Dust off your tweeds and throw yourself into rural Devon life by being your own boss at this picturesque country inn. There is plenty to keep you busy with this substantial property, in addition to fantastic support from your Operations Manager.

You’ll lead your team inspirationally from the front and be as ready for a joke with a regular as you are with an intelligent wine recommendation for a stranger. Lunchtime snacks and evening meals draw guests to the pub. Your strong culinary ability will enable you to deliver an unpretentious yet outstanding menu.

With eight boutique guest rooms and an extensive trade area, you will need to be relentless in your attention to detail. Boundless energy is also a must. You’ll impart your vast knowledge on creating an exceptional experience for every guest with your team. There is a community here as well as an active countryside life. Embracing the locals and the gorgeous surroundings will be vital to your future success. You’ll create friendships and strong business partnerships.

You’ll be adept at leading a team within a relaxed yet high volume business. Here subtle, friendly, efficient, and quick service is essential to your success. The pub needs a forward planner with excellent digital marketing skills who is precise with a welcoming smile!

The pub and locality 

This country inn is woody, welcoming, warm and muted in decor.

Think crackling open fires with flagstone floors and an emphasis on original features, and you have the Exeter Inn. There are 95 internal covers plus summertime additions to the south-facing terrace making for a challenging but fruitful business at the height of summer.

Situated on the edge of Exmoor, this quintessential Devon longhouse is everything you expect. It has a prominent roadside location and is merely 15 minutes from the M5 junction 27. The fabulous guest rooms are reasonably priced, making them attractive to professionals on the road and people taking short break holidays.

There are plenty of reasons for customers near and far to visit here all year round. You will have many ways to grow sales and break records.

The Partnership – Fixed

Ready to run your own business, manage your own team and define your own wage structure? Love working closely with an Operations Manager to build an incredible pub legacy with uncompromising standards and stand out guest experience? Then the Punch Managed Partnership is the perfect option for you.

Alongside tonnes of day to day support and a brilliant framework to grow the business, we provide an uncapped cut of top line turnover to pay yourself and your team in exchange for your Management Company providing the management services at the pub – it’s your structure to own, subject to management company costs including, but not limited to, staff costs, minor repairs and maintenance at the pub, security/door staff and insurance. We understand how important it is for a Management Company to completely own their own team.

In our Partnerships, we love pub obsessed entrepreneurs that help us lead the industry. We love to partner with people that help us create pub legacies that stand the test of time and become the hub of their community. We get that every pub has its own distinct character, so your Operations Manager will work closely with you to understand the true identity of your business, we can then help support you amplifying this, it’s a partnership after all!

See the full benefits of our Management Partnership Agreements.

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