If you’re looking for a new challenge in the market, there are pubs and restaurants in Bristol looking for people to take them on. Among those listed at Rightmove and Fleurets are a historic pub that closed during the pandemic and a Grade II listed restaurant near Park Street.
There are currently four restaurants and three pubs on the market. Some of the restaurants are less than £2,000 a month, while others have no advertised price.
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Rudgleigh Inn, Martcombe Road, Easton
£30,000 (annual rent)
The traditional pub, which has previously been a food-run business, features a beer garden. The pub has three internal areas: a bar, a separate dining room for 40 diners, and a lounge used for dining with 30 other diners. The car park has 17 spaces, with an overflow available. There are 20 picnic benches outside. The interior includes wooden floors and a fireplace. The pub received mixed reviews on TripAdvisor, with some praising the food and the friendly atmosphere, while others were critical of the carvery.
Bomboloni, 225 Gloucester Road, Bristol
The property used to be an Italian restaurant, which has recently been converted to a deli. Reviews on TripAdvisor were generally positive and the restaurant was praised for the quality of its food. The semi-detached building includes a large kitchen and terrace at the front. There is an open plan interior area and the property can be rented with all white goods included.
White Horse, 24 High Street, Westbury-on-Trym
This 18th century public house in one of Bristol’s most prosperous suburbs has many original features still intact. Upstairs is a commercial kitchen and private accommodation. There is also a small enclosed courtyard. The pub reopened in the summer of 2022 with new management after a short closure.
Millennium Walk, Bristol
This large harborside restaurant measures 1180 square feet with open plan indoor dining and a bar area. The front terrace seats 60 people with sea views. A payment of £85,000 is required for those wishing to purchase current fixtures and fittings. Other features include renovated toilets, kitchen and a large storage room.
Downend Tavern, 125 Downend Road, fish ponds
The popular historic pub which closed during the Covid pandemic, almost reopened last year but is now back on the market. The stone built property includes private accommodation upstairs and basement. It was reported that some locals were upset by its closure, having previously lost other pubs in the area.
St George’s Road, Bristol
£1,375 per unit
Just around the corner from Park Street, this old-fashioned restaurant is situated in a Grade II listed building. The space measures 500 square feet and is partially equipped.
Gloucester Road, Horfield, Bristol
This former fast food restaurant is for rent on the popular shopping street. It comes with a self contained one bedroom apartment upstairs. On the ground floor there is a commercial kitchen, a large indoor seating area and outdoor seating.