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Kala Red

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83-84 Bank Street, Maidstone ME14 1SD, England
+44 1622 686683
12:00 - 00:30
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 22:30
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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Showing 59: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 want for around £15.90 per adult, good choice on this menu and even though it's... More 

Thank Deancanaria
London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 one of the dishes to my favourite, green Thai curry. The mixed starter was just... More 

Thank l_expl0rer
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

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

Thank Ryan T
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

A group of us came here for dinner and chose the set menu, which gave us all the favourite dishes we wanted. The food was plentiful and really delicious and the lazy-Susan meant everyone could get a what they wanted at the table. The service was great too. The only negative was the state of the toilets, which was a... More 

Thank judokick
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285 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Had lunch ... I ordered my food... beautiful as always.... the place is not that big but good is great... will say is very good Chinese restaurant in town.....

1 Thank Ljubica B
Kent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Once again, Maidstone delivers another shoddy restaurant experience. We booked a table online, found our table and ordered, and the first food didn't arrive until an hour after we ordered. The waiter was very polite and apologetic, and suggested that he brings out the duck as a starter to allow more room on the table for the mains. Great idea,... More 

2 Thank Tom W
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278 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

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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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 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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433 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 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 

2 Thank SteMar247
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?