Could you run this pub in Alton?
The George is a well-established village pub located at the heart of Alton in Hampshire. The pub has a traditional yet quirky feel, with exposed brick walls, rustic furniture and lots of unique feature accents. The George is well-loved among locals for its delicious food, live music and real ales which truly place this pub at the heart of the community.
The George has an open plan layout, with a large main bar area that is a lovely place to enjoy a delicious meal with family and friends. As well as this there is a cosy snug which is ideal for an intimate drinking experience. The George boasts a beautiful beer garden that is accessible via patio doors in the bar area. The site also has a car park with space for six cars.
About the local area
Alton is a thriving market town in Hampshire that is full of charm and character. It is an ideal base for those wanting to experience a mixture of countryside views, historic attractions and modern shops and places to eat and drink. This quaint town has a real sense of community and is always full of smiling faces on Tuesday Market Day. Alton is close by to the village of Chawton, home to Jane Austen, that also boasts some beautiful walking trails, and the sleepy Selbourne, which is full of hidden gems. The George is ideally located at the centre of the town, allowing it to easily welcome both locals and visitors to the area.
This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to take on their first pub venture. You will need catering experience with the skill to market and drive the food side of the business. You will have great communication skills in order to build local relationships and to maintain The George’s place as hub of the community.
This fantastic pub opportunity comes with domestic accommodation that consists of three bedrooms, a private kitchen and 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