The Three Crutches is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and creative operator to take the reins. You’ll be a food enthusiast with a discerning pallet who is equally knowledgeable and experienced in quality food and service.

There are real opportunities here to capitalise on an established food pub and cement the pub’s place in the social life of local guests. There’s even a complete refurbishment planned to reclaim the pub’s traditional pub features. It’ll be a complementary scheme for a charming building and business with a warm welcome. Exciting work will also commence in the garden, with added heated and covered dining spaces for guests to escape from modern life.

You’ll be an enthusiastic community operator who is not only popular with locals but also able to draw guests from North Kent and beyond. Your focus will be on delivering 5-star quality service and ratings. If you want to make a name for yourself, this is the right opportunity to fly your wings.

You may be a chef looking to run a pub or have an extensive background in running food dominated pubs. You’ll crave an opportunity to develop yourself as a front and centre operator out of the kitchen. The food quality here is so important. You’ll understand sourcing local foods and putting on a premium dining experience. However, this is not a food chain. You’ll put your personality across, meet your guest’s needs and indulge your community.

The pub needs a savvy marketeer, maximising social media channels to reach a new audience. You’ll Ensure that you are the go-to venue for local weddings, baby showers, birthdays, anniversaries, business meetings and lunches.  The pub also needs an operator who knows what online guests look for when making bookings, building strong Trip Advisor, Google, and Facebook scores on the doors.

The pub and location

The pub is set back from the main road into Rochester and is a great space to drive out of the hustling Medway areas with access to 65,000+ residents. The Three Crutches is steeped in history, dating back to 16th Century.

It’s also a destination pub. Guests drive here from the surrounding towns, but there is also the opportunity to grow local trade. The pub has two full serviced bars with approximately 100 internal covers and a large, well-kept garden comprising 200 covers. The car park is also spacious.

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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