Nicks Restaurant Killorglin

Nicks Restaurant Killorglin




BER exempt. It is a Freehold property. It has all the usual services such as main sewer, electricity, mains water, oil fired central heating and gas for cooking.

This world famous and highly acclaimed establishment comes to the market in excellent condition and with huge potential. It offers a brilliant opportunity to own and manage this prestigious and profitable business.

It is very competitively priced, guiding at €480,000. ( Possibly worth far in excess of this figure when the Covid has passed)

Established in 1976 “Nicks” has built up a world wide reputation as a business of quality and class with a host of awards to back it up. Recent awards include Irish Restaurants award, Best gastro Bar award, Yes Chef Ireland award 2019, and Bridgestone and McKenna guides award winner .

The previous owners operated a highly acclaimed, successful and profitable business here , they have since retired. The opportunity is here to do the very same and also to add one’s own culinary skills and ideas to the mix.

The property is a fine 3 storey building and is in excellent repair. It stands in the centre of Killorglin town and on the main Ring-Of-Kerry route. It has a beautiful, distinctive stone front.

On the ground floor – The main Bar/lounge and dining area has seating for up to 100 patrons, with beautiful oak flooring and a gas fire, ladies and gents toilets, Total area of bar/lounge and dining area on the ground floor is approx. 2,200 sq. ft.

The kitchen is befitting of such an establishment in size and fit-out. It is fully equipped with a stainless steel fitted kitchen, (H.S.E. complaint), preparation area , 6 ring gas hob, salamander, Baine Marie, two ovens, Cold rooms, Cool Room and wine store. First and second floors preparation area ,stainless steel fitted with freezer, oven meat preparation area, storerooms, staff changing rooms, toilets, private office, safe , dry goods store and general storage room.

On the 1st floor there is a designated and very attractive private function room with beautiful décor, stone and oak combined with an open fireplace ,Ladies and Gents toilets etc. and a full private bar.

This has seating for 40 guests. The 2 nd floor has a spacious private apartment with it’s own independent access. It has 3 large bedrooms, bathroom with shower/toilet etc. living area and fully fitted kitchen. This is ideal living accommodation for owner, staff quarters etc.

The following measurements are a general guide and do not form part of a contract.

Ground floor:

  • Traditional Lounge/bar 8.55 x 6.35. Lounge/bar with dining area 4.83 x 5.6.
  • Ladies toilets = 2 hand basins + 2 wc.
  • Gents toilets = 2 wash basins two urinals +2 wc.
  • Main Dining/Restaurant area 18.28 x 6.5
  • Total dining area plus restaurant/bar 199.5 sq. m. (c.2,147 sq. ft.)
  • Kitchen= 5.66 x 5.65. Stainless steel, fully equipped and HSE compliant with preparation area gas 6 ring hob, salamander Bain Marie, two ovens.

Cold Rooms:

  • Main Cold Room 3.4 x 2.23
  • Cool room 2.8 x 1.5

First and second floors:

  • Preparation area 5.4 x 4.3, stainless steel area with freezer and oven.
  • Meat preparation area 1.9 x 1.5
  • Store rooms, staff rooms and wine store 3 x 4
  • Dry goods store 3 x 4 .
  • General store 4.4 x 2.5.
  • Plus staff changing rooms and a private office, safe and toilets.
  • The Private function room has seating for 40 guests with a very attractive finish and includes the following.
    • Seated dining area 8.5 x 3.32 plus 4.12 x 3.4
    • Private bar 4.12 x 3.4 and an attractive cosy open fireplace.
    • Ladies and Gents toilets etc.

The apartment has private and independent access with 3 large bedrooms, bathroom/shower, living/dining room and fitted kitchen . It is ideal for owner or staff.

Killorglin is a very busy and expanding town. It offers great employment opportunities and has well established and successful businesses employing big numbers locally. These include Fexco, Astellas, Aqua Design, RDI Hub, Taxamo, Temler, Tweak and many more smaller companies.

It is extremely popular with tourists as it is ideally located in the heart of County Kerry. There are many famous golf courses and links close by ( Dooks links, Killarney golf clubs, Beaufort, Maine valley etc.), expansive, blue flag beaches ( Rossbeigh and Inch) mountain climbing, Hill walking, fishing, touring the ring of Kerry and the Dingle peninsula and of course Killarney and the famous National park are only a very short drive away. Kerry airport can be reached in little over 10 minutes drive..

Anyone who wishes to own and manage a business of their own in the catering and restaurant/bar area will find nothing anywhere to match this for a brilliant future.

Viewings can be arranged to suit the suit the client.


Auctioneer and Valuer Killarney & Killorglin