When those undeniable Italian cravings creep up, then you need to be making a beeline for Vesuvius Restaurant as soon as you can. This family-run trattoria in the heart of Maidstone’s town centre serves up an array of traditional, authentic dishes that will quite literally melt in your mouth. The menu is brimming with all the classics you know and love, from antipasti platters loaded with fresh cheese and cured meats, to pasta dishes, meat, fish and pizza and of course, a dessert selection that we highly advise you save room for. This is Italian dining at its finest, and as such it’s best you make a reservation and head to Vesuvius Restaurant on Lower Stone Street for a meal you won’t be forgetting. Buon Appetito!
As always the food was excellent and i've visited this restaurant at least a dozen times over the last couple of years. As always the food was freshly prepared and the quality super. The service is also always very good. Top Restaurant.
Very impressed with my first visit to Vesuvius. I'd high expectations as it was recommended to me by Italian friends who go regularly despite living 30+ miles away. Service was friendly and efficient, food delicious & authentic (seafood risotto & lasagne both top notch) and desserts amazing. Prices very reasonable (2 courses for two people & £15 bottle wine totalled less than £50). Will definitely be back asap.
Excellent food nice people not rushed as in most places. A delightful place to eat. Will definitely be eating there again. Would recommend it to anyone.
Great food, even better service. Lots of traditional Italian dishes to choose from, the wine selection isn’t extensive but the owner is very knowledgeable about the best grapes to match the food.
Lovely authentic Italian food, excellent service with a smile. Barbara co-owner always visible and talking to customers.Don’t be put off by the decor when you walk in or the school like toilets, the ambiance of this friendly restaurant makes up for not being showy on the outside. This is one of my favourite restaurants in Maidstone as it is family run and I do love that as I hate chains with their precooked packaged foods. Can’t wait to go back again in the New Year. Wishing Barbara and her elves a very merry Christmas 🎄 & a prosperous New Year.
Visited early Saturday afternoon, found staff very friendly and attentive. The menu has lots of authentic Italian meals not like the regular high street Italian restaurants. Enjoyed the free bread sticks whilst we were waiting for our starters Meal was excellent and good sized portions, I can recommend the whole Sea Bream it was delicious. The free lemon liquor at the end when they brought the bill is a very nice touch
Always fantastic food, service, and atmosphere. So lovely to have an authentic independent restaurant on our doorstep - long may it continue and so pleased that they have been able to expand to have a cafe in Market Buildings.
The welcome from the staff was very friendly. They could not do enough for you. Service was brilliant. The food was outstanding and cooked perfectly An 11 out of 10. Will definatly go back
Friendly and attentive staff good selection of dishes, well presented and freshly cooked. Been to this restaurant many times over the years always very good. Always greeted at the door by the owners.
Fantastic authentic Italian food that makes you realise just how bad Pizza Express is. Friendly staff. Reasonably prized - again? Itll make you realise the mark-up of Pizza Express and the like.