Linlithgow Tap

111-113 High Street, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7EJ


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Pub overview

Well known, well established bar on Linlithgow High Street with 3 Free of Tie cask ale lines allowing for a local cask ale offer.

The Linlithgow Tap is a one bar operation, fully refurbished in 2016 and still in superb order. This is a local pub where a good base of local clientele frequent the business to enjoy the range of beers and cask ales on offer. Weekends centre around sport and entertainment. There is no kitchen on site however a back bar food operation would really benefit the business. In addition to the main bar there is an adjoining lounge area with views out onto the street, and a back room, beautifully laid out and perfect for quiet conversation, board games, or meetings.

The pub is a one bar operation with adjoining lounge and separate back room

Trade space
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There is no private accomodation

Private space

Rent information

Annual rent£24,500 per annum
Weekly rent£471.15 per week fixed

£24,500 per annum, £471.15 per week fixed and subject to annual RPI increase, which is capped. Paid weekly by direct debit.

Entry costs approx £23,775 which includes fixtures and fittings, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, stocktaking fees, training fees, working capital and deposit (25% of head rent, minimum £6,000).

Deposit£6,000Stocktaking fees£150
Fixtures & fittings£7,000Working capital£5,000
Other costs£4,800Total entry cost£23,775

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

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This is a really superb location, right on Linlithgow High Street and within minutes of Linlithgow Palace. The town of Linlithgow benefits from a fantastic demographic, as a commuter town for both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Every year thousands of tourists visit the area also, and a new operator at this premises will be well place to capitalise on this.


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Current premises licence opening hours

Monday - Tuesday: 11:00-23:00 Wednesday - Thursday: 11:00-00:00 Friday - Saturday: 11:00-01:00 Sunday: 11:00-00:00

Contact Us

Paul Wishart

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ The Linlithgow Tap is a brilliantly located site on the High Street in this popular tourist and commuter town. This is a superb opportunity for a new operator to grow this established business. ”