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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 good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (26 reviews)
“cottage pie” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
150 Mayville Rd, Bethel, ME 04217-4442
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

We were disappointed with our recent trip to the Jolly Drayman Pub. Eager to try a new place in the Sunday River area, we did our research online and drove down the road to the Jolly Drayman. We were underwhelmed. The restaurant has the potential...More

Thank NewEnglandGoodLife
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This lively English-inspired pub is a gem for food, ambiance and originality. The menu is dangerously eclectic, but the kitchen pulls it off with brilliance. I think of pub food as fish and chips or bangers and mash, not Nutty Thai pizza or spring rolls....More

Thank FrishPhoto
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Yes, the English aren't known for their food, particularly, but it's done well here. I had the bangers and mash, which was quite good (assuming, of course, bangers and mash is your thing).

Thank zbicyclist
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Great variety and perfect tap selections. Wonderful, interesting pizzas and Indian food along with standard fare. Delicious. Prepared and served in charming atmosphere.

Thank Beachdoc52
Reviewed 25 July 2018 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 19 July 2018

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
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 Tour32075
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
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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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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