Pub details

Pub details

Narrow Boat, Middlewich, CW10 9AS

The Narrow Boat is located on a main busy road leading into the town of Middlewich close to the Shropshire canal, with the business benefitting from high footfall and good roadside visibility and is surrounded by local shops and businesses. Middlewich is a vibrant town and an affluent residential location. The area attracts a significant amount of tourists, with many fairs and festivals held throughout the year. The town is well serviced by a number of A-roads and the M6 motorway is less than three miles away.

  • Fantastic location in the market town of Middlewich
  • Four letting rooms
  • Opportunity to develop the current food offer

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Narrow Boat Details

Trading style

The Narrow Boat is a mid-market local pub offering letting rooms and a potential restaurant / bistro. The current licensees have developed an excellent reputation and an established solid customer base. It has four darts teams, music nights and quiz nights. The pub is also well known for its quality ales and home cooked food. At present the turnover consists of 75% wet sales with an opportunity to develop the food offer. Currently serving a traditional menu, there is ample opportunity to increase the range of food available and offer breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. There is also four letting bedrooms that drive additional income to the business and with using online marketing, these have been very successfully marketed.

Trade accommodation

Internally the main entrance leads into the open plan bar area, with stone flagging and wooden flooring, and a feature fireplace with wood burning stove. The central bar servery has 11 taps, which are fed from the lower cellar. The dining area has tables and chairs for over forty covers and incorporates a raised level. There is also a games area with pool table, darts throw, LCD TV and juke box. An exit door leads out to a patio and beer terrace. To the rear of the premises is the commercial kitchen, which is fully fitted for the trade and incorporates a 6-burner range and ovens, hot plate, 3 x double fryers, griddle, various fridge and freezers, double commercial sink, hand-wash sink, ample stainless steel worktops and shelving, and stainless steel air extraction unit. Additionally there is a freezer room, storage room and customers WC’s including disable access.

Private accommodation

The first floor private accommodation comprises a lounge, double bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. The second floor houses the guest bedrooms, which are one double bedroom with en-suite facilities, one twin bedroom and two further double bedrooms. There is also a shower room and loft access.

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Agreement type:

5 Year Tenancy Agreement

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