Coggeshall Road, Stisted, Bradwell, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8EU

Pub overview

Food led operator with a passion for ales required for this lovely characteristic pub which is a true step back in time!

The Dolphin's elevated position on this busy road stands out for the high volume of passing trade. Traditional food and a focus on ales, the pub has an extended dining area and an historic style bar area.

Untouched characteristic low beamed bar compliments an extended dining area, which would lend itself to functions.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 12
Dining rooms 2
Food covers 70
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1

The site is marketed on the basis that accommodation is not available on site. There is the opportunity to create a small one bedroom bedsit should the new operators wish.

Private space

Rent information

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

£29,000 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.

Entry costs approx £15,100 which includes 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). Please note fixtures and fittings are still to be valued.

Brokers £975.00 Legal £825.00
Deposit £6,000.00 Stocktaking fees £150.00
Fixtures & fittings TBC Working capital £3,000.00
Other costs £4,150.00 Total entry cost £15,100.00

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
•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 83 1,751 5,160
2014/15 85 1,620 5,046
2013/14 89 1,715 5,700
Volume notes


Stisted is a civil parish, and former manor near Braintree, Essex.


Trade bar
Car park
Dining area
Pub garden
Trade kitchen

Current premises licence opening hours

Sunday 12:00 - 23:30 Monday - Saturday 11:00 - 00:30

Contact Us

Sarah Barron

Business Development Manager

Call us today 0845 607 5330

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“ Lovely traditional character pub, on the busy A120 main road from Braintree to Colchester. This pub would ideally suit a food led operator who can build function trade. ”