Shepherd Neame – Britain's Oldest Brewer

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  • Celebrate Britain's National Beer Day With Shepherd Neame

    27 May 2016

    Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame is encouraging its customers to join in a nationwide celebration for next month’s Beer Day Britain. It is the second year of the event, organised to salute Britain’s favourite alcoholic drink, and the idea is simple – gather together in a pub and join in a National Cheers to Beer toast at 7pm on Wednesday, June 15.

  • Shepherd Neame Chef Shortlisted For National Award

    26 May 2016

    Licensee Rob Taylor of The Compasses Inn in Crundale near Canterbury has been shortlisted for the 2016 National Chef of the Year competition.

  • New Look And New Menu for Historic Seaside Pub

    25 May 2016

    Historic seaside pub the Royal Standard in Hastings is offering food for the first time following a £75,000 makeover. The Shepherd Neame pub, which dates back more than 300 years, is located opposite the seafront and the old fishermen’s huts in the picturesque coastal town.

  • Marina Hotel Reopens After £1.2 Million Refurbishment

    24 May 2016

    The Ship and Trades at Chatham Maritime has reopened following a three-month refurbishment and expansion project costing £1.2 million. The work included creating five new letting rooms, a new wrap-around restaurant and waterside terrace.

  • Pub of the Week: The Old Doctor Butler's Head

    24 May 2016

    The Old Doctor Butlers Head, named after the court physician to James I, is a traditional pub in the heart of the City with a rich history and reputation for warm hospitality spanning four centuries.

  • Historic Pub Reopens After £75,000 Refurbishment

    20 May 2016

    Traditional Victorian pub The Adelaide in Teddington officially reopened on Monday, May 9, after a £75,000 refurbishment. The historic Shepherd Neame pub closed during the three week project, which included exposing brick walls and laying natural wood flooring to create a more rustic feel in keeping with its long heritage.

  • Final Faversham Comedy Night of the Spring Season

    17 May 2016

    Don’t miss the final comedy night at the Old Brewery Store in Faversham before it takes a two-month summer break. The June gig at the Shepherd Neame brewery events venue features Sheraz Yousaf, Leon Osborne, Alistair Tweed, Sahar Mirhadi, and more.

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.