Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Tasty Honour for Shepherd Neame Licensee

    28 May 2015

    Shepherd Neame licensee Gareth Finney triumphed at this year’s British Barbecue Battle. Gareth, who runs five pubs with business partner Dan Sidders, won the Pubs and Bars category in the competition, held at Mentmore Golf & Country Club in Bedfordshire, and was also named overall champion.

  • Pub of the Week: The Bull, Tunbridge Wells

    27 May 2015

    The Bull in Tunbridge Wells is an attractive pub not far from the historic Pantiles district of Tunbridge Wells, famous for its colonnaded walkway of shops, galleries and boutiques.

  • Top Honour for Shepherd Neame's Visitor Centre

    20 May 2015

    Our award-winning Visitor Centre has won its third Certificate of Excellence award from the world’s largest travel website TripAdvisor.

  • Pub of the Week: The Gate Inn, Marshside

    19 May 2015

    The Gate Inn at Marshside, Chislet, could be described as one of Kent’s best kept secrets. This charming 220 year old building sits alongside a stream, serving excellent cask ales, and hearty home cooked food.

  • Royal Wells Hotel Reopens After £2.4 Million Makeover

    13 May 2015

    The Royal Wells Hotel in Tunbridge Wells has reopened following a £2.4 million transformation.

  • Pub of the Week: The Rugby Tavern, Holborn

    12 May 2015

    The Rugby Tavern is a traditional English pub just a short walk from the British Museum, and the heart of the theatre district.

  • Shepherd Neame Pub Hosts First Rye Ukulele Festival

    11 May 2015

    The first Rye Ukulele Festival is taking place at the town’s Cinque Ports pub on Sunday, May 24. It has been organised by the Rye Ukulele Experiment, a group of ukulele enthusiasts based in the town, and more than a dozen other bands from Kent and Sussex have already signed up to join them in performing at the event.

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.