25 Brookfields, Mill Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 3NW

Pub overview

The Brook is a prime site in an area which is densely populated by a wide variety of local residents and students, with Cambridge centre nearby it represents a fabulous opportunity. *Reduced rent of £20,000 for first 6 months avaliable plus significant off invoice discount on draught products!*

This pub is in excellent condition with the benefit of a central bar which makes it easily accessible with plenty of room. It boasts a substantial garden with large under cover area which is a perfect spot for summer time socialising. Sport is currently a major driver of sales here, but there is a major opportunity to expand the food side of the business and attract a wider customer base.

A single trading area, split into 2 zones (bar and lounge), served by a central servery. There is an attractive garden and patio area at the rear.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 8
Food covers 40
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

In good order throughout.

Private space
Private Rooms 5
Lounge 1
Double bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1

Rent information

Annual rent £29,000.00 per annum
Weekly rent £557.69 per week fixed

£29,000.00 per annum, £557.69 per week fixed and subject to annual RPI increase, which is capped. Paid weekly by direct debit.
Machine income free of tie. Redcued rent of £20,000 avaliable for the first 6 months.

Entry costs approx £29,800 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 £825.00
Deposit £6,000.00 Stocktaking fees £150.00
Fixtures & fittings £15,000.00 Working capital £4,000.00
Other costs £3,150.00 Total entry cost £29,800.00

Agreement description

Standard Tenancy Agreement
A fixed 5 year term agreement which is contracted out of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
•Tie variations available
•Rent set at the start of the agreement, subject to the annual Retail Prices Index (RPI) which is capped
•Flexible pricing options available
•50/50 profit split of machines income
•Greene King is responsible for the structure of the building
•Ability to end agreement with 6 months notice at any time with standard notice fee equal to 3 months rent

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)
2015/16 196 641 1,113
2014/15 221 785 3,349
2013/14 200 823 3,741
Volume notes


The Brook enjoys both regular and passing trade with the benefit of only being 1.5 miles from Cambridge city centre. The immediate area is populated by a wide variety of local residents and students.


Trade bar
Car park
Pub garden
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Sun - Thursday - 10.00am - 01.30am Friday - Saturday - 10.00am - 02.30am

Contact Us

Andy Watkins

Business Development Manager

Call us today 0845 607 5330

Apply online
“ The Brook benefits from being approximately 1.5 miles from Cambridge city centre. Sport is a major driver of sales but there is a major opportunity to expand the food side of the business and attract a wider customer base. The applicant will understand the importance of excellent customer service with a desire to grow a business, especially the food element. ”