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Gem of Kent

62-63 High Street, Maidstone ME17 2QB, England
+44 1622 675000
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cold mezze” (11 reviews)
“borek” (8 reviews)
“lamb ribs” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
62-63 High Street, Maidstone ME17 2QB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where I am from in London there are lots of Turkish restaurants around I wish Gem of Kent wasn't so far, one of the best Turkish meals I have ever had, good tasting high quality meat and good selections of starters, mains and sides

Thank james w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. One of 2 great restaurants in Maidstone. Will always come back here anytime:)

Thank J B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can thoroughly recommend this lovely restaurant in Maidstone town centre. We did not book for our Sunday impromptu visit. We both had fixed menu B for £14.95 each, we enjoyed a selection of 5 cold and 2 hot mezzes, with warmed bread and a you...More

Thank Louise10891
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to eat for three nights over the Easter weekend Maidstone and on our first evening (Friday) after a short walk round the High Street, this place appealed the most. As we were quite early they managed to find a table...More

Thank merula801
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't beat this place for quality at a very affordable price. Four adults & 1 child, eating starters and mains and then coffee all for £85. Left feeling very satisfied and very full.

Thank sillysamosa
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had the set meal which was extremely good value and delicious. The restaurant was very busy however we were not forgotten in the crowds! Would recommend to anyone whom likes delicious Turkish food

Thank swanniec
Reviewed 31 March 2018

The restaurant ambiance reflected the Turkish interior and atmosphere. Very attentive service from the staff.We ordered Set Menu B with Karides a marinated king prawns for main course as part of the set menu B. The entire meal was very well presented, delicious and a...More

Thank Calista_UK
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Second time I have been here and good food as always. Would’ve been five stars but the restaurant was a bit chilly.

Thank Jody002014
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Really nice food the lamb shank dish is delicious! Visited on a Saturday night and the restaurant was extremely busy and loud the only downside was it was baking hot. We got served quite quickly with our food considering it was so busy and we...More

Thank jadeb22x
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Extremely noisy on arrival we were sat on a table next to a stag party we immediately requested to be moved but were bluntly told this was not possible despite there being other tables available. We could not have a conversation with our friends as...More

2  Thank bluebell1073
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6 December 2015|
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Response from gece Y |
It is open Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62-63 High Street, Maidstone ME17 2QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 675000
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