Run a Stonegate Pub - Last Post Harrogate Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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About the Pub

The Last Post is situated on a main road into Harrogate town centre, surrounded by residential properties to the rear and retail and food outlets opposite and either side. Harrogate is an affluent area with the surrounding properties and outlets up market attracting people to the area. The pub is a grade 2 listed building and has benefitted from significant investment approximately three years ago. This is a one room operation with a single bar servery that offers craft and cask beers playing a major role in its portfolio of products. Stonegate Pub Partners are now seeking a publican who has a vision to enhance the pub through a simple yet creative food offer despite not having the full commercial kitchen facilities. The publican will need to maintain the established trade by offering excellent customer service, live sports and cask ale.

Business Information

Agreement: Retail Partnership Tenancy
Capital Startup: Est. £12750
Fixtures / Fittings: Est. £10000
Guide Rent: £35000 pa
Potential Turnover: £277000 pa

Regional Manager's Thoughts

The Last Post is a fantastic pub that benefits from a great location and is already a thriving business that caters for sports fans and cask ale lovers. The pub presents an excellent opportunity to enhance the already thriving trade within the centre of Harrogate, serving the best cask ales and fine wines to the affluent customer base. The successful publican will need to have the vision to enhance this operation and be particularly creative in the food offer without the full commercial kitchen facilities.

Surrounding Area

Harrogate is a renowned tourist destination enticing visitors with its spa waters and RHS Harlow Carr Gardens. Other attractions include the famous Betty's tea rooms, Roman Baths and its close proximity to the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The centre offers quality specialist retail outlets, some of which are unique to Harrogate. The town also boasts the third largest conference centre in the UK which attracts 350,000 business visitors annually. Main line rail links and arterial trunk roads link the town to all major conurbations, with Leeds and Ripon directly linked via the A61.

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