High rated Cafe business for sale
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
- Asking Price: £35,999 +SAV
We are advised as per the 2019 and 2020 accounts, the average turnover generated by the business was in the region of £132,000, with an average adjusted net profit in the region of £27,000. Full financials can be made available upon further request.
Please quote reference B06823
- Tenure: Leasehold
Please quote reference B06823
Hilton Smythe are pleased to have been given the opportunity to manage the sale of Homemade by Thelmas which is a well established Café / Coffee Shop with a renowned reputation amongst local residents. This is a superb opportunity to take on a popular and unusually busy local business in an area teeming with customers.
This is definitely not your average café!
There has been a café at these premises for a number of years and the current owners have run it as Homemade by Thelmas for the last 7 years or so. The business has flourished under their ownership accruing many regular customers and a burgeoning reputation, the business has been a real labour of love for them.
The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with heavy hearts only due to a need to pursue a change of direction. The vendors are keen to see their beloved Café pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner(s) who can take this already thriving business to the next level.
Homemade by Thelmas prides itself on the quality of its food which is freshly prepared on the premises using local ingredients wherever possible. The business caters for everyone’s needs serving up fresh seasonal food for vegetarians, vegans and meat eaters alike. Each day they offer up 5 different, exciting salads to accompany the specials and range of deli style sandwiches, brunch specials and take away options. The business is renowned for its beautiful and delicious cakes that are on display which always includes a gluten free option so that everyone can enjoy a slice!
The business offers a constantly evolving menu including;
- Hot and cold drinks
- Daily Specials
- Hot and cold sandwiches
- Soup of the day
- Cakes and pastries
- Children’s snacks and meals
Additionally the business offer outside catering for parties, weddings and private hire and offers a range of catering packages.
The sale will include the company website (homemade-Sheffield.co.uk) and Facebook and Instagram pages and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet via websites such as www.tripadvisor.co,uk, www.yell.com, www.192.com, www,thomsonlocal.com etc. The business benefits from impressive reviews such as;
- “Lovely food, generous portions, suitable price and lovely service and atmosphere “
- “They have a great selection of gluten free, vegan and vegetarian dishes too”
- “Great food, very good value for money and lovely staff”
- Advertising and marketing campaign
- Extend the opening hours, perhaps opening as a bistro in the evenings
- Explore online voucher discounters such as Wowcher, Groupon and Taste Card
- Introduce a customer loyalty card/ Scheme
- A well established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers
- All fixtures, fittings and equipment included making this a real Turnkey business opportunity
- Ideal owner managed or partnership business
- Current owners happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success
- Offers a lucky new owner the opportunity of working in a lovely leafy part of Sheffield
This lovely little business is likely to attract considerable interest.
All fixtures, fittings and equipment used for the running of the business are included in the sale making this a real turnkey business opportunity for a new owner.
We are advised that the business is run and managed by both owners, with the help of 3 part-time members of staff.
The business hours are -
Monday - Closed
Tuesday – 9:00am – 3:00pm
Wednesday – 9:00am – 3:00pm
Thursday – 9:00am – 3:00pm
Friday – 9:00am – 3:00pm
Saturday – 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday - Closed
Homemade by Thelmas Limited is located in Nether Edge
Nether Edge is one of the 28 electoral wards in the City of Sheffield. It is located on the southern part of the city and covers an area of1.31 square miles. In 2011 the population was 18,890.
Nether Edge is considerable a salubrious area in which to live. Local facilities include a small, but unusually vibrant, shopping area at the junction of Nether Edge Road and Machon Bank Road featuring this business, arts and crafts shops, a dentist, organic fruit and veg shop, a bakers, delicatessen, hairdressers salons, a local mini-market and a garage. Two small theatres ( the Merlin and the Lantern ) also exist in the area. A farmers market selling local food produce and craft goods is held four times a year in the central area on dates roughly coinciding with the equinoxes and solstice dates.
Homemade by Thelmas occupies a prominent position in the main shopping area and is beautifully presented and maintained with clear visible signage and distinctive livery. The business sits alongside other complimentary retail businesses and thus benefits from high levels of footfall and passing trade along with regular custom. There is free on street parking in the roads and streets surrounding the premises.
The business occupies the ground floor of an attractive, period style property and is presented to the highest standards and fastidiously maintained. The double fronted premises briefly comprise;
Café / Coffee Shop - Windows and glazed door to front creating a light, airy and inviting interior, timber tables and wooden and metal retro chairs, feature alcove shelving with books and cake cake displays, chalked menu boards, coffee area with Conti CC100 coffee machine, grinder, etc.
Kitchen - There is a separate kitchen fully equipped to suit the trade
Cellar - A large cellar which is dry with power and light and provides useful storage.
We are advised that the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis, with the current lease due to expire in November 2022. The rent is £12,972 per annum. A new lease can be negotiated by the new owner.