Cosy cafe set in the heart of Ascot Vale surrounded by newly developed apartments and terrace housing, this cafe has a lovely corner spot with both indoor and outdoor seating. It occupies a prime location between the shopping strip and the residences in the area. This cafe has very good rent for this area.
Very easily accessible by public transport with plenty of parking for customers too.
This licensed cafe has seating for 18-20 inside with a further 34 seats outside for alfresco dining.
Trading for breakfast and lunch, the menu offers all things Italian with a mix of cafe favourites. The business is easy to run and the menu easy to learn. Current owner is happy to stay on, train the new owner and provide assistance for a period of time.
The premises has a small kitchen and plenty of storage space in a locked and secured area of the underground parking of the building. The fridges and freezers are kept in this storage area. There is also a dry storage area and toilets on the premises.
Trading for very short hours from Monday to Saturday from 7am to 3:30pm for breakfast and lunch, there is huge potential to extend opening hours and open for dinners. The liquor licence is until 9pm. There is also potential to partner with Uber Eats, Menulog or Doordash (or any other delivery service) as there is currently no deliveries.
Current owner works in the cafe with 1 full-time barista and 2 casual staff.
This cafe turns over approx. $6,000 - $7,000 per week, with high profit margins due to low cost overheads. Excellent rent of $2,002 per month including GST for this cafe with large seating capacity and plenty of storage space. Current lease is 3x3 which commenced in July 2023.
This is an easy business to run - very suitable for a first-time owner, a family or owner/operator looking for a lifestyle business as it has the benefits of short trading hours.
Call today to find out more about this licensed cafe and to organise an inspection.
Contact Elle Likopoulos on 03 9566 7300 or Chris Panagiotidis on 0433 582 533.