Understanding our business

Greene King is the leading pub retailer and brewer in the UK.

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Greene King was founded in 1799 in Bury St. Edmunds, in Suffolk, and is now the country’s leading integrated pub retailer and brewer. We own or operate around 2,300 pubs, restaurants and hotels, including popular national brands such as Hungry Horse, Old English Inns and Loch Fyne Seafood and Grill. We are also the UK’s leading cask ale brewer with brands such as Greene King IPA and Old Speckled Hen.

We employ 22,000 people across the UK, around half of which are under the age of 25.

our businesses

Greene King is made up of three main businesses: Retail, Pub Partners and Brewing & Brands.

retail

Our Retail business comprises the pubs, restaurants and hotels that we manage in England, Scotland and Wales. There are currently around 1,000 sites in the estate, split equally between our Local Pubs Division and our Destination Pubs Division. Our primary sales categories are food, drink and accommodation. Food, the fastest growing category in Retail, now comprises 40% of Retail sales. 

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Pub Partners

Our Pub Partners business offers people the opportunity to run our pubs in England, Scotland and Wales on a tenanted, leased or franchised basis. There are currently around 1,300 sites in the estate, of which around two-thirds are run under traditional, brewery-tied tenancy agreements.

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Brewing & Brands

Greene King Brewing & Brands operates two breweries, in Bury St Edmunds and in Dunbar. We are the leading brewer of cask ale in the UK with an iconic ale brand portfolio, including Greene King IPA, Old Speckled Hen, Abbot Ale and Scotland's leading ale brand, Belhaven Best.

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Annual report

Visit our online annual report for more on our business and financial performance.

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Our board and management

Our board of directors and senior management have a wealth of industry experience.

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Reports and results

Access our latest reports and results announcements, and browse our archive.

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Financial calendar

See the key dates in our calendar and quickly add important dates to your diary.

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