Alexandra Arms

453 Seaside, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 7SA

Pub overview

Franchise available in the heart of the community with a public bar ideal for team games.

This pub is known for great value food and drink. Ideal for all the family with separate dining areas, and for meeting with friends with live sport and entertainment.

The large lounge bar leads through to a separate dining area by way of a very light and bright conservatory which is located to the rear of the pub facing garden. A central bar connects all trading areas and there is a well equipped commercial kitchen also located on the ground floor, with a large cellar situated under the central bar. There is a spacious car park (12 spaces) along with ample street parking.

Trade space
Bars 2
Car park spaces 12
Child play areas 1
Dining rooms 1
Food covers 40
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

The private accommodation consists of 3 large bedrooms, a lounge, a kitchen and a bathroom / toilet.

Private space
Private Rooms 7
Lounge 1
Double bedrooms 3
Private Kitchen 1
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1

Rent information

Annual rent £23,000.00 per annum
Weekly rent £442.31 per week fixed

£26,000 per annum, £442.31 per week fixed and subject to annual RPI increase, which is capped. Paid weekly by direct debit.
Machine income free of tie.

Approx £53,970 which includes fixtures and fittings, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, Schedule of Conditions, working capital and deposit (25% of head rent, minimum £6,000).

Brokers £675.00 Legal £995.00
Deposit £6,000.00 Stocktaking fees £150.00
Fixtures & fittings £30,000.00 Working capital £10,000.00
Other costs £6,150.00 Total entry cost £53,970.00

Agreement description


The Greene King Meet & Eat franchise provides a platform for you to run your own business. The pub sector is highly competitive –with the winners being those businesses that stand out from the crowd, providing excellent service within a great environment. We give you this by ensuring that you launch with exactly the right solution for your area and an established way of working that we have proven at our many managed pubs and restaurants throughout the UK.

Greene King Meet & Eat is a business format franchise. In return for your investment, you get a 'pub on a plate' – ready to trade right away.


• A Greene King Meet & Eat Franchise is for 10 years on a rolling basis.
• Food and drink is supplied by Greene King distribution channels, taking
advantage of our scale and buying power and providing attractive prices.
• Gaming machines are supplied through Greene King on a 50/50 profit split.
• We pay 50% of the ongoing cost for Sky, electronic music and entertainment systems.


• In conjunction with Greene King, a fit out will be completed to a position that the site is ready to trade. Greene King will look to the Franchise owner for a proportion of the cost.
• You will have fully-supported marketing plans and a ready-made events package.
• Your pub will offer drink and food solutions proven to bring customers to your business.
• There are clear Operating Standards and Procedures.
• The pub will have an EPOS till system to control and manage your business.
• There is a detailed Mystery Guest and audit programme, focused on driving sales.
• You will receive comprehensive training.

You will need to estimate the turnover you expect to achieve from the pub, with regard to food and accommodation (if applicable). Barrelage figures are given to assist you with calculations.

Calculators to help you are available on the business planning section of our website.

Trading volumes

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2015/16 207 1,493 5,301
2014/15 195 1,823 6,625
2013/14 147 1,975 5,819
Volume notes This site is free of tie on wines, spirits and minerals.


The Alexandra Arms is located on the outskirts of the seaside town of Eastbourne. Situated on the main arterial road near the large business parks that line the route into Eastbourne.


Trade bar
Car park
Play area
Dining area
Pub garden
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Sunday - Thursday - 10:00 - 00:30 Friday & Saturday 10:00 - 01:30

Contact Us

Nigel Aaron

Business Development Manager

Call us today 0845 607 5330

Apply online
“ The Alexandra Arms is an exciting opportunity, well positioned to take advantage of a large residential area and also commercial offices, light industry and multi-retail sites. There is also an extremely busy passing trade to target. An individual with business building skills, energy and enthusiasm will be sought to develop this opportunity further. ”