Hilton Smythe is delighted to introduce to the market the charming Tea for Two. This Vintage Traditional Kitchen and Tea Shop was originally founded in 2011, with our client successfully running the business since inception in 2013.
Tea for Two serve traditional home cooked food, breakfasts and sandwiches and offer various daily specials, tasty desserts and have a wonderful reputation for their afternoon tea's. All accompanied by quality loose leaf teas and coffees. The business sees a high amount of repeat trade from the local community and further benefits from a high amount of passing trade due to its prime location. The business has excellent reviews on TripAdvisor.
The business reports a healthy turnover of circa £71,000, with a gross profit of 79%, as of the 2016 accounts.
The tea shop is quirky in style and the internal decor is pleasing to the eye and has been decorated to suit the business. Offering an appealing 'olde worldle' feel with a shabby chic presence with a vintage 50s' feel with old British memorabilia and providing for 23+ covers. Upstairs in the café area is a further room which is currently unused and could be utilised to provide additional dining space if required.
We would urge early viewing of this turn key business which genuinely comes to the market due to our clients' other business ventures.
TENUREWe are advised leasehold.
The original lease length is 5 years
As of 2016 2 years remain on the lease
Rent is £13,000 per annum.
Landlord willing to grant a new 3-5 year lease.
The business also benefits from rates relief.
HOURSThe business opens: -
Monday to Saturday
9.00am - 4.00pm
Extra hours of operation on Sundays and Evenings could also further benefit the business.
STAFFThe business is owner run and managed with the assistance of 4-part time members of staff.
FINANCIAL PROFILEThe business reports a healthy turnover of circa £71,000, with a gross profit of 79%, as of the 2016 accounts.
Tea for Two is a wonderful traditional tea room set in the centre of Widnes in affluent Cheshire.
The business occupies a prominent position on the corner of a pedestrian walkway within the bustling town centre. The business is surrounded by a plethora of independent and mainstream retail outlets and town centre amenities ensuring a constant and heavy footfall throughout the day.
The business benefits from car parking to the rear of the premises and a large car park across the road.
Appealing corner position premise briefly comprising: -
23 plus cover seating area, shabby chic décor, serving counter and laminated flooring.
Barista Coffee machine/coffee grinder
4 microwaves one industrial
All stainless steel prep area
6 gas hob range with electric oven
3 fat fryers
Shelving with cutlery pot pans and lovely China tea cups and saucers and China teapots
Hand wash sink
Double sink and industrial dish washer
2 separate WC and hand wash sink
2 separate customer toilets.
Two further rooms used for storage housing: - 2 chest freezers, cutlery, coffee grinder, picnic benches, cake tea stand and dry food storage.
Double room used as office and used as further storage
expansion if required - empty room.
Table and 2 chairs outside in the warmer months.