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Kala Red

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83-84 Bank Street, Maidstone ME14 1SD, England
+44 1622 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
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London
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216 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch ... I ordered my food... beautiful as always.... the place is not that big but good is great... will say is very good Chinese restaurant in town.....

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Thank Ljubica B
Kent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Once again, Maidstone delivers another shoddy restaurant experience. We booked a table online, found our table and ordered, and the first food didn't arrive until an hour after we ordered. The waiter was very polite and apologetic, and suggested that he brings out the duck as a starter to allow more room on the table for the mains. Great idea,... More 

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Thank Tom W
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265 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

We were a fairly large group, and we had booked a month in advance so they were expecting us. The restaurant wasn't even half full but we were made to feel like we were a hindrance, and the manager was not at all friendly or apologetic as the food was delivered at different times. To the extent that some of... More 

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Thank Carlals
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

My partner loves Chinese food and likes this place so we have returned 3-4 times. It's never too busy which is a bonus as we can pick our own table and chat quietly without anyone hearing. Never had a problem with service. Food is nice and get rather large portions which is good. This time we didn't eat too much... More 

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Thank David B
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300 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Kala Red for several years and the food is always good. The service, however is quite slow and could be more friendly. I chose the crispy moroccan lamb served with lettuce wraps and it was delicious. For my main, I enjoyed very tasty crispy beef with Singapore noodles, followed by toffee banana. The restaurant was... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Very good and nice service. Lot of space inside. No water in toilets when we've been there. Food average/good.

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Thank peter2490
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service - set price 4 things to choose . Lovely food will Defo go back . Well done to the staff X

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Thank Tammy J
Kettering, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

First visit to this place, it's part bar and part restaurant, they do takeaways and do eat ins. Food is quite authentic, well prepared, well presented and delicious. One of my pet hates is ordering a chicken curry £7.00, then having to order the rice/noodle to accompany the curry, that can cost from £3 to £6 extra, depending how fancy... More 

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Thank Jon P
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Visited this restaurant already 3 times and definitely will come again. Food is always freshly cooked and taste amazing, portions are big, service always excellent. Went there for birthday evening meal and was presented with complimentary ice cream and a bottle of champagne.

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Thank AniaKes
London
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216 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I have been living in the area for years and I never try this fantastic restaurant... I'm glad I did , food was amazing, tasty, well presented, great selection of teas, soft drinks and cocktails, prices are reasonable, the waiter was very polite. Definitely I recommend to try the food. I will be back very soon

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Thank Ljubica B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83-84 Bank Street, Maidstone ME14 1SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 686683

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