Whitehills Farm

2 Scholars Gate, Whitehills, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, G75 9JL


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Pub overview

Established local family bar/diner in need of an experienced food operator. Great opportunity to run this unique business offering the complete package; bar, restaurant, private function room, large outside area and separate public bar. The public bar has recently benefited from a full refurbishment creating a welcoming space to meet.

A great opportunity for an experienced food operator to build this already established business in the heart of East Kilbride. Good local knowledge essential, must be experienced in the full range of hospitality including food, drink and private functions. This outlet has a large footprint and will need an experienced operator with vision to utilise the full opportunity that this site offers.

Large trading area comprising of bar/restaurant. Private function room, separate public bar and large outside play/dining area.

Trade space
Bars 2
Car park spaces 20
Child play areas 1
Dining rooms 2
Food covers 100
Function rooms 1
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1

There are 2 fully furnished flats with this site, currently these are being let out by the tenant who is receiving £700 month rental for both flats.

Private space
Private Rooms 8
Lounge 2
Double bedrooms 2
Private Kitchen 2
Bathrooms 2

Rent information

Annual rent £19,000 per annum
Weekly rent £365.38 per week fixed

£19,000 per annum, £365.38 per week paid weekly by direct debit.

A stepped rent has been approved for this site - the first 3 months rent to be charged at £10,200 per annum, the following 3 months rent to be charged at £15,000 per annum after which rent to be charged at £19,000 per annum.

Entry costs approx £8,300 which includes stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, stocktaking fees, working capital and deposit. Fixtures & Fittings will be rented on this agreement, cost still to be confirmed. Other costs are for compulsory training courses to be completed prior to entry.

Brokers £0 Legal £350
Deposit £2,000 Stocktaking fees £150
Fixtures & fittings £0 Working capital £5,000
Other costs £800 Total entry cost £8,300

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

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2016/17 172 69 141
2015/16 207 188 1,042
2014/15 190 102 24
Volume notes This site is currently free of tie for wines, spirits and minerals.


East Kilbride is a large suburban town in South Lanarkshire, also designated as Scotland's first new town. The area lies on high ground on the south side of the Cathkin Braes, about 8 miles southeast of Glasgow and close to the boundary with East Renfrewshire. This is a self contained new town with 4 main shopping centres surrounded by housing. The area is serviced by road and rail and is connected by 3 main roads A727, A749 & M77.


Trade bar
Car park
Play area
Dining area
Function room
Pub garden
Trade kitchen

Current premises licence opening hours

On sales licensing hours: Monday to Sunday 11:00 - 01:00

Contact Us

Sandra Donnelly

Business Development Manager

Call us today 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ The Whitehills is a large family venue, comprising of a spacious external play/dining area, large internal restaurant, function room and separate public bar. This flexible space allows the operator many options when trading this site. The site also comes with 2 furnished flats which are currently let out at an annual income of £8,400 per annum. The public bar has recently been refurbished and additional heating installed throughout the venue. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced food operator to build on this already established local venue. ”