Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • 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.

  • Pub of the Week: The Royal Albion, Broadstairs

    12 October 2016

    The Royal Albion Hotel, Broadstairs, was built in 1760, and occupies an unrivalled position on the seafront, just a few steps from sandy Viking Bay.Inside the 21-room hotel, there is a coffee lounge, bar and restaurant, with views across the harbour.

  • Seaside Pub Wins National Beer Garden Award

    11 October 2016

    The Belle Vue Tavern in Pegwell Bay near Ramsgate has been honoured in SME Insurance’s Best Beer Garden competition. The Shepherd Neame pub, which boasts stunning views of Pegwell Bay from its large terraced garden, won second place.

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.