Self-Employed Pub Business Partner
UK, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton
3d ago

The Horns is a beautiful rural pub in the affluent area of Boningale. The Village of Albrighton is 1 mile away, with Wolverhampton and Telford also close by.

The Horns of Boningale is over 300 years old and was originally a drover's bunkhouse, providing rest for weary farmers on their way to market.

The pub has lots of character and is in excellent condition.

The pub benefits from :

Front Bar : This is a cozy traditional room, with a mix of fixed seating and high tables along with a log burner and can seat 16.

Snug : Located to the right of the entrance with a feature fireplace and large sofas, which makes it a perfect place to enjoy drinks before or after eating.

Lounge : The Lounge is one of 2 dining area and can seat 40. It has a featured panelled wall, log burner with the bar also situated in this area.

You can also access the outside seating terrace, which can also seat 42.

Restaurant : A stunning 80 seater restaurant, that is decorated to a high standard, with a double sided fire and large patio door that lead to a small terrace with a ornate fish pond.

It is known for its excellent food and customer service and is real opportunity for someone to take on a stunning pub.

We are ideally looking for a couple that has food experience due to the food split. The food needs to be of good quality and that they can provide the service that goes with a high cover restaurant.

You can have the best of both worlds with our new and exciting Pillar Agreement. Support is key for this turnover-share agreement which shares the risk and the opportunities between both parties, creating a partnership and focus to give your guests a first-class experience.

We share the net sales and some of the cost base building a deal that gives both parties a solid base to build and grow a profitable business.

  • The option to leave your old life behind and be your own boss
  • Live rent-free in the pub
  • Marston’s will pay your utilities for you lighting, heating and water
  • Between us we will agree the wet product range to support your food offer.
  • You retain an agreed percentage of all income streams (net of VAT) and have full control over your food offer and accommodation (where applicable)
  • Low ingoing costs
  • Marston’s will take responsibility for all repairs and decoration both internal and external, (except the private residential accommodation).
  • No service charge applies to this agreement
  • Have your Broadband, cutting-edge EPOS system and online booking tools (where appropriate) supplied by Marston’s
  • Fixtures and fittings would be owned by Marston’s
  • Keep 50% of the profits from any gaming machines
  • Offer the award-winning range of fantastic Marston’s beers, wines, spirits and minerals
  • Have your drinks stock supplied and paid for by Marston’s
  • Expert induction training plus on-going training and support from your dedicated Business Development Manager and support teams
  • Things to consider

    You’ll need to put in a £5k deposit, plus legal fees and monies to cover your insuring obligations under the agreement (except building insurance, which we’ll pay for and recharge to you).

    Also, you’ll want to start thinking about your team; taking care of paying them and all other employment matters. We’re on-hand to offer guidance as you plan your business overheads, like business rates (and your own residential Council Tax).

    Before we all sign the agreement and see you heading into a whole new life, you will need to show us proof that you have taken independent financial advice from a suitably qualified accountant on your business plan and professional advice from a solicitor, in accordance with the requirements of the Pubs Code Regulations.

    And, of course, obtain your personal licence (which we’ll help with) and complete your induction training.

    This is a five-year commitment, so you have plenty of time to build a successful business. However, if you do want to leave early, there is a break option in the agreement which entitles you to give six months’ notice to terminate.

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