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Drakes – Maidstone Fringe Magazine


Originally opened in 1636, the pub used to be a coaching inn called The Old Lamb Inn or The Lamb Inn, it was changed by Whitbread to Drake’s Crab & Oyster Bar in the 80’s and is now just known as Drakes.

With a mixture of real ales and specialist spirits on sale, Drakes also hosts regular live music nights, open mic and DJ events, focusing on more alternative styles of music: indie and alternative rock, hip-hop and reggae. There are also occasional comedy, poetry and quiz nights. The pub has a large courtyard garden, which is very popular on summer evenings

9 Fairmeadow, ME14 1JP Maidstone, Kent

Tel: 01622 692403

Facebook: Drakespub

Opening Times:

Monday – Thursday: 12.00pm – 11.00pm
Friday – Saturday: 12.00pm – 1.00am
Sundays: 12.00pm – 11.00pm