Pubs

Flying High with Spitfire Ale

18 September 2014

Five lucky landlords won £1,000 of holiday vouchers thanks to Spitfire Premium Kentish Ale. Operation Landlord is an annual promotion organised by Spitfire Ale, the flagship beer of Faversham-based brewery Shepherd Neame. Customers simply had to order a cask of Spitfire Ale, and text the unique code provided to be entered into the prize draw. Five winners were then drawn at random.

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Pub Hosts Celebrity Bat and Trap Match

15 September 2014

Writer and broadcaster Janet Street-Porter and chef Brian Turner delighted regulars at Faversham’s Market Inn when they dropped in for a game of bat and trap. The TV stars were being filmed for their new BBC One series Taste of Britain, currently being screened on weekdays at 3.45pm.

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Pub of the week: The Zetland Arms, Kingsdown

09 September 2014

The Zetland Arms in Kingsdown, near Deal, is a fantastic little pub situated right on the beach.  Following a refurbishment last year funded by Shepherd Neame, the pub looks smart and clean, while retaining its homely, traditional feel.  There are some lovely nautical touches to the décor, using nets, rope, wood and copper to reflect the seafaring spirit of this little gem of a pub.

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Pub of the week: The Railway Telegraph, Forest Hill

02 September 2014

A new look has been unveiled at historic pub the Railway Telegraph in Forest Hill. The Shepherd Neame pub in Stanstead Road opened in 1853, and is named after the railway telegraph system installed by the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway along its line from London Bridge through Forest Hill in the same year. 

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Pub of the week: The Woolpack Inn, Chilham

26 August 2014

The Woolpack Inn in Chilham, near Canterbury is a traditional inn dating back over 600 years, with many surviving period features tucked away inside this imposing building.  Situated just a short drive or bus ride from Canterbury, The Woolpack offers the perfect stopover for those wishing to enjoy both the quiet of a Kentish country village, and the bustle of the city centre.

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