40 seat Cafe Tearoom / Restaurant (previously licensed) for sale in the beautiful market city of Ripon North Yorkshire. A stones throw from the cathedral and located in Ripons former temperance hall on Duck Hill. Poppies of Ripon cafe tearooms itself has been in this building for over 30 years and has a good mix of repeat local and tourist custom.
Currently open during the day 8.30- 4 unlicensed this business has been previously licensed for sale of alcohol and if required their is scope in the location to tap into Ripons night dinning trade to maximize earning potential.
I bought the business in February last year after the previous owners had ran it into the ground. Taking away food from the menu and I have in the last year (my first year off trading) doubled its takings by returning food and building back its reputation for quality and service
40 (+2 sofa) seat over 10 tables on the 1st floor of a shopping quarter. In the warmer months i place two downstairs and this has proved popular with those customers who wish to watch the world go by. I have had private functions in here of 45 people and not been short of space
drinks station and cake display area and till
Kitchen has mains gas and hood extraction fitted, a shelved dry store and double sink wash station with socket wired for commercial dishwasher if required.
WC and Fire escape.
Poppies has a good web presence and reviews on Facebook,TripAdvisor, Google and a personal domain that redirects to the Facebook page with scope for further enhancement
The lease currently has four years left on it extra can be negotiated with the landlord as required
The lease (rent paid monthly) includes. Water, waste, service charge and internet and is at a very reasonable rate.