Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Assistant Chefs Step Up to the Plate with Brewery's New Training Programme

    07 October 2015

    Assistant chefs at Shepherd Neame’s retail estate in London and the South East are to benefit from an enhanced training programme to ensure structured career development and encourage excellence. Spearheaded by Simon Howlett, Shepherd Neame’s head development chef for managed houses, the programme comprises intensive one-day workshops held twice-yearly, as well as peer-to-peer mentoring by the bre

  • Pub of the Week: 'Meet the Landlord' of The Crown & Anchor, Faversham

    06 October 2015

    For Pub of the Week this week, we meet up with veteran landlord Les Koncsik at the Crown & Anchor, Faversham and find out what made him join the pub trade.

  • Green-Fingered Pub Licensee Wins Top Honour

    05 October 2015

    The New Inn in Murston was named best public house in this year’s Sittingbourne in Bloom competition.

  • Official Launch for New Look Sheerness Hotel

    01 October 2015

    The Royal Hotel in Sheerness was officially reopened following a £110,000 refurbishment on Wednesday, September 30.The historic hotel, which dates back to the 19th century, is owned by Shepherd Neame, which contributed more than £30,000 to the project.

  • Shepherd Neame Honours Kent's Reserves and Cadets

    01 October 2015

    The Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Viscount De L’Isle MBE honoured 24 members of the Reserve Forces and Cadet Movements from all three services – Sea, Army and Air - in recognition of their dedicated service throughout the County on Monday, September 29.

  • Pub of the Week: The Kings Arms, Dorking

    30 September 2015

    The Kings Arms in Dorking is a beautiful, historic pub in what is believed to be the oldest building in Dorking, dating to 1405. Records show that the pub first became a coaching inn in the 16th Century. It also features in Charles Dickens’ novel Little Dorrit, and is believed to have once been visited by King Charles II.

  • Official Launch for New Look Surrey Pub

    30 September 2015

    A launch party was held at the new look Poyntz Arms in East Molesey on Tuesday, September 29.Licensees Michael O’Reilly and son Corey took over the Shepherd Neame pub in April this year.

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.