Run a Stonegate Pub - Badgers Wood Baughurst Tadley, Hampshire

About the Pub

The Badgers Wood is a characterful village pub situated in Tadley popular amongst the local community. This community local is popular with those who enjoy televised sport, a game of pool or darts or even the live entertainment hosted at weekends. The Badgers is a two-bar operation divided into three, with a snug, lounge and bigger bar area. The small lounge has comfortable seating which provides an intimate and sociable space for a quiet drink. The pub also boasts a good-sized trade kitchen, ideal for developing additional revenue and introducing a quality pub grub offer. The external area consists of a mature lawned beer garden with picnic benches, ideal for enjoying a drink in the warmer months. There is an opportunity to develop a schedule of family functions and activities to maximise the potential of the space. The Badgers also has a paved area to the front of the pub has furniture to seat around 15 customers for additional trading space.

Regional Manager's Thoughts

Great quality pub food is the way forward for this pub. This is a fabulous opportunity for a newcomer to the trade to develop a busy wet-led pub by focusing on the food offer. Baughurst is an affluent village and the pub has tremendous kerb appeal. There is definite scope to make best use of the garden space for family-focused events and to become the hub of the community.

Surrounding Area

Baughurst is an affluent village in the commuter belt, eight miles south of Reading and six miles north of Basingstoke. The large Aldermaston Research Laboratory is nearby and could be marketed to for additional lunchtime trade. Local attractions include the English Heritage site of Silchester Roman City Walls and Amphitheatre, Basingstoke Airkix Skydiving Simulation Centre and Newbury Horseracing course.

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