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Raja Of Kent

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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
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32 Union Street, Maidstone ME14 1ED, England
+44 1622 609050
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is no longer called Raja of Kent. It is now called Buffet House and claims to be a world wide buffet but is mainly Indian Curries. Food is of a good quality and staff very attentive. Reasonably priced for an all you can eat buffet. Not a very good selection of sweets. Have only been once and it was... More 

Thank ALLANMaidstoneKent
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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311 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

It says world dishes but all I saw was loads of curry, salad, 1 pot of noodles and 1 pot of chips. Don't see how that is world dishes. There was some big pots on the sides with curry in them but they looked watered down, hardly any sauce or tasted of anything. The few dishes I tried from the... More 

Thank Suzy K
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55 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Name has changed to buffet or world buffet.visted Saturday night plenty of curry's to choose from . only problem is if you know yours curry's you will find the taste and flavour bland as I did . service is slow as was only asked once if I wanted a drink.so I did not order another drink other wise I would.the... More 

1 Thank nathan s
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Always have had a good meal there , first class service ,you would struggle to find a better Indian in Maidstone ,

Thank jonboy43a
Chatham, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We went at lunchtime and the buffet was good value at £8.50. The service was good. There was a large group came in just after us so it was difficult to go up for seconds and the food ran out quite quickly. It was replenished but they may have needed a bit more planning if the group had booked. It... More 

Thank Allisoncsuk
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10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Used to be a favorite of mine but went recently and now does a 'world buffet' for no customers, used to enjoy coming here for the freshness and variety, now it's just trays of dry curries and rice that have no taste, real shame as it was a great place to go to as a group.

2 Thank jamez54
Ashford, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We haven't been in here to eat for quite a long while and noticed a big change and unfortunately not for the better. The restaurant has been made smaller and the upstairs is now a tapas bar. It is obvious this place is no longer as popular as we were one of only two tables! This used to be packed... More 

Thank Louise M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Pleasant staff. Good food. Had the buffet and there was a good variety. Drinks a bit expensive but very nice young man behind the bar. Remember if a child of ten and over eats they pay £5.00. They're not a charity!!

Thank Laura W
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Phoned for a takeaway from a local pub and the person on the phone could hardly speak English and after repeating myself several times he hung up. Being local I walked over and confronted him, I asked if it was him that just hung up on me and he said yes I couldn't understand you, is that how you treat... More 

Thank Ernie W
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19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We visited this restaurant as part of our monthly curry night and overall had no complaints. If you are looking for Indian fine dining then this is not for you. However, as far as a decent curry(s) at a very reasonable price, then the Raja is well worth a visit. The staff were excellent and welcoming, paying close attention to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Union Street, Maidstone ME14 1ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 609050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?