Wetherspoon buys Weston-super-Mare venue

By Ewan Turney

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Cabot 5 Bars: now a JDW outlet
Cabot 5 Bars: now a JDW outlet
JD Wetherspoon has bought the freehold of a substantial leisure unit in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset for an undisclosed sum. Cabot 5 Bars is a...

JD Wetherspoon has bought the freehold of a substantial leisure unit in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset for an undisclosed sum.

Cabot 5 Bars is a substantial Victorian property, comprising several four-storey buildings, which are occupied as a single unit.

The business comprises five bars, including Cabot Bar, Albany/Sports Bar and the Tudor Bar; a restaurant; and the Cabot nightclub.

The leisure units are spread over basement, ground and mezzanine floors, with total capacity for around 770 people.

Externally there is a 60-cover sun terrace plus further seating to the front of the business.

The property also features nine holiday/staff flats, which are self-contained and benefit from a rooftop sun terrace.

There is also large two-bedroom apartment on the first floor, with plans already drawn up for this to be converted into five additional self-contained flats.

Cabot 5 Bars has been owned and managed by the same family over four generations.

"Cabot 5 Bars represents a one-off opportunity for an operator to acquire an established landmark business," said Simon Chaplin, director at Christie + Co, which handled the sale.

"We believe JD Wetherspoon is the perfect company to take this prominent and distinctive business forward."

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