Could you run this pub in Countesthorpe?

The Railway is a popular village pub, located just outside Leicester in Countesthorpe. The pub has a cosy and traditional feel and is well-loved for serving real ales that are cask marque accredited, providing a quality sports offer and pub games. The pub also plays host to live entertainment nights, private functions and community events. The Railway offers something for everyone making this the perfect place to connect and make memories with friends and family.

The Railway serves guests in the bar area that has a warm and welcoming atmosphere and also boasts a cosy lounge that is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed drinking experience. Outside guests can enjoy a stunning beer garden that wraps round the side of the pub. The pub also benefits from a large car park with space for up to 30 cars.

About the local area

Countesthorpe is a large village just outside of Leicester. Countesthorpe has a classic village feel, with local shops, plenty of greenery and a real sense of community. It’s just a stones throw from Leicester City Centre that has everything you could ask for from city life. The Railway is located on the main road at the entrance to the village and is nestled among plenty of housing that brings lots of locals through its doors.

Ideal operator

This is an ideal pub opportunity for a Publican with experience in running a sports focus pub with some catering experience and a passion for beer. You will thrive when running a pub at the heart of the community, with an enthusiasm for building local relationships. You will have the skill to develop an offer locals will love in order to maintain the pubs reputation as the hub of the community.


This fantastic pub opportunity comes with domestic accommodation that consists of three bedrooms, a kitchen and a lounge.

About the Agreement

Our Tenancy agreements vary between 3 – 5 years offer a flexible approach to running your own pub business. Your pub will be ready to trade, with carefully tailored food and drinks menus in place which you can evolve as you go along.
You will receive a high level of support and everything you need to run a successful business. From the beginning, you will have dedicated Operations Manager, plus access to training and development, business planning, operations and accounting expertise.

Once you’ve completed the 5-day induction course we’ll provide you with ongoing support to help you maximise the efficiency, sales and profitability of your pub. This includes helping you decide on the right drinks offer, guidance on margin and support creating a marketing plan to build for continued success. To help market your pub, we also offer lots of support and advice.

Punch Tenancy agreements have shared repairs liability, we will help you manage your ongoing repairing obligations. We do this by operating a repairs and maintenance fund for all new agreements.

* The calculation of the initial Ingoing Costs assumes a minimum deposit (£3,000 or £6,000) plus legal fees. The subsequent deposit build up (if any) will need to be paid over 52 weeks. This can be discussed with the recruitment team or Operations Manager

Financial Information

Initial Deposit*
Full Deposit
Legal Fees
Maintenance Fund Per Week
Fixtures and Fittings Weekly Rent
Working Capital
£2,000 - £4,000
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Annual Rent
Forecasted Annual Wet Turnover
Forecasted Annual Food Turnover
Forecasted Annual Other Turnover
Weighted Average Discount Per Barrel
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