Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this well-established café and outside catering business, ideally located within Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
The business was originally established by our client in 2012 and is only now being offered to the market due to our client’s desire for retirement. The business currently operates 6 days per week and generates a turnover in the region of £70,000 per annum, with a good gross profit.
Our client offers a wide variety of fayre including light bites, a selection of homemade savouries, freshly made sandwiches with a variety of fillings and home-made desserts, to name a few, as well a selection of hot and cold beverages. The business also provides outside catering and delivers to workplaces, customers’ homes and even wedding venues.
The premises boasts a large 111 square metres and offers 24 covers on two floors, which includes some relaxing sofas, as well as a commercial kitchen to the rear of the premises.
The business has built up an enviable reputation within the area for the high quality of the food and services offered, which has resulted in a very loyal client base, with a high volume of repeat trade and word of mouth recommendations.
We feel there is scope to increase the turnover by extending the opening hours. A new owner could also embark on a modest marketing campaign to promote the food and service offered. The business already has a very informative website in place to advertise the business at www.cafearomasheffield.co.uk.
This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner, perhaps a husband and wife team or partnership, to take this already thriving business to the next level; therefore early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
Café Aroma occupies substantial two storey premises, ideally located within the City of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. The property is situated within a parade of complimentary shops and businesses on the very busy Ecclesall Road, therefore the business benefits from a very high volume of footfall and passing trade. The business further benefits from on street parking facilities to the front of the premises.
Sheffield is a lively city and Metropolitan Borough in South Yorkshire. Its name derives from the River Sheaf, which runs through the city. Sheffield provides a vibrant lifestyle for those who live and work in the city, with leading theatres, a varied music scene and the beautiful Peak District National Park close at hand. According to the 2014 mid-estimate, the city had a residential population of approximately 563,749 residents.
The area of the business is well served by the public transport system, with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the property. Sheffield train station is approximately 2½ miles away. The area is also well served by the A-roads, with the business being located on the A625, which links to the national A-road and motorway networks. Rotherham is approximately 11 miles away and Barnsley is 17 miles away.
Substantial two storey premises in an ideal trading location, briefly comprising:
Lower ground floor (basement):
Room 1 with under counter refrigerator, under counter freezer, chest freezer, fixed shelving and ice machine.
Room 2 with stainless steel racking to two sides, extra tables, chairs and crockery.
• 10 cover café area with 2 x leather sofas, 3 x tables and 6 x chairs.
• Glass fronted display/preparation counter.
• Main serve over counter with electronic cash register, semi-automatic coffee machine and fresh orange squeezer.
• Kitchen with refrigerator, toaster, stainless steel preparation tables, stainless steel racking, double sink unit, 2 x microwave ovens, under counter freezer, ceiling extractor unit, grill, deep fat fryer, 5 x burner cooker and stainless steel hand wash basin.
Stairs to first floor.
First floor with:
• Café area with 2 x leather sofas.
• 2 x tables and 4 x chairs
• 1 x table with 2 x chairs.
• Period mirrors and chandeliers.
• Ladies & gents WCs.
• Store room.
• 2 x parking spaces.
• Access to cellar.
We are advised Leasehold:
Original lease length: 15 years
Remaining lease length: 4 years
Review every: 5 years
Rent: £10,000 per annum
The business is open:
Tuesday – Friday: 9.00am – 3.30pm
Saturday: 8.30am – 4.00pm
Sunday: 10.00am – 3.00pm
The business is owner run and managed with 2 x staff members.
The business generates a turnover in the region of £70,000 per annum, with a gross profit of 68%.
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