A wonderful opportunity to acquire a well-renowned Vegetarian/Vegan Convenience Cafe & Deli in Frome, Somerset.

Frome, Somerset

£148,500Leasehold + SAV
The Garden Cafe16 Stony Street FromeSomersetBA11 1BU View Map

A wonderful opportunity to acquire a well-renowned Vegetarian/Vegan Convenience Café & Deli located in the affluent market town of Frome, Somerset. This business has a countrywide fine reputation and is successfully operated with a brigade of well-trained staff. The business is known for its vegetarian and vegan produce. Operating from large double-fronted premises with a large retailing & store area to one side together with a large indoor café area with deli counter, well-equipped kitchen, 1st-floor substantial store, staffing, office areas and beautiful Al-Fresco outdoor café to the rear. This highly successful business affords our client with a healthy income & enviable lifestyle, and early viewings are highly recommended.

Frome is a town with a charming historic centre and has a wealth of architectural interest alongside a thriving contemporary and performing arts scene. Frome is exactly what you would conjure up if you were thinking of a historic market town in Somerset. It is on the eastern borders of Somerset but is within easy reach of Bath, Wells, and attractions over the border in Wiltshire such as Longleat or Stonehenge. Frome is conveniently situated close to all main arterial motorways together with good rail and bus connections.

The garden deli and café have been successfully owner-operated for many years and earned itself a fine reputation with locals and visitors alike. The trade is good all year round, providing a high service and quality produce on offer both in the Convenience shop and Café/Deli. Centred around and operating from old-fashioned rustic premises in the very heart of the all-year busy market town of Frome, Somerset. Because of its reputation, the business draws upon a far-reaching geographical area, which is demonstrated by its impressive trading figures. While the business is very successful, currently, the rear part of the business is not being utilised because of the owner’s choice, but we, the agents, feel this could be easily resurrected together with an online presence, which could prove to be very lucrative. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a successful formal viewing.

The business occupies both 16 & 17 Stoney Street, Frome, with a beautiful covered walkway between both premises that ties them together.

To one side is the:
This double-fronted shop displays to the front with a recessed entrance into a large shop floor which comprises of a large, refrigerated deli display counter with ample worktop on the back wall together with wall-mounted and island display systems together with dairy refrigerated display units, soup kettle, cappuccino two-group machine, coffee grinder, veg counter, a long coffee table, and chairs.

This area is located to the rear of the shop and is well-equipped together with prep areas, refrigeration, and wash facilities.

This room is one of many storage rooms for the business.

With access via the covered walkway between the two buildings with the business having two distinct areas with an additional deli area refrigerated display counter and counter to the rear. Immediately to the rear of this servery is a door to:

A well-equipped kitchen with ovens, refrigeration, grills, general prep machinery, and a window to the side.

This room is one of many storage rooms for the business.

Located to the rear of the premises which is accessed via the covered walkway between the two buildings to a large partly covered lovely area with tables and chairs for approximately 40 covers. This area is much frequented by both locals and visitors alike. It is substantial and could be used for a multitude of uses.

This is located within the covered walkway and comprises of:
Low-level WC and wash hand basin.
Low-level WC and wash hand basin.

This is a substantial floor space that has been subdivided into over four large rooms which is only part used for the business. We, the agent, believe there is great scope for a multitude of uses and even for potential owner’s residential accommodation which would be subject to the normal necessary approval.

Trade fixtures, fittings, equipment, land, and buildings except for the vendor’s private inventory will be included in this leasehold sale. A full inventory will be provided prior to the exchange of contracts.

Mains electricity, gas, water, and drainage are all connected; however, no testing of these services has been undertaken by the agents, Ware Commercial.

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