We currently have these pub tenancies available, see details below.

The Great Western Arms Blockley

Great Western Arms – Blockley

Great Western Arms, is situated in the picturesque Cotswold Village of Blockley. A fantastic opportunity to run a pub in an excellent location..

If you are interested in finding out more Please give us a call on 01608 737210 or email brewery@hooky.co.uk



Located in the popular Cotswold Village of Blockley which lies 4 miles outside of Moreton in Marsh a busy and thriving Market Town with a weekly market.  The pub is the only pub in the village (there is also a hotel), and as such, given its attractive location, gives an excellent opportunity for the right tenant. 

M5 approx 15/20 miles away, excellent train links to the south; London Paddington as well as direct trains to Oxford. Cheltenham Town can be reached by car is approximately 28 miles away.

Trading Areas:

The trading area of the pub consists of front entrance lobby which leads through into the public bar area. This has a timber servery, timber flooring and a beamed ceiling. There are two fireplaces; one containing a gas fire, and a darts throw. Seating for circa 40 people. Separate Restaurant which also has a bar servery. Fireplace with wood burning stove, beamed ceiling and a mix of timber and tiled flooring. The restaurant could cater for up to 40 covers.

The pub also has a fully equipped catering Kitchen on the ground floor. Ladies and Gents loos located at lower ground floor level with a cleaners’ store. The beer cellar is located at lower ground floor.

Externally the pub has a small patio area at lower ground floor level which has a timber smoking shelter and shed containing an outside bar. There are two store places off the patio. Car port to side. Car park for up to 12 vehicles. Small lawned beer garden.

Private Accommodation

4 bedrooms, office, Kitchen, bathroom arranged at first floor level.


Agreement: 5 Year Tenancy Agreement

Deposit: £6000

Rent: £24,000

Tenants Trade Inventory:  Estimated at circa £20,000

Stock: Estimated at circa £4,500

Free of tie on wines, spirits and minerals.

Composite Brewers Barrels: (36 gallons):

2014 to 2015

(Sept to October)

Quantity 2015 to 2016

(Sept to October)

Quantity 2016 to 2017
(Sept to October)
Own Draught 35 Own Draught 43 Own Draught 61
Foreign Draught 20 Foreign Draught 12 Foreign Draught 8
Foreign Draught 42 Foreign Lager 32 Foreign Lager 25
Cider 8 Cider 0 Cider 6


Council Tax:

Band: C

Rateable Value £11,000

General Information

Licensed for:

Performance of Dance

Provision of Facilities for Dancing


Provision of Facilities for Making Music

Indoor Sporting Events

Live Music

Recorded Music

Opening Hours:

10.00 – 01.00 Friday and Saturday

10.00 – 00.00 Monday to Thursday and Sunday

The Butchers Arms Kings Sutton

The Butchers Arms, Kings Sutton


The Butchers, as it is known locally is situated in the middle of the village of Kings Sutton, located on the Northants/Oxford border. Hook Norton Brewery are pleased to offer the tenancy of this classical village pub, serving as it does, the people of the village and the surrounding area. The market Town of Banbury is approximately 4 miles away, the village has its own Train Station with direct train services to London/Marylebone in 70 minutes, Oxford 22 miles, trains to Paddington (via Oxford) in 80 minutes.

Trading Area

The pub is composed of a bar area, together with a separate dining area/games room. The bar has seating for approximately 30 and has a timber servery, beamed ceiling and open fire. There is a games room off which currently houses a darts throw and pool table, but this area could be converted into a dining area to seat approximately 26 covers. There is a catering kitchen which will require equipment installing. Ladies, gents and disabled W.C. Traditional cellar.

Externally the pub has a flagged area to the front which has picnic benches. Driveway leading to gravel car parking for approximately 14 vehicles with an extra 3 spaces in front of the garage. There are three brick-built outbuildings providing storage. Mature lawned beer garden with two Aunt Sally throws.

Private Accommodation

Arranged at first floor level the private accommodation comprises of a Lounge, bathroom, dining room/office, bathroom and three bedrooms.

