Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Spitfire Flies Into Action For Movember

    28 October 2016

    Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale is once again a proud partner of men’s health charity Movember.  It is the sixth consecutive year of the partnership between the beer and the annual moustache growing campaign, which has raised more than £443 million for men’s health during the last 12 years. This year, licensees are being asked to show their support for Movember by hosting The Great Spitfire Mo Quiz a

  • Enjoy Some Special Christmas Cheer

    25 October 2016

    Get into the festive spirit with Shepherd Neame’s Christmas Ale. Britain’s oldest brewer has released this year’s vintage of the popular seasonal beer, a full-bodied winter ale featuring a warming combination of fruits and spices.

  • Pub of the Week: The Inn on the Pond, Nutfield

    24 October 2016

    Situated in the quaint Surrey hamlet of Nutfield, the Inn on the Pond boasts a picturesque setting close to Nutfield Marshes.The historic building dates back to 1650, and retains many period features including oak beams, low ceilings and open fireplaces.Inside, there is a spacious bar area, as well as a separate dining room and bar dining area.

  • Seaside Pub Reopens After £275,000 Refurbishment

    21 October 2016

    The East Kent in the seaside town of Whitstable has reopened after a three month £275,000 refurbishment. Dating back to 1802, the historic pub is located near the centre of town, just a short stroll from the beach. Its makeover included repainting the pub exterior, including new signwriting, and creating a new roped-off area at the front with bench seating.

  • Pub's Gluten-Free Menu Attracts National Attention

    17 October 2016

    The Duke of Edinburgh in Barming near Maidstone has been shortlisted for Best Pub Restaurant in the national FreeFrom Eating Out Awards. The pub launched a 100% gluten-free menu in March this year, which has been a huge success, with customers regularly travelling down from London and across Kent, and support from celebrity chef Phil Vickery on Twitter. Its Gastropub-style menu features a variety

  • Visitor Centre Shortlisted For Tourism Award

    14 October 2016

    Our Visitor Centre has been named as a finalist in this year’s Beautiful South Awards in recognition of its eco-friendly efforts.Organised by Tourism South East, the awards reward excellence and significant contribution to the tourism industry across the region.

  • Pub's Fun Day Raises £4,000 For Charity

    13 October 2016

    The Britannia Inn in Hythe donated a total of £4,000 to two charities at a presentation evening on Monday, October 3. Licensees Nigel and Sarah Cooper, who have run the pub since 2014, raised the money at the annual Britannia Fun Day.

About Shepherd Neame

Shepherd Neame is Britain’s Oldest Brewer, based in Faversham, Kent, since 1698. It is a family business with strong family engagement and a balance of Neame family members and non-family members on the Board of Directors

All of our beers are brewed with the finest traditional ingredients including water from our own artesian well, deep beneath the brewery.

We are proud to brew a range of quintessentially Kentish ales including Spitfire Bishops Finger and Master Brewas well as award-winning lagers, including Samuel Adams Boston Lager and Asahi.

Shepherd Neame prides itself on being an integrated regional brewer with an estate of good quality pubs and hotels across the south east of England including Kent, Medway, London, Essex, Surrey and Sussex.