Description and Trading Style
The Horns currently trades well as a destination food house; it has the benefit of a large well equipped trade kitchen next to the restaurant area. With a good sized bar to attract village drinkers and a large, well maintained trade garden to the rear.
Location and Local Amenities
The Horns is situated close to Henley on Thames, in close proximity to Maidenhead, Twyford and Wargrave, and a short distance from the M4 and Reading. There is a good range of local shops and schools and very good road and rail links close by.
Trade: The Barn (34 covers), bar areas (25 covers) snug area (10-12 covers), outside decking area, brick BBQ (20/25 covers) and well maintained garden ( 60 covers) The current tenant has added a small kids football area. There are also 30 covers on the tables to the front of the pub. Kitchen (with walk in fridge), WC's, stores, cellar and large car park.
Private: 3 double bedrooms, sitting room and bathroom/WC.
Current and Future Markets
Current customers come from local villages & destination diners travel from a 10 mile radius. The pub is being run very successfully and we are looking for future operators to continue to capitalise on the solid food and drink offering.
We seek a hands on operator with a vibrant personality and a good understanding of running a quality food and drink operation. Applicants must have or be able to apply for a personal licence.
Circa £15,000 to include a security deposit (3 months of base rent), rent, service charge and insurance advance, stock, glassware, loose goods and training deposit. Fixtures and fittings are circa £20,000 and working capital is circa £4,875.
|Trade Volumes||2017||2018||2019||To 31.3.20|
|Draught Beer & Cider (36 gallon units)||77.00||72.87||78.93||10.27|
|Minerals (10 litres)||199.20||202.58||167.56||16.01|
You will need to estimate the turnover you expect from the pub. The current barrelage is given to assist you with calculations, but you will need to estimate the food sales.
Post Covid rent will be stepped for new tenants in year one to help build the business - steps to be agreed. Annual rent is £39,000 payable weekly in advance by direct debit. Retail Price Indexation applies to rents.
Five year renewable tenancy agreements with an additional service charge that coves property, insurance, servicing of heating and cellar cooling equipment etc. There is a full wet tie unless agreed otherwise.
Rateable valueDraft 2017 figure £27,000. Please check the local authority to check the actual rates payable.
Licenses & PermitsSale of alcohol by retail for consumption on and off the premises. Other provisions include playing of recorded music indoors.
Permitted hoursMon - Sat: 10.00am - Midnight; Sun: Noon - 11.30pm.
Current Opening Times
Tue – Thur 12pm – 3pm & 6pm – 11pm, Fri 12pm – 11pm, Sat 12pm – 11pm, Sun 12pm – 7pm Food times: Tue – Fri 12pm – 2pm & 6pm – 9pm, Sat 12pm – 2.30pm & 6pm – 9.30pm, Sun 12pm – 5pm Closed Monday’s, Open Bank Holiday Mondays bar open 12 – 7pm, food 12pm – 5pm