Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Official Launch for Maritime Hotel After £1.2 Million Refurbishment

    24 June 2016

    The Ship and Trades at Chatham Maritime was officially re-opened by Kelly Tolhurst, MP for Rochester and Strood, on Wednesday, June 22. It has just undergone a three-month refurbishment and expansion project costing £1.2 million, and local dignitaries, businesses and customers were invited to the launch celebration.

  • Traditional Essex Inn Reopens After £240,000 Refurbishment

    22 June 2016

    The White Horse in Maldon, Essex, officially reopened on Tuesday, June 21, following a £240,000 refurbishment. The traditional Shepherd Neame inn is located in the centre of the historic town of Maldon, close to the Blackwater Estuary.

  • Pub of the Week: The George Hotel, Cranbrook

    21 June 2016

    The George Hotel is an elegant, historic hotel, perfectly positioned in the beautiful small Kentish town of Cranbrook, a spot well suited to discovering the outstanding beauty of the ‘Garden of England’. The hotel has recently enjoyed a makeover of its ‘Cranbrook Bar’.

  • City Centre Pub Enjoys £75,000 Makeover

    20 June 2016

    A £75,000 makeover has been completed at The Cricketers in Canterbury city centre. The five week project at the Grade II Listed Shepherd Neame pub included redecorating throughout, sanding and polishing the wooden floors, reupholstering the furniture, renovating the toilets and refurbishing the kitchen to give the pub a fresh, contemporary look.

  • Celebrating Britain's National Beer Day

    15 June 2016

    Customers at Shepherd Neame pubs across the South East were among hundreds of beer lovers to celebrate Beer Day Britain on Wednesday, June 15. It was the second year of the event, organised to salute Britain’s favourite alcoholic drink, and the idea was simple – gather together in a pub and join in a National Cheers to Beer toast at 7pm.

  • Shepherd Neame's Visitor Centre Receives Top Honour

    15 June 2016

    Shepherd Neame’s award-winning Visitor Centre has won its fourth Certificate of Excellence award from the world’s largest travel website TripAdvisor. The award celebrates hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments which consistently achieve outstanding reviews on TripAdvisor. It is the latest in a string of awards in recent months for the Visitor Centre and its staff, which include

  • Pub of the Week: Bishops Finger, Canterbury

    14 June 2016

    The Bishops Finger is a 16th century traditional pub in the St Dunstan’s area of Canterbury, a short walk from the historic cathedral and the city’s major attractions. The pub is ideal for sports fans, with five large screen televisions including one outside, showing all the latest football, cricket and rugby action on Sky.

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.