10 Fisher Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2DG


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Pub overview

Historic town centre pub famous for quality cask ales and live music.

This site is popular with live music and cask ale. It has a large central trade area and a sheltered beer terrace outside - an experienced licensee is required to further develop the business and to grow additional income opportunity by introducing a food offer. The site has been recently refurbished throughout.

The Lamb has a long central bar servery with a spacious trade area, there is a separate smaller bar that could be used as a second drinking space or private room. The pub has been recently refurbished throughout with investment in the bar area toilets and courtyard.

Trade space
Bars 2
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

The private accommodation comprises of 2 bedrooms, an office, a toilet, a bathroom and a living room.

Private space
Private Rooms6
Single Bedrooms1
Double bedrooms1

Rent information

Annual rent£24,000 per annum
Weekly rent£461.54 per week fixed

£24,000 per annum, £461.54 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 £16,800 which includes fixtures and fittings, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, schedule of condition, working capital and deposit (25% of head rent, minimum £6,000). **Please note that F&F would be available for rental on a one year agreement. Full purchase cost would be approximately £17,000 pending valuation**

Deposit£6,000Stocktaking fees£150
Fixtures & fittings£0Working capital£4,000
Other costs£5,150Total entry cost£16,800

Agreement description

Flexible 1 Year Foundation Agreement - giving you the ability to build trade and have lower ingoing costs. Flexible terms available by negotiation.

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

YearBeer (Brls)Wine & spirits (Ltrs)Minerals (Ltrs)
Volume notesThis site is free of tie for wines, spirits & minerals.


Lewes is the county town of East Sussex and formerly all of Sussex. It is a civil parish and is the centre of the Lewes local government district. The pub is in a strategic town centre location just off the high street and on the main town circuit, surrounded by residential/commercial and retail premises in the heart of historic Lewes.


Trade bar
Pub garden
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Sunday to Thursday 09:00hrs to 00:30hrs Friday & Saturday 09:00hrs to 01:30hrs

Contact Us

Christopher Gouldson

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ Iconic Lewes town centre pub, famous for quality cask ales and live music. The Lamb has become a landmark venue for live music in Lewes. An experienced licensee who has a good understanding of the local marketplace and knowledge of the live music scene is required to further develop the business. Additionally, there is scope to develop and grow the food opportunity. ”