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The Living Cafe

28 Earl Street, Maidstone ME14 1PP, England
+44 1622 756445
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“poached eggs” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
28 Earl Street, Maidstone ME14 1PP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Pop in on the off chance. Had to sit our the back as wheelkchair couldnt get inside. Our table was right by the unisex toilets so people were always trying to get by whilke we was eating. Lunch was super had the ploughmans and hubby...More

Thank famhappydays
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, good grub, nice to find an independent cafe thriving amongst the chains. Must go back for a prosecco cocktail. Thank you

1  Thank t_g186274
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a friend with our 2 little ones. Everything just seemed inconvenient from the moment we walked in. We had a pram and was told wherever we put it was in the way. We asked for a high chair and that was also going...More

2  Thank kelseywatts123
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I and our 4 kiddies all had a delicious relaxing meal here today. The prices for the kids meals were just so low and the food was delicious, healthy and home made. The coffees for us adults were delish too. Thank you!...More

Thank L Eanne Marie J
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Nice central location, nice and cosy with 2 floors and the staff make you feel very welcome. A few of the customers had been before, always a good sign. The food was quick and fantastic, the place is lovely and clean and the service excellent....More

Thank Andi F
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Came here as part of a large group. Had part of the downstairs reserved. Service took some time but this is to be expected when in a large group and for a small cafe. Some of the drinks that were asked for from others in...More

1  Thank Tandemania
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Walking around the town we began to look for a pot of tea, some sweets and a nice setting. Up a little side street we came upon The Living Cafe. The place is upstairs, small, bright and filled with staff who clearly have a stake...More

1  Thank Fenway1959
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Nice food with quaint little courtyard in the summer. Love the selection of healthy options. My son had a delicious home made smoothie .

1  Thank Shinyhair72
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Loads of room and a great place to meet, the cakes are divine 😊 I think I will be tempted to have a savoury dish next time too

Thank ameliasophiew
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Food is amazing here! all home made, so fresh and don't wait long at all! Staff are lovely! Really recommend this place!

1  Thank Jessie D
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Tim P
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Hooch2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Earl Street, Maidstone ME14 1PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 756445
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