Maltsters Arms

Rotherfield Greys

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

The opportunity is to maintain and grow 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 £16,500 to include a security deposit (3 months of base rent), rent, service charge and insurance advance, stock, glassware and loose goods, training contribution. Fixtures & fittings are circa £23,000 and working capital is circa £4,875. Funding options are available for the right operator.

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

£39,000 per annum payable weekly 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.

Trade Volumes


2020 Covid

2021 Covid



Draught Beer (36 gallon units) 67 38 29 47.36 51.51
Packaged (litres) 271 54 36 216.48 269.28
Minerals (10 litres) 243 103 84 130.35 140.59
Spirits (litres) 117 48 39 84.30 48.30
Wines (litres) 2,312 1,220 676 1,235.78 1,444.950