LICENSED RESTAURANT AND TEA ROOMS / CAFÉ in Barnard Castle for Sale.
Splendid business and valuable freehold property occupying a prime position in the heart of this very popular market town with lots of antique, crafts and curio shops that attract thousands of people every day visiting the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Durham and many other attractive and interesting places in and around the North Yorkshire and County Durham boundaries. Annual Turnover £87,613 (Net of VAT). The location has to be seen to be fully appreciated, truly enviable and highly prominent to thousands of shoppers and visitors using the car park every day. The restaurant is purposely run just below VAT threshold and trades in day time hours only – there is massive potential here for a new owner or partnership to boost sales with the effective use of the upstairs restaurant which is currently not utilised. Although very popular with a certain age demographic, the property would suit any kind of cuisine and indeed this very attractive market town is crying out for a wider choice of more upscale or alternative cuisine. The seller however feels that these opportunities should now be left to more innovative and energetic new owners as he wishes to retire after trading this business for over 20 years! Interestingly, the property has traded as a tea rooms and café for some 60 years. The tea room briefly comprises: prominent, detached, double wide, two storey traditional stone built property of which the Tea Rooms and restaurant occupies ground and first floors. Ground floor well-appointed restaurant / cafe area, service counter area and seating for around 50 customers, spacious commercial kitchen with an extensive selection of quality commercial catering equipment and refrigeration. Stairs to first floor restaurant dining room with seating for up to 50 or more customers. Customer WC.
Stock £500. EPC Band B.