Maltsters Arms

Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 4QD
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Letting Details

Description and Trading Style

The Maltsters Arms is a traditional pub, well known for it's local drinkers and strong food offer with a specials board that changes regularly.

Location and Local Amenities

Rotherfield Greys is a small village three miles outside Henley on Thames. There are many walking and cycling routes in the surroundings, the Chiltern Hills.


Trade: bar area, 2 restaurant areas (60 covers), heated terrace (30 covers) and large garden (60 covers), car park, WC's, kitchen and prep room, cellar and several stores. Additional double bedroom and shower room is available for guests or staff.
Private: 2 double bedrooms, basic kitchen/diner, sitting room and bathroom.

Current and Future Markets

This pub has been successful traded over the last four years, the opportunity is to maintain the customer base and the profile of the business. Customers mainly come from Henley and Sonning Common.


This pub requires an experienced couple with a strong food offer. A mine host approach is essential. Applicants must have or be able to apply for a personal licence.

Estimated Ingoings

Circa £14,500 to include a security deposit (3 months of base rent), rent, service charge and insurance advance, stock, glassware and loose goods, training deposit. Fixtures & fittings are circa £16,500 and working capital is circa £4,625.

Trade Volumes 2016 2017 2018 To 18.9.19
Draught Beer (36 gallon units) 100.13 87.19 88.44 50.95
Packaged (litres) 239.82 233.88 335.34 225.08
Minerals (10 litres) 493.48 262.66 280.81 184.56
Spirits (litres) 140.00 118.70 160.30 91.00
Wines (litres) 3,136.55 2,482.39 2,329.35 1,680.71

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

£37,000 per annum payable fortnightly in advance by direct debit. Retail Price Indexation applies to rents.


Five year renewable tenancy agreement with an additional service charge that covers property insurance, servicing of heating and cellar cooling equipment etc. There is a full wet tie unless otherwise agreed.

Rateable value

Draft 2017 figure £37,000. Please contact the local authority to find out actual rates payable.

Licenses & Permits

Sale of alcohol by retail for conumption on ad off the premises and recorded music.

Permitted hours

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

Current Offerings

Serves Food
Hold a party 
Average price of main course £12 to £18
Places to Walk
Garden / Patio
Family friendly
Disabled access 
Dog friendly 
Park the car
Wifi access 

Current Opening Times

Mon – Thur 11 am – 3 pm & 5 pm – 11 pm Fri – Sat 11 am – 11 pm, Sun 12 pm –  8 pm Food times: Mon – Sat 12 pm-3 pm & 6 pm-10 pm Sun 12 pm –  7 pm