Client Corner – Rudd’s Pub

Each quarter, we interview one of our clients to get an insight into their business. This issue, we spoke to Sam & Robyn Little of Rudd’s Pub in Nobby.

When did your business commence?

We took on Rudd’s Pub in August 2006, but the pub itself was established in 1893, so i

t is 120 years old.

What does your business do?

Rudd’s Pub is a historic outback pub, specialising in meals, accommodation and, of course, alcohol!

What makes your business successful?

Having a clearly defined business plan, as well as knowing our market and building our business around the market we want.

What has been your biggest achievement to date?

Winning Queensland’s Best Bush Pub and Best Pub Accommodation in 2013, Best Themed Bar in 2012, as well as being named in the Top 100 Tourist Destinations in Australia.

What is one piece of advice you would give to someone starting up a business?

Know your market, know what your target audience is and understand margins.

How do you relax from the pressures of being in business?

We try to get away for a couple of days each month to spend time with our grandchildren.