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Run your own pub

If you dream of running your own business, then a Shepherd Neame tenancy could be just for you. We have a diverse estate of around 230 tenanted pubs, inns and hotels run by successful independent entrepreneurs across London and the South East.

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Open days

If you are interested in becoming a Shepherd Neame licensee, come along to an Open Day. It is a relaxed session where you can chat to our friendly team.

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Contact us

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch. Call our Tenanted Recruitment & Onboarding Manager on 01795 542132 or 07783 849553 or click below to email our recruitment team.

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Simply the best

Shepherd Neame was named Best Tenanted & Leased Pub Company (up to 500 sites) at the Publican Awards 2020, and shortlisted for Best Tenanted & Leased Pub Company in the Publican Awards 2021. We were proud to be named Brewery of the Year 2021 by The Good Pub Guide, and winner of the Outstanding Covid Response category in the Kent Excellence in Business Awards 2021, in recognition of the principled way in which we responded to the pandemic to protect our team members and licensees. Shepherd Neame was also named AQSE Company of the Year at the Small Cap Awards in 2022.

In 2021 we received a Golden Award in recognition of our commitment to brewing excellence and innovation from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), and our beers have received numerous accolades. Most recently, three of our beers  - Bear Island Triple Hopped Lager (4.6%ABV), Bear Island East Coast Pale Ale (4.8%), and Christmas Ale (7%) - were officially recognised as world class with medals at the International Beer Challenge 2022, and Bishops Finger was named Beer of the Year in the Taste of Kent Awards 2023.

Shepherd Neame run a pub small cap awards

Shepherd Neame beers

Shepherd Neame Taste of Kent awards

Rewarding and recognising our people

The Shepherd Neame Pub Awards is held annually to congratulate and celebrate our pub teams.

Watch our film showcasing the winners at this year's ceremony:

Available Tenancies

Want to run a pub? With our diverse estate of around 230 tenancies, we might have just what you're looking for.