Scarlet Lantern, 1, Unity Street, , Bristol, BS1 5HH

Asking Price £130,000 - For Sale

  • Fully Fitted Cocktail Bar
  • 24 Hour Premises License
  • Corner of Park Street/Unity Street
  • Low Rent
  • Business Sale


An exciting opportunity to purchase this established/award winning speakeasy bar of approximately 1,300 sq ft situated just off Park Street, close to Bristol City Centre. The bar is trading as Scarlet Lantern (formerly Red Light) and benefits from a highly desirable 24 hour premises license and is subject to a low rent of only £9,800pa.

The business is available for sale (to include a full inventory (details on request).


A rare opportunity to purchase an established and award winning business situated in Bristol City Centre. The bar provides approximately 1,300 sq ft and is offered for sale with a full inventory (full details available on request).
Trading as Scarlet Lantern (previously Red Light), this is a vibrant, underground speakeasy bar, offering table service and private hire.

The bar enjoys a highly unusual and desirable 24 hour Premise License.

The business is available for sale at £130,000 (subject to a lease of the premises at a low rent of £9,800pa.


Situated at the top of Unity Street close to the junction with Park Street and College Green, BS1.


The lease is held for a period of 20 years from 2013 on effectively full repairing and insuring terms at a current passing rent of £9,800 pa subject to review.


The floor plan is provided for indicative purposes only and should not be relied upon.


Rating: TBC


All figures quoted are exclusive of vat unless otherwise stated.


The rateable value with effect from April 2017 is £9,300. We therefore expect those eligible for small business relief to benefit from a 100% exemption at this time. However, we advise all interested parties to confirm with the local authority directly.


As per the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, the owner or tenant of the property, or anyone else who has control over it and/or responsibility for maintaining it, must comply with the regulations which may include the detection of and/or management of any asbestos or asbestos related compounds contained at the property. Maggs & Allen has not tested or inspected for Asbestos and therefore recommend all interested parties to make their own enquiries.


Strictly by appointment with Maggs and Allen only.

Floorplan for Unity Street, Bristol