Mallard

Station Square, Dingwall, IV15 9JD

ESTABLISHED WET LED, COMMUNITY PUB

The Mallard is a wet led, community pub located on Dingwall Railway station platform. The pub is approximately two hundred yards from Ross County Football Club and is a popular venue with both home and away supporters (pre COVID 19 pandemic). The pub is well supported by the locals, who enjoy socialising and watching sport on TV, as well as seasonal visitors and those on route to the Northern Highlands via train and users of the local Caravan site. The site currently trades at an 80/20 split in favour of wet sales, which provides an opportunity to improve and increase food sales, especially during the winter months when there are not so many visitors about. The pub is well known for quality entertainment and has a late licence until 2am on Friday and Saturday nights. The pub takes its name from 'The Mallard' steam train, which used to pass through the station.

Location

Dingwall is a town and a royal burgh in the Highland council area of Scotland. It was an east-coast harbour that now lies inland. Dingwall Castle was once the biggest castle north of Stirling. The Mallard is located right on the railway station platform, on Station Square. The railway station is in the town centre, close to cafes, restaurants, pub and shops.

Business Information

Annual rent

£50,000

Weekly rent

£962

Entry costs

£12,650

Turnover royalty

n/a

Forecasted Operator Turnover

£485,992

Forecasted Operator Profit (inc machine profit)

£53,959

Forecasted Operator Machine Profit

£5,250

Average Beer & Cider Discount*

£108

Type of Tie

Partial tie: Tied All Beer, All Cider & Minerals

Agreement

Flexible 1 Year Foundation Agreement

Entry costs approximately £12,650.00, which includes stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, schedule of condition, working capital and deposit which is £6,000. Fixtures and Fitting will be rented with weekly payments made.

Deposit

£6,000

Fixtures & Fittings

£0

Legal Admin Fee

£350

Broker Fee

£0

Stocktaking Fee

£150

Working Capital

£5,000

Other Costs

£1,150

Total Entry Costs

£12,650

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. All figures represent products bought from Greene King only. **Please note trading volumes for year 2020 are for part year trading and reflect the impact of closure during the Covid 19 pandemic**

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & Spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2020 92 46 221
2019 255 19 108
2018 294 19 0

There is a single main trade area, with a large oval shaped bar. There are seating booths for food service and space for DJ/Bands in the evening. There is an outdoor licenced area on the platform, seating twenty customers.

Trade Bars

1

Trade Dining Areas

0

Trade Kitchens

1

Trade Food Covers

40

Trade Gardens

0

Trade Patio Areas

1

Trade Rooms to Let

0

Meeting Rooms

0

External Child Play Areas

0

Function Rooms

0

Customer Car Park Spaces

0

Current Premises License Opening Hours

Mon-Thurs: 10:00-01:00
Fri - Sat: 10:00-02:00
Sun: 11:00-01:00

There is no accommodation on site

Private Rooms

0

Lounge

0

Dining Rooms

0

Double Bedrooms

0

Single Bedrooms

0

Bathrooms

0

Toilets

0

Private Kitchens

0

Offices

0

Bedsits

0

BDM Portrait

I am seeking a community focused operator who can maximise upon live sport and local seasonal activity as well engaging with the locals. The Mallard sits on Dingwall railway station platform which has excellent links to Inverness and the Highlands. The pub is available due to the licensee wishing to retire, after many years in the pub. If this is opportunity excites you, then please contact the recruitment team for further information

Billy Guthrie, Business Development Manager

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