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Drakes Cork & Cask


We are the oldest pub in Maidstone conveniently situated close to the river and town centre. We have a Jam Night every Tuesday Evening and Live Bands every Friday and Saturday evening. On Sundays sometimes we have solos, duos and original bands. We are open 7 days a week and serve food 6 days a week. We offer a selection of guest ales as well as fine wines. Here at Drakes, we are dog friendly and we have a pool table, dartboard and board games. We take pride in our presentation and customer service and work hard to create a welcoming, friendly and fun atmosphere for everyone to enjoy. Throughout the year we put on events such as Bikefest, Christmas and Easter Markets, Halloween Party, Christmas and New Year's Eve Parties, Summer BBQ'S, Festivals and more. We look forward to welcoming you soon.


Our Recurring Events

Drakes Jam Night every Tuesday

Here at Drakes Cork and Cask Maidstone, we host a Jam Night every Tuesday from 8.30pm.
All musicians and singers are welcome, from established professionals to budding beginners.
Our kitchen will be open and the drinks flowing.
Drop us a message to book a table or to... (click below to read more)

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Upcoming Events

Live Music Friday with The Patinas!

Join us on Friday 19th July as we welcome back The Patinas!
The female-fronted band are guaranteed to bring the party! Performing a range of Pop, Rock, Soul and Funk tunes to get you boogying!
Starts at 9pm - bring your dancing shoes!!

When: Fri 19 07 2024 at 9:00 pm

Until: Fri 19 07 2024 at 11:00 pm

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Live Music Saturday with our Elusive Pop-Up Festival

Yes, the time has come… we present to you our incredible and talented full line-up for Elusive...

Expect energy, vibes and more elusiveness than ever before!

Elusive Festival aims to uncover new emerging, developing and established musicians. In partnership with t... (click below to read more)

When: Sat 20 07 2024 at 5:00 pm

Until: Sat 20 07 2024 at 11:30 pm

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Meltin' Joel

RIVERFEST WEEKEND
Come on down and join the party as we welcome Meltin’ Joel, your ultimate weekend music fix!
Get ready to enjoy the best of rock 'n roll and soul to dance the night away.
See you at 9pm

When: Sat 27 07 2024 at 9:00 pm

Until: Sat 27 07 2024 at 11:00 pm

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Bikefest 2024 - 1st August

Bikefest is back at Drake's again! In previous years there has been a BBQ, live music, merchandise for sale and lots of bikes to look at!

This years dates are;

- Thursday 2nd May
- Thursday 6th June
- Thursday 4th July
- Thursday 1st August
- Thursday 5th... (click below to read more)

When: Thu 01 08 2024 at 5:30 pm

Until: Thu 01 08 2024 at 11:00 pm

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Bikefest 2024 - 5th September

Bikefest is back at Drake's again! In previous years there has been a BBQ, live music, merchandise for sale and lots of bikes to look at!

This years dates are;

- Thursday 2nd May
- Thursday 6th June
- Thursday 4th July
- Thursday 1st August
- Thursday 5th... (click below to read more)

When: Thu 05 09 2024 at 5:30 pm

Until: Thu 05 09 2024 at 11:00 pm

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Bikefest 2024 - 3rd October

Bikefest is back at Drake's again! In previous years there has been a BBQ, live music, merchandise for sale and lots of bikes to look at!

This years dates are;

- Thursday 2nd May
- Thursday 6th June
- Thursday 4th July
- Thursday 1st August
- Thursday 5th... (click below to read more)

When: Thu 03 10 2024 at 5:30 pm

Until: Thu 03 10 2024 at 11:00 pm

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Recurring Events

Drakes Jam Night every Tuesday

Here at Drakes Cork and Cask Maidstone, we host a Jam Night every Tuesday from 8.30pm.
All musicians and singers are welcome, from established professionals to budding beginners.
Our kitchen will be open and the drinks flowing.
Drop us a message to book a table or to... (click below to read more)

Taking place on Tuesday at 8:30 pm until 11:00 pm

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FREE Jukebox Thursdays

Did you know ???
Every Thursday Evening our Jukebox is FREE.
Come on down and enjoy an evening of your favourite tunes.

Taking place on Thursday at 6:00 pm until 11:30 pm

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