An historic Listed premises of considerable charm predominantly of timber frame construction formed across two interconnecting buildings with a wealth of attractive features including exposed beams and open fireplaces, situated in a good trading position in West Street, close to its junction with the High Street in Dorking and ideally suited for the nearby carparks. The premises have operated as a restaurant for over 25 years are very versatile with accommodation over three floors currently arranged as ground floor restaurant of approx. 24 covers plus kitchen and ancillary, first floor operating as restaurant providing space for around 30 covers plus WC facilities with second floor which has provided a private dining room for around 12 covers. A dumb waiter serves the upper floors from the ground floor kitchen. Offered in smart order having been latterly refurbished by the last operator and with the benefit of a basement immediate vacant possession is offered.
Ground floor restaurant 581 sq ft (53.98m2)
Ground floor kitchen 231 sq.ft. (21.46m2)
First floor restaurant 382 sq.ft. (35.49m2) plus WC’s
Second floor dining area 226 sq.ft. (21.00m2)
Basement 231 sq.ft. (21.46m2)
In total over 1651 sq ft (153.38m2) of accommodation plus ancillary areas
£42,500 per annum exclusive. There is no VAT payable on the rent.
We are advised that the premises is not elected for VAT at present.
A new lease to be granted for a term and rent review pattern to be agreed on an equivalent full repairing and insuring basis.
Each party to be responsible for either own legal costs in the matter.
From internet enquiries only the business rate assessment is as follows: