Cafe / Tea Room - Barnstaple


51.080303271543, -4.059150024205

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Tea Room / Cafe Close to High Street with 5 Star Trip Advisor Rating and Profitable Trade

  • Town Centre Tea Room / Cafe close to High Street and Pannier Market
  • Established 12 years and profitable trade
  • Ideal husband and wife / partnership operation, with little / no staffing
  • Currently operating 5 days per week, 11.00am - 4.30pm
  • Low cost base with rent of £6,000 per annum and business rates exemption
  • Sold with trade inventory





24`6 x 20`8 (7.45m x 6.30m) Providing covers for 22 with table, chair and bench seating, wood flooring, counter servery, double coffee machine, coffee grinder, chiller fridge, 2 x microwaves, double Buffalo grill, dishwasher, 3 compartment chiller gantry, stainless steel single drainer sink, adjoining KITCHEN with 3 x electric ovens, 4 pan electric hob, commercial fridge, commercial freezer, stainless steel sink unit, hot water heater


Low level w.c, wash hand basin, sky light, baby change, storage for window shutters

Commercial Funding

Having been in the trade for many years we have established good connections in the finance sector. Our association with these Banks and Commercial Brokers mean that we are able to offer you introductions to competitive finance packages, for a new purchase or refinance purposes alike. Whether it is initial advice on your likely purchase level or if you are at the point of making an offer, you will often be able to achieve preferential rates, possibly saving you thousands of pounds. Please call for more information.

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By strict appointment through the selling Agents, JD Commercial, 42 Ridgeway Drive, Bideford, North Devon. EX39 1TW
TEL: (01237) 424053 / 07868 846357 E-MAIL: [email protected]


With over 40,000 inhabitants including nearby villages, Barnstaple is a thriving town near to beautiful beaches and countryside, and the centre of North Devon in commerce, culture, education and service provision. It has a wide variety of businesses attracting tourists and permanent residents year-round, including a vibrant and diverse collection of bars and restaurants for evening footfall. Barnstaple is easily reached via the A361 which leads to the M5 at Junction 27, has a station with hourly trains to Exeter at peak times, and Exeter airport is an hour away. The town is rapidly expanding with several new housing and commercial developments currently underway, and more than 5,000 new houses and further economic development planned for the near future. The notable towns of Bideford (9 miles), Woolacombe (14 miles), Ilfracombe (12 miles), South Molton (12 miles) and Torrington (14 miles) are also nearby.


The property is located just off Butchers Row, close to the Town's Pannier Market and Barnstaple High Street.


Being ground floor lock up premises with a single frontage, fitted as a 'traditional' Tea Room / Cafe with covers for 22, service unit, kitchen and customer toilet facilities.  To the front of the premises is an area suitable for 2 outside tables and 4 covers.


Our clients are inviting offers for the Leasehold interest, with the property available by way of an assignment of the existing 7 year lease, at a current rent of £6,000 per annum.


Having been established and operated by our clients since 2010, the business is operated by a husband and wife team with part-time staff employed during holiday periods.  2021 and 2022 yearends showed net profits of £14,000 (less than 6 months trading) and £29,000 respectively.  Much of the menu is homemade on site with mainlines including hot and cold drinks, snacks, light lunches, cakes, cream teas, soups etc.  Current operating hours are 11.00am - 4.30pm, 5 days per week (Tuesday - Saturday), with the business having achieved a 5 star Trip Advisor rating.


Any current stock to be purchased at valuation upon completion.


The property is sold with an inventory of trade fixtures, fittings and equipment.


Please contact the agents for a copy of the Energy Performance Certificate and Recommendation Report.