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For SaleOutstanding Restaurant & Public HouseFort Augustus, Inverness-Shire
For SaleExcellent Restaurant Offering English & French CuisineBarry, The Vale of Glamorgan
For SaleHighly Rated Restaurant BusinessLlandudno, Gwynedd
£56,995 +SAV
For SaleExcellent Opportunity - Popular And Thriving RestaurantTiverton, Devon


Trendy bistro or restaurant

Looking for a change?

Running a first-rate restaurant or a trendy bistro is a dream for many.

Whether you’re an aspiring Michelin chef or have traditional family recipes, the hospitality sector is a great place to invest. In order for your restaurant to thrive, it’s important for you to have exceptional customer service and provide high-quality food.  Keep on reading to discover everything you need to know about finding a restaurant for sale with Hilton Smythe.

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Buying a business can be an intimidating experience. The team at Hilton Smythe have been so helpful guiding me through the process. They have consistently kept me informed until the end. They have made everything so easy. Highly recommended.
Susan Rigby. Buyer of a café in Atherton.

49 billion spent on food and drink

According to research undertaken by Kantar, in 2017 the UK spent £49 billion on food and drink purchased and consumed outside the home.

Spent on food and drink in the UK

Food for thought

Due to increasingly busy lifestyles and consumer trends, eating out is now a regular occurrence. We’re visiting restaurants more often and customers are willing to spend more on high-quality food. In 2017, the UK spent a staggering £49 billion on food and drink purchased and consumed outside the home. There is now a huge range of restaurants and food establishments to choose from in each town. Each serving a variety of cuisines including Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Thai, Indian and French. That’s not to mention the growing trends of vegan restaurants and healthier food options.

The British restaurant industry has experienced a recent boom, resulting in an increase in the number of enterprises in the sector. The restaurant industry brought in £32.3 billion in revenue in 2016, while consumer spending hit £74.1 billion.

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As one of the UK’s biggest business brokers we list all the latest restaurants for sale. 
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Casual dining

Running an independent restaurant

Casual dining is somewhat dominated by chain restaurants. The rise of the gastropub can also be serious competition for independents.

However, buying a restaurant property in the right location will help you build a stellar reputation.

If you’re a chef yourself with entrepreneurial dreams, it’s time to make the dream a reality.

With the help of online reviews and word of mouth recommendations, it’s possible to create regular customers that provide the foundation to a sustainable business. 

You can become the most fashionable place to eat in a 10-mile radius. Create a delicious and exciting menu, and let the food speak for itself.

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Restaurant ideas: Top 3 restaurants in Manchester 

Manchester is known for its thriving hospitality. From bars and clubs to restaurants and pubs, Manchester is becoming one of the best places to set up shop for food, drink and everything in between

But with so much competition, your business is going to need to stand out and offer something unique. 

To get your ideas flowing, we’ve picked out some of the top-rated restaurants in Manchester that customers can’t stop talking about. Pay attention to their unique selling points and think about how they have positioned themselves amongst competitors.


1. Indique

Who doesn’t love Indian food? 

Indique, coined from ‘India’ and ‘unique’, has brought true Indian authenticity to Manchester. Customers have continued to return due to high-quality food, inspired by the streets of India. 

Standing out from the competition as an upmarket Indian restaurant, Indique is one of the top-rated places to eat in Manchester on Trip Advisor. 

Indique is passionate about re-defining and innovating upon one of the nations favourite foods. The restaurant aims to be different by serving traditional curries but updating them with unique modern twists!

Not only does Indique boast an array of street food but it also offers quality wines and cocktails from their bar area.

2. Fazenda Rodizio Bar & Grill

Similar to Indique, Fazenda Rodizio Bar & Grill aims to bring more even culture and flavour to the UK. The Brazilian gaucho experience is at the heart of Fazenda. 

Steeped in Brazilian tradition, Fazenda provides customers with a gourmet sides bar and coloured cards to control the service at your own pace. 

Signal a green card and get ready to be greeted with some delicious meets from the chef. Then, when you need to take some time out, signal the red card to indicate you need a break.  

From beef and steak to chicken and pork, if you are a meat fan then this is the restaurant for you.


3.  Teppanyaki Chinatown

If you have never been to a Teppanyaki, and you love Japanese food, you are seriously missing out. 

Located in Manchester City Centre, Teppanyaki Chinatown aims to deliver a truly authentic Japanese Teppanyaki experience. 

Expect to watch in awe as the chefs cook your food before your very eyes. Unlike other Teppanyaki’s in Manchester, Chinatown’s doesn’t focus on the showboating or gimmicks. 

Instead, it just wants you to sit with your family and friends, watch as your food is grilled on an iron plate and then feast upon the mouth-watering food. 

You will have the selection of fresh vegetables, seafood and meats, grilled together to create some amazingly fresh flavours.

How do I get funding to buy a restaurant?

Commercial Finance

Don’t have enough cash to buy a business? Don’t worry, few buyers do, and at Hilton Smythe, we believe that’s not a good enough reason to stop you from achieving your dreams. Most people have to approach a lender in order to buy their ideal business, but it can be quite difficult to be approved for a commercial loan without specialist expertise.

Hilton Smythe Financial Services is a team of dedicated commercial finance experts, here to help anyone interested in raising finance for buying a business. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a successful owner of multiple businesses, we can simplify the entire process. 

We’ll help you create a profitable business plan and take care of loan applications on your behalf.

Get in touch for more details about our Financial Services – it’s all part of the ultimate package offered by the UK’s number one broker. Take a look at our current businesses and find a restaurant for sale that aligns with you and your goals for the future.

Speak to one of our friendly experts today.

Call 01204 920 140 to contact one of our specialist team for a discreet, no obligation discussion of your particular needs for commercial finance.

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