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County Cafe, 20, River Street, Truro, Cornwall

Catering for sale




A successful City Centre cafe/takeaway established for many years with consistent levels of turnover a customer courtyard, cafe area with approx 20 covers and an owners 1 Bedroomed apartment.


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County Cafe is situated on River Street directly opposite the City’s museum and one of the City’s busiest bus stops. The City of Truro is the county’s regional administrative and commercial centre and has a population of approximately 20,000 which is further augmented during the summer months and in the lead up to Christmas.

The property which is laid out over 3 floors has a kitchen/service area on the ground floor with a passageway leading to an enclosed courtyard garden. On the first floor is the dining area boasting approximately 20 covers, whilst on the second floor is the one bedroomed owners apartment with separate trade preparation kitchen/store room.


The business attracts custom from a number of nearby businesses and office buildings and the Magistrates Court in addition to the passing day visitors and shoppers alike. Our clients also operate a delivery service within the immediate area and it is felt that this could be further expanded in addition to offering extended opening hours with the business currently trading from 8am to 3pm Mondays to Saturdays.

We are advised that the business is consistently achieving a turnover in excess of £100,000 with full accounting information to be made available subject to a viewing appointment in the usual manner.

Ground Floor

With a service counter an electronic cash register with a refrigerated display cabinet beside, upright bottle fridge, upright fridge and chest freezer.


Comprising in brief Contact grill with plate warmer, three microwaves, two counter top fryers, one undercounter fridge, toaster, Bain Marie, lino flooring, passageway to:

Storage Cupboard

Currently used as a coffee station with bean to cup coffee machine and glass washer.

Customer Wc

Enclosed Rear Courtyard

With a screened bin storage area. Tables and chairs for approximately 20 diners and access to the side elevation.

First Floor

Approximately 200 sqft with windows looking onto River Street. Tables and chairs for approximately 20 diners with staircase ascending to the:

Second Floor

Giving immediate access to the:

Kitchen And Preparation Room

With stainless steel table, chest freezer, 4 ring electric oven, fridge freezer and separate freezer.

Owners Apartment

Double Bedroom

2.78m x 3,95m


1.40m x 5.32m. Fitted with a selection of base storage cupboards.


2.91m x 3.99m.


3.26m x 1.19m.

Tenure – Leasehold

To be offered by way of an assignment of the existing Lease which has a current passing rental of £12,000 per annum and is subject to 3 yearly rent reviews.

General Information

Local Authority

Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151

Energy Performance Certificate


An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.

Business Rates

We refer you to the valuation office website or call 0300-1234-171


Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999


To be taken at valuation

Value Added Tax

All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [c] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

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