• Outstanding coastal location opposite the pier in Arnside, South Cumbria.
• Fantastic views over estuary and South Lakes.
• Spacious and well-appointed leasehold premises.
• Scope to open in evenings and also apply for alcohol licence.
• Enviable reputation, much repeat trade, popular reviews.
• 22 Covers, annual turnover £167,000
• Undergone comprehensive refurbishment, high standard of fixture and fittings throughout.
• New lease to be assigned, rent £1102 per month.
• Opening Hours - Wednesday to Monday 9am to 4pm.
• Closed on Tuesdays - potential for seven day trading if desired.
Aspire ( Business and Company Sales Specialists ) are delighted to offer for sale this thriving Café / Bistro and Coffee Shop business situated in an outstanding coastal position within the centre of Arnside, South Cumbria. It has an attractive wide frontage, prominent signage and is in a prime trading location - opposite the pier and overlooking the estuary, benefitting from stunning views over to the South Lakes. The business is exceptionally popular with both local residents as well as visitors all year round, generating an annual turnover of £150,000 and much repeat trade and a high daily footfall. There are ample free car parking facilities close by as well as being in short walking distance to the railway station.
The Coffee Shop has undergone a substantial refurbishment programme and benefits from an exceptionally high standard of fixture and fittings throughout. Internally there are 22 covers with no deliveries.
The village of Arnside has become a highly desirable and sought after and affluent residential area as well as having numerous high quality caravan parks in the vicinity which gives the business regular repeat custom. The village has good public transport links and is easily accessible to all the major North-West conurbations being easily accessible to junction 35 of the M6 Motorway. It is only 16 miles from Morecambe and enjoys tourist visitors all year round due to the immediacy of many top-rated attractions.
This popular and busy bistro has been rewarded with extremely favourable online reviews resulting in much repeat trade and a terrific reputation in the area. The well-equipped commercial kitchen offers a freshly prepared menu for both sit-in and takeaway, which includes breakfasts, hot/cold filled rolls, paninis, toasties, chips, pasta dishes, soups, salads, snacks and main meals including British and European cuisine.
Recently, the bistro has had a comprehensive refurbishment and boasts characteristic fixtures and fittings. The light and friendly atmosphere runs throughout the open dining space to the commercial kitchen. The front of house includes designer flooring, multi-pack fridges, mounted specials board, several chiller display units, coffee machines. The Commercial Kitchen is fully equipped to a high standard and included Stainless Steel Worktops, Ovens, Microwaves, Panini Grill. There is a pantry to the rear which is used for storage and includes various fridges, freezers and shelves. There is an internal stairway leading into the cellar which is also used for storage of equipment and stock.
Currently the business trades 6 days a week: Wednesday to Monday 9am to 4pm and is closed on Tuesdays.
There is infinite scope for turnover by extending trading times into the evening, extending open days, offering a delivery service and selling alcohol on the premises.
Rent: £1102 p.m
Annual Turnover: £167,000
Coffee Shop / Bistro briefly comprises: Double and Single Glass Fronted Chiller Counter, Stainless Steel Worktops, Multi-pack Display Fridge; Master Luigi Coffee Grinder; 3 Pot Expobar Coffee Machine; Hand Sink; Soup Tureen, Mounted Menu Bars, Speaker Sound System, Hot Water Urn, Tables/Chairs for 22 Covers, Customer WC and Basin, Storage Area with Shelving, Commercial Sink, Commercial Dishwasher; Stainless Steel Worktops and Racks; Salad Boxes and Fridges, x2 Commercial Microwave; x2 Commercial Ovens; x2 Induction Hobs; x2 Panini Grills.
This is a unique opportunity to purchase such a thriving and highly regarded business in such an idyllic trading location, yet still offering significant scope to increase turnover further.
Early discusssions with Aspire, in confidence, must come highly recommended. Aspire can also assist in sourcing any finance that may be required for the purchase of this business. (REF.1824) www.aspirebusinesses.co.uk 01257 440544.