Looking to run a pub/hotel?
The Kings Arms pub/hotel is situated on the High Street in Melrose town centre near the Scottish borders. It’s a lovely street with great small shops, lots of passers-by and a great destination for dinner and drinks and/or a short stay in this lovely town. This business opportunity has great trading facilities and bedrooms and has proved in the past to be a popular destination for all. Punch are looking for an operator to drive this business using its history and reputation and we are investing significantly into its upgrade.
Refurbishment & Business facilities
The Kings Arms is undergoing an investment that will transform the pub / hotel from its current condition to modern, welcoming destination with accommodation which will still retain its great features. The refurbishment will cover the bar, restaurant, an upgrade to the kitchen, upgrades to the existing 8 bedrooms plus external dining and drinking areas. Food covers will be extended to 80. Overall the site will be rejuvenated and will provide a facility required by the town.
The 8 existing guest rooms will be given a beautiful new interior scheme and the function room is going to be updated to create a further 4 bedrooms in 2019. The existing kitchen will also receive a complete upgrade to ensure a fully operational catering facility and all toilets will receive a complete refurbishment.
External decking will be covered to create an all year-round facility also with beer garden benching. The existing kitchen will be upgraded to provide a fully operational catering facility. All toilets to be refurbished for re-opening.
The domestic accommodation consists of two bedrooms a lounge and kitchen
The Local area
Melrose is a beautiful Scottish Border town, nearby the River Tweed and triple peaks of the Eildon Hills. With simply stunning nearby countryside, local rugby and tourism due to its architecture, history and museums. A desirable place to live, the area has a vibrant town centre and draws visitors in from the surrounding areas, they may come to stay for a relaxing break or walking in the area.
This pub may suit
The Kings Arms may suit an experienced operator who is able to provide excellent standards and consistency of service in large-scale food, beverage and accommodation business. Awareness of local market and customers would be an advantage and experience in marketing this type of business would be important. Hotel experience may be an advantage.