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The Redstart Inn

70 North Street, Maidstone ME16 9HF, England
+44 1622 727001
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“whitebait” (6 reviews)
“liver” (4 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
70 North Street, Maidstone ME16 9HF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A big group of us got together for Sunday lunch at the Redstart and i must say they did very well in delivering starters and main courses all hot, in good time and no errors. The kids enjoyed their food as well. If there was...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was told about this pub when trying to find a venue to gather for my retirement drinks close to work. Checked it out with a friend before for a drink and found the staff friendly and helpful so booked a buffet. Although the pub was...More

Thank Christine P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for family dinner. Tasty food, friendly staff and massive garden where kids can play without bothering parents :)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a vegetarian coeliac I find it difficult to find restaurants other than Italian to eat. Staff at redstart are always really friendly and give me several choices of meals I can eat. Great atmosphere, relaxed and friendly. Would highly recommend.

Thank 374helenrolls
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Drove around trying to find a place to eat. Used google and it took us to The Redstart inn I had the special sea bass with king prawns in Ginger and chilli sauce. On a bed of mashed new potatoes and veg. It was perfectly...More

1  Thank juliaanscomb
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Great food,cannot say I've ever had 'bad' food here. The chicken with chorizo and mozzarella was delicious

Thank glamama
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We have eaten at The Redstart in the past and always had good food / service. Unfortunately, tonight was the exception, with very slow service exacerbated by a poor first course of overcooked fishcakes for two of us and inedible main courses of liver &...More

Thank SteveJ21
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We came for dinner after reading the reviews. The pub was very bright and the restaurant a bit impersonal. The menu looked ok and really that is as far as it went,my white bait was in batter and very little of it,my lady companions had...More

2  Thank alexanderSpain
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We tried this pub/restaurant for the first time and were not disappointed. The food was lovely and very reasonably priced, the staff very attentive and there was a good friendly atmosphere.

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Yet another superb meal at the Redstart. Staff were very attentive and efficient. And whats more it didn't break the bank. Highly Recommended.

Thank Davnav2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 19
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 North Street, Maidstone ME16 9HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 727001
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