Location requirements

In order for a location to be viable for us, it must fulfil certain prerequisites. The following requirements apply to franchise partners:

• City locations with high frequency of pedestrians situated close to shops, restaurants, cinemas, theatres and hotels or located in an area with a high volume of restaurants
• Ground-floor locations with good visibility, preferably corner plots
• Surface area: 500-550m², of which 300-350m² on ground floor and 150-200m² in basement or on first floor
• Parking available for guests nearby
• Ceiling height at least 3 m
• On-site air intake and ventilation system
• Property that can be operated as concession
• Access for lorries over 7.5 t
• Outer façade of at least 10 metres
• Outdoor seating available on property
• Rental contract for 10 years plus options
The requirements for Germany can be found under Location Search. Mrs Katja Niemann is your contact for Germany.


We are always on the lookout for reliable suppliers, e.g. for drinks and crispy salads for every Block House location. We serve our guests regional beer and like to work with local tradespeople to make sure our restaurants are kept in immaculate condition.

Get in touch with Mr Gutendorff and Mrs Niemann.

Block House
Restaurantbetriebe Franchise GmbH

Lademannbogen 127
22339 Hamburg

Chief Executive Officer

Markus Gutendorff

Tel. +49 (0)40 538 007 - 0
Fax +49 (0)40 538 007 - 141