Run a Stonegate Pub - Duke Of York Shelf Halifax, West Yorkshire

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About the Pub

The Duke of York is a well-established flagship business situated on the outskirts of Halifax. Locally, the pub has a long-term reputation as a very busy restaurant, high volumes of trade throughout both the day and evening. This space is traditionally furnished yet stylish with large open windows, allowing the room to appear light and airy. There is a section perfect for small functions and events, possibly even weddings. The upper level is split into three areas, all accessible from the centrally positioned bar servery. Two of these areas are for diners and the side is used by the casual drinkers, with traditional fixed leather seats, oozing with character and class. On the same level is a large, fully equipped commercial kitchen, perfect for developing the much-loved food offering. Live music acts are popular in the pub at the weekend, bringing in a brilliant atmosphere for the local community. There is a great patio area to the rear and side with 20 covers, perfect for al-fresco drinking and dining, with stunning views over the Yorkshire countryside. This is a great opportunity for a high calibre publican with the skills to maintain and develop all the aspects of the pub, providing great quality food, fine wines, great cask ales and fantastic hospitality. With its fantastic layout and facilities, this is without doubt a standout pub and presents a very rare chance for the right applicant to operate a premium business.

Business Information

Agreement: Retail Partnership Tenancy
Capital Startup: Est. £39300
Fixtures / Fittings: Est. £15000
Guide Rent: £45000 pa
Potential Turnover: £726849 pa

Regional Manager's Thoughts

This will undoubtedly be one of the most sought-after available pub business opportunities in the area. With a great track record for food, fine ales and high volumes of trade, the pub is an already well-established business with an excellent reputation, ideal for a quality publican.

Surrounding Area

Shelf is a popular and affluent suburban area between Halifax, Bradford, Brighouse and Queensbury. There is constant passing trade from the major roads between these towns and a good local residential population. There are five large food houses locally all of which are very busy, indicative of the demand for high quality pubs in Shelf. There is opportunity for this pub to act as a hub for the local community.

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