Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Historic Seafront Hotel Reopens After £650,000 Refurbishment

    27 July 2016

    A £650,000 refurbishment project including a major restaurant expansion has been completed at the Royal Albion in Broadstairs by Shepherd Neame.   Constructed in 1760, the 21-bedroom hotel is situated in the heart of the quaint cobbled streets of Broadstairs, and boasts a commanding position on the clifftop overlooking Viking Bay. 

  • National Recognition For Trio Of Shepherd Neame Pubs

    27 July 2016

    Three Shepherd Neame pubs have been shortlisted as finalists in this year’s Great British Pub Awards. They were chosen from hundreds of pubs from across the UK that entered the prestigious national competition, which has been running for more than a decade. The Compasses in Crundale near Canterbury is one of six shortlisted for Best Food Pub.

  • Pub of the Week: The Ostrich Inn, Colnbrook

    26 July 2016

    The Ostrich is an historic coaching inn in the village of Colnbrook, near Heathrow. Dating back to the 12th century, it retains many period features, such as old oak beams, fireplaces, and a cobbled courtyard. With traditional pub food and a relaxed ambience, it's the perfect stop off when travelling, or to enjoy lunch with the family.

  • Pub of the Week: The Green Man, Herongate

    19 July 2016

    The Green  Man is housed in a 17th Century listed building in Herongate, a village not far from Brentwood, Essex.  Originally a greengrocers, it became a pub in 1840, serving estate workers from the nearby Thorndon Hall.Inside, the pub has retained many of its original features, including oak beamed ceilings and original fireplaces, giving it a cosy, traditional feel.The pub is popular for its att

  • Licensee's Bid To Help Daughters Fulfill Sporting Dreams

    16 July 2016

    Licensees Paul and Tara Birks of the White Horse Inn, Boughton, have launched an appeal to help their daughters fulfil their sporting dreams.

  • Honorary Doctorate for Shepherd Neame's Chief Executive

    14 July 2016

    Shepherd Neame’s chief executive Jonathan Neame has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Kent. Jonathan Neame, who was appointed chief executive of the Faversham-based brewery in 2003, and is also a Deputy Lieutenant of Kent and chairman of Visit Kent, was presented with the degree of Doctor of the University in recognition for his services to business and Kent. The ceremony took

  • Revving Into Action for Charity

    13 July 2016

    The annual Wheelie Bin Race is taking place at the Three Horseshoes in Hernhill, near Faversham, this Saturday (July 16). Launched at the Shepherd Neame pub more than a decade ago, the event sees teams of four racing elaborately decorated bins through the village, to raise money for charity.

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.