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279 Café Bistro is an extremely busy business which has been run by the current proprietor since 2008.
279 Café Bistro benefits from a full alcohol table licence, along with being located next to the highly desirable and busy area of Byres Road in Glasgow’s vibrant West End.
279 Café Bistro has built up a good reputation over the past 10 years, which is shown on 5pm and tripadvisor, and through the loyal customer base which has developed. The business is being sold due to the current vendor’s other business interests.
Glasgow's West End is a bohemian district of cafés, tea rooms, bars, boutiques, upmarket hotels, clubs and restaurants in the hinterland of Kelvingrove Park, the University of Glasgow, Glasgow Botanic Gardens and the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, focused especially on the area's main thoroughfare, Byres Road.
The area is popular with tourists and offers many hotels.
The West End includes the residential areas of: Hillhead, Dowanhill, Kelvingrove, Kelvinside, Hyndland, Broomhill, and, to an increasing extent, Partick.
Currently shop sales average £1500 per week approximately.
Accounts are available after a formal viewing has taken place.
Monday- Thursday 10:00-16:00
Friday - Saturday 10:00-21:00
The business is managed by the owners with a team of full and part time members of staff.
The property is a terraced lock up unit set over the ground floor. The main entrance is from the front, which leads into the well presented seating area.
On entering the property you are welcomed into a modern and well presented seating area.
The seating area is well furnished with wooden tables and chairs, together with upholstered bench seating. The wooden tables and bespoke furniture is by Paul Hodgkiss Designs, a very desirable brand.
To the rear of the seating area, you will find an open plan kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel units and surfaces, benefiting from a full extraction system.
Ladies and Gents toilets are located off the dining room.
There is no residential accommodation for owners/management available.
We are advised that the property is held on a 22 year sub-lease which commenced in 2008. The annual rent is £11,400 exclusive (correct as advised on 23/08/18).
The vendors have been in communication with the landlords who have advised verbally that they are prepared to grant a new lease to approved candidates at an initial rent of £11,400pa. Other terms to be negotiated.
We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.
The sale of 279 Café Bistro offers a great opportunity to purchase a well established business. The business benefits from an excellent location in Glasgow’s West End. A viewing is highly recommended.