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Brinklow, CV23 0LN

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The Raven is a lovely community village pub located in the heart of Brinklow between Rugby and Coventry. The pub itself is situated on the main through-road surrounded by local business, residential housing, recreational fields and the Oxford canal. The village maintains its links with the canal through the thriving boatyard and boat hire company. The transport links to the M6 and M69 are just a short distance away with them both being within a five minute drive.

Pub Layout

The pub is well decorated and presented with a soft interior along with keeping its traditional values with exposed beams throughout, creating a lovely ambience. All areas are served from a good sized bar area which has a dining area opposite, which can comfortably seat around twenty-five people. The Raven has a well equipped commercial kitchen, to support a substantial menu. Externally there is a beer garden with seating and BBQ area to the rear and a car park to the front.

The Raven currently runs  as 80% drink and 20% food with a well-equipped commercial kitchen, the food offer is popular and could be capitalised on through improving the offering and bringing fresh ideas into the pub. There is also an opportunity to differentiate the pub through better ranging of drinks and using the dining room for more events. Live entertainment is successful with the community on occasions.

Private Accommodation

The private accommodation consists of three large double bedrooms with a family bathroom, kitchen and large lounge.

Annual Rent: £12,500 (£22,000 with investment)

Security Deposit: £5,000

Working Capital: £3,000

Stock: £2,000

Fixtures and Fittings: Upon Valuation  – funding options available for the right licensee.

Tie: All drinks categories are tied.  For fully funded licensees on long term agreements, we offer free-of-tie options for certain drinks categories in exchange for an annual fee.

Training: £250 plus VAT

For a breakdown on financial information, please refer to the ‘Additional Info’ tab.

Admiral Taverns are looking for someone who will become part of the community and attract both regular customers but also be able to capitalise on gaining new custom through reinventing the food offer, community events and potentially changing the bar offer. The successful applicant, must be have outstanding standards, both front of house and in the kitchen along with a keen eye for marketing and promoting the pub, within the local community and through the power of social media to reach further afield.

Annual Rent – This is our lowest rent figure associated with a Full Tie.  If the tie is reduced the effective rent (via Tie Release Fees) will increase.  Rent is billed and paid for weekly in advance depending on the payment terms agreed)

Security Deposit – This sum of money will be held on your account and will be returned to you on exiting of the pub based on your final account balance and the condition of the property

Working Capital – This is a recommend amount required which will be used in the day-to-day running of the business

Stock – This will be valued by an independent valuer on the day you take over the pub. This includes unbranded glassware, unopened bottles, wines, spirits, any unopened / opened kegs and cask ale providing the container is unopened

Fixtures & Fittings – This includes any item that is bolted to the floor or walls, and a fitting to be any item that is free standing or hung by a nail or hook. This will also include furniture

Training – This is required when taking on a Business Support Agreement.  Included is an e-learning package for you and your staff and attendance to our ‘Set Up To Succeed’ workshop held at our Head Office in Chester.  Please note, you will be required to attend this workshop before signing a long term tenancy agreement.

Service Charge Cost – £28.01 per week – This is a weekly charge that includes statutory compliance certification (including Annual CP12 and CP42 gas test), cellar cooling services (including full insurance to cover repairs and / or replacements), Health & Safety Essentials (including assessments) and Licensing Support.


Admiral Taverns’ employees raise £4,000 for the Licensed Trade Charity
Admiral Taverns, the UK’s leading community pub group has raised a total of £4,000 for the Licensed Trade Charity, who provide financial, practical and emotional support to those in the pub, bar and brewing industries.   Admiral launched a well-being initiative to encourage employees to exercise regularly whilst in the second lockdown and on furlough. […]
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