James Street 1767 (formerly The Bailey), Washington Street, Cork City


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AgentCearbhall Behan
Mobile 087 419 9881
Prop ID P1091




Guide Price: P.O.A

Unique opportunity to acquire modern substantial licensed premises with late bar and restaurant facilities centrally located on Washington Street, Cork\’s premier night time location.

The premises is centrally located on James Street and Washington Street, which enjoys strong commercial/office occupiers and is the dominant hospitality location in the city. Complimentary occupiers include; Rearden\’s Bar & Nightclub complex, Rachel\’s Restaurant, River Lee Hotel, Silly Goose LP, Costigans LP, Washington Inn LP, Courtyard LP, Preachers LP and the Mardyke/Outback entertainment complex.
The location is also in close proximity to the Brewery Quarter development which will incorporate a 5,000 seater events arena, brewery experience exhibition, cinema & retail complex, viewing tower, residential accommodation, 2 pedestrian bridges, and a public plaza overlooked by the retained iconic Counting House building (currently under construction).
Other developments in the vicinity include the construction of a 200 bed development on the former Esso site, while recent planning permission has been submitted for the 9,548 m sq development of the former Square Deal site on Washington Street – incorporating 242 beds with retail/office mix.

The premises forms a large three storey building and enjoys dual frontage to both Washington Street and James Street.
The building has recently been refurbished throughout, and comprises of ground floor bar incorporating centralised serving area with access to basement level WCs and a mezzanine bar with high vaulted ceilings. The first floor consists of an open plan bar area with external beer garden/smoking area. The second floor incorporates ancillary stores, cold rooms and staff facilities.
The premises has been linked to a ground floor café/bar with restaurant facilities fronting to Washington Street which is of traditional layout and design.

  • Substantial bar/late bar over three floors.
  • Cafe bar with kitchen facilities fronting Washington Street
  • Prime day/night time location
  • Situated adjacent Rearden\'s Nightclub complex, Rachel\'s, River Lee Hotel, Costigans, Washington Inn & UCC
  • Adjacent large scale developments include; Brewery Quarter (convention centre), Square Deal 9458m sq developments (242 Beds), Esso Site (200 Bed


James StreetGround Floor Central island bar, stone and tiled floors, Disabled W.C, internal smoking are - 144.3 m sqMezzanine Floor Bar & seating, vaulted ceiling, glass blocks and tiled floors - 38.07 m sqFirst Floor Corner bar with seating area leading to external smoking area enjoying high ceilings and retractable canopy at roof level, ladies and gents restrooms - 171 m sqSecond Floor Comms room, office, stores, spirit store, cold room (kegs), cold room (food), sluice room, dry food store, hoist facility - 131.96 m sqBasementLadies & gents restrooms - 24.67 m sq
Washington StreetGround floor (direct access from Washington Street) Café/Bar (fully licensed), Commercial kitchen & extraction - 102.06 m sq
Disclaimer: The particulars issued by Behan Irwin & Gosling are on the basis that (i) all negotiations are conducted through their office (ii) The details contained herein are set out as general guidelines only and any intending lessee or purchaser should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their correctness (iii) Maps and floor plans are not to scale and are for guidance only (iv) Neither Behan Irwin & Gosling nor any of its employees have any authority to make or give representations or warranty (express or implied) in relation to the property (v) All indicative prices quoted are exclusive of VAT