The new Business Partners here will ideally need to have a solid background in catering and operate as “Chef Owner”. The ability to engage in the village and become an integral part of the community would be advantageous. This is a great opportunity for a couple to live in a lovely setting and develop an already strong business.
This traditional pub has become the “Hub” of the local community and through its reputation for standards and service has proved a very popular destination for visitors. Interaction with local shoots, Poulshot Cricket Club and Mill Farm Glamping, offering bespoke, luxury accommodation, have all helped with the success here and created a real community feel about this pub, The Raven Inn continues to develop with a consistently high standard food and drink offering.
- Deposit £8,000
- Fixtures & Fittings TBC
- Stock (estimated to be) £4,000
- Working capital (minimum) £8,000
- Total (circa) £20,000
The main bar has seating for 18 and features a wood burning stove. Adjoining the bar is the lounge, seating a further 14 and features a gas effect fire with access to the ladies WC. The main dining room with seating for up to 28, features a wood burning stove set in a traditional inglenook fireplace and is ideal for private or family functions. French doors lead you to a patio area that seats a further 24. Fully equipped trade kitchen with separate wash up and prep room that leads to a dry store and ground level cellar.
The private accommodation is accessed from a corridor at the rear of the bar and consists of two bedrooms a bathroom and lounge.
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