Bar for sale

The Britannia Inn, Quay Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2HE



  • Double Garage
  • Living accommodation over two upper floors
  • Public bar and lounge bar
  • Public House close to city centre
  • Vacant possession sale
  • Walled beer garden


The Britannia is an end of terraced property being of stone and brick construction, rendered and colour washed under a double hipped tiled roof. The property has accommodation over two floors with additional rooms within the attic space. We understand from the heritage gateway description that the original building is mid-18th century and is grade II listed.

The property comprises ground floor public bar sharing a servery with a separate lounge bar, galley commercial kitchen and customer toilets. On the first floor there is a two bedroom flat with kitchen, bathroom and lounge. Within the roof space there are a further 4 bedrooms. To the rear, there are two garages along with a gate giving access into the rear yard which is enclosed and used as a beer garden with circa 6 benches. This provides access to the bus station and Lemon Quay.


Truro is the centre for administration, leisure and retail in Cornwall, with a population last recorded in 2015 of 19,387. Truro urban statistical area, which includes parts of surrounding parishes, has a last reported 2011 census population of 23,040. It is the only city in the county and home to The Royal Cornwall Hospital, Cornwall County Council and Truro College, and the most southern city in mainland Great Britain.

The Britannia Inn is located on Quay Street and is in a prominent location highly visible from the main ring road leading through the centre of Truro (A39) and within a short walking distance of the main bus station and city centre.


All areas are approximate and measured in accordance with the RICS Property Measurement (2nd Edition).


Interested parties should make their own enquiries to the local planning authority The property is grade II listed and within the conservation area.

Rent / Price

325,000 (plus VAT)


The property is available freehold with a guide of 325,000 plus VAT.

Offers can be sent by post or email for the attention of Michael Easton In order that we can give detailed consideration to all the offers received, we ask that the following information is included:

The name and address of the purchaser

The headline amount offered

Any conditions

Proof of funding

Solicitor details

It should be noted that our client is under no obligation to accept the highest offer or indeed any offer submitted.

Property inspection and viewings strictly by appointment.

No direct approach may be made to the business.

Business Rates

From the Valuation Office Agency website ( we understand that the current Rateable Value is 4,000. Council Tax Band B. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries in regards to current rates and council tax payable.


We understand that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property however these services have not been tested by the agents. Interested parties should make their own enquiries.



Legal Fees

Each party to be responsible for their own legal fees in relation to this transaction.


VAT will be payable on 90% of the purchase price as per HMRC guidelines Stamp duty is payable on the gross amount. VAT registered buyers may be able to reclaim VAT and are advised to seek professional advice in this regard.


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