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Highly Rated Pub For Sale

Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK
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Hilton Smythe are delighted to welcome to the market The Shepherd's Dog, a highly rated pub in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

The Shepherd's Dog was has been under our clients ownership since February 2013, buidling up an excellent reputation and regular customer base. As seen by the online ratings and reviews, the business is extremely popular and highly rated within the community.

The business opportunity has now come to the open market due to our clients desire to focus on other interests.

The Shepherd's Dog is predominantly a wet pub showing all the sports, a weekly quiz, with a pool table & darts board and is a popular community pub. Monday are the quiz nights.

Its also home to the local football teams, who use the pub as a base and 2 pool teams.

Key selling points -

Very Friendly Local Pub
Well known
Community hub.
Potential to do a full menu of food

Scope for further growth -

Increase advertising/marketing
Expand on the business website
Food offered is Pizza only 3 days a week. Expand the menu/food offered as the pub as a fully equipped kitchen

Very rarely do pubs of this size come onto the market in this area and we therefore recommend early enquiry to avoid disappointment.

Financial Profile

We are advised as per the 2023 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £330,000. Further financials can be made available upon request.

Property Information




The Shepherd's Dog occupies a prominent trading position along Otley Road in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

The premises has eye catching signage and receives high levels of footfall and passing trade.

The is free parking to the rear of the property.

Premises Details:

As you enter the rear of the pub through the large car park and beer garden, you come into the garden room which seats 18 to 20 people and it has a dart board and TV.

From there, there is the main viewing area which seats 20 to 30 with a Large TV and smaller one.

Then into the bar area which seats 15 and has 2 Tvs above the bar.

The top room has a pool table but was once a dining area that currently seats 20 but used to seat upto 30.

All the equipment is owned by M&B (Mitchells & Butlers brewery) apart from the back office PC and Britvic Machine. All fixtures and fittings are owned M&B apart from the till system, pictures, tv's and curtains. All the domestic furniture in apartment above is privately owned, alloing with business signs. All the kitchen equipment is owned by M&B apart from the pizza ovens, plates, cutlery and sundry items.

Business Operation

Trading hours:

The current trading hours are -

Monday - 3:00pm - 11:00pm

Tuesday and Wednesday - 3:00pm - 10:30pm

Thursday - 3:00pm - 11:00pm

Friday - 1:00pm - 11:30pm

Saturday - 12:00pm - 11:30pm

Sunday - 12:00pm - 10:30pm

We are advised that the business has 2 full-time and 4 part-time members of staff.