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The Plantation Tea Room And Restaurant, The Coombes, Polperro

Catering for sale


£495,000 Guide price


A wonderful opportunity to acquire a substantial freehold premises currently being utilised as a day time tea room/cafe. The property has a sizeable enclosed trade garden, owners parking, a 4 bedroomed apartment and a large well equipped Commercial kitchen. The property is licensed and may suit a number of food genres or alternate hospitality uses.

  • EPC: D91

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The Plantation Tea Rooms are situated in the heart of the picturesque fishing village of Polperro on the South East Cornish coast. Polperro is one of the most picturesque villages within the South West attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year who come to view its picturesque harbour, quaint fisherman’s cottages and dramatic coastline.


The property which is semi-detached has a well presented dining room, extensive commercial kitchen, spacious owners’ apartment and a large trade garden which is a boon within the village in addition to two parking spaces.

It is felt that whilst the business has traded as a traditional Tea Room/Cafe for many years the building is admirably suited to a wide range of food Genres.

Our clients have through choice traded on a seasonal basis only with a turnover approaching the VAT threshold, accounting information will only be made available subject to a viewing appointment.

The Accommodation Comprises

(all areas and dimensions are approximate)


6.94m x 5.95m. A delightful triple aspect room with tables and chairs for approximately 30 covers. Counter/Servery with Epos till, Faema coffee machine and bottle fridges. Door to Apartment and door to;-

Commercial Kitchen

6.16m x 4.48m plus 4m x 1.80m. One of the largest commercial kitchens within the village being comprehensively equipped and comprising in brief, non slip flooring, extractor canopy, a range of fridges and freezers, hand wash basin, several microwaves, 8 ring gas oven, heated plate pass, wall mounted grill, double and single fryers, salad preparation counter fridge. Wash up area with a dishwasher and twin stainless steel sink and drainer.

Owners Accommodation

The owners’ apartment is laid out over two floors and has separate access onto The Coombes.

Owners Bedroom

4.33m x 3.16m. Fitted wardrobes, radiator, multi pane window to the front elevation, en-suite shower room comprising shower in cubicle, hand wash basin and close coupled wc.

Living Room

4.47m x 3.02m. Multi pane window to the front elevation, radiator and fireplace.


2.80m x 2.30m. Window to the rear elevation. This room was formerly used as the owners kitchen and could easily be reinstated as such if required.


Comprising close coupled wc, heated towel rail, bath with electric shower above and a window to the side elevation.

Second Floor


2.95m x 2.40m. With a window and radiator.


3.16m x 1.87m (some restricted headroom). With a door to:-


5m x 2.51m (some restricted headroom). With a window and radiator.

Lower Ground Floor

Beneath the property is the cellar which houses the ladies and gents wc’s and has a door to:-


5.16m x 3.25m. With shelving, fridges and freezers, washing machine and tumble dryer.


The property benefits from substantial trade gardens fronting The Coombes with picnic benches and tables and chairs for approximately 70 diners. In addition, there is a private garden area for the use of the owners with two sheds. Shed 1, 5m x 2.61m, Shed 2, 3m x 2m, both with light and power connected. The property also comes with two private parking spaces which is extremely rare within the village..


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

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within Band D91.


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.

Premises Licence

We understand the business currently holds a premises licence in respect the sale of alcohol for consumption on and off the premises.

Business Rates

We refer you to the government website


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.


If you require advice regarding the Financing of a Business, at no initial cost, please contact us on the number below.

Contact Information

For further information or an appointment to view please contact:-
Paul Collins on 01872 247029 or via email

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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