Bishops Blaize Inn

£ 1,750

Could you run this pub in Romsey?

Are you a community operator looking for a welcoming dog-friendly pub popular with locals and visitors to the area? You could be the ideal operator for the Bishops Blaize Inn, a fantastically located pub on the Romsey drinking circuit.

This pretty Grade II listed pub dates back to the 18th Century. Guests enjoy the spacious multi-level outside drinking area, which is already established, with plenty of seating. The Bishops Blaize Inn is a pub for sports enthusiasts with several screens showing matches and events and a free pool table.

The unique selling point for this pub will be the live sports showings and the niche pizza offering. The ideal publican will take advantage of the fantastic external trading area and large car park.

About the local area

You’ll discover Romsey 7 miles northwest of Southampton, 11 miles southwest of Winchester and 17 miles southeast of Salisbury. It sits on the outskirts of the New Forest, just over 3 miles northeast of its eastern edge.

Over 19,000 people live in Romsey, comprising an area of about 1.90 square miles. Opportunistically, the town’s population increased by 5.6% due to the house building in Abbotswood.

Ideal operator/s

You’ll demonstrate a strong understanding of the local area and people and be eager to seize every opportunity to make yours the go-to pub in the area. You’ll need to hire staff passionate about and who will engage with live sports and train them in detail about your product offer.

Giving an exceptional guest experience every time is key to this pub’s success. You’ll know your locals by name, where they sit and what they like to drink. You will aim to exceed guest expectations.


The pub offers three bedrooms and a lounge.

shops, and nearby offices. You’ll also attract guests frequenting the cinema opposite.

 The pub and location

The ideal operator will capitalise on the Porters pub’s excellent location in Macclesfield town centre. You’ll develop the offer of this high street pub that trades as a traditional alehouse.

Guests enjoy it as a relaxed daytime venue, becoming a hub of entertainment, driven by destination through the evenings and weekends. Workers, shoppers, and guests to the area love this wet-led pub, but the savvy operator will take advantage of its potential for a small, quality food offer. Having received a fabulous five* Cask Marque rating, Porters is known for its quality cask ales and draught products.

You’ll harness the open plan trading operation with forty seats, a large bar, and a lounge area. The pub also offers a prep room suitable for a small food offer and a small rear yard with room for a couple of tables. Guests also have direct access to the most spacious car park in town.

The pub had a staggering £173k refurbishment a few years ago and is in excellent condition. Guests enjoy roaring fires, wing back armchairs and filament lighting in this warm and inviting town-centre pub.

Private accommodation

Here you will find four bedrooms, a kitchen, and a lounge.

About the Agreement

We love working with experienced entrepreneurs and we’re happy to be flexible with our agreements and products to match your business and vision.

 Our Flexible Tenancy agreement offers a piece of mind approach to running your own pub business for a total term of up to 5-years with a flexible notice period. We also offer flexible deposit options, with build ups from as little as £1,000 as well as flexible price bands and release fees which are available.

Whatever the agreement, with Punch you always get: 

  •  A progressive pub company – winners of the Publican Awards 2022!

  • Industry leading investment with a whole world of possibilities 

  • Industry leading training, with our Academy and Kitchen 

  • Industry leading e-commerce platform – Punch Buying Club 

  • Expert coaching and advice every step of the way

  * The calculation of the initial Ingoing Costs assumes a minimum deposit, £1,000 & legal fees. The subsequent deposit build up (if any) will need to be paid over 52 weeks. This can be discussed with the recruitment team or Operations Manager

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Bishops Blaize Inn, 4 Winchester Road, Romsey, SO51 8AA
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