By Kim O'Leary
For those interested in running their own bar and restaurant, an ideal opportunity has arisen in the form of The Med Bar & Restaurant in Carlow as the property enters the market.
REA Brophy Farrell are please to bring to the market a large licensed premises in a pivotal location in Carlow, also comprising of a 7 day licensed restaurant.
The Med Bar and Restaurant has traded exceptionally well over the years and has a top class finish for a modern entertainment facility.
Carlow town and its environs has a population of 24,000 - almost half that of the county. Like all rural towns, Carlow was badly hit by the recession, however, the local economy got a big boost when Merck Sharp & Dohme (the pharmaceutical giant) built a new manufacturing plant, which is now fully operational.
The largest employer in the area is the Institute of Technology, which is now expanding and in time may gain university status.
Ideally located at the heart of Carlow town, The Med Bar & Restaurant consists of a Bar/Lounge Area extending to 186 sq.metres is fully fitted for modern use including varnished floors, bar counters, sink units and recessed lighting and is centred to service the entire bar area with access from the Main Street and also access to College Street, a Smoking Area fully fitted with circular bar counter raised drinking area, retractable canopy roof and side access to College Street, Mens and Ladies toilets, Stores and Cold Room. Meanwhile on the first floor there are Mens and Ladies W.Cs, Admin Offices 13.62 sq.metres, and 3 stores / offices.
The restaurant includes a large dining area and kitchen, with a staff room, office and toilets for customers on the first floor.
This is an ideal opportunity to acquire a high profile licensed premises with a proven ability to be the best pub in the Carlow area.
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