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83-84 Bank Street, Maidstone ME14 1SD, England
01622 686683
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Tasty Chinese

I don't know why this place is always so empty? It is a very good quality Chinese, the food is great! Best prawn crackers I've ever had. Worth a visit if you're feeling oriental.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Michael F
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Yummy! Fresh, crunchy veg with generous noodle portions. The set two course menu is extraordinarily good value.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I don't know why this place is always so empty? It is a very good quality Chinese, the food is great! Best prawn crackers I've ever had. Worth a visit if you're feeling oriental.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Good choice of menu and ambience. Excellent staff. Well located. Unfortunately no home delivery for local people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We have been visiting Kalared since the day it opened nearly ten years ago. We have always been made to feel welcome by the owner and or his wife. The food we cannot fault and it is certainly value for money. Terence and Gillian

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Lovely and very quick service, feel very welcomed, excellent food,portions are huge! Will come back next time.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Rude waiter, ignored our table once he knew we were using tastecard. Forgot one of our dishes. Good food, all fresh and tasty. Disappointing that the waiter was so rude as won't return. I notice he is mentioned in other reviews.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Ate here last night as a table of four, phoned up in advanced and was told we could use two tastecards. Upon arrival we advised that we would be using both tastecards and were abruptly told we could only use one. The man in question went to query this but did not come back to us. We then had to... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nice idea and caters for the party goers as well as the diners, good choice of aisian drinks down stairs in the bar, much better than just a pint of Carlsburg. Anx a reasonable restaurant up stairs. If you are in town and are partying or going for az meal well worth a visit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had dinner here last night, the man serving us was rude and didn't smile. Only positive was the friendly Young girl who served our drinks. Food was average, and felt it was forced upon us to order desserts - which we didn't. Had a drink downstairs - service was much better.but overall don't recommend it

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Downstairs a bar. Upstairs traditional Chinese restaurant . Linen tablecloths. Subdued lighting . Table spinners. Food good/tasty. Good selection . Sun lik Chinese beer. £3.30 pint. Reasonably price wine. Manager doesn't smile much. Other staff fine. Good experience . Whole crisp duck £30.00 . Total cost £108 + 10% service . We all ate/ drank well.

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Additional Information about Kala Red

Address: 83-84 Bank Street, Maidstone ME14 1SD, England
Phone Number: 01622 686683
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 83-84 Bank Street, Maidstone ME14 1SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: 01622 686683

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:30 am

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