Reputable Cafe For Sale
East Grinstead, West Sussex
- Asking Price: £49,999 +SAV
We are advised the business generated a turnover of circa £170,000 as of 2020. Further financial information can be made available upon request.
Please quote reference B06243
- Tenure: Leasehold
Please quote reference B06243
Hilton Smythe is delighted to present to the market Nest, a beautifully presented cafe business arranged over 2 floors. Our clients have completed a recent refurbishment of the premises which has included new decoration and flooring to the ground floor, new equipment and expansion of the outside seating space.
The business has now come to the market as our clients are now pursuing a different career path.
They have added new items to the original menu including specialty teas, milkshakes, vegan and gluten free options, wraps and paninis. The Nest menu is renowned for using locally sourced ingredients.
The menu includes breakfast, lunch and brunch options -
- Fresh morning goods, breakfast options and smoothies
- Fresh to order sandwiches, salads and homemade soups
- Large choice of homemade cakes and cake slices
- Daily specials and seasonal dishes
- Bean to cup coffees, teas and cold juices/waters
- Children menu options
Since purchasing the business, our clients have increased the opening permission to 8am to 8pm (7 days a week) and added a new alcohol licence to allow a new evening bistro opportunity. They also offer a 10% discount for people working within the area.
The business enjoys excellent customer reviews -
TripAdvisor - 5/5 from 119 reviews
Facebook - 5/5 from 49 reviews (884 followers)
Instagram - 1,000 followers
Google - 4.6/5 from 176 reviews
The premises are decorated to a very high standard and would allow the new buyer the ability to walk straight in and carry-on trading. Any new buyer may look to increase the following areas to further increase turnover levels -
- Increase private part bookings (Hen party gatherings and birthdays)
- Add afternoon teas, champagne brunches
- Open later and add a more ‘bistro evening food’ led menu
- Open Sunday’s
- Add some Arts and Crafts retail to the lower ground floor
- 55 x Chairs
- 18 x 2 Person Tables
- 2 x Sofa,
- 1 x Armchair
- 4 Tables
- 2 x Highchairs
- 2 Arm Coffee Machine
- 2 x Coffee Grinder
- Hot Water Boiler
- Water Softener
- Mini Fridge
- Cold Drinks Fridge
- Cash Register
- 3 x Microwave Oven
- 3 x George Foreman Grill Smoothie Blender
- Commercial Dishwasher
- 3 x Freezer
- 3 x Fridge Freezer
- 1 x Refrigerator
- Air Conditioning Unit Dehumidifier
- 2 x Vacuums
- Parking for 2 cars
The business is run by 6 part time staff members.
The business trading hours are as followed:
Monday to Saturday - 09:30am - 16:00pm
Sunday - Closed
Nest Cafe enjoys a corner trading position along the High Street in East Grinstead, West Sussex.
East Grinstead is an affluent Town situated near the East Sussex, Surrey and Kent borders and lies just 27 miles of South East London and 21 miles northeast of Brighton.
The ancient Market Town has a wealth of architectural heritage and is surrounded by some of the finest countryside in the U.K.
The Town is extremely popular with professionals commuting to London, trains from nearby East Grinstead mainline station take just 1 hour into central London and the close proximity to the A22 allows drivers to reach the M25 and M25 motorways in approximately 10-15 minutes.
Gatwick Airport is located just 9 miles from the centre of Town.
Nest is situated amongst a very popular row of independent retailers, high street brands and banks as well as an excellent choice of bars, restaurants and interior led businesses.
A busy Waitrose is also situated within 2 mins walk from the cafe.
There is a pay and display parking on the High Street as well as a larger pay and display car park within 2 mins walk.
Front External - Pavement terrace area which includes 5 x tables and 9 chairs.
Ground Floor - Main dining space split into 2 distinct areas, central service counter, kitchen, staff toilet and access to rear car park.
Lower Ground - 2 further dining areas with a more relaxed feel for larger groups.
We are advised the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis with 7 years remaining on the Lease, the rent is £1,200 per month.