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Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre & Brewery Tour

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Address: 17 Court Street, Faversham ME13 7AX, England
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+44 1795 542016
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Take a look behind the scenes at Shepherd Neame – Britain’s oldest brewer....

Take a look behind the scenes at Shepherd Neame – Britain’s oldest brewer. You guide will take you through the heart of the brewery so you can see the traditional mash tuns; taste natural mineral water from the brewery’s well; try some malted barley; smell locally-grown Kentish hops; see bygone delivery vehicles and step into a recreated cooper’s workshop. Finally there’s a fascinating tutored tasting of Shepherd Neame’s Kentish ales and speciality lagers. Tours run most days - advance booking is strongly recommended and you should allow 2 hours for your visit

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Christmas Party at Faversham Brewery

We held our Christmas party here last month and were very pleased with how things went, from the organising stage right through to the evening itself. The Old Brewery Store has a... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We held our Christmas party here last month and were very pleased with how things went, from the organising stage right through to the evening itself. The Old Brewery Store has a great ambience and the feedback following the event was that everyone had a great nigt. The Brewery staff were all helpful, friendly and very accommodating of any requests... More 

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Graham H, Manager at Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre & Brewery Tour, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we're pleased to hear you enjoyed your party in The Old Brewery Store - we hope to welcome you again in the future. More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An excellent evening consisting of a 6 course meal with beers to suit each course. The brewing of the beers being very professionally explained

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Graham H, Manager at Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre & Brewery Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback - we're glad you enjoyed the evening. More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a guided tour of the brewery, followed by a tasting session of the beer produced there. We had a well informed and knowledgeable guide. It was good to find out the history and learn about modern day practices and see that the brewery is still producing good quality beers

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Graham H, Manager at Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre & Brewery Tour, responded to this review

Sara - many thanks for your review, we're pleased to hear you had a good time on the brewery tour and tutored tasting. More 

Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this as a surprise Birthday present for hubby. We don't usually like game but menu was game casserole - ok, will give it a try. Food very tasty but husband had a huge lump of fat in his, which spoilt the taste - and no-one else had this in their food either. The lack of vegetables other than 3... More 

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Graham H, Manager at Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre & Brewery Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really do value feedback and I will make sure our chefs see your comments regarding the food. I'm pleased that you enjoyed the brewery tour and that you dound the staff welcoming and helpful. More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit to the Shepherd Neame brewery turned into one of the highlights of our 2016 Christmas. We took part in a special seasonal tour, but we would have enjoyed it just as much at any other time. The tour guide was very clued up on every aspect of beer production, and put it across in a very entertaining and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although his nibs was not feeling well(bad cold), we really enjoyed our tour.We new a bit about brewing but still very informative, the tour guide was brilliant.Beer tasting, well what can I say! Yum. I would recommend this as a gift ,or for tourists etc.

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was for my dad (french) and dad in law (english) who both said it was very good bit the guide was speaking a bit too quickly. Understanding was and bit tricky for my dad.

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Graham H, Manager at Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre & Brewery Tour, responded to this review

Christelle - many thanks for your review, I will be sure to pass your comments on to the guides. Feedback like this is very useful and I'm pleased your dad and father-in-law both enjoyed the visit. More 

Ranst, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Splendid visit for full two houres..Introducing film and "after" film a perfect match. Tasting afterwards with experienced guide ( we had Amy and she was perfect) Also a good view on the history. only missing the bottle plant.

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Thank you very much for your review, we're delighted that you enjoyed the brewery tour and tutored tasting. More 

Redruth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressed by the warm welcome received, and informative knowledge of our tour guide - both on the tour and the after-tour tasting session.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fine, comprehensive tour of a great brewery, and tremendous value at £13 for 2 hours plus plenty of beer to drink afterwards in a tutored tasting. Our guide was warm, funny, knowledgeable and clearly proud of the company, and every detail is covered in the tour. Hugely recommended if you have an interest in this field.

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Graham H, Manager at Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre & Brewery Tour, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments, we are very pleased to hear you enjoyed the brewery tour and tutored tasting and felt it was great value ofr money. More 

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