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“fantastic food”

The Heart of Flavour
Ranked #1 of 25 Coffee & Tea in Maidstone
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$9
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Delicatessen
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Good for: Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Heart of flavour is a bright and airy café-cum-deli which opened at the end of last year and has rocketed in popularity, since extending its opening hours. Due to all proceeds going to The Heart Of Kent Hospice, which provides exceptional level of end of life care for patients and their families, our care is local and free and is offered to those who need it. Capturing the essence of the Garden of England, Heart of Flavour is a one stop shop which offers a selection of fabulous cheeses, oil and olives and taste-tingling salads to eat in or takeaway. The keenly priced coffees at Heart of Flavour offer a veritable wakeup call to town centre workers who can pop in before work for a quick caffeine boost and breakfast, but we can now also wind down with a glass of wine at the end of the day. In between, Heart of Flavour attracts shoppers, businessmen and women, ladies who lunch and those who just want to chill out or rest those weary feet with a nice cappuccino or home-baked cream tea and browse the local paper or glossy magazine. Perfect for sharing with friends are the ever-popular platters, originally introduced for the evenings but now available most days. All made in-house or sourced from Kentish suppliers, the Greek platter is a firm favourite with customers, with its ample portions of houmous, taramasalata, olives and feta cheese, beautifully presented in china cups on a serving board and accompanied with lightly toasted pitta bread pieces. You can purchase wine by the glass or bottle. It's a decent list ranging from a very palatable Australian Chardonnay at £14.95 to a classy Chablis or Fleurie at the upper end of £24.95. It's possible to eat at Heart of Flavour, situated in King Street, Maidstone, anytime from 8am to 8pm - and upto 11pm if you are fortunate enough to be invited to one of the many corporate events or family parties which take place in the magnificent first floor function room, which is available for hire. We are non profit organisation working for the Heart of Kent Hospice, 100% of our profit goes towards providing car , comfort, compassion and hope those whom need it. our café is 90% run by volunteers working extremely hard to reach our goal and help as much as we can. From our recently refurbished kitchen we are offer hot and cold bistro food including daily specials and the classics. Our deli offers Kent`s finest organic produce including cheese, chutneys, honey, juices, fresh produce etc. There is lots more to us than café/deli, we are providing hospitality for business seminars and private parties in our function room, or deliver to your location.
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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“fantastic food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

They have a small range of food but very friendly, freashly cooked good quality food at good prices. Run by volunteers and is always spotlessly clean

Visited August 2013
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