Pub Tenancies - Spotlight On Oxfordshire
Date added: Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:00
Oxfordshire offers plenty of opportunities for business owners looking to run a pub in this popular county. Whether you are a first time pub tenant or an experienced operator looking to invest in a pub and maximise its potential, there are lots of options available.
Residents of Oxfordshire will already know that it’s an affluent county with many desirable towns and villages: not forgetting Oxford with its University campuses in the centre. Pub landlords in the area do extremely well if they get their market research right and address customer demand. Pubs in the villages and smaller towns are at the heart of their local communities and need to balance the needs of their local customers with attracting customers (including holiday makers) from further afield.
Pubs in the larger towns and in Oxford city centre attract local residents, business customers, students and tourists. With some seasonal fluctuations during terms times and holidays, it is essential that landlords are able to meet high demand at peak times and innovate during quieter times.
We have several pub opportunities currently available in Oxfordshire for the right pub operator. Have a look at our vacancies here.
Our Top 3 Picks For Pub Tenancies In Oxfordshire
The following pubs have great potential and were available at the time of publishing, however if these are not right for you we have other pub tenancies available in Oxfordshire here.
1. Community champion needed at the Crown, Chalgrove, Oxfordshire
The Crown at Chalgrove is perfect for a community focused operator who wants to establish a different offer from that of other pubs in the area. This pub has great potential to deliver something really special in this popular village.
With sizable gardens there is scope to roll out an exciting programme of events over the summer months, attracting new customers and regulars to this community pub. Chalgrove is a picturesque village between Oxford and Henley on Thames with a population of circa 3,000. Close by is Monument Park home to over 80 businesses employing more than 500 people. The Crown is ideally situated to pick up trade from this business park at lunchtimes and early evening.
2. Late licence in lively Oxford location – The Half Moon, Oxford
The Half Moon is on Clements Street close to Cowley Road and Iffley Road, and also the University campuses. It’s a distinctive wet pub with a reputation for events including regular live music, open mic evenings, poetry readings etc.
With one of the few late licences in this area of Oxford the Half Moon is a popular destination for customers enjoying a night out.
This pub needs an operator / pub landlord who understands the potential of a city centre pub and how to maximise a small trading space.
3. A pub that’s ready to go! The Plough, Bicester
Recently refurbished to create a high quality community pub, the Plough in Bicester is a great all round pub. Bicester is one of the fastest growing towns in Oxfordshire, and the Plough is ideally situated for local residents, businesses and shoppers visiting Bicester Outlet Village.
The food offering now extends to a separate dining room, trade kitchen, and garden with wood fired pizza oven. Additional revenue for the Plough includes the three letting rooms that have been finished to a high specification, creating very desirable accommodation in the heart of this town.
The right operator will be keen to build a really great reputation for locally sourced food and cask ale at this pub.