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John Peacock (Feb 2017)
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Leasehold Price: £69,950 Price Reduced Turnover: £108,550 Gross Profit: £72,728
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Business Description
Hilton Smythe are delighted to offer to the market Cafe Blue, established by our client in 2014, now offered to market due to our clients wish to re-locate.

An award winning business in a vibrant town, the business is a TripAdvisor 10 rated cafe which attracts all year round trade from locals, passing trade as well as local office and retail shop workers.

The menu offers a wide choice of breakfasts served all day from traditional English, omelettes, smoked salmon, porridge, morning pastries, bagels and coffees to freshly made lunchtime sandwiches, jackets potatoes, rice dishes, chilli, ham egg and chips, burgers, salads including a popular kid’s menu. The business is particularly known for its bean to cup coffee to drink in or takeaway. A large selection of cold drinks is also available.

Currently a daytime trade, the business hours could easily be extended to allow an ending bistro including a Sunday additional day of trade.

Cafe Blue is centrally positioned on Brighton Road, the busy high street in Purley.

Purely is a town in south London within the London borough of Croydon, approximately 11 miles south of central London. A very popular location with commuters working in both nearby Croydon and central London.

Brighton Road connects directly onto the A23 link road which connects directly to the M23 motorway to Gatwick 15 miles east and Brighton 41 miles east as well as the busy M25 motorway ring road.

There is a very large car park directly behind the business.

The mainline station is also directly behind the business.

Our clients have totally transformed the premises in the last 3 years, adding new equipment throughout, new prominent signage and canopy with attractive outside dining space and new internal decor and customer facilities. There is CCTV fitted.

Inside there is approximately 40 covers and outside of a minimum of 4 covers.

Internal equipment includes:

Solid wood chairs and tables

Open chiller for cold drinks

Curved L shaped service counter with 2 glass fronted chilled display cabinets

Till and card machine

Semi-automated coffee machine and grinder

Rear toasting machines

Storage shelving

Kitchen equipment includes:

6 x gas burner stove



2 x microwaves

2 x under counted fridges

Large extraction unit

Fan overnight

Hand wash sink

Preparation sink

Storage shelving

Preparation tables

Dishwashing area equipment includes-



Storage shelving

Separate gents and lady’s toilets.

Rear dining area has a skylight and walls painted in fresh garden green with a fire exit to the left rear side.

Lower ground –

Staff room.


Store room equipment includes:

2 x chest freezers

Upright freezers


Storage shelving

The business is being sold as a Leasehold opportunity.

Original lease length: 10 years

Remaining lease length: 2 years as of 2017.

Fully renewable.

Rent: £20,000 per annum.

Rates payable of £5,500 per annum.

Monday to Friday: 8am - 5.30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5.30pm

Sunday: closed

Owner and wife do 3 x days each per week with the help of 1 x full time front of house, 1 x full time kitchen cook and casual staff

Turnover in 2017 of £108,550 with a gross profit of 67%.

Tenure: Leasehold

Listed by: Hilton Smythe
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