Eight pubs in Bristol that are searching for new landlords

As coronavirus restrictions are lifted, many of us will be spending more time in the pub – and it might even inspire you to run your own.

If that is the case, you will be pleased to know there are plenty of cracking boozers all over the city looking for a landlord.

With the help of Find My Pub, we’ve put together a list of all the pubs in Bristol on the look-out for people to take the reins.

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The fact that these pubs are looking for a new landlord does not mean they are closed or do not currently have a landlord.

Have a scroll down to see if your local is on the list:

The Sidings

Temple Gate, BS1 6PL

The advert states: “The Sidings is perfectly positioned in the very heart of Bristol city centre. This pub is the ideal place to meet friends or family from the train, or before an event at the historic ‘Old Station’ venue.

“This gem of a pub attracts custom from commuters, shoppers and tourists alike.

“In good repair throughout, the decor is modern with cool tones, exposed brick walls and industrial-style tables and chairs.

“Bright, padded booths provide more intimate tables for guests to stay and relax. The open plan design allows for an easier service style.”

  • Agreement type: Tenancy
  • Ingoing cost: £15,101
  • Annual rent: £25,000

The George

Wells Road, Knowle, BS4 2AX

The George, Wells Road

The listing states: “A striking, mid-19th Century building, the George in Knowle is located at the top of the hill on Wells Road.

“Set back from the road, the pub is surrounded by homes that provide a wide variety of potential customers, ranging from comfortable families and professionals to more mature homeowners who have modest incomes.

“This large pub offers spacious seating and can hold up to 80 seated guests. The traditional decor is in good repair and consists of warm colours throughout.

“The pub boasts a generous, separate function room which can also double as a skittle alley.”

  • Agreement type: Tenancy
  • Ingoing cost: £10,161
  • Annual rent: £24,250

Bear Hotel

Hotwell Road, Hotwells, BS8 4SF

The marketing material states: “Overlooking the SS Great Britain and just around the corner from the Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge, there are many local attractions that draw footfall into the pub.

“From the outside, the Bear Hotel has a traditional roadside presence which is complemented by its cosy and charming interior. The trading area consists of the main drinking area with a large bar that serves the whole pub.

“It also boasts a back room, which operates as a dining room, a function room and stages the live entertainment.

“At the front of the pub is external seating and to the rear is one of Bristol’s best-kept secrets, a beautiful courtyard garden that is a real sun trap. “

  • Agreement type: Tenancy
  • Ingoing cost: £6,750
  • Annual rent: £26,976

Victoria Inn

Chock Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, BS9 3EX

The listing states: “The Victoria Inn is located in the old part of the village on a narrow through road within a short walk of the busy village centre.

“It is a one bar 18th-century pub over three floors constructed of rendered stone under a slate roof. Recently refurbished to a high standard, the pub caters for around 68 covers out of the commercial kitchen.

“The garden which is located to the left of the pub can accommodate around 40 and is arranged over a steep slope affording excellent views across the village.”

  • Agreement type: Tenancy
  • Ingoing cost: £5,000
  • Annual rent: £15,000
The Victoria Inn in Chock Lane, Westbury-on-Trym

Lord Raglan

1 Nags Head Hill, St George, BS5 8LN

The listing states: “Refurbished to a high standard within the last 18 months, the pub is an end of terrace property situated on a busy high street in a popular suburb of Bristol.

“It is a one bar pub with a separate pool area. Team games, including darts, play a large part in the pub’s success as does live sport and occasional entertainment.

“There is an opportunity to introduce a small food offer utilising the fully equipped catering kitchen.

“Externally the pub is of traditional construction finished in a painted render with a good outside area to the rear of the pub and a small outside area at the front of the building.”

  • Agreement type: Tenancy
  • Ingoing cost: £10,000
  • Annual rent: £26,000

New Found Out

60 Green Street, Totterdown, BS3 4UB

The New Found Out in Totterdown
(Image: Google Maps)

The listing states: “This is a very popular and much-loved local pub with an investment planned by the landlords.

“With an extensive refurbishment planned this super single bar operation will be transformed with a contemporary yet sympathetic new look to match its vibrant setting in the popular Totterdown region of Bristol.

“The New Found Out benefits from having two small but well maintained external part covered areas.”

  • Agreement type: Tenancy
  • Ingoing cost: £13,000
  • Annual rent: £25,101

White Swan

70 North Street, Downend, BS16 5SG

White Swan, Downend

The ad says major investment is planned for the pub, adding: “The White Swan in Downend is a traditional one-room operation; it is served by the one bar and is essentially open plan with a lovely fixed seated corner and a separate pool area.

“The facilities are well appointed, and the external garden/patio area is superb.”

  • Agreement type: self-employed management
  • Ingoing cost: £3,500

Portcullis

High Street, Staple Hill, BS16 5HH

The Portcullis
(Image: Dan Regan/BristolLive)

The listing states: “The Portcullis is a very large and imposing property situated on a corner plot of the busy Staple Hill High St.

“It benefits from having a central bar that looks across almost the entire very traditional trading area it also benefits from an excellent skittle alley and function along with a small rear courtyard external area and some off-street parking.

“It also boasts a commercial kitchen and good-sized living accommodation.”

  • Agreement type: self-employed management
  • Ingoing cost: £5,000

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