Free of Tie Avaliable

Old Crown

89 High Street, Girton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0QD


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Pub overview

This is a fantastic opportunity to take over this successful food business, which has an excellent local reputation and draws customers from all over Cambridgeshire and beyond.

This attractive pub has 4 distinct trading areas, including a newly-built conservatory/function room, with over 110 covers in total. The décor is fresh and contemporary, with rich colours and finish. There is a large, sunny patio at the rear and an attractive garden with seating and a pagoda. There is parking for 40 cars.

There are 4 trading areas, including a large conservatory/function room and a single bar. At the rear there is a large patio and garden with a pagoda.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 40
Dining rooms 4
Food covers110
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

The accommodation is spacious and in good order.

Private space
Private Rooms5
Double bedrooms2

Rent information

Annual rent£92,500 per annum
Weekly rent£1,778.85 per week fixed

£92,500 per annum, £1,779 per week fixed, subject annual RPI increase, which is capped and 5 yearly reviews. Paid weekly by direct debit subject to credit check. Machine income free of tie.

Entry costs approx £52,925 which includes fixtures & 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).

Deposit£20,000Stocktaking fees£0
Fixtures & fittings£20,000Working capital£7,000
Other costs£4,000Total entry cost£52,925

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

YearBeer (Brls)Wine & spirits (Ltrs)Minerals (Ltrs)
Volume notes


The pub occupies a prominent site in the village of Girton, which is a much sought-after area of Cambridgeshire. It is 2 miles from the city centre, just off a main arterial road into the city. The village is prosperous, with several small businesses nearby and a large amount of quality private housing. Cambridge's main crematorium is also close by.


Trade bar
Car park
Dining area
Pub garden
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Monday to Sunday 09:00hrs - 23:30hrs

Contact Us

Steve Look

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ This is a rare opportunity to take over and develop this destination food pub that has enjoyed a great reputation over many years, situated in a quality and picturesque village in Cambridgeshire and only 2-3 miles from the city centre. ”