04 October 2016
Two Shepherd Neame pubs are among the finalists for Pub of the Year in this year’s Kent Life and Kent on Sunday Food and Drink Awards. The Compasses in Crundale, run by licensees Rob and Donna Taylor, and the Cock Inn in Boughton Monchelsea, run by licensees Dave and Jo Whitehurst, are two of three pubs shortlisted for the award.
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
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.
30 June 2016
The Duke of Edinburgh in Barming near Maidstone has expanded the availability of its 100% gluten-free menu, in response to overwhelming customer demand. The traditional Shepherd Neame pub introduced food for the first time in March this year, following a £130,000 refurbishment.
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.