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Restaurant/cafe for sale

The Quay, Brixham TQ5



  • A Licensed Restaurant Overlooking Brixham Harbour
  • Well-Equipped Premises Suitable for a number of Catering Uses
  • First Floor Restaurant Spaciously Seating 44
  • Second Floor Trade Area or Owners 2nd Bedroom
  • Owners Accommodation with Balcony and Kitchenette

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Brixham, along with Paignton and Torquay make up the Borough of Torbay which is popularly known as The English Riviera. The Poop Deck Restaurant is located on The Quay in Brixham, the main tourist area which has a number of restaurants, public houses and shops. The ferry boats moor nearby and the coach station is only a short walk away.

The Poop Deck is a well-established licensed restaurant renowned for its fresh seafood. The main restaurant overlooks Brixham harbour and the Fish Quay therefore enabling the owner / chef to purchase fish straight from the fishing boats. The fabulous views from the restaurant make for a lovely atmosphere in which to enjoy fresh seafood. The Poop Deck is able to offer a private dining experience from its second floor trading area, again with stunning views across the harbour. The premises, which are decorated in a nautical theme, have a semi open plan kitchen enabling customers to fully experience the atmosphere of a busy restaurant. The Poop Deck, which benefits from having1 or 2 bed owner’s accommodation with a balcony and is highly rated on TripAdvisor, being awarded a Certificate of Excellence and has a hygiene rating of 5.

Main Entrance

From the ground floor with a wooden staircase leading up to the first floor trade area and decorated with a nautical theme.


With wooden floor boards throughout, decorated in a nautical theme, painted stone walls and seating for 44. The restaurant has a large bay window affording stunning views of Brixham harbour and the Fish Quay. To the rear is a large wall mounted wine rack and dry store cupboard.


Bespoke bar with wood effect roll top surfaces, shelving for glass storage, spirits and wall mounted optics and under counter drinks refrigerator.

Waiter Station

With Vision Coffee machine, large upright wine fridge, shelving with cups and saucers, teapots and condiments.

Commercial Kitchen

Open plan to the rear of the first floor trade area with a range of catering equipment and utensils including a Lotus commercial steam oven, Lotus 4 ring gas hob with oven under. Blue Seal gas salamander grill, twin deep fat fryer and commercial extraction system. Stainless steel preparation areas, sink with drainer and aqua jet, commercial dishwasher, further stainless steel sink and 4 large upright fridges. Preparation and service area with hot cupboard, refrigerated salad bar with two door fridge and stainless steel sink with drainer.

Wooden staircase leading up to second floor:-

Ladies Cloakroom

WC and wash hand basin.

Gents Cloakroom

WC and wash hand basin.

Secondary Trade Area

With seating for 14 and retaining the nautical theme. Laminate flooring, large storage cupboard with sliding doors, front aspect with views across the inner harbour, fishing quay and marina. This room was previously used as a second bedroom by the current tenants

Private Accommodation

Entered from the second floor landing.


With full sized bath and shower over, WC and wash hand basin. Currently used as a store and laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Stairs leading up to:-


With balcony and stunning views across the inner harbour, fishing quay and across the bay. Small office / storage area.

Single Bedroom

With rear aspect.


With sink, wall and floor cupboards.

General Information

Rateable Value

2017 List: £4,800. The premises currently qualifies for 100% Small Business Rates Relief. Council Tax band B. For further information we advise you to contact the Local Authority, Torbay Borough Council.


The Poop Deck is run by an owner / chef with the assistance of a second chef and kp and several part time waiting staff depending on the time of the year. The restaurant currently trades Tuesday to Sunday evenings and Friday, Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes. The turnover which was for year ending December 2014 was £166,361 with an abridged net profit of £36,226. Accounting information will be provided to bona fide applicants after a formal viewing through Bettesworths


The premises is available by way of assignment of a fully repairing and insuring 15 year lease from 2005. The lease is protected by the 1954 Landlord & Tenant Act. The rent is currently £14,000 per annum


We are informed that all mains services are connected.


To include furnishings and equipment as per an inventory to be supplied, but excluding the owners personal effects.


Wet and Dry stock in trade and Bar Glassware will be taken over by the purchaser at valuation on the day of completion

EPC Rating D


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Local Amenities

  • Furzeham Primary School 0.1 miles
  • Brixham College 0.4 miles
  • Brixham Ferry Landing 0 miles
  • Brixham Harbour Boarding Stage 0.1 miles

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