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Queens Head, Boughton Under Blean

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

Located just off of the A2, half way between Canterbury and Faversham in Kent, the Queens Head is a traditional village pub & restaurant sat at the top end of Boughton Under Blean high street.



Key features

  • Large village pub & restaurant 
  • Excellent high street location in Boughton Under Blean
  • Complete internal and external refurbishment in 2019
  • Multifunctional trades areas for approx. 90 covers in total
  • Terrace area and bench seating in large family friendly garden
  • Private customer car park 
  • Redecorated 3 bed private accommodation
  • Available quickly if required



Located just off of the A2, half way between Canterbury and Faversham in Kent, the Queens Head is a traditional village pub & restaurant sat at the top end of Boughton Under Blean high street.  

Currently trading Tuesday to Sunday, the Queens Head plays host to a diverse range of customers including the village locals and customers from outside of the area looking for a drink or bite to eat from either the traditional pub or pizza menu. It boasts a good early evening and weekend trade and a local golf society and back gammon group meet and dine at the pub every Thursday.

 The Queens Head underwent a complete internal and external refurbishment scheme in 2019, so you will find the property and outdoor areas in great order throughout.

 Internally this site is equipped with multifunctional trade areas to include a feature bar servery and large drinking/dining area, the snug, a private restaurant dining room and a further small private dining room come function room, accommodating approximately 90 covers in total.

Outside the garden refurbishment at the Queens Head included the introduction of a terrace area to the back of the property and bench seating in the large, family friendly, grassed garden, allowing you to cater for a further 80 covers outside when the sun is shining. There is also a large private customer car park making it perfect for destination diners.

The private accommodation has been recently redecorated and includes 3 large double bedrooms, a lounge, bathroom, kitchen and office.  

Due to retirement, Shepherd Neame are looking for new tenants to take over the running of the Queens Head and this site has the potential to be available immediately, so for more information or to arrange a formal viewing please contact the Trade Recruitment Co-ordinator on 01795 542132. 


Feature bar servery with open plan drinking/dining  area for approx. 28 covers, the snug x 14 covers, restaurant dining room x 30 covers and a small private dining/function room x 16 covers


Fully equipped trade kitchen


Large family friendly trade garden with terrace area, grassed garden with bench seating and a private customer car park


Has been decorated throughout and includes 3 double bedrooms, office, large bathroom, kitchen and lounge

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£4000
Training deposit
£750 refundable on completion of training
Total estimated ingoings£39500

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£TBA£TBA£TBA
Per week£TBA£TBA£TBA

Council tax

Band B

Non Domestic Business Rates




  • Retail relief is reduced to 66% 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 uthorities prior to completing a financial plan

Trading information


Year ending 30 June

2018 2019 2020 2021
All beer and cider
106 78 60 42
253 189 202 136

Premium packaged spirits (eg WKD)
9 4 0 0
Traditional Spirits
32 35 25 11
Ready to drink litres
2649 1517 1957 722

Estimated food turnover

£2,000 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

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