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Frederic Cafe Bistro

Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
+44 1622 297414
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another meeting and as usual this place is great it really feels like you are in France, I always feel disappointed when one of my favourite dishes have been removed but that disappointment soon disappears when you try their new dishes.

Thank Gpwc
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great evening at Fredric’s lots of atmosphere, great food with an excellent selection of French wines all reasonably price. Also recommend their Gin tasting evenings.

Thank Venice1982
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Frederic's is still one of my favourite restaurants in Maidstone. Even with the enlarged restaurant it has not lost its welcoming family run feel. In some ways it has improved, more mature. Food is consistently fabulous and service excellent. Large chain restaurants just cannot replicate...More

1  Thank andybandits
Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience in Frederic's is wonderful. The food is delicious and at a decent price and Kenny and his staff are very attentive which makes for a fantastic experience. I can't recommend Frederic's more highly, it's without doubt the best restaurant in Maidstone.

1  Thank DMB810
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fredericks is a combination of a restaurant and a wine bar which sells some first class wine. We went to the restaurant. This is housed in an interesting building with red gingham table cloths in a sort of French style. On a Thursday night the...More

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff really did me proud for my lunch time 70th birthday celebrations with ten friends. We didn't have to pre-order. The food was fresh and also prepared to order. The staff were friendly without being intrusive. I have eaten here several times and the...More

1  Thank YvonneSnodland_Kent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always has been beautiful food, well presented and delicious. Highly recommend. Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Good for special occasions as well.

1  Thank ukcharliedyer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Monday evening, when opened especially for a private function. A large eating area, having a feel of a French bistro. Food excellent. Staff very polite and caring. Interesting collection of gins and wines. Central Maidstone. Good if you are visiting The Hazlitt...More

1  Thank _theverralls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

French style omelette and chips for breakfast . Wasn't sure I wanted chips ( French fries) for breakfast but I throughly enjoyed it .so tasty . Started to fill from 10am ,lots of return custom. Staff friendly.coffee very good .

1  Thank Mammamia47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended Frederics by one of our children . So when our good friends came down to see us for the day we decided to go into Maidstone and give it a try. My wife phoned to make a reservation but was told they...More

1  Thank bobtheboiler
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Questions & Answers
Karen W
20 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ulric-Frederic | Property representative |
Our chicken is usually halal- but please check when booking / ordering
8 May 2017|
Response from Ulric-Frederic | Property representative |
HI, Next Gin Tasting night is 21st June 7pm x
19 April 2017|
Response from Ulric-Frederic | Property representative |
I'm afraid we do not offer a children's menu at present but we are happy to adapt any our dishes to suit younger appetites!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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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