Café in Popular Walkers Location Carnforth

Carnforth, Lancashire

£49,950 +SAV

Ref: 14173 D

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Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market Ramblers Café, a well-established and popular café business in Arnside, Carnforth. Ramblers Cafe has been established for around 9 years. Our client took over 2.5 years ago and has enjoyed his time running the business. However, the owner now looks to retire. Our client offers a variety of fayre including breakfasts, hot and cold sandwiches with a variety of fillings, salads, hot meals, snacks and a wide selection of hot and cold beverages. The premises boast a well-equipped kitchen, preparation area and cafe seating for 22 covers. The premise has a licence to trade 8:30am – 6pm 7 days a week. The business has built up an enviable reputation and boasts excellent reviews on Google and TripAdvisor. Our client’s reputation has resulted in a very loyal client base, with a high volume of repeat trade and word of mouth recommendations, not to mention the footfall from the passing trade. The café is also on the route of the Cross Bay Walk, generating custom from the walkers; there are 18 scheduled events per year. We feel there is scope to increase the turnover by extending the opening hours. The business would further benefit from advertising, offering an outside catering service and delivering on a wider scale. This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take this already thriving business, with massive growth potential to the next level; therefore, early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.



The business is being sold as a Leasehold.


Current opening hours: - Wednesday – Monday: 09.00 – 16.00Tuesday: Closed


The business is owner managed and currently has 4 part time staff members.

Financial Profile

The business reports a turnover for the last year of approximately £142,154 with a gross of around 57%.


The business is located on the promenade Arnside, Carnforth. The business is surrounded by a wealth of complimentary shops and businesses and benefits from a high volume of footfall and passing trade. The area of the business is well served by the public transport system, with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the property, these link to and from surrounding towns such as Silverdale and Holme. Arnside train station is also just a 6-minute walk away. The area is also well served by the A-roads, with the A6 being within easy driving distance of the business, which links to the M6 motorway network.


Situated on a main road, with ample free parking nearby. Ramblers Café is extremely well presented, with modern décor. The kitchen is spacious with ample storage, separate pot wash area and a store room. The sale of the café includes the equipment comprising: -Double and Single Glass Fronted Chiller CounterStainless Steel WorktopsMulti-pack Display FridgeMaster Luigi Coffee Grinder3 Pot Expobar Coffee MachineHand Wash SinkSoup TureenMounted Menu BarsSpeaker Sound SystemHot Water UrnTables/Chairs for 22 Covers Storage Area- ShelvingCommercial SinkCommercial DishwasherStainless Steel Worktops and RacksSalad BoxesFridges2 x Commercial Microwaves2 x Commercial Ovens2 x Induction Hobs2 x Panini Grills Customer WC and Basin

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