• Pub of the Week: The Rose and Crown, Wrotham

    25 March 2014

    A couple who have just taken on their first pub tenancy are celebrating the completion of a £75,000 refurbishment project. Zoe Clubb and Drew King moved into the Rose and Crown at Wrotham just over a year ago. The pair were experienced in the industry, Zoe as front-of-house staff, and Drew as an accomplished chef.

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  • Spring Events at Shepherd Neame

    23 March 2014

    There’s a wealth of entertainment on offer at Faversham-based brewery Shepherd Neame this spring, from a 1940s-themed evening to a performance by a former X Factor finalist. We round-up the major events taking place from March to May. Evening Tour and Ale Samplers’ SupperTake an evening tour of the brewery, before enjoying a tutored tasting of six different ales and lagers.

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  • Featured Recipe: Baileys Crème Brulee

    22 March 2014

    Serve it up with a shot of semi frozen Baileys for a real treat.

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  • The Budget 2014 heralds another penny off a pint

    19 March 2014

    Commentating on another historic beer duty cut in today’s Budget, Shepherd Neame chief executive and chairman of the British Beer and Pub Association, Jonathan Neame, said: “This is exceptional news for the UK beer and pubs sector. Last year’s cut was warmly welcomed, but it is clear the Treasury accepts the position that sustained support of the industry will secure jobs and investment.”  

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  • Pub of the Week: The Chimney Boy, Faversham

    18 March 2014

    A couple who met working at the London Olympics are now championing a very different venture – the Chimney Boy in Faversham. Nicola McCullagh and Michael Payne have just become licensees of the historic Shepherd Neame pub, situated in Preston Street near the town’s railway station.

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