There are hundreds of costs involved in operating an Irish Pub or any restaurant, some variable, some semi-variable and some fixed. An illustration of these costs is as follows:

Fixed Cost:                 Rent and occupancy costs Semi-Variable Cost    Utilities, paper & linen goods, uniforms, tableware, marketing Variable Cost             Labor Cost, Food Cost, Beverage Cost   Roughly speaking, these categories break down as follows in overall percentage cost: Fixed Cost                  Between 5% and 10% Semi-Variable Cost    Between 12% and 17% Variable Cost             Between 55% and 60%…

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Owner Insights
Getting the mix of food and drink right is critical. I don’t know how restaurants with high food sales and low alcohol sales survive.
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Pub Facts

The Irish Pub Concept came about inn 1992 as the result of an initiative by Guinness Brewing Worldwide, who had watched the great growth of Irish Pubs in Europe during the late 1980's and 1990's.