Please quote reference B06685
Hilton Smythe are pleased to have been given the opportunity to manage the sale of Tang Cafe which is a well-established Café / Coffee Shop with a renowned reputation amongst local residents. This is a superb opportunity to take on a popular and unusually busy local business in an area teeming with customers.
This is definitely not your average café! Tang Café is also a Starbucks Business Alliance Partner!
There has been a café at these premises for a number of years and the current owners have run it as Tang Café for the last 14 months or so. The business has flourished under their ownership accruing many regular customers and a burgeoning reputation, the business has been a real labour of love for them and they had great plans for its future.
The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with a heavy heart only due to a need to pursue a change of direction The vendors are keen to see their beloved Café pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner (s) who can take this already thriving business to the next level.
Tang Café prides itself on the quality of its food which is freshly prepared on the premises using local ingredients wherever possible. The business only uses Red Tractor farm assured poultry and meat, sustainably sourced fish and biodegradable packaging.
The menu includes;
Hot and cold drinks
Jacket Potatoes and fillings
Hot and cold sandwiches
Cakes and pastries
The business has an impressive number of regular customers, many of whom are known on a first name basis by the current owner who is a popular and well respected member of the local community. Tang Café has secured lucrative contracts to supply after school clubs with nutritious meals and was supplying up to 90 meals per day at the time of instruction. Additionally the business supplies meals for the 300 plus people working in the office block.
The sale will include the company website (--------.--.--) and Facebook and Instagram pages and The business enjoys great visibility on the internet via websites such as ---.-----------.--,uk, ---.----.---, ---.---.---, www,thomsonlocal.com etc. The business benefits from impressive reviews such as;
“ I love visiting Tang Café; menu changes each day and always a great range. The homemade cakes are the best around “
“ Fantastic food and excellent value, Leigh and Beanz work really hard to look after all of their customers. The homemade Millionaires tarts are amazing!”
“ Super friendly staff, Great breakfast and coffee. Should definitely pay a visit “
“ Great hospitality! Customer service was outstanding! I thoroughly enjoyed my experience today…Thank You! “
Tang Café is proud of its five star hygiene rating.
Scope to improve
Advertising and marketing campaign, a leaflet drop locally yields good results
Continue developing the outside catering side of the business
Explore online voucher discounters such as Wowcher, Groupon and Taste Card
Consider introducing book clubs , mother and baby mornings etc
Introduce a customer loyalty scheme, NHS discount
Reasons to Buy
A well established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers
All fixtures and fittings included making this a real Turnkey business opportunity
Ideal owner managed or partnership business
Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success
There is a new ambulance station being built close by which will eventually house 500 staff and which will have a significant effect on footfall and turnover.
Hilton Smythe highly advise early enquiry to avoid disappointment.
This great business is likely to attract considerable interest. Opportunities like this don’t come along often!
Tang Café is located in Oldbury.
Oldbury is a market town and administrative centre in Sandwell, West Midlands. It is the administrative centre of the borough of Sandwell. At the 2011 census the ward of Oldbury had a population of 13,606 while the wider built up area has a population of 25,488.
The M5 has served Oldbury since 1964 and passes the town on an elevated section built on reinforced concrete pillars, access is from Junction 2. The majority of bus services serving Oldbury are operated by National Express West Midlands and Diamond Bus providing links to Birmingham and the Black Country district.
Tang Café is located at Black Country House on Rounds Green Road, which is a substantial, modern three storey brick built office block which houses many offices and businesses. The business occupies generous premises on the ground floor and is beautifully presented and fastidiously maintained and definitely NOT your typical café. There is free parking immediately outside the business along with free on street parking in the roads and streets surrounding the premises.
Tang café occupies surprisingly generous ground floor premises which really are presented to the highest standards with a pleasing upmarket feel. The premises briefly comprise;
Generous café with panoramic windows to front creating a light, airy and inviting interior, suspended ceiling with concealed lighting enhanced by pendant lighting, expensive looking wood effect flooring, long breakfast bar to window with stools to match, nice quality tables and chairs currently providing approximately 30 covers but with room for more if required, lovely seating area with comfortable easy chairs and sofa with low table, timber wall cladding, freestanding timber crisp and snack display, open drink chiller, bespoke l-shaped counter with timber front and worktop, feature chalked menu boards, EPOS till system, coffee machine, 4 slot toaster, 3 under counter fridges, glass cake display, hot meat display.
There is a generous and comprehensively equipped catering kitchen with Rational, commercial convection oven, full extraction system with stainless steel canopy, stainless steel preparation tables, Kitchen aid stand mixer, wash up area with deep stainless steel sink and drainer, pan and utensil storage, under counter meat fridge etc
We are advised the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis with 2 years remaining on the Lease, the rent is £6900 per annum.
The business trading hours are as followed:
Monday to Friday - 08:00am - 14:30pm
Saturday & Sunday - Closed
The business is run and managed by our clients.
We are advised the business generated a turnover of approx £80,000, further financial information can be made available upon request.
Please quote reference B06685