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Base Camp


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We are a local community hub and café situated in the Heart of the Royal British Legion Village in Aylesford. we offer a wide range of hot and cold food, snacks and beverages. We are child and family friendly and have a brand new adventure play area here from summer 2017. we also have a small meeting/function room available and can cater for internal and external buffet lunches.
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Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to pop in for a friendly chat and snack at Base Camp. It’s almost like having a snack in a front parlour. So comfortable, friendly service and delicious food. And parking is so easy at the nearby RBLI Club carpark

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went for breakfast on Wednesday with a friend..we try lots of local cafes. We entered and was greeted by a man on the till saying..we don’t do full English..we didn’t ask for one. After ordering we paid and were left standing..not knowing where to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Wwplop
Reviewed May 6, 2019

We fancied a quick bite to eat, but still somewhere local. I found Base Camp and so pleased we did. It was very busy when we went, but service was good. Enjoyed lunch sitting outside. The playpark looked really good fun, although my two are...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank angela c
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Went for tea and cake. I had apple cake with a blackcurrant puree in middle so different and delicious. Good quality tea (decaffeinated) Will visit again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bibsyness
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We’d driven past the sign for this cafe in the British legion village a few times and then decided to try it. Very relaxed environment and the staff were friendly and helpful. There are several rooms including a lounge with more relaxing chairs.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank paulaaX7580XV
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Set in the grounds of the Royal British Legion Village this a homely place set in a quiet location serving a cuppa, etc, or food, in the the old doctor’s house. And unlike many restaurants, you can sit on comfy chairs or settees. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Base camp is new to me, a couple of mummy friends had recommended it so I gave it a go with my two children (3 and 4 years old), they loved it! the play area is well kept, clean, all the equipment is accessible for...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank winginitmumma
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Cafe is situated opposite the Heart of Kent Hospice shop and drop off, just as you drive into the British Legion. Light lunches are served, sandwiches, jacket potatoes, salads, cakes, scones etc. We had a BLT. And tea/coffee. Bread was nice and fresh. Nice spot...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 09SueP
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

I had seen this place on the internet and being ex-forces myself liked description about it. Base Camp claimed to be a social hub for armed forces veterans & the local community, to my horror it was far from that. On arrival we noticed the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
3  Thank BigTony3
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

I live in the Royal British Legion Village, so this is my “local”, a couple of minutes walk away, Nice food, and comfortable indoor seating area, if the weather is bad. You may be lucky to grab one of the sofas! Lovely outdoor seating area...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank bevsboy_12
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