West Street, Dorking

£30,000 PA


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 which 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


For reference the current premises licence permits opening hours at the premises Monday to Sunday 09.00 to 02.00pm.


£30,000 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:

Rateable Value                           £34,750

Uniform Business Rate                £49.9 (April 2017 – current)

Interested parties should verify this information and any transitional adjustments prior to entering into any contract.


An EPC is available for this property. It has been rated C (52). A full copy of the EPC is available upon request.


Strictly by appointment with the Landlord’s Sole Agent: Robinsons telephone 01306 884685.


  • Landmark period Restaurant building
  • Currently arranged as 60/70 covers over three floors
  • Dating back to 1500's Grade II Listed
  • Close to the junction of West Street and High Street

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