A wonderfully positioned café for sale

Torquay, Devon

£49,500 Leasehold + SAV
32 Fore StreetSt MarychurchTorquayDevonTQ1 4LYView Map

A wonderfully positioned café for sale which has been successfully owner operated for many years. Trading day time hours only with approx. 40 covers inside and an additional 12 covers outside to front together with well equipped kitchens which could easily cater for much more. Benefitting from low overheads, open plan dining area with refurbished shop front with many windows creating a light and bright feel. This café has earnt itself a fine reputation from locals and visitors alike and early viewings are highly recommended.


Babb’s café is located in a prime location within St Marychurch Precinct. This unit occupies a prominent / strong trading location and benefits from a fine reputation with good repeat custom. This area forms part of a mixed parade of shops fronting the busy Fore Street, together with three convenient parking places immediately within the locality. Also, the area takes advantage of many main arterial roads linking all parts of Devon with Torquay town centre 5 min away and the Cathedral city of Exeter with its international airport nearby.


The business has been successfully owner operated with part time assistance and only now after many years is being placed on to the open market. The precinct enjoys a high pedestrian footfall as being within an affluent mature area of Torquay has reversed the downwards retail trend. The immediate area is occupied by many niche, sought after businesses and to the front the café trades with outside table and chairs which has created a al-fresco / cosmopolitan feel to the area. Because of this the café enjoys an impressive turnover and subsequent profits. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a successful formal viewing.


Entrance over a pedestrian frontage through part glazed door to

MAIN DINING AREA. 9.01m x 6.07m

This area is split level which makes it interesting which are as follows;

AREA 1. 6.04m x 4.78m

This area benefits from 8 x tables and chairs for approx. 29 covers together with commercial grade wood effect flooring, wall art, spot and wall mounted lighting, central heating and many large windows to front.

AREA 2. 5.66m x 4.25m

This area benefits from 5 x tables and chairs for approx. 16 cover together with commercial grade flooring, wall art, spot and wall mounted lighting, central heating. Also, to one side is a bespoke servery counter which has a two-group cappuccino machine, bean grinder, milk shake blender, epos till & pdq machine, broadband terminal, hand wash basin and ample shelving for crockery, cutlery and glassware. This large servery / counter is ideally positioned to overlook the whole café and is adjacent to kitchens to rear.

INNER HALLWAY. 4.97m x 2.40

A larger space which is situated to the rear and also is utilised for general storage and doors to

KITCHEN 1. 4.38m x 3.43m

A well-equipped kitchen which has been planned-out carefully together with an enviable range of equipment as follows; four microwave ovens, one twin table top fryer, one free standing stainless steel sink & drainer, six ring gas cooker with double oven, grill above and large stainless steel extraction canopy, one True Fridge sandwich prep counter, two toasters, two electric flat griddles, upright fridge, chest freezer, wall mounted shelving, tiled walling and commercial grade flooring throughout.

KITCHEN 2 – PREP / WASH UP. 3.42m x 3.41m

This area acts as an add-on for preparation of food and also is the washup area but benefitting from an array of equipment as follows; one microwave oven, four ring electric cooker and oven with extraction canopy over, commercial dishwasher, chest freezer, ample stainless steel work top space with two inset stainless steel sinks & drainer, upright fridge/freezer, tiled walls and quarry tiled flooring throughout.



With low level WC and wash hand basin


With low level WC and wash hand basin


To the front is a pedestrianised precinct and the café benefits from a table street license for table and chairs.


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


Please make your own enquiries on the local Valuation Website (VOA) at Valuation Office Agency




All viewings and enquiries to be made through the agents Ware Commercial

Tel: 01803 328880

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.warecommercial.com

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