January.
8 December 2017|
Response from leldebs09 |
What menu is on new years eve
4 October 2017|
Response from Ulric-Frederic | Property representative |
Yes we sell vouchers - the easiest way is to pick them up directly from us in the café - Many thanks !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 297414
Small independent cafe-bistro serving provincial French "peasant food" - This is not fine dining! Its loud, noisy and rustic.
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