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Please Quote Reference B05835
Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market an exciting opportunity to acquire, on a Leasehold basis, an exceptionally well-run organic cafe.
This unique business was established in 2009, Whitmuir organic cafe has been serving fresh, organic, seasonal produce from ethical and Fairtrade sources for many years.
The licensed cafe/restaurant can accommodate between 80 to 120 covers and provides a choice of vegetarian, meat and fish dishes with as much of the produce as possible coming straight from the farm.
The business is a real social hub within the community and is an extremely popular stop off point for many tourists and locals due to its reputation & location and other attractions located within Whitmuir Farm itself.
Our client would be willing to offer a handover period to the purchaser, this will help the transaction run smoothly.
This business has very little competition around the local area and would be a great opportunity for any purchaser with experience in the industry.
We feel that there is tremendous scope to increase the turnover and take the business to the next level by undertaking in a robust national marketing campaign to generate a flow of new customers, along with revised & extended opening hours, & with the possible introduction of offering the restaurant as a wedding venue or for corporate events due to overall size, layout and location.
This is an outstanding turn-key business which offers a new owner the opportunity to take this business to the next level.
Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.
The business is located on the picturesque Whitmuir Organic farm which is to be found just south of the village of Lamancha.
The small rural hamlet of Lamancha is situated in the heart of the Borders countryside. It is located on the A701 and is within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh, around 16 miles. Neighbouring Leadburn and West Linton are a short distance away.
West Linton is a historic conservation village, commutable via the A702, and connects with the City Bypass, providing links to Edinburgh International Airport, the Forth Road Bridge/Queensferry Crossing, and main motorway networks to the M74 and the south.
The cafe is in a bright, open space extending to 191 sq. m situated at the rear of the building housing the shop, gallery and café, with its own access directly from the customer carpark, as well as from the other businesses.
Main restaurant area, fitted with a range of quality tables & chairs, feature log burning stove further exterior seating / feature service counter with coffee machine, electronic till point,
The extensive fully fitted commercial kitchen is located to the rear of the main building and can be found in excellent condition with quality fixtures & fittings.
Access from the main restaurant area to the rear of the building via glazed doors, leading out to a well-presented external dining area.
The business further benefits from having an informative website in place to showcase the restaurant & services on offer along with generating an impressive level of new business enquiries.
We are advised that tenure is offered on a leasehold basis, 5-year lease available.
Rent £14,000 PA.
Monday – Sunday 10.00 - 17.00
The business is run by one full time staff member along with various part time staff.
The business reported a turnover in the region of £120,000 with detailed accounts available for interested parties. For further information please reference B05835.
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