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Property Description

Key features

  • Daytime Cafe Occupying Town Centre Location
  • Main Trade Area Seating Circa 40, Commercial Kitchen
  • Outside Seating for 6, Ample Dry Store and Office Space
  • Ideal Opportunity for New Owners to Build on Existing Business
  • Competitively Priced Due to Retirement Intentions

Full description

Dot's Pantry occupies a Town Centre position on Union Street, Torquay's main shopping street. Neighbouring occupiers include Argos, Boots, New Look, Estate Agents and Solicitors. Torquay has a population of circa 66,000 and is the predominant town on the English Riviera which is a popular place to live and work. It is also one of the UK's leading holiday resorts. Dot's Pantry is a smartly decorated lock up unit currently operating as a daytime caf?. The large and versatile premises are arranged over four floors providing the operator with a separate office for the caf? and several other rooms which are let out to long standing tenants producing an income of £512 per calendar month. Dot's Pantry has been trading for approximately 8 years and in this time built a strong following from local residents and a reputation for beautiful homemade cakes alongside a freshly prepared hot and cold menu, cream teas and daily specials. For further information please go to The business is available due to retirement intentions and is offered at a competitive price which would allow the new owners to build on the established business and increase the turnover levels.

Wood effect nonslip vinyl flooring, window seating for 2 and display area. Bespoke service counter decorated in the pink and black theme with runs through the café. 2 Polar refrigerated display cabinets, heated display cabinet and CG electronic cash register with EPOS system. Synchro coffee machine and separate grinder, milkshake machine, under counter fridge and floor mounted storage cupboards with drawers. Wall mounted blackboard menu, under counter storage area for cups, saucers and cutlery and stainless steel wash hand basin.

Carpeted throughout and providing seating for circa 40 at a selection of 2 and 4 seater tables and bar style seating. Towards the rear of the café there is seating for 4 at black leather sofas with wooden coffee table. The café also provides highchairs and booster seats for children.

Steps down leading to the food preparation and wash up area. Commercial non slip flooring, wall mounted storage cupboards, stainless steel preparation tables, Buffalo panini machine, domestic 4 ring electric hob with grill and oven under. Commercial microwave, domestic microwave, Cook Works 2 pan deep fat fryer, 2 SMEG ovens and commercial flour mixer. ECO Star commercial dishwasher, large stainless steel sink with drainer, Ariston electric water heater and extraction fan. Leading through to;

With stainless steel racking, flour bins, 3 chest freezers, Gram large upright fridge, 2 door glass door fridge, selection of cake stands, crockery and dry store items.

Seating for 6. Entrance from the main trade area to:

With baby changing facilities.

With 2 WC cubicles and wash hand basin.

With wash hand basin, urinal and separate WC cubicle.

Stairs to

Currently let.


£14,500. This is not rates payable. For information, we advise you to contact the Local Authority, Torbay Council, Tel. 01803 201201.

The café is currently run by the owner operators with the assistance of part time members of staff. Dot's Pantry opens Monday ? Friday, 8:30 ? 4:30pm, Saturday 8:30 ? 4pm, closed Sundays.

The premises are held on a fully repairing and insuring lease with the benefit of security of tenure, from 2011 for a 10-year term at a rent of £22,000 with 3 yearly rent reviews. A new lease is available on similar terms if preferred.

The premises are connected to mains electric, water and drainage.

To include furnishings and equipment as per an inventory to be supplied, but excluding the owners personal effects.

Wet and Dry stock in trade will be taken over by the purchaser at valuation on the day of completion.


The property comprises:-  
Large glass fronted premises with side entrance leading into the

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