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32 High Street | Kent, Maidstone ME14 1JF, England
01622 670533
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Ranked #8 of 225 Restaurants in Maidstone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $22
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegan, Vegetarian, Café, Tea Room
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW 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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72 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

My Fiancé and I loved the Fortify Cafe. We tried the falafel burgers and veggie sausage rolls. These both came with amazing salads. All excellent. Really good flavour combinations and healthy, but oh so tasty.. Good portion sizes too. The staff were really friendly, kind and warm. We had travelled quite a long way to the restaurant and when arrived,... More 

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158 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I was expecting so much more having read the reviews, and loving vegetarian food. Nothing awful about this place, but it is just a cafe. It's not even retro or contemporary, it's just a cafe like something out of the 70s. No waitress service, it's tired (the furniture is shot to pieces), antiquated and cramped, and the food was good,... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We always walk past this cafe and comment on how nice it looks from the outside. We finally made it here for lunch and were not disappointed. The staff were very friendly and all of the food displayed on the counter looked very tempting. My partner (who is a vegetarian sceptic) and I went for a panini each which were... More 

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Marbella, Andalucia, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Wonderful salads and tasty vegetarian food. Love this fabby restaurant. We were invited to sample vegan cheese made in the cafe. Really delicious. This is one of my favourite veggie restaurants in the UK. Thanks very much.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

No matter when I go to this restaurant I always get the most excellent vegetarian food. James the owner of this cafe fully understands vegetarianism, with generous servings, which is actually what is needed. The food always tastes fresh and indeed is not unlike what I eat at home. Even if you are a meat eater and think, you would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Always served with a smile, friendly staff and the food is out of this world. Cannot recommend the VLT toastie enough! :)

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Kent
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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The first impression always lasts... This is certainly true. After an early start to the morning my boyfriend and I were hungry. We spotted the cafe mostly because of the exciting, colourful, enticing window display and chalk boards which were extremely welcoming! On walking in and looking at the menu we soon realised the cafe was vegan/vegetarian. Oh...a lettuce leaf... More 

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Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I love this cafe/restaurant which is completely unique for this area. The food is just wonderful and the lovely staff provide fantastic customer service. My partner and I visit with our two dogs and we are always welcomed. We come from Sevenoaks and go to Maidstone especially to visit Fortify and it is always well worth the visit. I am... More 

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Additional Information about Fortify Cafe

Address: 32 High Street | Kent, Maidstone ME14 1JF, England
Phone Number: 01622 670533
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
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
Average Prices: USD 3 - 22
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian, Café, Tea Room

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