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  • Former Head Brewer Passes Away

    13 February 2014

    We are very sad to report that Les Wood passed away on Tuesday after a short illness. Les joined Shepherd Neame in 1941 and worked in a variety of roles ending as Head Brewer in the mid 80s. He retired in the early 90s and lived in Brewery premises at Court Street for the rest of his life.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Kings Head, Wye

    11 February 2014

    This week’s featured pub is the incredible Kings Head, that first opened its doors in 1870, situated in the historic village of Wye.

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  • Featured Recipe: Fisherman’s Jar

    08 February 2014

    This variation on a classic prawn cocktail tastes delicious and looks fantastic. It is also really quick to put together as a starter or light lunch dish.

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  • Double Honour for Shepherd Neame

    05 February 2014

    Two Shepherd Neame pubs based in Guildford have been honoured in the town’s Best Bar None Awards, celebrating best practice among the licensed trade.The Britannia was crowned Best Pub, with the runner-up spot taken by The Star.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Rugby Tavern, Holborn

    04 February 2014

    The Rugby Tavern is traditional English pub so named because it was built around 1850 on land donated by the founder of Rugby School. Its central location, a short walk from the British Museum, London’s theatre district and the Eurostar terminal at St Pancras, makes the Rugby Tavern a lively, bustling pub used by office workers, Bloomsbury residents and tourists.

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