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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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Today
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I come here every time I am in Maidstone. You can't beat it! All delicious fresh ALL VEGAN food 💗💗💗 The seitan kebab is delicious. Along with the milkshakes which I could drink all day. The sausage rolls and cakes are also divine

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Thank Natashagibbs
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent food, attentive staff and products you are always looking for. Best for vegans and gluten-free

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Thank Piotr R
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to pass by this little gem of a place serving vegan fayre. Totally lacks kerb appeal & easily missed but once inside, although it's not plush or large, the menu choice is fabulous. Little tables, mismatched chairs, plates & cups are all part of the appeal. I Hope in time that the Fortify can move to more deserving premises.

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Thank Chenin62
Puth, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good quality food and nice different options availble. Kind young people helping. Pricing a bit higher than other cafe or pub food but that has probably to do with the organic origin of most ingredients. We had a nice Lasagna with deceivingly nice vegan Morzarella (mockarella) type of cheese. Good parking options close by (we parked Mill Street parking... More 

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Thank RinkeAltink
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here the other week with a friend of mine as she is vegan, she lives in London but was visiting down here and I had heard many good things about this place so we thought we would give it a try! Now, being an ignorant chef like myself thinks how do you do vegan food without using anything... More 

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1 Thank Bob S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fortify is the first vegan cafe in Kent. The dishes are spectacular and the specials rotate frequently enough. There's CAKE! And their milkshakes are top notch too. It's brilliant that they also offer everything to take away - you can pretty much get a weekly shop here! Reasonably priced, healthy and good portion sizes.

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1 Thank Gema W
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about this place via social media for Vegan eateries and was eager to try so we made the trip to Maidstone to give it a go. Luckily it was a lovely sunny day so we sat outside. You have to pretty much serve yourself though so we grabbed a menu, extensive choice of options so hard to choose, and... More 

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Thank abygailk-s
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch recently; the bean stew was a bit dry but full of flavour. THe smoothies are very good, and there is a wide selection of dishes including pseudo-meat dishes. It is very definitely a cafe rather than a restaurant, and not particularly cheap, but the staff are friendly and it feels worthy which might be important for vegans. I... More 

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Thank John W
ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had breakfast here and it was lovely. I don't eat porridge but they provide it here, which is unusual for most restarants. We had lovely spelt toast and freshly squeezed orange juice.

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Thank angelhair_9
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here with some friends for lunch, had the stew, frittata and houmous. All the food was excellent and staff were friendly.

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$3 - $20
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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
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!

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