Business Opportunity - Licensee Wanted for The Grouse Inn, Darley Dale

DE4 2FT, Matlock
Business Opportunity
10 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017

Business Opportunity - Licensee Wanted for The Grouse Inn, Darley Dale


A friendly, fun and family orientated pub, which is also a great example of a successful community pub. Sports teams and entertainment are all at the heart of this business and there is a great opportunity to further develop the family food offer.

The Grouse Inn is a fantastic traditional community pub that is trading well due to its sports teams and entertainment offer. The Grouse Inn has 4 darts teams, 2 pool teams, 3 football teams, 1 cricket team, 1 boules team and a crib team. In the week the pub shows live sports and hosts team evenings. At the weekend this trade is supported by live entertainment and charity fund raising events. Through the daytime and evening there is a good traditional pub food menu as well and the Grouse Inn has a good reputation for good quality traditional pub grub.


Entry cost from: £14,650

Annual rent: £31,000 per annum

Agreement Tenancy – Standard Tenancy

Type of Tie: Full tie: Access to Discounted Wines, Spirits & Minerals Price List


The Grouse Inn is situated in a picturesque rural location on a busy main road between Darley Dale and Bakewell.


Mon-Fri 11:00hrs - 01:00hrs Sat-Sun 11:00hrs - 02:00hrs


The Grouse Inn has 2 main trading areas that have both been refurbished. The front bar trades as a sports-led area that has a pool table, dart boards and large screen TV's. The second half of this front trading area is laid out for relaxed drinking. The second trading area is for dining and hosts approx 30 covers. Both of these trading areas are serviced through a central bar which offers cask and keg ales and lager along with a host of wines, spirits and minerals.


The private accommodation is in a moderate condition and is suitable for a small family.


Approx £14,650 which includes stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, rent in advance, training fees, working capital and deposit (minimum £6,000, but should build to 25% of head rent). Fixtures and fittings are still to be valued.


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

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