Hilton Smythe are delighted to welcome to the market an opportunity to acquire the truly outstanding “New Cafe “restaurant/café business on a Freehold basis.
The business has built up an enviable reputation not just locally but within the industry in general, a true testament to the calibre of business on offer.
The business is now being offered for sale as it’s our clients desire to concentrate on other business interests.
The business has been under the careful ownership of our client for many years growing the business to an impressive level with an excellent local reputation and is seen as a real hub within the community.
New Café provides a traditional and relaxing atmosphere in a 30-cover restaurant setting, bringing charm, warmth and comfort while providing quality fayre.
There is an extensive hot & cold menu, from breakfasts, paninis, soups, a range of homemade meals and daily specials, along with a great takeaway service and a great cup of coffee.
The business further benefits from full A3 consent.
There is scope to further increase the level of turnover as there is little local competition.
The buyer could look to introduce:
• Revised opening hours to utilise evening & weekend dining
• New additions to the menu.
• Marketing campaign via local press, radio and social media
• A website to increase the profile of the business
• Outside catering for private events
This is an outstanding turn-key business, operating on life-style hours which offers a new owner the opportunity to take this already thriving business to the next level.
Very rarely do businesses of this calibre, with good turnover come to the open market, therefore, early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointmentLocation
New Cafe is ideally situated and sits within a prime trading location on the main street within the popular commuter town of West Calder.
The business is surrounded by a host of complimentary local businesses leading to a very good level of footfall along with passing trade.
West Calder benefits from a good choice of independent shops, hotels, supermarkets, a health centre and both primary and secondary schools can be found nearby.
For the commuter there are excellent motorway links to the larger cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, while nearby Livingston provides extensive shopping facilities in three shopping centres, a designer outlet, supermarkets including M&S, restaurants, coffee shops and leisure facilities.
The local area further benefits from excellent public transport link via road & rail.
PREMISES & EQUIPMENT
The business occupies a substantial ground floor premises extending to 108.12m2 and is entered at street level leading into to a beautifully presented restaurant.
The restaurant is a generous size with potential for 30 to 35 covers.
To the left of the main entrance there is a service counter area with chilled storage and display area, electronic till point & access to the kitchen area.
It has been fitted out at considerable cost to create a pleasant and inviting dining experience.
The extensive, fully fitted commercial kitchen is located to the rear of the main building and can be found in excellent condition with quality fixtures & fittings.
Within the main building there is a further prep / storage area with various commercial refrigerated units along with a private office area.
You will also find a well-presented W/C area for customers.
Outside, to the rear of the premises, there can be found a separate self-contained, good-sized shed that houses another private office along with a separate area fitted out to a modern specification, finished in stainless steel with work preparation surfaces, upright chiller and freezers alongside.
This area is used specifically for food preparation and could easily be utilised for an outside catering operation to provide for private parties & corporate functions.
A full list of fixtures, fittings & equipment will be made available to interested partiesTenure
We are advised that tenure is on a freehold basisHours
Monday to Friday 0730 – 1700
Saturday 0800 – 1600
The business is currently run and managed by the current owner along with 3 other staff members.Financial Profile
Gross `Profit stated from 2017 accounts at £236,432 with a Net Profit stated at £28,995
Accounts will be made available to interested buyers.