Pubs

Braintree Pub Offers Top-Notch Food and Function Facilities

27 March 2013

Great Notley pub, the Essex Cricketers, has received a £40,000 renovation, jointly funded by licensee Alan Lilley and Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame.  Situated on the green in the heart of the village of Great Notley, near Braintree, the pub’s renovation has focused on the 60-seater restaurant and separate function room.  Says licensee Alan Lilley, “We’ve significantly improved our restaur

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Kathryn Gracey Appointed as New Manager of Restyled Whitstable Hotel

20 March 2013

Kathryn Gracey has been appointed as the new general manager of The Marine Hotel, Tankerton in Whitstable, which will re-open its doors ready for Easter following a £1.6m transformation by Britain’s Oldest Brewer, Shepherd Neame. Kathryn is exchanging her city lifestyle as manager of a large restaurant bar in York city centre, for a sea view and beachside residence overseeing the restyled hotel’s

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Pub of the Week: The Crown, Blackheath

13 February 2013

The Crown, Blackheath is a lively traditional pub in the heart of Blackheath Village, serving food daily and providing refreshment to weary travellers on their way to and from London which it has done since the 16th Century.

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The Pub Sandwich to Beat All Pub Sandwiches?

11 February 2013

A sandwich, which was crowned ‘Sandwich of Sandwich’ in May 2012, is now in with a chance of becoming the nation’s Best Pub Sandwich, having been announced as one of three finalists in the National Pub Food Challenge Awards.  Sandwich pub The Market Inn’s Market Sandwich won ‘Sandwich of Sandwich’ last year and has since attracted a host of international media attention, with a TV crew coming from

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Pub of the Week: Blue Anchor, Crowborough

23 January 2013

The Blue Anchor prides itself on offering a warm welcome and delicious locally-sourced and sustainable food. If you like your food to be hearty, honest and full-flavoured then the Blue Anchor is the place for you.

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