Stunning Eatery for sale in Uckfield

Uckfield, East Sussex

£64,750Leasehold + SAV
Thyme for Food & FriendsOlives YardThyme for Food & FriendsUckfieldEast SussexTN22 1QPView Map

A successfully owner operated and beautifully presented tearoom/eatery, which is ideally located within the very heart of the all year-round busy market town of Uckfield, East Sussex. With covers for 67 in a stunning vaulted ceiling former barn, al-fresco outdoor dining for a further 35 covers, a well-equipped servery counter and kitchen. This easily run business generates an impressive income for our clients and is only being placed on to the open market because of personal reasons. Early viewings are highly recommended.


Uckfield is a town in the Wealden District of East Sussex in South East England. This lovely thriving town is conveniently located only approx. 25 min away from Brighton and convenient commute to London. All main arterial road links are nearby together with mainline rail links and bus service.


Thyme for Food and Friends has been trading successfully for many years and has earnt a fine reputation from locals and visitors alike; with good Trip Advisor feedback and only operating limited day-time trading hours to fit in with our client’s lifestyle. We the agents feel there is tremendous scope to expand on the existing impressive turn-over by simply extending opening hours or catering for larger groups and events.  Actual trading figures will be provided following a formal viewing of the business.


Entrance through a porch to front and glazed door to:


14.35m x 6.44m

A beautiful, large area with a stunning vaulted ceiling and many windows to three sides, making this room bright and airy. Comprising of 6 tables and chairs and a further 8 tables and chairs in the second-tier area which together provides approx. 67 covers. The dining area benefits from quality tiled flooring throughout, feature Tudor style panel walls. From the dining area you can see all the delectable cakes on offer from the counter and benefits from a large door leading out on to the enclosed terrace.


This is a L-shape counter with ample space to the back and benefits from 1 large upright glass fronted drinks fridge, 3 under counter fridges, 1 large glass bow fronted fridge display cabinet, 1 three group cappuccino machine & grinder, 2 under counter freezers, 1 water boiler, ample work top space and storage for cutlery, crockery and glassware. This area also has a hatch interlinking with the kitchen.


4.28m x 3.92m

A good space which has been designed for easy access and working conditions. The kitchen has a large window to front providing ideal natural light and it benefits from tile floor and walls throughout together with 1 6 ring gas commercial gas cooker, double oven, grill, 3 individual stainless steel prep tables, 5 microwave ovens, 1 five door under counter refrigeration unit with stainless steel top and a further three door refrigeration unit with stainless steel top, 1 large upright individual commercial fridge and an array of multiple machinery & utensils and much more.


3.8m x 2.5m

This area has further freezers units, extensive shelving and also acts as a staff changing area.


3.16m x 1.83

This room is situated between the kitchen and dining area and benefits from a commercial short cycle dish washer, washing machine, 1 twin stainless steel sink & drainer, tile flooring throughout, ample storage for cleaning products and window to rear.


With low level WC, wash hand basin and baby changing station.


With low level WC and wash hand basin.


Monday – Saturday: 09.30 – 17.00

Sunday: CLOSED


To the front there is an area which currently our clients place a table & chairs together with one parking space and to the rear is a decked enclosed terrace which can provide a further approx. 35 covers. Also, there is a large store for all the outdoor table, parasols and chairs. This area could very simply be lit by commercial smaller lanterns, part covering which would make this even more attractive as a venue.


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


Mains electricity, water and drainage are all connected, however no testing of these services have been inspected by the agents, Ware Commercial


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



Ingoing tenant to pay landlords reasonably incurred lease assignment/set up fees

With 5 years left on a 10 year lease which started in 2013.

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

Tel: 01803 328880

Email: [email protected]


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