36 High Street,
Omagh, Co Tyrone BT78 1BQ

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The Blind Cobbler 28-34 John Street , Omagh, BT78 1DW

Licensed Premises For sale POA
  x -1 Bedrooms   x -1 Receptions   x -1 Bathrooms

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Property Description

Bar, Restaurant & Venue
28-34 John Street| Omagh | BT78 1DW


The Blind Cobbler occupies a prominent corner position at the junction between John Street and Kevin Road, one of the main nightlife areas within Omagh and a short distance from the High Street. Surrounding occupiers include Ulster Herald, Credit Union, McGale Furniture and Sally’s, all situated amongst various independent traders.

Internal Description
The property benefits from numerous features typical of a modern bar and restaurant including large prominent feature bar servery, various  seating areas (approx. 80 covers) and live music performance area. The ground floor customer area is of an open plan nature and designed  and furnished to a quirky interior, fitting of the venue with booths and long table seating, which leads via level access to an impressive outdoor 
smoking area. Additional space available within ‘The Lane’, an open-air enclosed area providing event space provision.  Ancillary areas include recently refurbished customer WCs, stores and a ground floor thermostatically controlled chill room. The premises  benefit from a mixture of oil heating, air conditioning throughout and 3 phase electricity supply. 
The first-floor accommodation comprises of a modern fully fitted kitchen, washroom, stores, suite of office units, utilised as a head office for the 
current owners group business. The area provides significant space for further hospitality development if desired (STP).

External Areas
The courtyard and beer garden are located immediately to the rear of the property and provide ample space for approximately 70 seats.  The courtyard & Lane can accommodate outside function areas  for events in addition to heated and covered smoking provision –toilet provision and access onto Kevlin road also located to rear.

The Business
The Blind Cobbler is a privately owned and operated business with the site operating as a public house for over 70 years, with the addition of the restaurant under the direction of the current owners. During this time the business has attained numerous accolades for its food and beverage offering along with a popular live music set. The Blind Cobbler serves fresh, local, and seasonal produce in a unique and relaxing setting. The property further provides several unique function areas available for hire. 
Further detailed information is available on request to genuine parties. 

Planning Approval 
The Blind Cobbler recently received full planning approval for an extensive expansion project including ground floor coffee shop and ancillary facilities, with first floor coffee shop above and private function area, in association with the bar and restaurant (Blind Cobbler). First floor roof terrace and reconfiguration of external courtyard. (Planning Reference LA10/2021/1026/F).

Licence & Opening Hours
The property has been granted a Liquor Licence in accordance with the Licencing Act. We understand that the property has permission to sell 
alcohol until 23:00 with a late weekend extension. All Licences are attached and included with the sale. 

Tenure & Disposal Process
We understand the property is held Long Leasehold. We anticipate that the sale will be by way of a Transfer of a Going Concern (TOGC). We understand that staff may be protected under Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE). We recommend parties satisfy themselves on this point. The development land is within the Title.

VAT should not be applicable to the purchase price but may be calculated on apportionment. We recommend parties satisfy themselves on these points.

Fixtures & Fittings
We understand that all fixtures and fittings owned outright are included as part of the sale price (excluding stock at valuation which will be purchased in addition on completion).

The Blind Cobbler has a substantial online media presence through Social Media outlets and its own dedicated booking website. The Blind Cobbler Facebook page features over 10,750 followers. All social pages and websites are included with the sale. 

The subject property is listed in the 2022 Rating List with a Rateable Value of £52,000. (Rear Store at 1A Kevlin Road - £1900). The information has been taken from the Land & Property Services website. 

For a formal viewing please contact Pollock Estate Agents. Note that all viewings should be made through the selling agent.

Further Information
Please contact:


36 High Street | Omagh | BT78 1BQ

028 8224 5440


IMPORTANT NOTICE Maps are reproduced from the Ordnance Survey Map with the permission of the Controller of H.M. Stationery Office. © Crown copyright licence, published for the purposes of identification only and although believed to be correct accuracy is not guaranteed. R A Pollock andtheir clients agents give notice that: 1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and the agents have not tested any services, equipment, or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise


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