A wonderful opportunity has arisen to purchase a long-established bar with a great reputation in the centre of Rothes in the heart of Speyside and the Malt Whisky Trail. The Victoria Bar is well presented throughout and is a steady performing and attractive business that has been operated by the current proprietors for over 15 years. Offered in true walk in fashion the business comprises a public bar and lounge / games room with pool table and 4 bedroom owners accommodation. The area benefits from a diverse tourist trade and is popular amongst those seeking to explore the areas distilleries.
Traditional Speyside Bar
Malt whisky country
Lounge / Games Room
4 bedroom owner’s flat
North Coast 250 route
Offers over £195,000
The Victoria Bar is a profitable village bar that has preserved a local pub atmosphere and maintains a strong regular trade from an established customer base. It generates consistently high trading margins from 100% wet sales throughout the year yet offers scope to increase turnover by branching into catering and presents potential to develop the premises for a variety of commercial or residential uses.
The bar operates Monday to Wednesday 11:00 am to 11:00 pm, till 11:45 pm on Thursday and Sunday and 01:30am on a Friday and Saturday with the aid of casual staffing support. Hosting regular events such as live sports coverage and the opportunity to introduce regular darts and pool teams that could represent the business in local leagues, could increase trade throughout the week.
This sale presents an excellent opportunity for new owners to commence with immediate trading of a profitable and well-run business while establishing their own reputation. Revenue could easily be increased by offering a catering element to the business.
The Victoria Bar is located directly on the North Coast 250 route and ideally placed to benefit from the influx of tourists coming to experience the stunning scenery.
The Victoria Bar occupies a prime location in the centre of the Speyside village of Rothes. Rothes occupies an excellent location for enjoying outdoor pursuits particularly hunting and fishing. The village is home to four whisky distilleries and forms part of the famous Whisky Trail. The proximity to the River Spey and surrounding local estates ensures fishing and hunting are both popular and attract many visitors to the area. General outdoor activities including walking, cycling and golf are also popular with visitors drawn to the natural scenery in the area. Rothes offers basic village amenities including a primary school, medical practice and a number of local shops. Elgin is the principal town in Moray and lies 10 miles north of Rothes, it offers a wider range of conveniences including supermarkets, leisure and medical facilities. Elgin also offers a bus terminal, train station and road links along the A96. The A95 just south of Rothes provides access to the A9 providing the main access through central Scotland. Inverness and Aberdeen are both accessible and offer the facilities of a major city including international airports.