Restaurant/cafe for sale in Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29

Restaurant/cafe for sale
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Property features

  • Extremely Beautiful busy Café, Bistro and Restaurant
  • Annual turnover £140,000 approximately
  • Beautifully maintained
  • Viewing very highly recommended

Property description

Reference - 44173


This is an excellent opportunity to purchase the well established and profitable Wells Café & Bistro, with excellent potential for sustained and future growth. Located in the small town of Ilkley in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales and approximately 12 miles from Bradford and 17 miles from Leeds.

"This is a wonderful place to dine and is excellent value for money." Trip Advisor, March 2015

This fantastic café, bistro and family restaurant is located in the very heart of Ilkley and within a large number of quality residential dwellings and other small businesses.

Having successfully operated in the town and under current ownership for 7 years, this business has quickly become very highly renowned and earned itself an excellent reputation for offering the best quality and finest bistro cuisine. Serving the local community to a high level of passing trade from people using the main road through Leeds and Bradford to gain access to some of the tourist areas of The Yorkshire Dales. These services always come with a warm, friendly and a very local smile.

“We offer the finest locally sourced ingredients cooked to the highest standards. Our menu changes weekly to ensure the best use of seasonal produce and all our dishes are freshly made on the premises. “


The business therefore enjoys an extensive and loyal customer base, attracting repeat trade from the immediate vicinity as well as neighbouring villages and towns, as well as the high number of visitors to the area.

The business operates from highly visible single fronted shop premises, which is presented to an excellent standard with an excellent range of fixtures, fittings and a fully equipped catering kitchen to go with the sale.

The Wells Café and Bistro is a thriving and lucrative business, which is run by the owner and 2 part time members of staff. This business operates 6 days of the week.

The business offers excellent scope for future growth and improveme

2014 turnover approximately £140,000.


Current records and accounts can be inspected when viewing.

Trading hours

Tuesday - Friday 10am – 2pm
Saturday - Sunday 10am – 2pm

Friday – Saturday 6pm – 11pm


Operated by the owner and 2 members of part time staff.

Building External
Highly visible single fronted premises occupying a prominent main road position. This is a lockup property.

Building internal

Upon entrance to this unique business you can find a beautifully lit 25 cover dining area with the till and WC to the rear of the property. This is where you can also find the fully fitted catering kitchen and serving area.

Residential accommodation

There is no accommodation with this business.


We are advised that the property is available with a 6 year lease remaining with £8,500 rent per annum


A fantastic and rare opportunity to purchase a highly profitable business, with terrific potential for future growth and improvement. To avoid disappointment, viewing is highly recommended.

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