Tea Shop for Sale
Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex
Leasehold : £ 30,000
Turnover : £ 1,995 p.w.
Gross Profit : 24%
Town Center Road
This is a beautiful traditional British tea shop by the coast, the atmosphere is warm and welcoming with a wonderful surrounding.
Due to the customer loyalty, this tends to generate the majority of custom for the business.
The area itself has an eating out culture, therefore by opening later in the evening would be beneficial.
With further investment this would be a very profitable business.
The business is situated in the middle of a row of terrace shops, right in the town center. You’ll notice the shop from opposite the street as the shop has a large wide front open window looking into the beautiful setting inside. As you walk inside the tea shop, you can feel a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The layout of the shop is very much British tradition.
As you enter the room from the entrance, you’ll notice an open plan dining area which can accommodate up to 50 people.
At the end of the main room is a snug which can accommodate up to 6 people, the seats are red, large and comfortable.
On the left hand side of the snug is a door which leads onto the downstairs kitchen. The kitchen itself is spacious and clean.
It would be beneficial for the new owners to have catering experience however it is not essential.
Generally as it stands, the opening hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday. Customers tend to come through the door after 3pm as other cafes tend to be closed, majority of the business is generated in winter because of the warmth of the surrounding it provides.
Moving forward to develop this business it is essential to consider the following options: provide breakfast and evening meals, acquire alcohol licensing, open a delivery service, maximize on the lunch time where you could provide delivery to neighboring business, there’s an existing eating out culture in the area which needs to be looked into, therefore closing
later in the evening is advantageous.
This is the only tea shop within the area therefore competition
The current owners are looking to sell as they have other projects which require more attention.
||10:00 to 18:00 Monday to Saturday
||One Full Time and 5 Part Time
||13 years on lease. Ladlord willing to negotiate a new lease with incoming business owners