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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
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Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Was'nt dissapointed on all the comments I had regards how good this restaurant is. Good choice of food, reasonably priced.

Thank maeve2017
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Four of us went to Fredericks along with my 92 year old dad. it was very busy but they found us a table at the back. The owner (Frederick's dad I think) was very helpful and so were the other staff. good bistro food, fabulous...More

Thank StephenN997
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch here There French ploughman’s is really good and well worth it Much better than stopping off at the chain restaurants in the town

Thank GolferLondon
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We visited yesterday for my birthday meal and can honestly say we loved absolutely everything. Great atmosphere, incredible food, great service, and reasonably priced for the choice and quality. We had the saussison and rillette, the baked camembert and then steak and a lamb chop...More

Thank Char21A
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Lovely food, nice staff, good service, just wish the menu could be changed as the same meals have been on the menu for a year.

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Went to this restaurant on satuerday lunchtime no booking and it was for 6 people, they found us a good table and we had a good meal, we all had something different and everyone enjoyed the meal. the only thing I would say that I...More

1  Thank wondermum
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Lots of positive reviews and suggestions from friends we decided to give it a go, friendly place, a bit cramped, could also do with some more guidance on wine as they have a huge number of different wines, Food was very nice, and service very...More

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Frederics is still the "go to" French bistro in Maidstone and has a well established clientele which has grown significantly since the extensions to the original premises. The French country bistro menu delivers excellence and quality ingredients are the key. Ulrich's steaks are never bettered...More

1  Thank richardrM4093JU
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We have loved Frederic's since it first opened but have recently had two very disappointing visits. We took a group of 8 for dinner and were put in a horrible table squeezed into a corner. Food was ok but not as good as usual and...More

3  Thank Gingerboysmum
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Lots of lovely rum to taste accompanied by plenty of cheese, but felt it lacked the personal touch with just a leaflet explaining what they all were & little interaction from the waiter. I have been to a similar event at a different restaurant, where...More

1  Thank Nicola H
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Questions & Answers
Sharon V
7 January 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.
8 December 2017|
Response from leldebs09 |
What menu is on new years eve
4 October 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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
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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