How to found your own country pub
As an avid pub-goer you might be interested in owning your very own pub that shows off your personality. Why not turn this ambition into a reality? It’s possible for anyone to own their own pub in the UK but there are some things that you need to keep in mind before you take on this venture.
The cost involved
Starting up your own pub isn’t cheap, so you need to consider if you can afford it. You need a building meaning a tenancy and a lease, You will be paying a big bulk of your cash upfront to get your pub off the ground. It can cost you anywhere from £100,000+ to actually get your pub and get things started. If you are renting a pub off somebody who has one already in business, it might cost a little cheaper. You also need to factor in the monthly cost of running your pub which will be into the thousands when you consider licensing, stock, staff wages and more. It’s important that you fully do your research on this before you get started so you do not get in over your head.
Have a plan in place
There are many things that you can just wing in life but sadly owning your own pub isn’t one of them. It’s vital you have a written and detailed plan so you can become a great country pub that will be loved by all. You need to plan everything from what decor you want the pub to be centered around, what kind of food you will serve, how many staff members you need and so on. There are also certain rules that have to be followed as a pub, so make sure that you read up on these and include them in your plan.