Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Pub of the Week:The Poyntz Arms, East Molesey

    28 September 2016

    The Poyntz Arms is a vibrant, popular pub in the centre of East Molesey, just around the corner from Hampton Court Palace. In September 2015, the pub benefitted from a refurbishment that transformed the pub, giving it a fresh new look with a refurbished bar, new glass lobby, and new flooring, furniture, and feature lighting throughout.

  • Country Pub Launches One Mile Lunch

    27 September 2016

    A country pub is taking local sourcing and food mile reduction to the next level. The Dove Inn is located in the picturesque hamlet of Dargate near Faversham, and has been run by licensee Chris Johnson and his partner Dee Jacyno for nearly four years.They have already made their mark with an á la carte menu which has received rave reviews from the likes of MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace, and accol

  • £80,000 Refurbishment For Traditional Village Pub

    23 September 2016

    An £80,000 refurbishment has been completed at the Gate Inn in the picturesque village of Boyden Gate near Canterbury. Work started on the Shepherd Neame pub at the beginning of June, funded jointly by the brewery and licensee Glenn Hollingworth, who has been at the pub for four years.

  • Tonbridge Pub Sponsors Ladies' Football Team

    22 September 2016

    The Foresters Arms in Tonbridge has teamed up with the local Tonbridge Angels Ladies’ football team. Licensee Tyson Marshall took on the pub at the end of March, and invested £25,000 on a refurbishment, which attracted a significant number of new customers including the football team. Tyson said: “The team started coming to the pub regularly when I took over, and when they asked me about the possi

  • Coastal Pub Shortlisted For Britain's Best Beer Garden

    21 September 2016

    The Belle Vue Tavern in Pegwell Bay near Ramsgate has been shortlisted for SME Insurance’s Best Beer Garden competition. The Shepherd Neame pub, which boasts stunning views of Pegwell Bay from its large terraced garden, is one of 10 pubs across the country competing for the award.Members of the public are now being asked to vote for their favourite finalist at the SME website. Votes will be accept

  • Announcement of Full Year Results

    21 September 2016

    Shepherd Neame, Britain’s Oldest Brewer, today announces results for the 52 weeks ended 25 June 2016.  Financial performance: Record set of results and impressive progress against strategic objectives Turnover increased by +1.2% to £139.9m (2015: £138.2m) Underlying operating profit up +3.5% at £14.2m (2015: £13.8m) Underlying profit before tax up +10.7% to £10.3m (2015: £9.3m)

  • Pub of the Week: The Kings Head, Wye

    20 September 2016

    This week’s ‘Pub of the Week’ is the Kings Head, a beautiful Kentish pub situated at the foot of the North Downs, in the historic village of Wye. Licensees Mark & Scott are the lifeblood of this popular pub, a pair whose passion for the quality of the experience they deliver to customers is evident in the food, service and overall ambience of Kings Head.

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.