Ideally the new Business Partners here will have the industry experience to further develop what is already a solid business. Catering experience and a passion for maintaining and delivering quality cask ales with excellent customer service is a must. The new Business Partners will need to have an aptitude to run a business which thrives on a large amount of tourist trade alongside maintaining the local trade.
The Duke of Wellington is in a fantastic location just 5 minutes’ walk from Southampton harbour. The Duke has a long-proven track record of delivering high standards of service and exceptional food and drink offers.
With a vast amount of tourism from the cruise ships the clientele at the Duke varies from tourists from all over the world to a large amount of local trade.
The site benefits from a self-contained upstairs function room with separate bar.
- Deposit £8,000
- Fixtures & Fittings TBC
- Stock (estimated to be) £6,000
- Working capital (minimum) £8,000
- Total (circa) £24,000
The pub is accessed from the front of the building and has a single bar which overlooks the main bar area which has circa 20 covers. To the rear of the property is a restaurant area with another circa 26 covers. The upstairs function room is accessed by stairs located next to the main bar, the function room is serviced by its own bar and has circa 35 covers which is a great space for private functions.
To the front of the pub are four benches with seating for circa 24 people. To the rear of the property is a garage and private courtyard area which is currently used as parking.
The accommodation is accessed either internally or from a separate entrance at the side of the property. The private accommodation is situated over 2 floors, first floor there is a lounge, double bedroom and bathroom and then on the second floor there is a further bedroom with ensuite bathroom.
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