So what location factors are important? The following are some of the questions you should ask yourself when looking at a location:
  • Is it in the target market?
  • Does it meet the location requirements?
  • Does it meet the demographic requirements?
  • Does it meet the traffic/footfall requirements?
  • Does it meet the parking requirements?
  • Who will be the competition?
  • Are there special zoning by-laws governing opening hours or noise abatement?
  • Are there any special bylaws relating to the sale of alcohol?

 

Generally, the less desirable the location, the lower the rent will be but that should not always deter you from looking at it.  Sometimes, quirky or unusual locations can work very well for pubs.

Owner Insights
Here at our pub we have a wide range of demographics. As a restaurant we experience everything from families with children, teenagers, couples of all ages, groups of friends of all ages, and elderly.
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As a result of the Guinness Irish Pub Concept initiative, approximately 8,500 pubs have been opened in 152 countries throughout the world and continue to grow at a healthy rate in all markets.

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