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Profitable Up Market Bistro In Sutton Park, Birmingham For Sale

Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, UK
Asking Price:
£700,000
Turnover:
£635,000
Net Profit:
Available on request

The long-running, highly successful ‘Blackroot Bistro Limited’ is now up for sale.

- 42 internal covers and 60 external covers.
- Glowing reputation for high quality food, drinks and customer service.
- Highly profitable with scope for further growth.

Blackroot Bistro Limited is a family-run, up-market, licensed bistro, superbly situated in the picturesque Sutton Park, operating from a 70m2 premises. The busy bistro is in close proximity to both a car park and Blackroot Pool, making it ideally placed to cater to passers-by looking for refreshment after exploring the park. Open during the daytime, the bistro boasts an impressive menu comprising of breakfast, lunch, side orders, desserts, hot/cold drinks and alcoholic beverages, utilising local produce whenever possible. The bistro boasts 42 internal covers and a further 60 external covers over two patios on either side of the building.

Blackroot Bistro has been running for an impressive 14 years and is highly regarded within the area, receiving a strong mixture of repeat custom and trade from passers-by through the park. The current owner estimates a whopping 80% of the company’s revenue is derived from repeat custom - a testament to the quality of its food, drinks and overall service. This reputable business boasts glowing reviews on TripAdvisor, with numerous reviewers citing the bistro’s high-quality food as a key determiner for its success. E.g:

“I visit the bistro regularly for food and beverages. I have never had a bad meal and the service is great. Highly recommended”

“Excellent food – breakfast, lunch or just coffee and cake! The location is lovely and the Bistro is always busy. There is outside seating when the weather is good. Would highly recommend.”

In turn, this reputable business is highly profitable. YE2019 saw an impressive EBIT of £221,694, thus making this an exciting and lucrative investment for potential buyers. Nevertheless, the Company still retains ample scope for further growth. This could be achieved by hiring out the bistro for private events. Similarly, turnover could be increased by extending the Company’s opening hours to include evenings. The bistros unparalleled reputation, has enabled it to grow its customer base organically, with little active marketing efforts required. New custom tends to derive from the website, word of mouth and passing trade. However, with the right sales and marketing drives, the loyal, repeat customer base could easily increase. Furthermore, to enhance its online presence, the business could use social media to promote the brand and culinary expertise to a new audience.

The sale of Blackroot Bistro is an excellent opportunity to acquire a successful, well-regarded company, in a picturesque setting, which has grown a reputation for providing the best quality meals to a wealthy, up-market customer base.

For more information about this business, please contact the seller on this page.

Property Information

Property:

Leasehold

Location:

Set in the picturesque Sutton park, approximately 6 miles north of Birmingham city centre and, as it comprises over 2,000 acres, holds the title of the largest fenced park in Europe. Close proximity to a large parking area and Blackroot Pool - a 12-acre, former mill pond.

Premises Details:

70m2 bistro - 42 internal covers and 60 external over two patios on either side of the building. Leased from the Birmingham City Council for a total of £11,200 per annum. There is a rent review in place for December 2020.

Size in square feet:
70m2

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

Great potential for expansion by extending opening hours and hiring out the bistro for private events.

Reasons for selling:

Relocating and pursuing other interests.

Trading hours:

Food served 9am onwards. Closing times are as follows:
January, February, March - 3pm
April - 4pm
May, June, July, August, September - 4pm weekdays & 5pm weekends
October, November, December - 3pm

Employees:
8 full time plus 12 seasonal workers used as and when required.
Years established:
14

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