Five Miles From Anywhere Pub & Restaurant

£ 1,600,000
  • Beautiful Location on the Banks of The River Cam
  • Thriving Year Round Trade
  • Extensive Site of approx 3 Acres
  • 250 Internal Covers, 150 External
  • Private Function Room
  • 4 Main Trade Areas
  • Visitor Moorings
  • 3 Bed Private Accommodation
  • Pre Covid Turnover c£1.2 million
  • Potential Summer Sales c £40,000 per week.

Five Miles From Anywhere No Hurry Inn is a pub and restaurant located in the Hamlet of Upware, just outside the ancient City of Ely in the Cambridgshire Fens. Its beautiful setting overlooking the River Cam is within walking distance of Wicken Fen Nature Reserve and next to Upware Marina. Ely is a 15 minute drive along the A10, with Cambridge 35 minutes away.


Main front entrance leads to main bar with large servery. Leading round to the Sports Bar (with separate servery) and Restaurant to the other side, To the rear is an extensive conservatory area with views across the garden and the River Cam. All areas can seat approximately 250 customers. Stairs by the entrance to 1st floor provides access to a function room with prep kitchen. The room can seat approx 60 covers or 150 standing. Extensive and fully equipped trade kitchen with separate prep area and several storage areas for chest freezers, walk in fridge and dry store. External areas consist of split car park for approx 50 cars. Spacious garden laid to grass, with outside bar and covered seating building. Currently able to seat 150 customers on picnic style bench seating. There are several guest moorings available on the River Cam for paying customers. Our clients also own land further to the South, which has 4/5 permanent mooring at an income of approx £4,000 per annum. They also own the strip of vacant land on the other side of the river, directly opposite the pub. This land is included in the sale price.

  • Pub GEA 855.07m2
  • Car Park 764.08m2
  • Pub Site 4316.84m2
  • Lower Pub Site 4459.85m2
  • Site other side of river 1872.63m2
  • Entire Site area of 3 Acres - approximate measurement from digital mapping

The building is not listed but is situated within a Conservation Area

Fixtures & Fittings

Extensive Trade Inventory included in the asking price, save for a few personal items. The coffee machine is on a lease agreement.

The Business

Our clients have run and developed the business since 2008. During this time they have established a popular and thriving venue for local and visiting trade. Trade split is currently 65/35 food led. The venue has been popular in the past for weekly live music acts, as well as holding various conferences and private parties in the upstairs function room. At the height of the season the business is capable of taking in excess of £40,000 per week, with pre covid turnover in the region of £1.2 million. There are a total of 18 staff at present, 6 being full-time. This is a genuine retirement sale as our clients seek a change of lifestyle.

Rates & Charges

Please make enquiries regarding rates via East Cambs District Council -

Old School Lane, Upware
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Under Offer
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