This is a superb and rare opportunity to acquire a busy and vibrant café situated in the heart of Glastonbury Somerset. The café is currently operating five days a week 8.00-5.00 and is fully licenced to sell alcohol until 23.00, this could be an ideal opportunity for the new owner to grow the business by extending current opening hours in order to capture evening trade. The inside area is air-conditioned and has seating for approximately 30 covers plus a pavement licence to seat a further 12. The café also has a WC, a dry store; and plenty of storage space.
Situated towards the back of the café is a fully equipped kitchen with double sink, hot water boiler, hand wash sink, oven, hob, Buffalo grill, griddle, waffle maker, Buffalo microwave, double Buffalo deep fat fryer, fridges and freezers, and currently holds a grade five food and hygiene certificate.
Also at the back of the café is a large seating area with two Velux windows and air conditioning; with three tables of six it is suitable for larger groups or families to sit. We have also hosted a number of small gatherings and events in this area with live music.
At the front of the café is the serving counter (Covid compliant screens in place. ) two sinks and dish washer with rented coffee machine and coffee grinder (Contract for coffee machine can be transferred to new owner. ). Ice cream cabinet, fridge, shmoo milk shake maker, counter chiller unit and IIKO till system.
We have a well-established existing client base that has consistently increased over time. Glastonbury town hosts many yearly pilgrimages, festivals and religious gatherings, also the dragon festival twice a year and other pagan festivals such as Betaine (Spring. ) summer Solstice and Samhain (Halloween. ) all of which attract thousands of onlookers, participants and customers. The annual frost fayre, fairy ball (Held twice yearly. ) and carnival are well established and also attract crowds of people into the town. There is a weekly market and monthly farmers market, plus various other bazaars held in the town hall situated opposite the café. Glastonbury Abbey entrance is also located opposite the café and visitors often buy picnics and hot drinks to take inside with them. The famous Glastonbury Festival site is situated five miles away in Pilton.
Lease for nine years with an option to extend.
Fully up to date books on request.
Reason for sale: Time for me to retire and pass the business to somebody with fresh ideas and energy. This could be a very exciting new prospect with heaps of potential to expand. No day is the same in Glastonbury, the town is unique wacky and wonderful, always busy never boring.
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