Could you run this pub?
The White Lion is a fantastic pub/restaurant business opportunity which sits just outside the market town of Dunstable, Bedfordshire in the East of England. It’s a spacious destination pub (serving up to 100 covers and parking for up to 80 vehicle) which also benefits from the busy A5 road that it sits on, so there is plenty of passing trade. The pub has established a great reputation for offering a warm welcome for anything from a great beer to a relaxing brunch or Sunday roast or a special meal to mark an occasion. It often caters for parties and events and there is an opportunity to grow this side of the business.
The pub offers some excellent facilities including a spacious separate lounge bar and dining area which is well decorated and demonstrates the highest of standards. When you walk in through the hallway, you are met by the bar. To the right is the 100-seater dining room set over two levels with comfy banquette seating and soft cushions and on the left is the bar with a mixture of high seating and horseshoe banquette seating. The bar is large and spacious and offers a great selection of premium draught beers including cask ales.
Through the lower dining room is the patios with 20 covers set under a lovely wooden pergola, and beyond this there is a patio is the beer garden for the warmer days and evenings. The pub offers generous parking for up to 80 cars.
This pub offers spacious private accommodation with four bedrooms, a kitchen and lounge, a bathroom and toilet,
About the local area
The White Lion is situated off the A5 on the outskirts of Dunstable. With the new link to the M1 the White Lion has fantastic transport link local attractions include Whipsnade Zoo, Luton, Luton Airport, London and to the North. There is a flurry of buildings along the new M1 A5 link including residential areas and industrial and business buildings which offer potential business.
This pub may suit
This is a great opportunity for an experienced operator that has history managing a great pub/restaurant business, who is confident in offering a fantastic customer experience, making it the best locally and confident in delivering excellent food and service.
About the Agreement
This opportunity is available on our Turnover Agreement, that reflects how your business performs. You pay a fixed rent plus a percentage of your weekly net sales turnover.
- A 5 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