Pubs

Meaty Investment for Butchery Lane Pub and Restaurant

22 August 2013

A Canterbury pub dating back to 1504, Casey’s in Butchery Lane, is set for a £180,000 transformation and has been renamed ‘The Shakespeare’, a return to the historic inn’s former name, by brewers Shepherd Neame.  The pub closed on 22 July for three weeks for the first phase of development of the existing listed building and courtyard.

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Faversham Stars in Channel 4 Drama

05 August 2013

Starring a wealth of British talent from stage and screen, Southcliffe tells the story of a fictional English market town devastated by a spate of shootings which take place over a single day; a tragedy that has ripped apart the community. The inexplicable chain of events at the dark heart of this four-part mini-series shatters time and space for Southcliffe’s inhabitants.

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By George! Cherry Brandy House Creates Cocktail to Toast Royal Baby

30 July 2013

A Kent pub in the heart of cherry-growing country has launched a cocktail to toast the birth of Prince George of Cambridge using a unique cherry brandy with a Royal Warrant. Created at the Crown Inn, Sarre, By George is a refreshing drink served in a long glass with ice featuring 50ml Grant’s Morella Cherry Brandy topped up with Champagne and garnished with a Kentish cherry. Locally, the pub is kn

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Pub Philosophy and Cartoons All in the Name of Modern Art

18 July 2013

Cartoons from the cream of the nation’s professional cartoonists will be the order of the day in Shepherd Neame’s Herne Bay pubs this August, followed by a helping of philosophy over a pint, as part of the Marcel Duchamp Centenary Celebration.  The festival, which runs from 1 – 17 August, marks 100 years since arguably the most influential modern artist Frenchman Marcel Duchamp visited the seaside

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Top Chef Brings High-End Dining to Hampton Court Pub

14 July 2013

East Molsey pub, The Cardinal Wolsey in Hampton Court Road re-opened on Monday 1 July to offer food fit for a king after a complete refurbishment by new licensee Ross Notarki.  He has recruited Estonian chef and owner of Verru in Marylebone, Andrei Lesment, who was previously head chef at Michelin-starred kitchens Pied a Terre and Gordon Ramsay’s Maze as well as the Savoy Hotel. He will oversee th

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