Westward Inn , Ivybridge
About the Pub
The Westward Inn is a substantial property which can cater for many opportunities to drive sales both with the local community and those visiting the area and passing on the busy A38 (Devon Expy). Benefiting from a restaurant with 80 covers and public bar with pool, darts and live sports facilities and 26 covers. The pub has a large basement which is home to a skittle alley function room with a bar, function room with conference facilities, Gents and Ladies toilets to service the basement facility and a bunk room suitable for up to 4 people. The current tenants have recently added a easy access ramp to the front of the pub and a decked garden area to the side of the pub with a further 60 covers. The Westward Inn currently operates a Sunday Carvery which has proven popular while having opportunity for growth in this area, the food offer currently is good value traditional pub food served in a friendly environment. There is opportunity for a new operator to grow this area of the business significantly, the pub also benefits from a lounge bar which allows the business to cater for wet led occasions with a pool table, darts and live sports.
Ideally the new tenant would be an owner/operator couple or individual with a good level of catering experience and excellent customer service skills. A good knowledge of marketing using social media platforms to generate new business would be advantageous to ensure that all areas of the business are marketed fully and effectively. The ideal candidate will be willing to get involved with the local community while developing the food offer as well as having a clear rhythm of the week.
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£23,000 rateable value (£0 payable in current year)
Likely ingoing: £25,000.00 (excluding brewery deposit of £5,000)
Barrels of draught and bottled beer and cider: 149
Litres of minerals: 7668
Litres of wines and spirits (inc PPS): 1369
Barrels of draught and bottled beer and cider: 133
Litres of minerals: 7009
Litres of wines and spirits (inc PPS): 1403
Estimated Food Turnover Breakdown
Liquor = 57%
Food = 40%
Accommodation = 3%