An "iconic" pub and restaurant in a Scottish city has been brought to the market for sale.

Graham + Sibbald said the significant business is a "wonderful establishment with a strong reputation" that has 36 covers in the restaurant and 80 covers in the bar. 

The agent said the Ship Inn and Waterfront Restaurant in Fisher Street in Broughty Ferry is "an iconic traditional public house and restaurant, offering an impressive waterfront location and outstanding views in a popular and affluent area".

Graham + Sibbald said: "The charming property is located on the recently improved promenade overlooking the River Tay and Broughty Castle Museum.

"Proud of its traditional origins, The Ship Inn has kept its charm, with many traditional elements to the look and feel of the public areas. The property also benefits from an outdoor space for alfresco activities overlooking the river.

The Herald: The riverside establishment has 'outstanding' viewsThe riverside establishment has 'outstanding' views (Image: Graham + Sibbald)

"The business has, outwith Covid affected years, shown an increasing turnover year on year since the current owners acquired the premises."

Steve Cumming, the current licensee and director of Tayfield Investments Ltd, said: "My business partner Alan Storrier and I  have looked after and cared for the Ship for 21 years now and as much as we love the place, the time has come to pass the mantle onto a new owner. We have been successful custodians of this iconic establishment and we expect the business to flourish under a new owner."

The Herald: The pub and restaurant have almost 120 coversThe pub and restaurant have almost 120 covers (Image: Graham + Sibbald)

Peter Seymour, director of hotel and leisure at Graham + Sibbald, said: "We are delighted to be entrusted with the sale of this wonderful establishment with such a strong reputation. 

"We see a bright future for businesses like this with a good mix of sales and well-established position in the local market.”

Graham + Sibbald is inviting "offers in the region of £1.575m for the heritable interest."

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