20 May 2014
New licensees have moved into the New Inn at Murston, near Sittingbourne, and plan to introduce food for the first time, along with live music and entertainment. Sam Drury and Keiron Parrish both have extensive experience in the pub trade, and after years working in other industries, decided it was time to fulfil their dream of running a pub together.
13 May 2014
This week’s Pub of the Week is the fantastic Cricketers in Horsell, Surrey. Its gorgeous setting overlooks Horsell Common, making it perfect for a most walk meal or as a pit stop for a quick drink before you set off again! Its large, welcoming log fires inside and extensive beer garden outside make it the ideal place to enjoy any season in the beautiful surrounding countryside.
06 May 2014
One of Brighton’s best-known pubs, the Grade II listed, lavish Regency Tavern dates back to 1700 when part of the pub operated as a toll, where people could pay a ha’penny to promenade around Regency Square. Harking back to the splendour and glamour of Regency Brighton, the pub is richly decorated with fine furnishings, cherubs, paintings and ornate mirrors.
01 April 2014
A couple are celebrating the completion of a major refurbishment project at the Hook & Hatchet at Hucking near Maidstone.
Licensees David Bacon and Charlotte Clarke have spent the past three months working to restore the traditional pub, set high on the North Downs next to the Woodland Trust’s beautiful 560 acre Hucking Estate.
25 March 2014
A couple who have just taken on their first pub tenancy are celebrating the completion of a £75,000 refurbishment project.
Zoe Clubb and Drew King moved into the Rose and Crown at Wrotham just over a year ago.
The pair were experienced in the industry, Zoe as front-of-house staff, and Drew as an accomplished chef.