Let's start with the kind of property you are looking at for your pub. There are advantages and disadvantages to every type of property but it will help if you are able to distinguish what these are exactly.

Our research would indicate that pubs are most consistently successful when situated in real estate that occupies between 2,500 square feet and 5,000 square feet. Generally, though not always, approximately one third of the space will be given over to kitchen, bar, storage, refrigeration and washrooms, while the remainder will be given over and used…

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Owner Insights
A busy employee is a happy employee. If that busy employee is a server or bartender, they’re also very highly rewarded in tips.
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Pub Facts

Most restaurant businesses have a food to beverage ratio of 75% to 25%. In Irish Pubs the ratio is usually closer to 50%/50%, making them significantly more profitable as a result of lower labor and product costs.