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Temporary opening hours are Mon-Wed closed, Thu & Fri 5 - midnight, Sat 12 - midnight, Sun 2-10

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(formerly Drakes Crab & Oyster Bar; Lamb)

9 Fairmeadow
ME14 1JP

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Premises Description

Re-opens 24 July.

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Opening Times

Thursday5.00 pm - Midnight
Friday5.00 pm - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
Sunday2.00 pm - 10.00 pm


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About the Pub

An old building in a sea of modernity, this pub used to be called the Lamb. Completely refurbished internally following the floods in December 2013. There is a light feel to the interior and a fireplace was been revealed during the renovations. It has a large rear courtyard that may be used for smoking. A function room is being made ready for use. Popular for music.

See Facebook for latest information and current band list.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter
  • St Austell Tribute

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Musket Ball Puller
  • Skinner's Cornish Knocker
  • St Austell Proper Job

From pubco list.

Source: National

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Drakes, Maidstone


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available


  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    20p / pint.


  • Garden Pub Garden

    Large courtyard to rear.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    On leads.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Until 8pm.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Pool table. Pool and darts league teams.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Open mic on Tuesdays. Bands Fri & Sat 9pm.

  • Smoking Smoking Area


  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

    Ask for code.

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9 Fairmeadow
ME14 1JP

Sat Nav Reference

51.273099, 0.518637


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (200m)

(In High Street)

Nearby Station (500m)

Maidstone West

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