Restaurants for sale in Whitehaven

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Mr & Mrs Neville (Sept 2013)
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Leasehold Price: £45,000 Price Reduced Turnover: £146,162
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Business Description
Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market The Globe Inn.  This lovely Grade II listed pub has been successfully run by our client for the last 8 years, and is truly at the hub of the community and sees a fantastic level of support from local residents.

This charming Free of Tie pub has an excellent reputation for the quality of food and ales.  Serving home cooked freshly prepared traditional English food alongside real ales and fine wines.  The pub has been recognised by CAMRA and ranked no 2 out of 57 restaurants in Whitehaven on TripAdvisor and winner of the Certificate of Excellence 2015.

The business reports a fantastic turnover of £146,000 as of 2015 accounts.  The business has a user friendly website and has a presence on social media website Facebook with over 750 likes and advertises the attributes of the business to the busy tourist trade.

The Globe Inn is very well presented with stylish décor and traditional features retained, such as beamed ceilings, feature fireplace and wooden serving bar.  On the upper floor is the dining area with seating for 30 covers.  Outside is a great beer garden, well used in the warmer months.  Our client also hosts regular events such as barbeques, quiz nights and sponsored charity nights, extremely popular and creating a real buzz in the pub.

The business is complete with superb owner’s accommodation making this an ideal purchase for either a couple or small family to continue this reputable concern.

The Globe Inn is located in the pretty village of Hensingham, Cumbria.

Occupying a prominent position at the heart of the community, surrounded by many homes from which the business derives much trade.  The business is close to the local shops and on the main road through the village.  The business benefits from free street parking to the front.

Hensingham lies just off the A595 providing an easy commute to Whitehaven to the north and Egremont to the South.  The village is located on the west coast of the county, on the borders of the tourist hotspot of the famous Lake District National Park attracting thousands of visitors year on year.

Very well presented Grade II listed building:-


Main front entrance leads into an L shaped bar/lounge with seating and tables throughout

The bar is to the front with 13 pumps and has access to a glass wash area and ground floor cellar behind.

Male/female toilets to the rear. Past the toilets is rear access to the beer garden.

Access also to fully equipped kitchen and preparation room.


Stairs lead from the bar area to the first floor restaurant, with the ceiling stripped back to original beams, with table and chairs for 30 covers, lovely décor creating a relaxing atmosphere.


Stairs lead to the owner’s accommodation comprising of a living room, bedroom, bathroom and office. The living room could serve as another bedroom for a larger family.

All general fixtures and fittings including tables and chairs, kitchen fully equipped with 2 fryers, 8 burner hob, 2 ovens, flat bed grill, 2 microwaves, 2 stand-up fridges and freezers, chest freezer and other general kitchen equipment and utensils.

To the rear is a beer garden with seating for up to 20.

We are advised leasehold

The original lease length is 10 years

As of 2016, 2 years remain on the lease

This is an ongoing lease, that has been agreed with the landlord.

Rent is £1700 per month

The business opens:-

Tuesday – Friday 2.00pm – 11.00pm (Food 5.00pm – 8.30pm)

Saturday 12 noon – midnight (Food 12noon – 8.30pm)

Sunday 12 noon – midnight (Food 12 noon – 5.00pm)

Monday closed

The business is owner run and managed with the assistance of 6 staff.

The business reports a fantastic turnover of £146,000 as of the 2015 accounts.

Tenure: Leasehold

Listed by: Hilton Smythe
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