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Fortify Cafe

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Vegan, Vegetarian, Café, Tea Room
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32 High Street | Kent, Maidstone ME14 1JF, England
01622 670533
Website
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 84
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Birthday breakfast

I went to the cafe today to celebrate steph's birthday. It was fab. The food was excellent and the service was great. I opted for the full English breakfast with poached eggs and vegan sausages and was not disappointed. All of it was cooked perfectly. The bread they use for the toast is very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Liz W
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I went to the cafe today to celebrate steph's birthday. It was fab. The food was excellent and the service was great. I opted for the full English breakfast with poached eggs and vegan sausages and was not disappointed. All of it was cooked perfectly. The bread they use for the toast is very tasty. As it was almost lunchtime... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Sunday afternoon cup of delicious coffee and some proper home made cakes. Also went here as they let dogs in, which on a cold day was very welcome.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

With so many chain restaurants in Maidstone, the presence of a non-generic operation that demonstrates an enthusiasm for the serving of interesting and unusual food of quality is a real gift. Of course the vegan and vegetarian menu means one will almost certainly be sharing one's air with ladies of the yogic persuasion, reading their copies of "Kindred Spirit" or... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My wife,daughter and I visited the Fortify Cafe on Saturday for the first time. With us both being vegan we found they had lots of dishes on the menu we could eat inc. a chalk board on the wall with stacks of vegan meals highlighted. The staff were all very friendly and our meal (panini, kebab with side salad and... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

MY REVIEW Joyce Gyseman — 5 starGreat intimate café with excellent tasty home made food, now going entirely vegan but still there will be plenty for everyone to eat. My husband and I both eat meat, but also a lot of vegetarian food as well and at times vegan. We are both open to new ideas and new foods (although... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Amazing food! Big servings!, friendly staff! Excellent service! Wonderfil atmosphere! Go there you will love it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

I was delighted to find Fortify cafe on a trip to Maidstone. It made my boring work's training day well worth the trip. I indulged in a full English vegan breakfast and a houmous and roasted vegetable sandwich for lunch, both were delicious.I'm planning a trip to Maidstone with my other half just so we can visit Fortify.

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Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

My girls and I enjoyed a lovely late lunch yesterday, both of them enjoyed the vegan lasagna, which says a lot cause my youngest is a bit of a fussy eater. I had one of the best vegan sandwiches I have ever eaten not made by me. I look forward to returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

What can I say about this place other than how much I love it? I first visited in 2010 and liked the food but was a bit dissappointed with the small number of vegan options. Came back again at the end of November last year and was pleasantly surprised at how much stuff was vegan. Even my onmi boyfriend loves... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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76 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

They offer gluten-free bread but the vegetarian breakfast comes with sausages with wheat, vegetarian bacon with wheat, etc... So I said what can I get then?!? Well, you can have a bit more of veg instead... Well okay, then let's do that! Don't get me wrong, food was nice (baked beans were not that amazing but probably organic and I'm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32 High Street | Kent, Maidstone ME14 1JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: 01622 670533

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 23
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian, Café, Tea Room
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?