Horns

Crazies Hill

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.

Accommodation

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.

Requirements

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.

Estimated Ingoings

Circa £32,000 to include a security deposit (3 months of base rent), rent, service charge and insurance advance, stock, glassware, loose goods and training contribution. Fixtures and fittings are circa £15,000 excl Vat and working capital is circa £4,000.

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 will need to estimate the food sales.

Guide Rent

£32,000 per annum payable weekly in advance by direct debit. Retail Price Indexation applies to rents.

Terms

Three year tenancy agreement 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 value

Draft 2017 figure £27,000. Please check the local authority to check the actual rates payable.

Licenses & Permits

Sale of alcohol by retail for consumption on and off the premises. Other provisions include playing of recorded music indoors.

Permitted hours

Mon - Sat: 10.00am - Midnight; Sun: Noon - 11.30pm.

Trade Volumes

2018

2019

Covid 2020

Covid 2021

To 5.7.22

Draught Beer & Cider (36 gallon units) 73 79 38.47 66.95 39.17
Packaged (litres) 118 154 75.68 126.84 126.72
Minerals (10 litres) 202 173 67.31 146.78 82.16
Spirits (litres) 100 82 30.10 109.90 51.80
Wines (litres) 2,498 2,534 1,006.35 2,153.55 1,474.50