Pub on Aberdeens oldest street on market for first time in 30 years

The interior of the Old Frigate Bar on Netherkirkgate

SPECIALIST business property adviser, Christie & Co, has been instructed to market Ye Olde Frigate Bar,  an established pub in Aberdeen. 

Prominently located on Netherkirkgate, which is widely considered to be Aberdeen’s oldest street, Ye Olde Frigate Bar is just a stone’s throw away from the bustling Aberdeen Harbour and is popular with tourists and locals alike.

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Occupying an iconic period property, the pub is a celebrated establishment with a rich history dating back centuries. The property features a main bar area and function room which can each cater up to 50 customers, as well as a lounge which can cater for weddings and events. The second floor features an additional room, previously use for functions, which can be re-converted subject to relevant planning permissions. A further 20 customers can be accommodated to the front of the pub, where there is outdoor seating.

The business has been owned by Steven Esson for over 30 years, who is now selling as he hopes to retire. 

Simon Watson, Business Agent at Christie & Co who is handling the sale, commented:, “I am delighted to be given the opportunity to to sell Ye Olde Frigate Bar, which represents an exceptional opportunity to own a piece of Aberdeen’s rich history in such a prime location.”

The Ye Olde Frigate Bar is on the market at Freehold asking price of £265,000 .

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