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Under Offer £14,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive Cafe/Bistro/Bar Premises
  • Lock Up Unit Which Would Lend Itself to a Variety of Catering Styles
  • Elegantly Refurbished Including Kitchen Refit in June 2016
  • Excellent Opportunity for Couple or Chef Patron
  • Situated in Highly Visible Location in the Heart of Paignton

Full description

The Sky Bar & Bistro is situated in a terrace of properties on one of the arterial roads within the popular seaside resort of Paignton, Devon. Hyde Road connects to Victoria Street and Torbay Road which is part of the heart of the town centre and is a popular location for a variety of retail, office and catering users. Paignton is a flourishing seaside resort with a resident population in excess of 50,000 and is famed for its long sandy beaches. The town has developed as a lively fun centre and popular tourist resort.

The Sky Bar & Bistro is an attractive café/bistro/bar premises with a high standard of décor, with quality fixtures and fittings. The premises have an elegant and relaxed atmosphere with 'on trend' furnishings. Due to other business commitments, the restaurant only trades two evenings a week, Friday and Saturday and is operated by the owners as head chef and front of house with the assistance of a sous chef, KP and 2 waiting staff. During the 12 months the restaurant has traded, Sky Bar & Bistro has built up a reputation for locally sourced, well cooked and beautifully presented food. The owners have designed a well thought-out and uncomplicated menu which could be taken on by the next proprietor. The premises have a 7 day live music licence and the premises licence allows for the sale of alcohol without the consumption of food allowing the unit to trade as a cocktail lounge and bar in tandem with the already popular food side of the business. The lock up unit would ideally suit a husband wife team or partnership and would lend itself to a variety of catering uses.

A well-equipped kitchen which was refitted in June 2016 and includes a range of equipment including heated pass, stainless steel 2 door fridge with prep area, counter top Ace Chargrill, Kestral 4 ring electric hob, Infernus Bake Off oven with grill, 2 commercial microwaves, Bush fridge and Bush freezer. Hobart oven with 4 racks, Polar 3 door fridge with prep arear, plate warmer and counter top double deep fat fryer. Large stainless steel sink, wash hand basin, electric water heater, large upright drinks fridge with freezer section below. Commercial non-slip flooring, half tiled walls, double glazed frosted window with rear aspect and double glazed door leading to rear yard. Leading through to

Double sink unit with drainer, Halcyon glass washer and commercial push through dishwasher. Access to the Bar.

WC and wash hand basin.

WC and wash hand basin.

With Bin Storage


2017 List £8,600. This is not rates payable. Qualifying businesses are eligible for 100% business rates relief. For information, we advise you to contact the Local Authority, Torbay Council, Tel. 01803 201201.

The premises are held on a 20 year lease commencing July 2016 at an initial rent of £10,000 per annum, increasing to £12,000 per annum in July 2018. Rent review dates are every fifth anniversary. The tenant is responsible for the internal upkeep and repair of the premises along with the shop front. The tenant is also responsible for a percentage of the buildings insurance.

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

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


The property comprises of:- 
Ground floor unit in highly visible location. Attractive Art Deco style double frontage with timber framed windows and recessed entrance door. The large expanse of glass frontage floods the premises with natural light.

With tiled floor. Elegant décor with pendant style drop lighting, seating for circa 16 at distressed wooden tables, high backed chairs and leather sofa, 2 poser tables and upholstered bar stools. Bar service area with slate work surface, bar mounted beer font, electronic cash register with touch screen and EPOS system. Bose music system servicing the bar and restaurant area, allowing different music to be played in each section. Cocktail prep area, 3 door under counter drinks fridge and Python system. Back bar with shelving for spirits, stainless steel wash hand basin, racking for wine and shelving for glassware. Coffee machine and separate grinder.

Step-up from the Bar area with commercial oak style flooring throughout, chandelier lighting, mirrors and picture frames to the wall and attractive bay windows. Seating for 34 at solid wood tables and distressed high back upholstered chairs. Secondary entrance currently not in use.

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