Red Lion

2-6 Tolbooth Street, Forres, IV36 1PH

The Red Lion is a well established business offering the right person the chance to continue to develop and grow both the food and drink potential of this site.

This well-known local town pub has a great reputation for offering quality products, great customer service and a warm friendly welcome. The public bar offers pool, darts and live sports making it the hub of the community, you can often find some local artists playing live music in the bar or the lounge. The lounge bar has a more relaxing atmosphere providing a substantial food offer with a great mix of cask ale, premium lagers, wine and whisky. There is a log burner in the lounge which is a real treat during those cold wintery months. The site offers some fantastic locally sourced fish and meats dishes, with a great reputation for the quality, service and value for money which makes customer come back again and recommend to others. The site would suit an operator with experience of pub food, a creative side to introduce new deals and events to maximise sales and retain the pubs reputation.

Location

This well-known local town pub has a great reputation for offering quality products, great customer service and a warm friendly welcome. The public bar offers pool, darts and live sports making it the hub of the community, you can often find some local artists playing live music in the bar or the lounge. The lounge bar has a more relaxing atmosphere providing a substantial food offer with a great mix of cask ale, premium lagers, wine and whisky. There is a log burner in the lounge which is a real treat during those cold wintery months. The site offers some fantastic locally sourced fish and meats dishes, with a great reputation for the quality, service and value for money which makes customer come back again and recommend to others. The site would suit an operator with experience of pub food, a creative side to introduce new deals and events to maximise sales and retain the pubs reputation.

Business Information

Annual rent

£0

Weekly rent

£0

Entry costs

£0

Turnover royalty

n/a

Forecasted Operator Turnover

£0

Forecasted Operator Profit (inc machine profit)

£0

Forecasted Operator Machine Profit

£0

Average Beer & Cider Discount*

TBC

Type of Tie

Full tie: Access to Discounted Wines, Spirits & Minerals Price List

Agreement

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

ENTRY COSTS TO BE CONFIRMED

Deposit

£0

Fixtures & Fittings

£0

Legal Admin Fee

£0

Broker Fee

£0

Stocktaking Fee

£0

Working Capital

£0

Other Costs

£0

Total Entry Costs

£0

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.

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & Spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2018/19 208 118 2,598
2017/18 220 1,278 3,046
2016/17 212 1,402 3,399

The main bar area has a pool table, dart board and shows live sport. There is also a jukebox and a number of gaming machines. The pub boasts an external courtyard, which is licenced and can accommodate up to 30 people, off the main bar. There is a fully fitted kitchen providing a substantial food offer to the lounge bar/restaurant.

Trade Bars

Yes

Trade Dining Areas

Yes

Trade Kitchens

No

Trade Food Covers

50

Trade Gardens

No

Trade Patio Areas

Yes

Trade Rooms to Let

0

Meeting Rooms

No

External Child Play Areas

No

Function Rooms

No

Customer Car Park Spaces

0

Current Premises License Opening Hours

Sun - Thu: 11:00 - 00:30
Fri - Sat: 11:00 - 01:30

There is ample living accommodation on site with two double bedrooms and two single bedrooms. There is plenty of unused space that has various storage and office space that could become more living or potentially letting rooms.

Private Rooms

9

Lounge

Yes

Dining Rooms

0

Double Bedrooms

2

Single Bedrooms

2

Bathrooms

1

Toilets

1

Private Kitchens

1

Offices

1

Bedsits

0

BDM Portrait

This well-known traditional pub offers great food in the lounge/restaurant with quality cask ales and wines. The "Beastie Bar" offers everything a bar should, with live sports on TV, a pool table and darts. This site has a reputation for providing a quality offer with a high standard of customer service which continue to drive both wet and dry sales and profit. We are looking for an operator with experience of pub food and also knowledge to plan for key events to drive sales and profit.

Billy Guthrie, Business Development Manager

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