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  • Community Pub Launches 100% Gluten Free Menu

    15 March 2016

    The Duke of Edinburgh in Barming near Maidstone has introduced a 100% gluten-free menu.  The traditional Shepherd Neame pub, which dates back to 1868, didn’t previously serve food, but following its £130,000 refurbishment at the end of last year, licensee Adam Phillips decided it was a good time to expand the offer. 

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  • Fresh New Start for Historic City Pub

    11 March 2016

    A new manager has been appointed at historic 16th century pub the Bishops Finger in Canterbury. Originally from Wales, Joe Palombella discovered his passion for the hospitality industry while working at a pub part-time as a student in Liverpool. Joe, 28, said: “I was studying building surveying at Liverpool John Moores, but I found that I really enjoyed the atmosphere and variety of working in the

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  • Pub of the Week: The Parrot, Canterbury

    09 March 2016

    As well as being one of the oldest pubs in Canterbury, The Parrot is also housed in one of the oldest buildings in the city. Built on Roman foundations and dating back to the 14th Century, this grade II listed pub has a charming period exterior with plenty of original features inside - oak beams, panelled walls, old brickwork and fine examples of medieval craftsmanship in the upstairs restaurant.

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  • Step Into Summer With Blonde Ambition

    09 March 2016

    Enjoy an early taste of summer with Samuel Adams’ Blonde Ambition, available in bottle for the first time in the UK.The limited edition ale celebrates American Independence Day on July 4, and is a collaborative brew between Shepherd Neame’s Faversham brewery and the Boston Beer Company. For the first time this year it will be available in 500ml bottles.The beer uses equal measures of US and UK hop

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  • National Accolade for Shepherd Neame's Visitor Centre

    05 March 2016

    Shepherd Neame’s Visitor Centre has been awarded a VisitEngland 'Best Told Story' Accolade. The brewery has received the award in recognition of its innovative and effective tour, telling the brewery story in a way that captures the visitor’s imagination. Shepherd Neame’s Visitor Centre is set in a beautifully-restored medieval hall house on the historic brewery site.

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