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Queens Head, Boughton

111 The Street, Boughton, Nr Faversham, Kent, ME13 9BH

Located just off of the A2, half way between Canterbury and Faversham, the Queens Head is a traditional village pub & restaurant well positioned in Boughton high street, Kent.


Key features

  • Available quickly 
  • Excellent high street location in Boughton Under Blean
  • Development Scheme available 
  • Feature bar, coffee station & open plan dining space for approx. 70 covers
  • Recently refurbished customer car park
  • Large beautiful gardens 




Located just off of the A2, half way between Canterbury and Faversham, the Queens Head is a traditional village pub & restaurant well  positioned in Boughton high street, Kent.

The Queens Head has recently benefited from an external redecoration and a car park refurbishment scheme and with the right tenant in situ, there are currently future plans in place for a refurbishment scheme to the pubs interior.

At present, the Queens Head houses a feature bar servery and coffee station, a relaxed bar area, snug bar and open plan drinking and dining areas for approximately 70 covers. There is also a fully fitted trade kitchen on site.

Externally, the large garden remains a real attraction for the customers and it is a popular spot for alfresco drinking and dining during the warmer months.

With an investment planned by Shepherd Neame, we are looking for proven food loving caterers that can develop all revenue streams at this site and reposition the Queens Head as a popular drinking and dining spot in Boughton Under Blean.

To find out more about our future plans for the Queens Head, please contact the Trade Recruitment Co-ordinator now on 01795 542132.


Feature bar servery and coffee station, informal bar area, snug bar and open plan dining areas for approximately 70 covers. 


Existing fully fitted trade kitchen.


Large trade gardens with decking area, refurbished customer car parking.


One Double bedroom, lounge, bathroom and shower room.

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£3000
Training deposit
£750 refundable on completion of training
Total estimated ingoings£30000

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£31200£32136£33128
Per week£600£618£637

Council tax

Band B

Non Domestic Business Rates


MULTIPLIER 2018/2019 - 0.480


TRANSITIONAL RELIEF APPLIES AT THIS SITE - For more information, please contact the local authorities

  • 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
193 186 164 106
839 720 563 253

Premium packaged spirits (eg WKD)
12 10 17 9
Traditional Spirits
35 38 45 32
Ready to drink litres
4221 3983 4531 2649

Estimated food turnover

£1,500 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.

Estimated awp profit (Amusement with prizes)

£800 per annum approximately 

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 - 01.00

Live music

Monday - Sunday - 10.00 - 00.00

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