Could you run this pub?

The Horns Inn, Rugeley is a stunning Cask Marque accredited village pub. It’s beautiful setting and warm and welcoming interior with beamed ceilings and feature fireplaces have real impact, making it a great destination for drinks or a meal. There’s clear opportunity to develop this business, with a quality food offer alongside its great facilities and there is plenty of potential to become the number one choice for everyone in the area planning a special lunch or evening with friends, family and loved ones.

This pub/restaurant offers easy to manage open plan trading, with welcoming lounge and public bar areas, plus a 100-cover restaurant. Outside, there is a block paved drinking area to enjoy warmer days and evenings and a smoking solution. There’s also a generous car park with 80 spaces – this is key to the pub’s trade, as most of the customers will arrive by car. The pub also offers a kitchen, WIFI and an outdoor smoking area.

About the local area

The Horns Inn is in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside, in the small village of Slitting Mill, nearby villages of Etchinghill and Rugeley and on the edge of Cannock Chase. Its in an area of outstanding natural beauty that’s popular with ramblers, mountain bikers and dog walkers. Cannock, Stafford and Rugeley are within easy driving distance, as are the A5 and the M6, and with local attractions including Shugborough Hall and a Go Ape tree-top adventure park in Cannock Chase there’s plenty attracting visitors to the area.

Ideal Operator

If you’re looking for a local food-led pub where you can really make your mark, this may be a great pub for you. You will have the vision and experience and will excel at service standards and offering warm hospitality to every customer. You’ll be able to manage a fantastic team and you’ll also be adept at ensuring the pub has a very favourable online presence and establish lasting relationships in the area.


The private accommodation includes three bedrooms, a kitchen and lounge

About the Agreement

This opportunity is available on our Turnover Lease Agreement, that reflects how your business performs. You pay a fixed rent plus a percentage of your weekly net sales turnover.

  • A 10 year fixed term agreement
  • Fixed base rent & variable turnover percentage
  • Beers, Ales & Ciders tie (equivalent to FOT pricing)
  • Free of tie on wines & spirits
  • 50% machine profit
  • Base rent weekly in advance: Variable rent weekly in arrears – using EPOS
  • Indexation each year – 5 year rent review


Financial Information

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Fixtures & Fittings Weekly Rent
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Business Information

Annual Rent
£32,237 + 6% of turnover
Forecasted Annual Wet Turnover
Forecasted Annual Food Turnover
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