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Harrow Inn

Harrow Road, Knockholt, Kent, TN14 7JT

Just five miles south of Orpington and three miles away from Sevenoaks, the Harrow Inn is a traditional village pub and restaurant located in rural Knockholt, Kent.


Key features

  • Rural location in Knockholt, nr Sevenoaks, Kent 
  • Large u-shape public bar area 
  • Separate restaurant dining room for approx. 40 covers 
  • Mature, well kept garden to the rear of the site 
  • Private customer parking opposite for around 25 cars 
  • Potential to be available quickly 



Just five miles south of Orpington and three miles away from Sevenoaks, the Harrow Inn is a traditional village pub and restaurant located in rural Knockholt, Kent.

Surrounded by chimney pots in the local area, the Harrow Inn currently offers you a warm welcome, a diverse range of well kept beers and ales and great value, home cooked classic pub food.

Internally you will find a feature bar servery set in a u-shaped bar area and there is a separate converted restaurant dining room for approx. 40 covers, which also doubles up as a function room for parties, events or private dining.

There is a large enclosed and well maintained garden to the back of the property allowing you to cater for BBQ’s, events and alfresco dining during the good weather and there is car parking a plenty in the private car park opposite the pub for over 25 cars.

Shepherd Neame is looking for new community focused tenants that are keen to further develop the already well established food and drink trade at the Harrow Inn.

For more information or to arrange a formal viewing of the site please contact the Trade Recruitment Co-ordinator now on 01795 542142.


U-Shape public bar area with a feature bar servery, restaurant dining area for approx. 40 covers 


Galley style trade kitchen


Large well kept garden and private customer car parking directly opposite the pub for approx. 25 cars


Three doubles and one single bedroom, lounge, bathroom, office, small private garden and tenant car parking

Capital Requirements

Estimated capital requirements

Trading deposit£5000
Contract deposit
refundable on day of charge
Repair scheme
+ monthly payments £50
Stock, glassware, cutlery, crockery, etc
Estimated subject to independent valuation by trade broker and stock taker
Working capital£2500
Training deposit
£750 refundable on completion of training
Total estimated ingoings£28000

Minimal capital considered

Minimum capital considered
Based on: Trading deposit + stock, glassware, cutlery,
crockery, etc, working capital + training deposits + misc
Please note: Where only minimal capital is available inventory will be rentalised.

Rent and charges


Year 1Year 2Year 3
Per anum£28600£29432£30316
Per week£550£566£583

Council tax

Band B

Non Domestic Business Rates


MULTIPLIER 2019/2020 - 0.480


  • As at the time of publishing, the estimated rates payable, are based upon the assumption that the tenant occupies the maximum of one pub and therefore qualifies for small business rates relief
  • We have also applied the relevant multipliers and estimated transitional relief where applicable
  • The above calculations are estimations only and as rateable values are  subject to change, we would recommend that the prospective new  tenant checks the rates payable and any other relief prior to completing a financial plan
  • Please note that we have not yet applied The Governments Pub relief of £1,000 on rates payable as many councils have yet to confirm


Trading information


Year ending 30 June

2015 2016 2017 2018
All beer and cider
117 207 198 184
471 516 500 519

Premium packaged spirits (eg WKD)
6 4 3 1
Traditional Spirits
13 18 15 14
Ready to drink litres
2705 2993 3533 3614

Estimated food turnover

£1.000 per week approximately 

Shepherd Neame has no access to the tenant's food turnover figures. Please note this figure is estimated as accurately as possible at time of publishing.

Licence information

Hours authorised by the premises licence

Supply of alcohol, background music and provision of late night refreshment.

Sunday - Thursday - 10.00 - 00.00
Friday - Saturday - 10.00 - 01.00

Open to the public

Monday - Thursday - 10.00 - 23.30
Friday - Saturday - 10.00 - 23.30

Live music

Monday - Saturday - 10.00 - 23.00
Sunday - 10:00 - 22:00

Agreement Overview

  • This pub is being offered on a traditional rolling tenancy agreement that is subject to a five year rent review
  • This agreement is covered by the ‘Landlord & Tenant Act’
  • This is a fully tied agreement across all beer, cider, wine, PPS, spirits and minerals
  • Any deviation from the standard terms outlined above should be discussed at interview stage with your designated Business Development Manager
  • Please note that we require all licensees to pass the Pre-Entry Awareness Training Course (PEAT) a minimum of five days before you can attend a formal shortlist interview with us. Please ask us for more information about PEAT if required
  • You can see our code of practice at the top of this page