Longstanding Public House & Restaurant in South Wales
- Freehold opportunity
- Prime location
- Wide range of clientele
- Beer garden & 2-bed apartment
- Huge scope for growth
The business for sale is a traditional public house and restaurant located in the village of Darrenlas in Mountain Ash, South Wales. The pub is firmly rooted in the community and is renowned for providing quality food, drink and entertainment for all the family.
The pub hosts a number of sporting and social activities such as pool, darts, skittles and football and has obtained a wide mix of clientele; regulars including lots of locals, families, the retired and younger people, in particular, those associated with sporting clubs.
The long-standing public house has been situated in the same premises since 1860 and has consistently been a social hub at the centre of the local community. The restaurant is a hugely popular element of the business offering eat-in and meals to takeaway. Externally, there is a beer garden which is a big draw in the fine weather. The business is now available for sale on a freehold basis.
The pub operates from large detached premises, with 3 storeys. Through the ground floor entrance there is a small foyer, to the left leading into the public bar, and further through to the skittle alley. To the right, there is a lounge bar and a restaurant area. Further along, is a well-equipped kitchen immediately off the restaurant. Adjacent is a ladies and gents toilets. There is then a cool room, a storage room and the cellar is situated downstairs on the lower ground floor.
Upstairs is a large function room, with additional toilets, plus 2-bedroom living quarters including a bathroom and kitchen/living room. Outside is a beer garden, popular in the warmer months. There are 50 covers in the restaurant, 30 in the lounge bar, 40-50 in the public bar and an upstairs function room that will seat 65 in total and there are 2 points of dispense within. All equipment is included in the sale.
The business has received an impeccable reputation both online and through word of mouth. On Facebook, the business has received 4.8 out of 5 from 79 reviews and there are a handful of reviews on TripAdvisor, all marking the business as 'very good'.
Despite an excellent reputation obtained and firm foundations set, there are still ways to grow the business further. There is scope to increase marketing and through implementing a website for the business to enhance exposure and to bring in people from further afield. A new buyer could also increase the usage of the function room and put on additional specials nights. The current owner is also willing to stay on for a transitional period if required.
- Village location
- Fantastic transport links
- Close to local businesses
- Parking nearby
- Strong local community