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The Jolly Drayman Pub & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
150 Mayville Rd, Bethel, ME 04217-4442
+1 207-824-4717
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tikka masala” (9 reviews)
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“bangers” (7 reviews)
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
150 Mayville Rd, Bethel, ME 04217-4442
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whoa! Great Atmosphere but be explicit in your order or you may not be satisfied. My steak came back raw...was supposed to be medium. Be careful. Otherwise, really nice place! Good Spirits Too!!

Thank JMB48702013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My cottage pie was very flavorful and my husband's vindaloo was excellent! Our friends ordered the fish and chips and the wings and said they were great, too. The ambience is cozy and warm with interesting Brittish Pub decor. The wait staff was attentive without...More

Thank lovs_nature
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Visited again in June 2018 and pleasantly impressed by the improvement. The new owners have changed things and now this is a very good establishment, friendly, great service and a good menu.

Thank bostinjim
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Great fish and chips. Big portions! Great Irish Pub feel. Quiet and quaint but a friendly local feel.

Thank kimmatomai
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I can’t thank you enough for a great experience and weekend getaway. Instantly felt at home. We walked in the door and were greeted (by name I might add) by Dani. She is simply phenomenal!! We were escorted to our room (Chumleigh) and Dani proceeded...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 March 2018

both of us really enjoyed the meal. spoke to other guests around us and all were enjoying their selections as well

Thank pgalligan
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Bethel’s Jolly Drayman aspires to project a little British pub vibe, and it largely succeeds. There is a *little* pub that holds about 18 people, complete with a nice woodsy bar and posters from the UK and Europe. There are humorous photos of the British...More

Thank Teledawg
Reviewed 28 February 2018

You will see I have reviewed the Drayman over several years. I didnt get to write it up in 2017 but 2016 was not so good. However what a difference in 2018. Our party of 6 ended up her at 8.30pm on a cold and...More

Thank mutsnuts01
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I stayed here last night with my significant other and another couple. We were delighted with the personal service, cozy accommodations, and attentive filling breakfast. Also priced right!

Thank Swthorse09
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This British pub has fantastic English food. Every other restaurant in town has the same exact food that is predictably average but the Jolly Drayman has amazing food that deviates from the norm and transports you to a pub across the lake. They also have...More

Thank Vyshedsky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Mayville Rd, Bethel, ME 04217-4442
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bethel
  • Phone Number: +1 207-824-4717
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