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Kala Red

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83-84 Bank Street, Maidstone ME14 1SD, England
01622 686683
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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All 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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264 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Carlals
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank David B
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277 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

1 Thank SteMar247
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.

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

Thank Tammy J
Kettering, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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 

Thank Jon P
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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.

Thank AniaKes
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188 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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

Thank Ljubica B
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I've been here a few times over the last few years and the food quality is always very good. You have to walk through Kala Red's bar and up the stairs to reach the restaurant, the decor has quite a cool modern feel. The food choices on the menu are all pretty standard but more important they serve very tasty... More 

Thank TimShawUK
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Arranged a works night out to have dinner here for 20 people. Everything was great, everyone loved the food as they could have as much as they wanted and there was still loads of food left over because there was loads of it. The beef in black bean sauce, the ribs and the spring rolls were all really really nice,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
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: 01622 686683

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