The Turf


High Street / Town property


  • Beer Garden
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Function Room
  • Live Sports
  • Live Music

Property Details

The Turf forms part of a terrace at the top end of Eglinton Street. The building is over partly two levels under both a pitched and slate roof to the front and tiled roof extension to rear. The business has a public bar, lounge and rear function room all occupied on the ground floor. Access can be gained from both the front and side entrances.

The Turf is located within the Ayrshire town of Irvine. It is prominently positioned at the corner of Eglinton Street and East Road close to the main shopping and retail area in the town.

Irvine is a new town on the coast of the Firth of Clyde in North Ayrshire. The harbour for Irvine has a long history and once was one of the most prominent ports in Scotland after Glasgow. Irvine is one of the five towns in the area, along with Ardrossan, Saltcoats, Stevenston and Kilwinning. Major development projects in the Irvine area include the redevelopment of Irvine Harbour, creating a residential area with the atmosphere of a Scottish village. Irvine can be reached by travelling from Glasgow via the M8 and the M77 towards Ayr.

Public bar – entered from Eglinton Street, the public bar is a traditional bar where the servery is centrally positioned. Bar stools surround the servery whilst circular tables and chairs are located throughout the bar. Traditional beamed ceiling, gents W.C , access to lounge.

Lounge – small lounge area offering covers for 20 via booth seats and tables and chairs. Original stone wall, timber ceiling, carpeting throughout.

Function/lounge (30/40) – rear function facility in two distinct areas. Benefits from its own bar servery, wall seating , stone floor, ladies and gents W.Cs, fire exit.

Other Floors
Located on the upper level and within the original building there is an office, unused kitchen and storage facilities. The first floor is accessed via the central staircase.

External Details
The business has a main street position. Located to the rear is an enclosed beer garden/patio area which has a ‘roofed’ smoking solution

Private accommodation

Trading Style

  • Established licensed venue in Irvine
  • Prominently positioned within the town
  • Main bar and lounge, function room to rear
  • Office, storage and un-used kitchen
  • External beer garden and patio
  • Popular local pub with great growth potential.

The Opportunity
The Turf is very much a traditional bar – Quality ales and lagers are served and the site uses both Sky and BT Sports. The pub is run under management with 100% wet sales. There is an unused kitchen on the upper level which may offer growth with future investment.

Applicant Profile

Would suit experienced operator with some local knowledge.
Due to high turnover would also suit multiple operators.

Financials & Tenure:

  • Length of Tenure: 10 years
  • Agreement type: Lease
  • Rent: £ 28,000
  • Ingoings: £ 7,000

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