• Pub of the Week: The Woolpack Inn, Chilham

    03 January 2013

    Located just off the A28 between Ashford and Canterbury is the chocolate box village of Chilham, where you can find a real gem; the 600 year-old Woolpack Inn is nestled at the bottom of the hill in the shadow of the Norman castle. With its vast oak beams and inglenook fireplaces it offers a glimpse into hospitality of yesteryear.

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  • T'was The Night Before Christmas (in the brewery)

    24 December 2012

    T'was the night before Christmas, when all through the brewhouseNot a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.The stockings were hung by the coppers with care,In hopes that the Neames soon would be there. The beers were nestled all snug in their kegs,While visions of strong ales danced in our heads.And staff in their cellars no casks to tap,Had just settled their brains for a long winter’s nap.

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  • Christmas Opening Hours for Trade

    20 December 2012

    The Shepherd Neame Distribution Centre will be open between 8.30 and noon on Saturday 22 and Saturday 29 December for customers who wish to collect. These transactions will be for cash or credit card only.  

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  • Pub of the Week: Chestfield Barn

    12 December 2012

    The 14th Century Chestfield Barn is a wonderfully historic pub restaurant situated in the picturesque village of Chestfield near Whitstable.

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  • Shepherd Neame successfully counters 'unnecessary' EMRO

    06 December 2012

     Shepherd Neame has spearheaded a successful campaign to counter a proposed Early Morning Restriction Order (EMRO) being imposed on pubs in Deal, Kent. Deal Town Council has rejected a proposal from its planning committee to ask the licensing authorities in Dover to force pubs in the seaside down to shut at 11.45pm on weekdays and 12.45am on Fridays and Saturdays. Speaking a meeting to consider th

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