Pubs

Shepherd Neame adds to growing hotel estate

08 September 2011

Shepherd Neame has acquired the Fayreness Hotel, Kingsgate, for an undisclosed sum.The 29 bedroom hotel was previously owned by Thorley Taverns and occupies an enviable position, with spectacular sea views over Botany Bay and close to the sandy beaches of Kingsgate Bay and Joss Bay.

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Refurbishment is crowning achievement

14 June 2011

A popular Blackheath pub has enjoyed a prestigious re-opening following a major refurbishment by brewers Shepherd Neame. Chief executive Jonathan Neame welcomed a host of eager guests, including journalists and devoted regulars, all keen to see how The Crown, a prominent pub with 16th century origins, had been brought up-to-date while retaining its traditional warm welcome.

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Shepherd Neame pub awards 2011

08 June 2011

The Woolpack, in Banstead, Surrey, has been named Shepherd Neame Pub of the Year in the brewery’s annual pub awards. Licensees Angie and Danny Irwin (pictured with Jonathan Neame) were commended for their warm welcome, excellent standards of food and drink and wide range of events and entertainment.

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Royal Oak celebrates refurbishment

31 May 2011

The Royal Oak in New Ash Green has celebrated its £80,000 refurbishment with a grand re-opening.The Shepherd Neame pub, in Chapel Farm Road, has been redecorated inside and out in a smart, modern style. Chief executive Jonathan Neame and property and tenanted trade director George Barnes joined licensees Kevin Morris and Sonia Pegler and a host of regulars to celebrate the Royal Oak’s new look.

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Guinea pigs visit Shepherd Neame pub

27 May 2011

A group of wartime veterans who had their burns treated by a pioneering plastic surgeon enjoyed lunch at an Isle of Sheppey pub to celebrate their 70th anniversary.

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