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Fortify Cafe

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Café, Vegetarian, Tea Room, Vegan
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32 High Street | Kent, Maidstone ME14 1JF, England
01622 670533
Website
Today
8:00 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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    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
The real deal

I went here with my work friend. She is a vegan and I like vegetarian food. I have to say that we were not disappointed. I Was in need of a treat and did not want to cook as going away. I tried the Moroccan bake and it waslovely. Quite spicy and very tasty. The staff are very attentive and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Mavis D
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I went here with my work friend. She is a vegan and I like vegetarian food. I have to say that we were not disappointed. I Was in need of a treat and did not want to cook as going away. I tried the Moroccan bake and it waslovely. Quite spicy and very tasty. The staff are very attentive and... More 

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The only vegetarian I am aware of in Maidstone, a fantastic feeling from the moment you walk in, done in a 1970`s style, yet homely. The food is amazing especially the soups and stews. Sandwiches are very different from what can be found anywhere else. It does sometimes get very busy but well worth the wait for a table. Also... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We love this place! Such a breath of fresh air in Maidstone. Quality food, freshly prepared and great if you are visiting with vegetarian friends. We have been back several times since despite not being vege ourselves. Recommend the falafel and tomato, mozarella and pesto panini - much tastier than the one I had from Pret a Manger.

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9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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
30 helpful votes 30 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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16 helpful votes 16 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
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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

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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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 - 22
  • Cuisine: Café, Vegetarian, Tea Room, Vegan
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

Questions & Answers

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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?