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Kala Red

83-84 Bank Street, Maidstone ME14 1SD, England
+44 1622 686683
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“rice” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (3 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
83-84 Bank Street, Maidstone ME14 1SD, England
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

I've been going here for a good few years now. The food has always been terrific. There used to be a bit of a wait and the decor was dated and needed a refresh, but it was always, always worth it for the food -...More

Thank Gabriela A
Michael L, Owner at Kala Red, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you so much. We are working on resolving to noise from downstairs but as a 400 year old building with many limitation and restriction, it is not easy. Thanks again. Hope to see you very soon. Best regards kalaRED

Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Went with a group from work mid week early evening. Menu looked good but the place looks tired, we were sat upstairs near the drafty rear door out to the toilets. I had the hot and sour soup and it was neither, more like warm...More

1  Thank martin f
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff who give you a warm welcome. Food is good and reasonably priced. Very happy to recommend!

Thank fshah718
Management response:Responded September 15, 2017

Thank you so much. We look forward to welcome you to kalaRed again soon. Have you try one of our world famous Sake Bomb?

Reviewed August 24, 2017

Great quality Chinese food and the addition of "lazy Susan" tables really caters for the larger group. The only issue is on weekends when the ground floor opens as a bar where loud music is played and as people arrives for drinks the volume only...More

Thank FLouise91
Management response:Responded August 25, 2017

Thank you for your visit, we hope you have enjoy it. We are looking in to making the restaurant upstairs more comfortable, especially when our bar downstairs get very busy. Thank you for your comment, we look forward to welcome you to kalaRED again soon.

Reviewed May 13, 2017

went in as a last minute idea when walking through Maidstone on the way home, the staff were polite and helpful and the food was nice

Thank Lynze B
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Went to KalaRED with colleagues for a work due. We had the venue to ourselves. The staff were working very hard to keep up with the demand on the buffet section, but often seems like they had not managed to prepare enough of what people...More

Thank TravelYordan
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Came here for dinner on a Friday night and although there was a private party downstairs the restaurant was empty-not too bad if you want personal service but it did lack a little atmosphere. However, the food was delicious, we ordered the 2 set menus...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for dinner with friends around 7.30 on Wednesday evening, the restaurant was totally empty, had to ask if was open. Greeted by friendly staff who offered us two menu one pick by dish individually priced and eat as much as you...More

Thank Deancanaria
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night but unfortunately we were the only ones in the restaurant all night. The place really lacked ambience. On the plus side the food was delicious. We went for a £20 each set menu and they were happy to change...More

1  Thank l_expl0rer
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Wonderful food can't wait to visit again, really tasty would definitely recommend to a friend, thank you.

1  Thank Ryan T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
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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