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Drakes Cork & Cask

Open Now: 12:00 - 00:00
Open today: 12:00 - 00:00
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Great Vegan pub

Our first visit to Drake's which came highly recommended by a work colleague. This vegan outlet in... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Night out

Not a bad little pub this, like an old school old mans local with reasonable prices, serves... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
London, United Kingdom
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  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
4 Feb 2018
“Great Vegan pub”
2 Oct 2018
“Brilliant food, awful bar”
Maidstone's best kept secret. a lively little pub featuring a fantastic beer garden, and the finest selection of draught beers, bottled craft ales and the best spirit selection you will see in ANY bar pub or restaurant in Maidstone.
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9 Fairmeadow, Maidstone ME14 1JP, England
+44 1622 600056
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Visited with my (grown up) daughter and her partner - who are both vegan. The good bit is the food. Middle priced but really good vegan food which is absolutely delicious. Served by staff who are clearly passionate about their product and it showed in...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

So glad we came across Drake's. Lovely little pub, does not feel like you're in Maidstone at all! Beer garden is great and gets good sun coverage with bits in the shade if you want it! And the addition of Ponga food is amazing!

Thank Beth L
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This is a pub not a restaurant - it’s not gourmet or waiter service it’s a great pub with no airs and graces. The food served is vegan and gluten free and unbelievably delicious. Two mains and a side for £15 and no room for...More

Thank NeilandKate2013
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I had been excited about popping in here, having had the place recommended by a vegan friend. The pub has lovely old fashioned feel and, as someone else says below "so much potential". The menu felt a little limited - a selection of pizzas (which...More

Thank 598Sarah
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Our first visit to Drake's which came highly recommended by a work colleague. This vegan outlet in Maidstone is a little gem and much needed after the sad closure of the Fortify Cafe. There is a great selection on the menu. We ordered a selection...More

Thank TJB70
Reviewed 23 January 2018

As far as I know, this is the only place in town that specifically caters for Vegans. There is an increasing interest in Veganism in this town and indeed across the country, which means they have a brilliant opportunity to succeed. I am not a...More

Thank bernarddessoy
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Has a good selection of drinks, a little pricey I think due to the type of people it attracts ! It’s good but not that good ! Food is expensive and Bistroteque rather than pub 😔

Thank twynngunner
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Addison is an asset. Great pub great food. First time visiting can't wait to come back! The service was fast and efficient I honestly cannot wait to return

Thank johnson199221
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Not a bad little pub this, like an old school old mans local with reasonable prices, serves cocktails. The food is tasty with a half decent menu and has live bands in the courtyard outside covered area. Definitely worth a pop in for a bite...More

Thank 6609markG
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We popped in fir a couple of beers on a Saturday night. Nice to see DJ's flipping disc, to some rare grooves , you can't get better. Crowd 30's hipsters. Nice place, will visit again. Enjoy

Thank TheCannyshopper
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