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Restaurant/cafe for sale

Lowton Road, Golborne, Warrington WA3

  • Sold subject to contract
  • Business for sale


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Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Food For Thought. The business was originally established by our client in 2014.

The cafe provides homemade hot and cold food daily which is available to eat in or takeaway.

A new owner could further develop this business by opening on Sundays and taking full advantage of the later opening hours available on the current licence. There is potential for this business to open on an evening as a possible bistro. The licence hours are - Monday – Thursday 7am – 11pm Friday & Saturday 7am – 12pm and Sundays 9am – 11pm.

The business currently delivers to local residents and businesses but this has the potential to be developed further.

The cafe is situated on a main road and comes with off road parking at the front of the property. It is located on a busy main road with several industrial estates, independent businesses and schools in close proximity.

Above the cafe is a two bed roomed flat which currently provides an additional income of £485.00 pcm.

This is an exceptional business run to a very high standard by our client. It has an excellent reputation in the area for its homemade food and great service. The café sees many loyal customers and so a loyalty scheme could benefit the business.

Food For Thought is located in Golborne which is located between Wigan and Warrington.

The business is located on a main road, which runs straight through to the M6 and the busy A580. The cafe serves the local towns of Golborne and Lowton.

There is excellent off road car parking to the front of the business, making it an ideal stop off for customers wanting to buy lunch and breakfasts. There is a main bus route past the shop and the local secondary school is within walking distance, to which the current vendor has a huge amount of footfall from i.E. Before and after school.

Inside the cafe is bright and clean with seating available for 20 covers. (Outside seating is available for 9 covers during the warmer months). The built-in counter is set up with a tea urn and bean to cup coffee machine, electronic cash register and a large pie warmer. In this area is a large drinks fridge and under the stairs storage.

To the rear of the cafe is a preparation room equipped with a fridge/freezer and a large freezer, Victorian baking oven, toaster and a double American fridge/freezer. This room benefits from ample working surfaces which is essential for preparing for large orders and outside catering. This room also includes a computer desk and shelving unit suitable for a small office.

Adjacent to the preparation room, is the kitchen which comprises of; Griddle with extraction above, electric oven and halogen hob, dishwasher, Panini grill, grill plate, toaster, microwave, 6 pan bain marie, soup cauldron, 3 slow cookers, handwash basin and sink. Leading out from the kitchen is the WC and a large rear garden with a garage.

Café equipment included in the sale is listed above and includes the following-
Tables and chairs – both internal and external.
Bar stools.

On the first floor there is a two bedroomed self-contained flat with a shower room, kitchen, wc and lounge.

We are advised Leasehold.
The leasehold has 3 years remaining as of July 2017.
Rent - £850.00 pcm
Additional Income of £485.00 pcm from the flat rental.

Hours of trading –
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 3.00pm
Saturday 8.00am – 1.00pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays – closed

The business is run and managed by our client and 1 member of staff.

Financial Profile
Please contact Hilton Smythe for further information.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Newton-le-Willows 2.1 miles
  • Earlestown 2.8 miles
  • Golborne High School 0.2 miles
  • St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant School 0.3 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Newton-le-Willows 2.1 miles
  • Earlestown 2.8 miles
  • Golborne High School 0.2 miles
  • St Thomas CofE Junior and Infant School 0.3 miles
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