Letting Details

Proposed Rent: £21,000 per annum

Deposit £5,000

Fixtures & Fittings £9,000 (subject to valuation)

Stock & Glassware £3,500 (subject to valuation)

Free of Tie on Wines, Spirits & Minerals.

Rateable Value £12,750

Council Tax Band: B


Mains Gas and Water

Composite Brewers Barrels: (36 gallons):

2014 – 2015

(Sept to October)

Quantity 2015 to 2016

(Sept to October)

Quantity 2016 to 2017

(Sept to October)

Own Draught 28 Own Draught 23 Own Draught 22
Foreign Draught 85 Foreign Draught 92 Foreign Draught 88
Foreign Lager 78 Foreign Draught 79 Foreign Lager 75
Cider 28 Cider 31 Cider 31


Licensed for

  • Live Music
  • Late night refreshment

Opening Hours

  • Sunday to Thursday 10.00 to 00.30
  • Friday to Saturday    10.00 – 02 00


The Castle Tavern occupies an enviable position adjacent to the newly developed Westgate Shopping Centre within the picturesque and sought-after City of Oxford. The Castle underwent a complete refurbishment in 2017, opened for trade in September 2017 and is quickly establishing a reputation for quality food and ale. An experienced operator is sought to build on the strong foundations which the current tenants have laid.

If you are interested in finding out more please give us a call on 01608 737210 or email brewery@hooky.co.uk

Location: Located on Paradise Street which runs parallel to the Westgate Shopping Centre, and therefore has excellent footfall as well as being the main bus route with numerous stops. Oxford is an historic City which has a thriving student population and is busy with tourists and shoppers alike. The Castle is benefiting from it’s close and visible proximity to the Shopping Centre and is popular with locals, tourists and shoppers. The Castle will benefit from a hotel located next door, and another which will be situated 400 yards away, which will bring additional trade into the area.

Trading Area:

The trading areas comprise of: Front entrance lobby, which leads into the Main Bar Area: which has a timber bar server with metro tiled back bar with shelving. The bar area has timber flooring and a beamed ceiling. A mix of high and low-level seating on timber topped tables for up to 32 persons.

Ladies & Gents Toilets: Ladies located at mezzanine level and the gents at lower ground floor.

Lower Ground Floor Area: with natural light and door out into small rear area. There is a feature function bar built into one wall. Beamed ceiling and timber flooring. Seating to high and low-level including some fixed upholstered seats to timber topped tables. Seating for up to 40 persons. There is a Traditional Beer Cellar located at lower ground floor level.

First floor houses: Fully Equipped Catering Kitchen, Store Room off with spirit shelving. Office Space. There is also a Staff Shower Room.

Private Accommodation:

Arranged at first floor there is 1 double bedroom, which has an En-suite shower room off. Small domestic kitchenette.

External Details: There is a small area to the front of the Castle which can be used for a small number of tables and chairs.

Sales Volume: Based upon composite barrels of 36-gallon containers the volume from September 2017 to July 2018:

Composite Brewers Barrels: (36 gallons):

2017 – 2018

(Sept to July)

Own Draught 73.47
Own Bottle 0.07
Foreign Draught 12.86
Foreign Bottled 2.54
Cider 12.33


Letting Details:

Agreement: 5 Year Tenancy Agreement.

Deposit: £8,500

Fixtures and Fittings: Estimated at £22,000

Stock: Estimated at £6,500

Rent: Year 1 Rental of £35,000

Year 2 Rental of £42,000

Free of Tie – Wines, Spirits and Minerals.

NO RPI rent clause in agreement

Utilities: All Mains Services are Connected.

Business Rates: Ratable Value £15,750

Oxford City Council.

 Premises Licence:

 Opening Hours: From 11:00 until 30 minutes after the end of licensable activity.

Sale of Alcohol: Sunday to Thursday: 11:00 hours to 00:00 midnight (until 01:30               hours the following day in the basement bar only).

Friday to Saturday: 11:00 hours to 01:30 hours the following day.

New Years Eve: 11:00 hours to 11:00 hours on New Year’s Day.

Licensable Activities Authorised by The Licence:

  •             Live Music
  •             Recorded Music
  •             Sale of Alcohol