Pub / restaurant for sale in Cheshire

Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 9AF | Ref: 94177
For sale
This property is marketed by:
Sidney Phillips


Located in Widnes suburb

Prominent detached building

Pub/restaurant (140)

Two function rooms (90)

Three bedroom owners accommodation

Net turnover 2022 in excess of £1.7m

The Tavern is located in the affluent Widnes suburb of Upton Rocks which lies on the northern banks of the River Mersey between Prescot and Penketh in the Borough of Halton. The immediate area is primarily residential with the town of Widnes a short distance away, offering a host of retail and hospitality outlets and other notable points of interest including the Catalyst Science Discovery Centre and the DCBL stadium, home of the Widnes Vikings Rugby League Football Club. Liverpool is 12 miles west and Manchester and Warrington are 26 miles and 7 miles away respectively. The A557 runs through the town linking to the M62 northbound, providing access to Liverpool and Greater Manchester, and the A533 Mersey Gateway Bridge to the south links Widnes to the Wirral Peninsula and North Wales. Widnes and Hough Green Train Station serves the town on the Liverpool to Manchester Railway. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is six miles south west.

The property is a sizeable and prominent detached building which dates back to 1852. It has a mock Tudor frontage, original sash windows, white washed elevations and pitched tile roof over two storeys to the main with a single storey extension to the rear.

PORCH leading to entrance vestibule, OPEN PLAN MAIN BAR and DINING AREA which is well appointed and maintained throughout with modern décor, furnishings and lighting. Loose and booth seating to accommodate 90 with raised seating areas, multiple TV screens and LADIES’ and GENTLEMEN’S TOILETS offset. Behind the bar is Altro nonslip flooring and multiple refrigeration units, wash areas, till system and glass and wood framed back bar with access to MANAGER’S OFFICE and separate WASH ROOM. DINING ROOM to accommodate 50 with booth and loose seating over split levels with an open brick fireplace. TWO PRIVATE FUNCTION ROOMS. Room One with carpet flooring to accommodate 50 with fixed bench seating. Room Two offers seating for 40 with interconnecting bi-fold doors which open up the two rooms into one large function suite as required.

Rear Entrance. Access to cellar to basement of a good size with STORE ROOM, KEG ROOM, BEER DROP and BOTTLE STORE. 

Good sized TRADE KITCHEN with Altro nonslip flooring, multiple wash and prep areas, walk-in fridge and freezer, SEPARATE PANTRY and LAUNDRY ROOM. PREP ROOM. Well equipped throughout with catering equipment and cooking appliances.


To the first floor featuring LOUNGE, THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS, BATHROOM with shower, KITCHEN/DINING ROOM and flat roof terrace. 


Rear CAR PARK for 60 vehicles. Well maintained gardens. Front CAR PARK for 14 vehicles. Front TRADE AREA. Raised DECKING AREA with bench and loose seating to accommodate 50 with glass partitions, raised flower beds and parasols. TRADE PATIO with picnic style benches to accommodate 24.