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Unit 7
the Griffin Centre
Market Place
Kingston upon Thames

Under offer
Size 3,352 sq ft (311.52 sq m)
Lease / Term A new full repairing and insuring lease for a term of 10 years.
Rent Year 1 - £50,000 pax. Year 2 - £55,000 pax. Years 3, 4 & 5 - £60,000 pax. Six months' rent free period
Rates The premises are listed on the Valuation Office website < > as Restaurant and Premises having a Rateable Value of £50,000 payable at 49.1p in the £ (UBR 2019/2020). The rates payable for the year ending 31st March 2020 should be £24,550.
VAT VAT is applicable
Service Charge £17,563, plus VAT, per annum.
Unit 7 comprises the former Griffin Inn Assembly Rooms which have been converted into striking restaurant premises arranged over ground and first floors with a uniquely ornate first floor dining room. There is an outside courtyard seating area overlooking the Hogsmill River. Other traders within the Griffin Centre include Patisserie Valerie, Laura Ashley, Mimosa coffee shop and Poor Boys restaurant. The landlord will make a contribution of £25,000 towards refitting works.
The Griffin Centre is a Grade II listed former coaching inn which has been transformed into a distinctive shopping arcade situated directly off Kingston's busy ancient Market Place. The Rose Theatre is a few yards away and there is pedestrian access leading to Charter Quay and the Thames riverside walk.


EPC Rating: E-105

Floor Size
Ground floor - restaurant 1,014 sq ft (94.24 sq m)
First floor - restaurant 1,348 sq ft (125.28 sq m)
First floor - mezzanine 438 sq ft (40.71 sq m)
First floor - kitchen 552 sq ft (51.30 sq m)
Total 3,352 sq ft (311.52 sq m)


  • Air conditioning
  • Riverside setting
  • Unique, ornate 1st floor dining room
  • Outside courtyard seating area
  • First floor kitchen
  • Food elevator
  • 1 minute walk from Kingston Rose Theatre