Wetherspoon will sell another seven pubs, taking the total number of venues affected this year to 39.
It comes as the pub chain revealed slowing sales and said it is facing ‘substantially higher’ costs across the group.
The chain announced in September it was closing 32 of its venues but it has not announced the location of the latest seven.
The venues would continue to trade until a buyer was found and if no sale can be agreed then they will stay open as normal Wetherspoon.
Wetherspoon has seen like-for-like sales drop 1.1% in the five weeks to November 6 when compared with pre-pandemic trading in 2019, having risen by 1.5% in the previous nine weeks.
It said trading was ‘broadly’ in line with its expectations but October had been a slower month.
‘Costs, especially in respect of labour, food and repairs, were substantially higher’ in the first quarter, the group added.
Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin said the firm remains ‘cautiously optimistic’ despite the cost pressures hammering the hospitality sector.
He said he previously set out ‘various threats to the hospitality industry and these continue to apply’.
‘Those caveats aside, in the absence of further lockdowns or restrictions, the company remains cautiously optimistic about future prospects,’ he said.
It is not just Wetherspoon which is impacted by cost increases as inflation soars.
Pubs across the country have been knocked by a cocktail of staff demanding higher wages and waning demand among cash-strapped pub goers.
Mr Martin warned last month the group is facing a ‘momentous challenge’ to persuade punters back into its bars after they got used to drinking cheap supermarket beer during the pandemic.
Below is a list of the 32 known Wetherspoon pubs up for sale:
Barnsley – Silkstone Inn
Beaconsfield – Hope & Champion
Bexleyheath – Wrong ‘Un
Bournemouth – Christopher Creeke
Cheltenham – Bank House
Durham – Water House
Halifax – Percy Shaw
Hanham – Jolly Sailor
Harrow – Moon on the Hill
Hove – Cliftonville Inn
London Battersea – Asparagus
London East Ham – Miller’s Well
London Eltham – Bankers Draft
London Forest Gate – Hudson Bay
London Forest Hill – Capitol
London Hornsey – Toll Gate
London Holborn – Penderel’s Oak
London Islington – Angel
London Palmers Green – Alfred Herring
Loughborough – Moon & Bell
Loughton – Last Post
Mansfield – Widow Frost
Middlesborough – Resolution
Purley – Foxley Hatch
Redditch – Rising Sun
Sevenoaks – Sennockian
Southampton – Admiral Sir Lucius Curtis
Stafford – Butler’s Bell
Watford – Colombia Press
West Bromwich – Billiard Hall
Willenhall – Malthouse
Wirral – John Masefield
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