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Fortify Cafe

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32 High Street | Kent, Maidstone ME14 1JF, England
+44 1622 670533
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Fortify Cafe is Maidstone's first vegan eatery, offering some of the best...
Fortify Cafe is Maidstone's first vegan eatery, offering some of the best home-cooked food in a relaxed and stylish setting. From delicious quiches and fritattas to home-made cakes, everything on offer at Fortify is meat, dairy and egg free. Eveything we serve at Fortify Cafe is made on the premises with fresh, local ingredients. We specialise in wholesome, delicious food - that also happens to be vegan. Lots of our dishes are also suitable for those seeking wheat & gluten free alternatives, so just ask if you're not sure!
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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
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I have never been disappointed with any aspect of my experiences at the Fortify Cafe. I love the atmosphere. It's always so peaceful and so friendly. The choice of food and drink is superb. I have visited here numerous times with my Mum & husband (both omnivores!) and they have also loved the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Claire H
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I have never been disappointed with any aspect of my experiences at the Fortify Cafe. I love the atmosphere. It's always so peaceful and so friendly. The choice of food and drink is superb. I have visited here numerous times with my Mum & husband (both omnivores!) and they have also loved the menu! I am now addicted to vegan... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Ok but not great. Service was slow. All we had was drinks. Nice enough staff but not overly friendly. Only had drinks. They were ok too. Nice enough but better places in town for a coffee.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We visited here twice during our trip to Maidstone and as vegans were very excited to try an all-vegan cafe. The good thing is that the food was really truly delicious, one of the best places I've been to. We had a cashew feta, fake bacon, cranberry sauce and walnut toasted sandwich which was incredible and a real change from... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My vegetarian, tree hugging, animal sanctuary worker wife dragged me kicking and screaming to this place, and I would have to say; I really enjoyed it! The food was tasty, portions were enormous and staff were friendly. They have some great quality bottled beers. One small reservation, they shut promptly at 17.00 so I think they should stop taking orders... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Popped in with my brother last weekend for an early lunch and as usual there was a wide choice of vegan and vegetarian food on offer. Cosy and friendly. Food is consistently good. Highly recommended.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

we both visit this café every time we go to Maidstone the food here was excellent and a good choice of food my wife had a cooked breakfast and I had one off the special board warm and friendly we will be back!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had food and coffee. I'm not Vegan however it doesn't matter. Great selection of food which was very tasty. I'm quite partial to almond milk now. Will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Such nutritious and delicious food served with a smile and friendly conversation. When asked for advice of information regarding the food we were ordering the staff could not be happier to assist! When we ordered, we were asked if we would mind a 10 minute delay in serving the food as they needed to make up a new batch of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I visit Fortify regularly and always leave full. All the staff are friendly and helpful and I love the atmosphere there. Many many meat eating friends and family have visited with me and love the food too. Would recommend to ANYONE and EVERYONE! Vegans and meat eaters alike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The menu is so varied that you could easily eat here over and over and not be tired of it. The flavours are enticing, service very friendly and prices reasonable. Can't wait to go back.

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Additional Information about Fortify Cafe

Address: 32 High Street | Kent, Maidstone ME14 1JF, England
Phone Number: +44 1622 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 - 23
Cuisine: Cafe, Vegan

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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: +44 1622 670533

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 23
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Vegan

Description

Fortify Cafe is Maidstone's first vegan eatery, offering some of the best home-cooked food in a relaxed and stylish setting. From delicious quiches and fritattas to home-made cakes, everything on offer at Fortify is meat, dairy and egg free. Eveything we serve at Fortify Cafe is made on the premises with fresh, local ingredients. We specialise in wholesome, delicious food - that also happens to be vegan. Lots of our dishes are also suitable for those seeking wheat & gluten free alternatives, so just ask if you're not sure!
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?