Tips For a Successful Pub Renovation 

Aside from the drinks and food you serve, the appearance of your pub also has a great influence on the impression of your customers as soon as they enter. Since pubs are an integral part of the British culture and tradition, many pub owners face a huge challenge in renovating their pubs – that is to ensure that the aesthetics and features of their pubs meet the demand of their modern patrons, but at the same time maintains its traditional features. This is the reason why pub renovations have to be planned well. 

More than 50,000 pubs are operating in the UK alone. With this high level of competition, you have to be extra careful with your renovation plans if you want to stay significant. To ensure success in your pub renovation, here are some helpful and practical tips you need to consider. 


All types of refurbishments, whether it is full, half, or even simple improvements, need a plan to make the process as seamless and stress-free as possible. The amount of time needed to complete the renovation, if you need to stay out of the business while the project is ongoing and how it can affect your income are also among the things you have to carefully consider. 


When it comes to budgeting, being detailed about it will help you avoid running out on finances for the duration of the project. Record all your expenses, from the labour cost, materials, and even the smaller tasks such as installing card readers, cash drawer, etc. 


The interior is the most crucial area of your pub. This is where customers stay so as much as possible it has to be inviting and relaxing, even after staying for hours. Whether you are planning for a minor change or a complete refurbishment on your interior, you have to make sure that your customers will be comfortable and impressed with these changes. 


While improving your pub’s aesthetics, it might also be the right time to also think about the food you offer to your diners. Besides the drink, food also plays a crucial role in satisfying your customers. Many pub owners find lifting their menu or offering seasonal dishes a wise decision. You may want to separate your pub’s bar and dining area so you can serve your punters and diners separately in an efficient way. 

Need more help or ideas for your pub renovation project? Contact Wallace Contracts today. 
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