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Portcullis, Bristol

Bristol BS16 5HH

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Agreement Type

Operator Managed
The Portcullis is situated in Staple Hill is on the eastern edge of Bristol, with Fishponds to the w...

The Portcullis is situated in Staple Hill is on the eastern edge of Bristol, with Fishponds to the west, Downend to the north and Mangotsfield to the east. It’s on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path. Staple Hill was originally one of many hamlets of the parish and village of Stapleton. Staple Hill has a busy high street with lots of independent traders. It benefits from the attractions of nearby areas like Fishponds and Downend.


Pub Layout

The pub is in good condition throughout there is a function area which is well used especially for entertainment, the pub is served by a well stocked bar servery. The furnishing is well balanced with both loose and fixed seating, To the rear there is a small enclosed courtyard.

The Portcullis is a wet led community focused pub which has potential to develop its existing trade by becoming a real “hub” of the community. It has a lively entertainment programme with DJ’s , live music and Karaoke a Existing activities provide a sound base of sports teams and traditional bar games including football, darts, dominoes and pool.

Private Accommodation

The Private accommodation consists of three bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen & sitting room

Security deposit – £2,000

This opportunity is for you to run your pub as a self-employed manager. Admiral Taverns take care of all the running costs including rates, utilities, stock and day to day running costs whilst you take home a %age of the weekly sales, you are responsible for paying all employment costs relating to your staff and any council tax for the residential quarters.

No rent applicable on this agreement.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced community driven operator . The new operator should implement a great rhythm of the week that ideally should include SKY sports and regular live music events along with darts and pool teams coupled with other games/activities associated with this style of the pub.   The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the local marketplace as well as being community focused and have previous knowledge in running a similar pub


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