Prime location café with attractive outside seating area

Seaford, East Sussex

£99,995 +SAV

Ref: 13716 J

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Offers Invited Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market The Pavilion. This busy café has been serving the local community and tourists alike since the 1970’s, with our client successfully running the business since 2011. This traditional cafe serves a fantastic menu of home cooked breakfasts, roast diners, sandwiches, homemade cakes and specials, ice cream, colds drinks and kid’s menu. The business has a very unique coffee grinding machine on site for speciality coffees. The café also boasts a 5* food hygiene rating. This charming café boasts 56 internal covers, and an attractive side terraced seating area for a further 30 covers and attracts lots of tourist in the summer months. The business attracts a loyal base of senior citizens with some customers visiting for over 20 years. The café also hosts a very popular quiz night every 2 months. The business also offers a quaint 2 bed cottage to the rear which is currently let out at £725 pm which reduces the business rent to £13,000. However, as on short term let could be a great home for any new buyer. Early viewing of this prime location, turn key business is highly recommended.



We are advised leasehold.The original lease length is 20 yearsAs of 2017, 7 years remain on the lease.Rent is £22,008 per annum.


The business opens: -Monday to Saturday 8.30am – 4.00pmSunday 9.30am – 3.00pm


Owner (part time admin and overview position. Full time Manager. 2 x part time Senior Waitresses. 3 x part time Cooks. Part time waitresses (usually college girls) as and when required.

Financial Profile

According to the 2016 accounts the business reports turnover at £165,150 with gross profit at 64%.


The business is located in the vibrant coastal town of Seaford, East Sussex. The Pavilion is ideally located Dane Road opposite Morrisons’, surrounded by a plethora of independent retail outlets, eateries, hotels, and town centre amenities and just a short stroll away to the stunning seafront. The resort is a haven for holiday makers, situated at the foot of the South Downs and within easy reach of the neighbouring resort of Eastbourne. The area is served by its own railway station and is accessible from the A259.


Well-presented premise with good signage briefly comprising: - Charming traditional décor with wooden table and chairs for 56 covers, quarry tiled flooring, lovely beamed ceiling and menu boards. Open kitchen with access to side terraced seating area and cottage. Ladies and gent’s toilets Storage cupboards, The attractive side terraced seating area providing 30 covers. A full inventory is available by request. Owners accommodationEntrance through the Pavilion terrace to rear door of cottage. In addition, there is a private access to the front of the cottage in Richmond Road, not seen by customers to allow privacy of any tenant or owner. Hallway. Two double bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom. Living room/kitchen area. Separate shower -room. Please note here that the front door and gate, letter box and passage leading to the front is in Richmond Road.

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