Kehoe & Assoc


Phone: 053 9144393

‘The Lobster Pot’ (Plus Bungalow), Carne, Co. Wexford

  • P.O.A
  • File No. c211
  • BER No. 800653297
  • Performance 825.5 kWh/m2/yr
BER Rating

Situated adjacent to the coastline in South County Wexford, Carne is a most scenic location.  There is a wonderful ‘Blue Flag’ beach and a host of maritime amenities on offer.  This area of Wexford has a large influx of holiday makers, particularly during the summer months.  This is a popular location, close to Our Lady’s Island on the south-eastern coastline of County Wexford.  It is only 8km from Rosslare Euro Port with daily international connection to the UK and France.

‘The Lobster Pot’ services a wide hinterland with many loyal customers.  It is approximately 20km south of Wexford Town, 22km from Kilmore Quay and about 2 hours driving distance south of Dublin.

‘The Lobster Pot’ is one of Ireland’s best known licensed premises.  This sale offers a unique opportunity to acquire a thriving business, with consistent and substantial turnover figures.

The property comprises the main building incorporating bar, restaurants, café, kitchen and ancillary with various storage areas.

There is also a 4-bedroom detached bungalow residence included in the sale and a substantial car parking facility adjacent.

'The Lobster Pot’ is a multi-award winning business and has an excellent reputation. It is fully fitted and ready for immediate trading.  The accommodation is extensive and comprised as follows:


The Front Bar

The Parlour

The Café

The Rafters

Ladies & Gents W.C.’s

Extensive Catering Kitchens

Pot Wash Area

Walk-in Freezer

Walk-in Prep Fridge

Raw Meat Fridge

Raw Fish Fridge

Vegetable Coldroom

Veg/Prep Area

Laundry Room

Dry Goods Store

Cloaks Room

Pizza Prep & Service

Area Pass & Service Fridges

Restaurant Works Completed Since 2021

Full resurfacing of the car park.

New beer line system installed.

New beer storage cold room installed.

New water filtration system installed.

New central heating system installed.

Modern economical water heater installed.

All gas safety systems upgraded.

3-Phase electricity replaced.

Property has been upgraded to meet all Fire Safety Regulations including new emergency lighting system.
6foot rear boundary wall built.

New prep, service and pizza oven installed.

New pass and service fridges.

New pizza prep and service area.

New outdoor furniture and umbrellas.

New signage.

External paint works completed.

Sewerage system repaired and upgraded.

New Café fitted

Bungalow Works Completed Since 2021

Roof repaired.

Fully furnished 4-bedroom staff accommodation / private residence.

New flooring and new carpets.


Enclosed yard.

New keg store.

Beer/bottle store/wine cellar.


Various stores.

Ladies & Gents W.C.



Private well and mains water connection

Treatment Plant.

Fully alarmed.


1,000L gas bulk tank.

3-phase electricity.

Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority Rates: Valuation Office Reference Number 2009358. Net annual Valuation (NAV)of this property is €29,700. The annual rate of valuation (ARV) determined by Wexford County Council in 2023 is 0.253. Therefore, the current annual rate on this premises is €7,514.10.