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Cafe in Prominent Trading Position

Torquay, Devon, England

  • Leasehold Price: £98,000
Seller Reference: EWING3770
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Seller Reference: EWING3770
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Business Description
Probably one of the best located café for sale in the seaside town of Torquay, Devon. Offering simple food and drink and situated in a prime spot which benefits from being on the corner of the high street and yet overlooking the inner harbour. These licensed premises have undergone modernisation and now being presented to a high decorative order. With a comprehensively equipped kitchen & prep room, large store, ladies, gents’ toilets and comfortable seating & tables for 45 covers together with outside seating which makes this proposition so attractive. This successful owner operated business is reluctantly being placed onto the open market and is an opportunity not to be missed. Early viewings are recommended....


The café is located in one of the UK’s busiest seaside resorts which offers an all year round trade in the town of Torquay Devon. It occupies a prime position on the high street but yet overlooking the inner harbour and with a busy passing footfall. Torquay has seen large inward investments over the years and now is looking better than ever which is reflected in being a sought-after holiday destination and lovely place to live. Close to the business is the seafront, beach, harbour and within walking distance is the local bus and railway station. Only a stone through from the business is a large multi storey car park and all main arterial links are nearby.


This successfully owner operated business has been nurtured to a highly profitable café which provides an enviable income to the present owners. It is offered with a comprehensive hand-over to ensure the continues success and operating only day-time hours because of lifestyle choice and now reluctantly being offered for sale. There are no restrictions to operate either earlier in the morning or later into the evening offering light evening meals taking advantage of the alcohol license. The kitchen is of a high standard and is comprehensively equipped to handle high volume more complex cuisine too. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a successful formal viewing.


To the front of the premises are large floor to ceiling windows and glazed door to:


6.61m x 6.07m, 5.95m x 4.16m

A lovely spacious area with an array of bench and individual seating for approx. 45 covers. Benefitting from wall, down-lighting and with contemporary pendant lighting in the window which all together creates an atmospheric dining area. The dining area also has individual slate ascent walling, large wall mounted mirror and artwork.


Within the dining area is a smaller prep area for the staff with a two-group cappuccino machine, grinder, under counter twin refrigeration unit and ample space for shelving to store all the crockery, cutlery and glassware.


3.17m x 2.62m

A modern fitted kitchen which overlooks the dining area and benefits from large double flat griddle, twin deep-fat fryer, four ring gas-cooker with oven, toaster and a commercial stainless-steel extraction canopy above this. Also, in this area is an array of under counter refrigeration, epos till, non-slip flooring and a glass fronted chiller cabinet displaying beers and wines to the dining area.


3.79m x 3.49m (irregular shape)

Immediately to the rear of the kitchen is this space which complements the kitchen and benefits from a true fridge meal preparation unit, three individual stainless steel tables, two pot bain-marie, commercial dishwasher, twin stainless steel sink and drainer, two microwave ovens, panini griddle, ample shelving for pots, pans, crocker and much more. With non-slip flooring and plastic lined walls which make for easy cleaning.

To the rear of the dining area is steps up to a lading with doors to:


With a low-level WC, wash hand basin, tiled walls and vinyl flooring.


With a low-level WC, wash hand basin, tiled walls and vinyl flooring.


3.52m x 2.23m

A large space with two chest freezers. Upright fridge and ample shelving and storage for dry goods.


The business has a pavement license to the front for three bistro tables and with a fully retractable awning.


All mains services, electricity, gas, water and sewage are all connected, however none of these have been tested by the agents Ware Commercial.


All fixtures and fittings are owned outright except for the owner’s personal effects. A full inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts.


Each party to cover their own legal cost’s but ingoing tenant to pay for the reasonable incurred lease assignment / set up fees.


Leasehold and with a current passing rental of £18,000 per annum.


All viewings and enquiries are to be made through the agents, Ware Commercial.

TEL. 01803 328880 or 01392 462266 Email.
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