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Saracens Head

1 Alfred Square, Deal, Kent, CT14 6LS

Located just two roads back from the main beach front, the Saracens Head sits on the corner of Alfred Square in the charming seaside town of Deal, Kent.


Key features

  • Small, wet led community local pub in Deal, Kent
  • Located just two roads back from Deals main beach front
  • Open plan trade drinking and dining are for approx. 35 covers
  • Log fire place
  • Small trade kitchen
  • Courtyard garden
  • Free streetside car parking to the front of the property
  • Tenant private accomodation set over 2 floors with 2 bedrooms



Located just two roads back from the main beach front, the Saracens Head sits on the corner of Alfred Square in the charming seaside town of Deal, Kent. 

A small, friendly and wet led pub, the Saracens Head plays host to a wide range of customers in Deal. Currently the pub is most popular with locals from the surrounding residential area but it also captures seaside day-trippers and other passing trade.

Dating back to the 19th Century the Saracens Head offers its customers a traditional, warm and cosy feel. Inside you will find a feature bar servery with an open plan trade drinking and dining area for approximately 35 covers and a real log fire place. There is also a small but perfectly well equipped trade kitchen on site.

Outside, you will find a small courtyard garden to the rear of the property which is a great little  suntrap during the sunny months and there is free customer parking to the front of the property on Alfred Square.

The private accommodation at the Saracens Head is laid out over two floors and includes a large kitchen/diner, lounge, office, storage, two large bedrooms and a bathroom.

Moving forward, Shepherd Neame is looking for new tenants at the Saracens Head that can drive midweek sales and capitalise on the local business whilst tapping in to the weekend and transient trade in this charming seaside town.

 For the right applicants, there is the potential for the Saracens Head to be available quickly.

 For more information or to arrange a formal viewing of the Saracens Head please contact us now on 01795 542132.


Feature bar servery with open plan drinking and dining space for approx. 35 covers. Log fireplace


Small but well equipped trade kitchen with wash up area


Patio terrace to the rear of the property. Free street side car parking in front of the pub


Private accommodation laid out over two floors to include; First floor -  Large kitchen/diner, lounge, office & storage. 2nd Floor - 2 large bedrooms & bathroom

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£20000

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£16900£17524£18200
Per week£325£337£350

Council tax

Band B

Non Domestic Business Rates




  • Retail relief for the hospitality industry is reduced to 66% rate relief for the remainder of the rating year until 31st March 2022
  • The above calculations are estimations only and as rateable values are  subject to change, we would request that the prospective new tenant checks the rates payable and any other relief with the local authorities prior to completing a financial plan



Trading information


Year ending 30 June

2017 2018 2019 2020
All beer and cider
77 65 48 21
411 502 342 71

Premium packaged spirits (eg WKD)
0 0 0 0
Traditional Spirits
62 42 29 9
Ready to drink litres
2136 1645 1231 219

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

Sunday - Thursday - 10:00 - 00:30
Friday - Saturday - 10.00 - 01.30

Live music

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

Agreement Overview

  • This pub is being offered on a traditional rolling tenancy agreement that is subject to a three 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