Ryan's of Trimgate Street for sale

Leading Navan public house asking €1.35 million

Public house Ryan’s Bar, Trimgate Street, Navan, is for sale by private treaty through joint agents BDM Property and REA T&J Gavigan, seeking offers in excess of €1,350,000.

Ryan’s Bar Navan is on Trimgate Street, the principal retail and entertainment street of Navan. The extensive property extends to 742 square metres/7,987 square feet and is presented in spectacular condition throughout. The accommodation comprises a large ground floor lounge bar with several individually styled and furnished areas including a cocktail bar section. Outside, there is a large beer garden with a covered seating area and veranda. On the first floor there is a function room fitted out in a contemporary style.

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At present, a substantial drink and food turnover is generated in the premises which is regarded as the main sports bar in the town for rugby, horse racing, Gaelic and soccer supporters.

The property is being sold on behalf of Mick Ryan who have traded successfully here for over 25 years and is now retiring from the trade. Since acquiring the property in 1998, they set about a programme of refurbishment and expansion, constantly upgrading and maintaining the property to the highest standards. As a result, the property is known far and wide for the quality of its food, drink, and customer service.

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According to selling agent John Ryan of BDM Property, the sale of Ryan’s Bar offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a top-class licensed premises with an enviable reputation as one of the most popular licensed premises in the town and the “go to” venue on big sporting events and other occasions.

The property is located immediately adjacent to St Mary’s Catholic Church and is within a short walk to the GAA sportsground at Pairc Tailteann and to Our Lady’s Hospital. Navan Town Centre shopping mall and other retail stores and shops are closeby. Because of its proximity to Dublin, and excellent road infrastructure, Navan has become a commuter town whose population has increased substantially over the past decade and now boasts a population close to 40,000 people, the agents add.

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Joint agent Michael Gavigan of REA T&J Gavigan added that the pub enjoys a high volume of drink and food turnover and an enviable reputation for the quality of its food, drink and service. It won the Meath Pub of the Year in 2022.