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Dandy Lion Lincoln

3, Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1UX

Pub Code: 0091323101

Key Features

  • Fully refurbished open plan trading area
  • Central location minutes from Brayford Pool
  • Fully refurbished open plan trading area
  • Fantastic beer garden
  • Private accommodation
  • Catering kitchen

Est Min Ingoing Costs: £15,826

Annual Rent: £27,916

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Turnkey pub in central Lincoln! Can you unlock potential here?

The area

The Dandy Lion is located in the city of Lincoln, close to the Brayford Pool. The pub is surrounded by commercial businesses and local council offices and so benefits from a good level of passing footfall. It is close to two other pubs the Mailbox and the William Foster and is part of a small circuit.


The Dandy benefits from being one of 54  pubs found in an area of around 10,000  adults. It attracts a broad customer base, from office workers during the day to students in the evening.

The offer

Available on our foundation tenancy agreement. Click here for more information on this agreement. The potential of the Dandy lies in introducing a well thought through  30/70 split   food & drinks offer. It previously traded on a premium beer and small plates food offer. What food & drinks would you look to implement?

The Dandy has just been fully refurbished and has an excellent beer garden. It also features bi-fold fully opening windows to the front that bring a real wow factor in warmer weather.

We’re always open to new ideas, what would you do to drive trade?

Attitude is more valuable than experience. If you’ve got the following, we’d love to hear from you.

  • Understanding of the local community
  • Understanding of how to build a successful business
  • A passion for great customer service

If this sounds like the incredible pub opportunity you’ve been waiting for, apply today and tell us what you can bring to this pub’s next chapter…

  • Catering Kitchen

  • Investment Tenancy

  • Outdoor Trade

  • Private Accommodation

Trading Area & Facilities

  • Fully refurbished open plan trading area with three distinct zones
  • Well-presented beer garden
  • 50 internal covers
  • 40  external covers
  • Good sized catering kitchen.
  • SmartDispense

Private Accommodation

Private accommodation consists of 2 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, office and reception room. Where required there will be appropriate works carried out in line with the Star Pubs & Bars Ready to Trade promise.

There is also a second floor to the private accommodation which is currently not refurbished and which provides good storage.

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The above figures are provided as a guide only and will be finalised as part of the commercial agreement. All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT.

Estimated Working Capital is an estimate of key start-up costs such as professional fees, training fee, premises license fee, F&F valuation fee & till floats. There will be additional ongoing charges payable during the term of the agreement such as property maintenance, repairs fund, SmartDispense. These costs will be outlined prior to completing a business plan and finalised at Heads of Terms.

The calculation of the Estimated Minimum Ingoing Costs assumes a minimum deposit of 1 month's rent and that fixtures and fittings (F&F) are rented. The subsequent deposit build up and F&F rental costs should be included in your financial assumptions in your business plan. Note that on FRI and Investment Tenancy Agreements deposits will always be 3 month's rent in advance and fixtures and fittings (F&F) must always be purchased. A deposit of 6 month's rent will be required for operators trading under a Limited Company with no Guarantors. In order to ensure a successful start-up, all applicants must have a minimum £10,000 un-borrowed funds.


3, Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1UX

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