Smoking Dog


Located in the heart of picturesque Malmesbury, The Smoking Dog is a perfect pit stop for Bath and the surrounding areas; Westonbirt Arboretum, Malmesbury Abbey and Lacock Abbey nearby are all close. Join us for delicious seasonal food, a cracking selection of beer and wine, and a warm welcome every time. The whole area is well populated with many local people who use the business all through the year and, of course, there is also a strong tourist trade to this area all through the year as well.

The Business Premises

The premises are extremely well presented and have been refurbished throughout in the past 12 months comprise the following:

Bar Area

An attractive bar area with stone walls and wooden floors incorporating a well fitted Bar Servery.

Snug Bar

Just off the main bar with 16 covers, fireplace with log burner, exposed stone walls and wooden floors


Well-presented dining area creating a relaxed casual dining atmosphere with seating for up to 30 covers

Catering Kitchens

The Catering Kitchens are very well fitted with a full range of

Professional catering equipment.  Separate Prep Room

Private Quarters

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Lounge, Kitchen, Storage and additional rooms currently not used


To the rear there is a large garden area laid to lawn and patio which can comfortably seat 70 people.

A separate building houses and office and storage

The Business

Currently operating 80/20 in favour of wet there is plenty of potential to improve the food businesses and easily grow to a split of 70/30.


The property is available on the basis of a brand new five year agreement.

There is a Full Wet Tie to a local brewery.



Deposit: £15,000

F&F: £40k approx. valuation                 

Stock & Glassware: circa £5,000

Rent: £61,000 to be stepped and achieved by end of year 1