Belgian Arms

Holyport Street, Berkshire, SL6 2JR
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Letting Details

Description and Trading Style

The Belgian Arms is a large village pub offering a welcoming atmosphere, good food served informally, and yet retains the character that is first and foremost a delightful village pub. Food is freshly prepared, modern British, there is a cribbage team and there are regular music nights.

Location and Local Amenities

Holyport is located between Maidenhead and Bray, close to junction 8/9 of the M4. The Belgian Arms overlooks the village duck pond and green. There are lots of local amenities close by, and Heathrow airport is less than half an hour along the motorway.

Accommodation

Trade: Bar area, dining areas and conservatory (approx. 60 covers), kitchen, stores, cellar, WC's incl disabled, trade patio and garden mainly overlooking the village pond (approx. 110 covers) and large car park.
Private: Sitting room, 2 double bedrooms, study/bedroom 3 and bathroom/shower.

Current and Future Markets

The current operators have gained an excellent reputation for food in the local area. New tenants would have a solid platform to build from by maintaining the standards across the food and drink offer.

Requirements

We seek experienced operators with a strong catering background. Being at the centre of village life it is important that operators wish to be publicans first and foremost, and are able to mix fully with a diverse customer base.

Estimated Ingoings

Circa £26,000 to include a security deposit (3 months of base rent), rent, service charge and insurance advance, stock, glassware and loose goods and training fee. Fixtures & fittings are circa £30,000 and working capital is circa £8,000.

Trade Volumes 2013 2014 2015 2016
Draught Beer and Cider (36 gallon units) 139.86 159.35 157.67 137.44
Packaged (litres) 0 72.72 101.64 31.68
Minerals (10 litres) FOT FOT FOT FOT
Spirits (litres) FOT FOT FOT FOT
Wines (litres) FOT FOT FOT FOT
FOT = Free of Tie

Estimated Turnover

You will need to estimate the turnover you expect from the pub. The current barrelage is given to assist you with calculations, but you need to estimate the food sales.

Guide Rent

£65,000 per annum payable fortnightly in advance by direct debit. Retail Price Indexation applies to rents.

Terms

Five year renewable tenancy agreements with an additional service charge that covers property insurance, servicing of heating and cellar cooling equipment etc.

Rateable value

Draft 2017 figure £73,100. Please contact the local authority to find out actual rates payable.

Licenses & Permits

Sale of alcohol by retail for consumption on andoff the premises, live & recorded music and dancing.

Permitted hours

Mon - Thurs: 10.00am - Midnight; Fri & Sat: 10.00am - 01.00am; Sun: 11.00am - 23.00pm

Current Offerings

Serves Food
Hold a party 
Average price of main course above £18
Places to Walk
Garden / Patio
Watch Sports
Family friendly
Sports free zone 
Dog friendly 
Park the car
Wifi access 

Current Opening Times

Mon – 5pm – 9pm, Tues – Thur – 12pm – 3pm & 5pm-11pm,  Fri & Sat – 12pm – 11pm, Sun & Public Holidays – 12pm – 8pm
Food times:  Lunch Tues – Sat – 12pm – 2.30pm,  Sun & Public Holidays  – 12pm – 4pm,  Dinner  Tues – Thur – 6.30pm-9.30pm, Fri & Sat 6.00pm – 10.00pm,  Sun & Mon – Closed