Could you run this pub?
Located in a prominent high street position in the small town of Rothbury on the edge of Northumberland National Park, the Queens Head Hotel is a stone-built community mainstream pub that’s steeped in history. Known for its quality food and a vibrant bar that also hosts live music events, this business also offers 9 well-presented letting rooms that are busy throughout the year. Especially during spring and summer when there’s an influx of tourists, walkers and cyclists to the area.

We’re looking for an experienced operator who has previously run high volume food operations and ideally also letting rooms. Managed pub experience would be ideal, as this pub is being marketed on a Managed Partnership agreement where standards are extremely important. It would be ideal for someone with a passion for live music, as the Queens Head has a great reputation for year-round entertainment and this is something that we’re looking to continue.

The pub & location
The Queens Head trades across a dining & snug area that’s used throughout the week, but is especially busy for the Sunday lunch offer, and a public bar that shows live sport and music. The kitchen can cater for up to 70 covers at full capacity. The pub offers 9 recently refurbished letting rooms on the first & second floor, which are all finished to a high standard. Outside, there’s a pleasant beer garden, a smoking solution and a car park with spaces for 10 vehicles.

The private accommodation includes one bedroom, a private kitchen and lounge

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!

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