Ye Olde Ship

Portsmouth Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4EB

Pub overview

Ideally presented 400 year old Inn, with several dining areas throughout the premises. Picturesque rear patio for al fresco dining and drinks. This is a rare opportunity to purchase the lease of a renowned traditional public house located only 1 mile from the centre of Guildford .

The pub retains original features including exposed timbers and brickwork with original open fireplaces and timber flooring throughout.

**All enquiries should be made directly to Guy Simmonds, 01332 865112**

Trading areas consist of four adjoining sections on two levels with main front bar and three dining areas providing a total of circa 70 covers with a central bar servary. The external rear patio offers circa 28 covers.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 12
Dining rooms 3
Food covers 90
Gardens 1
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

There are 4 bedrooms, one WC and separate shower room. Additionally there is a private kitchen.

Private space
Private Rooms 7
Single Bedrooms 3
Double bedrooms 1
Private Kitchen 1
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1

Rent information

Annual rent £32,000.00 per annum
Weekly rent £615.38 per week fixed

£32,000 per annum, £615.38 per week fixed and subject to annual RPI increase, which is capped.  Paid weekly by direct debit. *Machine Income free of tie*

The present leaseholders are seeking to assign the existing Morland 21 year assignable lease granted to the present tenants in August 2014 at a guide price of £127,000 with stock in addition at valuation. All enquiries should be made directly to Guy Simmonds, 01332 865112.

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Agreement description

Lease assignment

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)
2015/16 110 284
2014/15 106 2,057
2013/14 114
Volume notes


Ideal location on the main Guildford to Godalming road and surrounded by quality residential dwellings.


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

Current premises licence opening hours

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

Contact Us

Nick Lawson

Business Development Manager

Call us today 0845 607 5330

Apply online
“ Ye Olde Ship Inn is a renowned 400 year old property, located on the main A3100, some 1 mile south of Guildford centre on the Godalming road. The pub has several dining areas and is famous for its wood fired pizzas. To the rear of the pub is a picturesque patio with a bridle path leading down to the river. The current lessees are offering the existing Morland 21 year fully repairing and insuring lease for assignment. This is a superb opportunity to take on a well established business and to further develop the wet and dry sales. ”