Restaurant/cafe for sale in 3 Thompson Street, Barry CF63

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Property description

Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market this well located A3 cafe/restaurant which was formerly a bistro and more recently a cafe/coffee shop with around 40 covers.

Barry is a busy town and the building offers great potential for a vibrant and successful eatery. It really needs to be seen, to appreciate the potential on offer, viewing is a must.

The premise is immaculately presented with good decor and fully functional kitchen. The current owners have now closed the business and are now looking to pursue other business interests.

All fixtures and fittings remain in situ enabling the purchaser to quickly re-establish a similar business.

Babs Baps is situated in a busy location with good footfall in the town of Barry.

Barry is a town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, on the north coast of the Bristol Channel approximately 9 miles south-southwest of Cardiff. Barry is a seaside resort, with attractions including several beaches and the resurrected Barry Island Pleasure Park.

According to the 2011 census, the population of Barry was 51,502, making it the fifth largest town in Wales, after Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Wrexham.

Easy access is gained to all surrounding areas, North, West and East via the M4 motorway and the A470.
Mid parade easily managed premise, good sized premises, covering approx. 66 sqm on the ground floor.

Main restaurant area with tables and chairs for up to 40 covers, including sofa and armchair, commercial kitchen, store room, WC and to the rear a large lean which could easily be improved to be used as part of the cafe and or as further storage etc.

Rear access to a small courtyard garden area.

Within the kitchen there is equipment to include, commercial extractor, double fryer, commercial microwave, griddle, electric range, urn, 2 fridge/freezers, 1 freezer, dishwasher, stainless steel preparation area, display fridge and more.

We are advised an electric shutter is soon to be fitted.

We are advised that the business is being sold as a leasehold opportunity, with a new negotiable lease.

The rent will be around £8,000 per annum.

According to the voa website the current rateable value is £8,500, however the owners inform me that they benefit from small business rate relief.
The business is now closed.


Financial profile


Nearby transport

  • Barry Docks (0.4 miles)
  • Barry Island (0.9 miles)
  • Barry (0.9 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (3.2 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (23.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (46.8 miles)
  • Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal (0.4 miles)
  • Penarth Pier (5.0 miles)
  • Barrage South Waterbus Stop (5.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Walliscote Primary School (13.2 miles)
  • Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School (13.3 miles)
  • Christ Church Church of England Primary School (13.4 miles)
  • North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (15.0 miles)
  • West Somerset College (16.6 miles)
  • The Kings of Wessex Academy (23.0 miles)
  • Gladstone Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Helen's Catholic Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Holton Primary School (0.4 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

Local info for The Vale of Glamorgan

About the neighbours in CF63

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

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