The Retreat

Staines Road, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 2RT
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Letting Details

Description and Trading Style

This large pub is mainly visited by local residents, walkers etc. There is a good mix of food and drink. The food offer is a mix of modern and traditional with daily specials. There are a number of pub teams and community groups that use the pub and live music/quiz nights are popular.

Location and Local Amenities

The pub is in a residential area close to Staines/Chertsey rail stations, M3/M4/M25 and Heathrow airport. Adjacent to Staines and Laleham Sports Club, home to Staines Hockey Club and other local clubs. Laleham and Ashford Golf courses and Thorpe Park are very close.


Trade: A large bar, two large bar areas, wood burners, dining area and more formal restaurant – approx. 150 covers. Garden/ patio 142 covers. Large commercial kitchen, WC’s incl disabled, cellar, office and stores. Large car park. Private: currently used by staff there are 7 bedrooms(2 double) and a bathroom and WC.

Current and Future Markets

The pub continues to trade strongly however, there is a significant opportunity to further develop the food offer.


We are looking for an experienced operator, ideally a couple for this large operation, food experience is essential. Applicants must have or be able to apply for a personal licence.

Estimated Ingoings

Circa £29,000 to include a security deposit (3 months of base rent), rent, service charge and insurance advance, stock, glassware, loose goods and training contribution. Fixtures & fittings are £60,000 plus Vat - payment plans are available. Working capital is circa £8125.

Trade Volumes 2017 2018 2019 2020 Covid To 13.10.21 Covid
Draught Beer & Cider (36 gallon units) 263.63 271.08 288.92 119.45 112.63
Packaged (litres) 912.12 1,317.84 1,203.48 433.14 325.08
Minerals (10 litres) 703.71 690.66 688.78 221.47 253.20
Spirits (litres) 539.00 830.70 776.10 126.90 312.20
Wines (litres) 6,385.45 4,843.50 5,440.50 2,140.50 1,838.25

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

Turnover based rent at 10%. Payable weekly in arrears by direct debit.


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

Rateable value

Draft 2017 figure £102,600. Please contact the local authority to find actual rates payable.

Licenses & Permits

Sale of alcohol by retail for consumption on and off the premises, live music and late night refreshment.

Permitted hours

Sun - Thurs: 10.00am - Midnight; Fri & Sat: 10.00am - 01.00am.

Current Offerings

Serves Food
Hold a party 
Average price of main course £12 to £18
Sunday Roast
Places to Walk
Cask Marque
Garden / Patio
Watch Sports
Family friendly
Dog friendly 
Park the car
Wifi access 

Current Opening Times

Mon – Thur 11am – 11pm, Fri 11am – 12am, Sat 10am – 12am, Sun 10am – 10.30pm

Food Served: Mon – Thur 12pm – 10pm (3pm – 5pm pizzas only), Fri 12pm – 10.30pm (3pm – 5pm pizzas only), Sat 11am – 10.30pm, Sun 11am – 9.30pm