For sale is this iconic café, situated in Bowral, a busy tourist destination and most populated town in the centre of the beautiful NSW Southern Highlands approximately 90 minutes’ drive South-West of Sydney and a two hour drive North-East of Canberra.
The business is situated along the towns busy main street , surrounded by other independents and holds the enviable position where almost every visitor passes its door. On and off-street parking is available.
The double shop front with freshly painted wooden framed windows and doorway set under a period veranda and awning provide charming curb appeal.
The 250 metre sq interior is spacious, yet the clever and stylish fit out is warm and cosy and provides a relaxing ambience for up to 50 customers. Filled with service and display counters, coffee machine, tables, and comfy armchairs, all equipment apart from the coffee machine is owned outright by the business and good condition.
Currently serving a well-received breakfast menu including smashed avo, eggs bene, pancakes, French toast, house made granola, bacon and egg roll, toasties etc followed by homemade lunch items including daily soup du jour, curry, burgers, salads, linguini and kids’ meals the café is popular with locals and business workers throughout the week plus visitors from neighbouring towns. Weekends are boosted by the year-round tourist trade.
Open daily, 7.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday and from 8am to 4pm at weekends, the cafe is supported by 14 staff, which are a mixture of part time and casuals and has 3.5 years remaining on its current lease, with an additional 5-year option.
Established for 15 years, the owners have been in charge for the past 18 months and having achieved their goals are now hoping to relocate overseas to focus on other business interests. This creates an opportunity to capitalize on a solid well-run business, with excellent daily operational procedures already in place.
With plenty of opportunities to grow the business, current turnover could be increased immediately by extending opening hours to introduce an evening menu, apply for a liquor licence (currently BYO only), partner with local accommodation operators and other business operators for package deals and with local vineyards for degustation dinners, plus team up with online ordering and home delivery partners.
* Please note that generic listing images are used for advertising purpose only and do not represent the actual business.
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