High Quality Fish & Chip Shop, Torquay

Torquay, Devon

£124,500Leasehold + SAV
The Usual Plaice175 St Marychurch RoadTorquayDevonTQ1 3HPView Map

A wonderfully located and presented, high quality fish & chip shop with 20 + cover dining area and spacious 3 x bedroom owners accommodation. The business has been owner operated successfully for many years and comprises of a 3 x pan digital quality range together with both walk-in refrigeration and freezer unit and a whole range of high specification catering equipment, rear courtyard with recreational space, large garage / workshop and off road covered parking to rear. This easily operated business comes with full training and is only being placed onto the open market because of personal reasons. Early viewings are highly recommended.


Situated in a parade of independent retailers, with convenient parking and bus stop immediately outside / opposite, and within walking distance of all local amenities and only a few minutes’ drive to Torquay town centre, or on to main arterial roads to Plymouth and Exeter.


Successfully owner operated with part time assistance for a number of years, but of late only operating under deliberately restricted hours because of personal reasons. The Usual Plaice Fish Bar is open all year around and has built up a good reputation with locals and visitors to the area.  Full trading accounts will be made available following a successful formal viewing.


Large multi -pane windows to front and part glazed door into:


5.09m x 2.64m

Large spacious area with built in cupboards, shelving, non-slip flooring and archway to:


4.42m x 3.89m

A lovely dining area comprising of 5 x tables and chairs for approx. 20 covers and access directly to the kitchen and doors to:


GENTS – low level WC and wash hand basin.

LADIES/DISABLED – low level WC and hand basin


5.11m x 3.16m

With a modern 3 x pan gas range with digital dials, 2 x large hot boxes, 2 x chip boxes, chip wrapping station, with EPOS till, and to rear an oil filtration machine, 1 x SS under the counter fish fridge, 1 x SS under the counter freezer. 1 x SS prep table, large professional menu board on back wall, 1 x table top glass fronted coco cols fridge. 1 x flat el-griddle, 1 x small SS prep table, 1 x 2 pot bain-marie and non-slip flooring throughout.



(wide galley style kitchen)

A comprehensively equipped kitchen comprising of 1 x bake off oven, 2 x microwave ovens (188 watt), 2 x SS prep tables, 2 x SS freestanding sink & drainer, 1 x hand wash basin, 1 x silt interceptor, 1 x dough mixer, 1 x chest freezer, 1 x walk-in freezer, 1 x walk-in fridge, 1 x bold chipper, 1 x 56l rumbler, window to rear and non-slip flooring throughout.


3.72m x 1.61m

1 x 4tier wire racking, pallet base for potato storage and door to rear court yard.


To the rear is a good sized courtyard with ample space for table and chairs together with a toilet with WC and wash hand basin, Garage/ Store (4.91 x 3.03) with 2 x back-up chest freezers and ample space for general storage, rear garage door which fold away to allow access and vehicle storage.

Also, from the courtyard is a staircase to:


This spacious accommodation can be accessed either via the business or independently from rear of premises.

Staircase to 1st floor terrace landing with ample space for table and chairs and part glazed door into:


With door to:


3.52m x 3.15m

Comprehensively fitted with an array of wall and base fitted units with inset single stainless steel sink and drainer, 1 x 4 ring el cooker & oven, ample space for fridge/freezer, washing & dish washer and tumble dyer, 1 x windows to rear, wall mounted gas boiler which provides central heating and hot water to the apartment.#


A newly fitted bathroom with full length bath & shower above, WC, wash hand basin, comprehensive tiled, obscured window to side and vinyl flooring throughout.


4.45m x 3.79m

Large bedroom with window to rear making this area very bright and airy


3.50m x 1.93m

With window to front.


4.76m x 3.47m

This is a large versatile area with window to front.

Staircase to 2nd floor


4.80m x 4.41m

This is a converted roof space with slight restricted height but a open plan bright area with Velux window to rear.


Whilst the businesses benefit from private covered parking to rear however, ideal short term parking available to front on both sides of the road.




12.00 Noon – 2.00pm (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday)


4.30 pm – 9.30m (Monday – Saturday)



Ingoing tenant to pay landlords lease set up/ assignment fees


Trade fixtures, fittings and equipment will be included in this leasehold sale. A full inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts


Mains electricity, gas, water, telephone / broadband and drainage are all connected. However, 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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