Pub details

Pub details

Froddington Arms, Portsmouth, PO1 5AB

The Froddington Arms is a dominant corner plot pub sitting on the busy Fratton road between Fratton and Southsea. It gets a great deal of passing traffic both on foot and by road, being minutes from Fratton train station and having a busy high street of shops on its doorstep. The site is located very close to Fratton Park Football ground and the train station making it the hub for home supporters for all the Portsmouth Football club home games. There are lots of amenities nearby including Portsmouth university and their halls of residence making the Froddington ideally located for all sections of the community. Admiral Taverns are looking for an experienced operator to drive forward this successful pub and develop the further dry sales

  • Recently refurbished to a high standard
  • Well estabished entertainment program
  • Oportunity to develop the food offer by utilising the fully equipped catering kitchen

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Froddington Arms Details

Trading style

The Froddington is a very busy pub and is achieving excellent barrel figures. This is due to a strong links with Fratton Park / Portsmouth Football club but also due to the regular entertainment program which includes live music and Karaoke most weekend evenings (the pub is popular with local ska music fans). It is home to numerous sports team’s pub teams both pool and darts playing at home on weekday evenings. The pub is also supports numerous charity events making it a very popular community pub. The Froddington also has BT sports and a good cask ale offering. There is scope to develop this trade even further with a trade kitchen just behind the bar servery that is currently not in use. This can be commissioned with minimal cost and effort so that the pub can offer anything from breakfast, lunch time snacks and take away hot dogs, burgers and pizzas both pre-and post-football games.

Trade accommodation

The Froddington has a large open plan trading space designed around a long L shaped bar. The trade area is split into segregated areas with a pool and sports area at one end and carpeted dining and casual drinking area at the other. The fully equipped trade kitchen is located behind the bar so food can easily be delivered to the trade space. The toilets are located at the back of the pub. There is also an outside area to the rear and side, which is accessed from the pub or the main road. The Froddington underwent both internal and external refurbishment in 2014 and the pub has been trading well since then. As such the fixtures and fittings are all in good order.

Private accommodation

The private accommodation is split over two floors and consists of a bathroom, kitchen, lounge and three large bedrooms. There is also a large function room which, due to fire access, cannot be used for trade purposes.

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TBC Funding options may be available for the right applicant

Agreement type:

Five Year Tenancy Agreement

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