Restaurant/cafe for sale in 8 High Street, Exmouth EX8

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Property description

Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market rm & Sons Ltd t/a Namaste Himalaya. There has been a restaurant at this site for over 50 years with our client taking over the business in 2014.

This lively town centre restaurant offers an authentic eclectic menu including Thai, Chinese, Indian and Nepalese. The restaurant is a well-like and regular eatery for local residents with further trade from the many tourists visiting this popular seaside resort.

The restaurant is nicely presented and is split over two floors and boasts over 60 covers, extending to around 80 covers for private functions. The restaurant is fully licenced and air conditioned and is nicely decorated and offers a relaxed ambiance for diners.

The food is also available to takeout and the business also offers a delivery service in the area. Advertising is via the business website with on-line ordering facility. The restaurant also has a presence on social media and excellent reviews on TripAdvisor, with comments such as “yet again superb” and “Great service, very tasty food”.

In addition, the business benefits from a 2-bedroom living accommodation above the restaurant.

Early viewing of this outstanding business venture in a prime location is not to be missed, with the business genuinely coming to the market as our client is relocating.

This busy restaurant is set in the vibrant family friendly holiday resort of Exmouth, Devon.

Namaste Himalaya is ideally located within the heart of the town centre. Situated on the busy High Street, within a parade of independent shops, eateries and town centre amenities ensuring a constant and high footfall throughout the day.

The business is within walking distance of the golden sandy beach and harbour. Exmouth is a popular tourist location with a honeypot of visitors arriving year after year. Exmouth hosts regular festivals and events, such as the Let's Rock Exmouth festival and many arts and craft fairs. Water sports and fishing are very popular with both the locals and visitors alike.
Mid parade premise briefly comprising: -

Colourful signage and large glass frontage, highly visible to passing trade.

Entrance vestibule, Dining area with 16 covers, lovely decor and stripped wooden flooring. To the rear is the main bar and serving area, stairwell to 1st floor restaurant area and access to kitchens behind.


Fully fitted stainless steel catering kitchen with gas range and extraction, dry stores room, ancillary areas, wash up area, cold room and dumb waiter to both floors.

First floor restaurant

Stripped wood floors, nice decor, large bar servery at one end, ladies and gents wc. 45 to 50 covers, 80 covers if private function. Storage and ancillary area to back, plus dumb waiter and aircon system to ceiling.

Owners accommodation

2 bedroom, bathroom, no kitchen. We are advised staff are currently occupying.
We are advised leasehold.

The original lease length is 25 years

As of 2016,20 years remain on the lease.

Reviewed every 5 years.

Rent is £15,000 per annum.
The business opens:-

Tuesday to Sunday 12noon – 3.00pm and 5.00pm – 11.00pm
The business is owner run and managed with the assistance of 3 full time kitchen staff, 2 full time and 4-part time waiters and 1 delivery driver.
Financial profile
Please contact Hilton Smythe for financial information.

Nearby transport

  • Exmouth (0.2 miles)
  • Starcross (1.7 miles)
  • Dawlish Warren (1.9 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (8.0 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (53.9 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (60.9 miles)
  • Exmouth Ferry Landing (0.5 miles)
  • Starcross Ferry Landing (1.5 miles)
  • Turf Lock Inn Ferry Landing (3.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Beacon Church of England (VA) Primary School (0.0 miles)
  • Exeter Road Community Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Exmouth (0.4 miles)
  • Oakwood Court College (Phoenix Learning Care Ltd) (3.3 miles)
  • Education and Care (Devon) Ltd At 7-9 Oak Park Villas (3.3 miles)
  • Wesc Foundation College (6.9 miles)
  • Exmouth Community College (0.7 miles)
  • St Peter's School (2.3 miles)
  • Dawlish Community College (3.2 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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Hilton Smythe Commercial, BL1 on +44 1204 351867 * (local rate)

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