Pubs

New Look for Dorking's Oldest Pub

10 April 2014

Dorking’s oldest pub, the Kings Arms, has new licensees and a new look. Believed to be the oldest building in the town, dating back to 1405, the Shepherd Neame pub has been taken on by licensees Gurdeep Manku and Rosie Adams. The couple met eight years ago while working at a London pub, and as Rosie was originally from Dorking, they moved back in 2008 when starting a family. The pair became licens

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New Beginnings for the Historic Dover Castle Inn

08 April 2014

Two new faces are behind the bar at the Dover Castle Inn in Teynham. Phil Hope and Rebecca Anderson have just moved into the historic 17th century coaching inn, situated in the quaint Swale village. Faversham-born Phil had been running his own maintenance and gardening business locally, while Rebecca was managing a London pub, but the couple wanted to live and work together. Rebecca said: “I grew

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Top Honour for ‘One in a Million’ Hotel Employee

07 April 2014

An employee at the Royal Albion Hotel in Broadstairs has been named Hospitality Employee of the Year in the Pride in Thanet Tourism Awards. Aram Rawf, part of the front-of-house team at the seaside retreat, also received the overall Pride in Thanet Tourism Award during the glittering ceremony, organised by Thanet District Council.

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Coastal Hotel reopens after £1.4 million makeover

26 March 2014

The Botany Bay Hotel at Kingsgate near Broadstairs has reopened following a £1.4 million refurbishment by Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame. Formerly known as the Fayreness Hotel, it is situated in one of the most picturesque spots on the British coast, overlooking the spectacular Botany Bay.

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Spilling the beans on a Fantastic New Coffee Experience

12 March 2014

The perfect cup of coffee is now on offer at your favourite pub. Whether you are looking to enjoy some time out on your own or with friends, or need to grab a hot drink on the go, Shepherd Neame’s new Coffee & Ale House brand is the perfect choice.

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