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Frederic Cafe Bistro

Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
+44 1622 297414
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Visited this restaurant again with friends and again it didn’t disappoint. Great food, great value and great ambience and service. Thanks again

Thank bobpurfit
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having mulled over my visit for a day, I am not putting pen to electronic paper! At first, one thinks A4 paper menus, with plastic table cover with gingham table cloths as cheap and tacky, but then one remembers it's a bistro and not fine...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place never fails to deliver. The staff, food and wine are all excellent. Despite being much larger and increasing the number of staff the high standards remain, I can’t recommend this place enough!

Thank 7PaulaW
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been here a couple of times. The food is reasonable priced and of a high quality. My son is a bit of a foody and loved it. The service is good and you don't feel hurried. It gets busy so book! I would...More

Thank Skater178
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a pre wedding dinner at The Frederic Cafe Bistro and we all had an amazing evening. We were a party of 29 and the service was finely tuned. The food was delicious and we felt that it was the perfect venue for our...More

Thank Secretagentmrchubby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a late brunch here after recommendation by friend. Wasn’t disappointed by the food. Good quality and plentiful servings. Really good scrambled eggs n smoked salmon. Would have been a 5 star if cappuccino a little better, but admit I am picky about coffee. Would...More

Thank msmoneyplant
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met up with Friends at the Bistro Frederic in Market Buildings Maidstone Kent for a lovely meal and an evening of catch up chatting which was excellently complimented by good wine good food in a good atmosphere in this lovely (typically) French Restuarant complete with...More

Thank medwayref
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easily the best food and great value for money for miles - a warm welcome guaranteed and great service throughout. I opted for the steak which was perfectly cooked and a pear tart for afters which was beautifully made and a real treat - and...More

Thank kate_bowen
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a man of a certain age and my wife and I have visited Frederic Bistro on a number of occasions. We visited not long after they expanded their business and realised that it had changed, not just in size but in quality and...More

2  Thank Keith M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Frederics was recommended to me by a friend, whom said the food is delicious. And it definitely was! We all had three courses, starting with the Camembert and baguette, and the wild mushrooms on toast. Both where tasty. The mains were scrumptious to, we had...More

1  Thank dani84m
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Questions & Answers
Sharon V
January 7, 2018|
Response from Esti B | Reviewed this property |
£25 p/p and you have to book by telephone as the spaces get filled up pretty quick. There is one happening on the 24th of January.
December 8, 2017|
Response from leldebs09 |
What menu is on new years eve
October 4, 2017|
Response from Ulric-Frederic | Property representative |
Yes we sell vouchers - the easiest way is to pick them up directly from us in the café - Many thanks !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 297414
Small independent cafe-bistro serving provincial French "peasant food" - This is not fine dining! Its loud, noisy and rustic.
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