• Pub Philosophy and Cartoons All in the Name of Modern Art

    18 July 2013

    Cartoons from the cream of the nation’s professional cartoonists will be the order of the day in Shepherd Neame’s Herne Bay pubs this August, followed by a helping of philosophy over a pint, as part of the Marcel Duchamp Centenary Celebration.  The festival, which runs from 1 – 17 August, marks 100 years since arguably the most influential modern artist Frenchman Marcel Duchamp visited the seaside

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  • European Beer Bloggers’ Conference 2013

    16 July 2013

    Last weekend saw the third annual European Beer Bloggers’ Conference in Edinburgh and Shepherd Neame was there to show off its latest beers.It’s been a fantastic year in beer, both for Shepherd Neame specifically and the beer world as a whole. New breweries have been opening the length and breadth of the country and drinkers are increasingly seeking old and new styles of beer.

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  • Top Chef Brings High-End Dining to Hampton Court Pub

    14 July 2013

    East Molsey pub, The Cardinal Wolsey in Hampton Court Road re-opened on Monday 1 July to offer food fit for a king after a complete refurbishment by new licensee Ross Notarki.  He has recruited Estonian chef and owner of Verru in Marylebone, Andrei Lesment, who was previously head chef at Michelin-starred kitchens Pied a Terre and Gordon Ramsay’s Maze as well as the Savoy Hotel. He will oversee th

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  • New-Look Upper Dicker Pub Serves Up Five-Star Food in Style!

    12 July 2013

    Seventeenth century pub, The Plough, Coldharbour Lane, Upper Dicker is sporting a stylish new-look and turning out first-class gastro-pub dishes since new licensees Angelena and Greg Churcher took over.

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  • New Licensee Set to Restore 15th Century Dorking Pub

    10 July 2013

    A Dorking pub, the Kings Arms, West Street embarked on a new chapter in its history in June when it re-opened under new licensee Gurdeep Manku.  The 35 year-old entrepreneur, who is also licensee of The Cricketers in South Street, is passionate about restoring the pub and committed to a regeneration programme with a significant investment by brewer Shepherd Neame early next year.  Dating back to 1

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