• Award Winning Licensed Coffee House, Established over 30 years.
• Town centre premises.
• Enviable reputation, great reviews.
• Scope to open in evenings and Monday.
• Opening Hours : - Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 5pm. Sunday 10am to 4pm.
• Spacious town centre premises, 46+ internal covers.
• Prime location, pedestrianised street, high footfall, numerous major High Street Brands close by.
• Easily accessible to car parks and bus station.
• 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating.
• Currently Italian cuisine / coffee – would make an ideal traditional English café / coffee/ fish and chips or Tap House perhaps.
• Has alcohol license (consumption with food) from 11am to 11pm.
Aspire (Business and Company Sales Specialist) is pleased to present for sale this highly regarded licensed cafe and coffee shop, (potential bistro / restaurant) business, ideally located in Burnley town centre, Lancashire. The cafe is situated in an enviable trading position on a pedestrianised street, on the link road between the bus station and the main town centre shopping street, and is located close to many high street branded stores such as Boots, Wilkinsons and Primark. The business boasts wide frontage with prominent signage and is well known in the area, benefitting from high daily footfall and much passing trade.
Burnley is a popular residential town, with a varied and vibrant shopping centre, and many leisure activities.
The town is easily accessed from the M65 motorway, which gives good access to the motorway network throughout the North West.
The cafe was established almost 6 years ago by the current owners, who have continually enhanced and improved the business. The owners have developed an enviable reputation, resulting in an award for the best Italian coffee in the country. The cafe also has many fantastic online reviews, a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence and a 5-star Hygiene Rating.
The current owners provide a great range of traditional and contemporary Italian food including pizza, pasta and desserts, as well as a variety of hot and cold drinks, including the award-winning coffee! The cafe has a table alcohol licence.
The business is very busy, especially during the holidays, and also hosts regular themed evenings, showcasing the fare available.
The spacious premises briefly comprise:
Main entrance leading into open plan dining area with tables and chairs for 26 covers
Coffee servery counter with electronic cash register, coffee grinder, coffee machine and undercounter fridge
Store room and access to cellar basement, which is a sizeable room currently used for storage
Rear dining area with tables and chairs for 20+ covers
Ladies and gents WCs
Fire exit door and access to gated alleyway and bin store
Well-equipped commercial kitchen accommodating with a range of specialist caterware including 6-burner gas range and ovens, double panini grill, 2 x single fryers, pizza oven, Lincat hot plate unit, 2 x upright freezers, upright fridge, stainless steel prep tables, double commercial sink and hand wash sink, commercial dishwasher, stainless steel air extraction unit, stainless steel splashbacks and finished with commercial grade flooring throughout
Internal stairs from the bar servery up to the first floor where there is a large open-plan room used for storage with various fridges and freezers
Further internal stairs lead up to the second floor where there are 2 rooms
We have been advised there is new street furniture to be installed outside to the front of the premises.
The premises are set up for 46 covers and there is potential to increase this. There is also scope to increase income, initially by extending the opening hours.
The is the option to change the type of cuisine available, perhaps offering traditional English fare such as fish and chips, or alternative international dishes such as Greek or Mexican.
The business is supported by online social media but would further benefit from a professional website, showcasing the premises and menus as well as providing location and contact information.
Thriving licensed cafe with low overheads and an annual turnover of £74,000, GP 70%
For sale on leasehold basis - £34,950
Annual lease rental - £7,500; new lease to be assigned
Annual business rates - £1,500
This is an ideal opportunity to acquire a contemporary licensed town centre business, with excellent future potential. We expect a high amount of interest in this business and strongly recommend prompt, confidential discussions with Aspire and early viewing.
Town centre location, close to shops, bus station and car parking.
New lease to be assigned.
Annual lease rental - £7,500