Greene King - Become your own boss

Become your own boss

We’ve been helping people run their own pub businesses for more than 200 years and we can make it easy for you to be your own boss. Pub Partners is our specialist division that’s dedicated to supporting you so you can build your pub business to be the best that it can be.

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Are you looking for your own pub business? Greene King Pub Partners has 1,000 pubs across the UK ranging from traditional country inns to city-centre bars, so you can choose a pub that suits you. Our business agreements have been designed to provide a range of flexible solutions with our tenancy agreements offering the ultimate flexibility to run your pub, your way, whilst our franchise agreements offer an established framework if you are an experienced pub manager looking to run your own business for the first time. offer an established framework to work within, if you are an experienced pub manager looking to run your own business for the first time.

We believe in finding the very best person to run every single pub in our estate and we make sure that you enter into an agreement that provides you with the style of business that you want to run. 



We are passionate about what we do and want you to get the most from your business. So, before you start, we ensure you are fully prepared.

Our training programmes provide you with business help and advice that lets you concentrate on your development plans and understand the financials in your business. We also provide further development courses for you and your team. In fact, our training has been recognised as the ‘Best Licensee Development & Training Programme (Leased & Tenanted Companies)’ at the National Innovation In Training Awards (NITA).

If you have never run a pub before, don’t worry! Our First 100 Days programme will guide you through a structured induction and training plan to ensure you are ready to run a successful pub business along with lots of ongoing support.

If you’re interested in running your own pub, why not speak to the team who can advise you on your options of how you can run your own pub business with Greene King.