High Street, Canterbury

Kent CT1 2AZ

£190,000 PREMIUM, RENT: £39,000

REF # RC1246

Property Features

  • Catering
  • Status: For Sale

The property is situated in a prominent High Street position adjacent to the junction with Best Lane between Canterbury Pilgrims Hospital which is a tourist attraction and Presso. Other multiples in the vicinity include Chimichanga, Paperchase and Ask. The location is ideal for a Café in the heart of the city and is approximately 200 m. from the Marlowe Theatre and Canterbury Cathedral.

The property comprises a leasehold licensed Café with ancillary upper parts.
The ground floor area comprises a bohemian friendly and intimate Café serving a wide selection of dishes including gluten free options on 2 floors with c. 35 covers. At the rear there is an outside seating area in the garden with seating for up to 20 people. There is a table and chair licence for 16 people to the front of the property.
There is cellarage for ancillary storage.
The upper parts comprise kitchen and preparation areas on the first floor and the second floor comprises a former flat which is currently used as an office, storeroom and bathroom with separate cloakroom facilities. There is access onto the roof area with excellent views over the city.

NB: All measurements shown are believed to be accurate but must be regarded as approximate only. No appliances or services tested.

Cellar Storage

Ground Floor
Outside seating area In front of the café there is additional seating for 16 people.

Bar Area 3.50 m. (max) x 6.26 m.
Attractive single glazed timber framed shop front with recessed entrance area, fully equipped bar including counter with spot lighting, shelving, coffee machine, coffee grinder, electric till, dishwasher, ice machine and stairs to:

Seating Area 4.44 m. x 4.43 m. Various shades of red, blue and gold combined with a laid back interior furnishings and embellished walls. Door to:

Garden Area with external seating for up to 20 people combined with walls and plants and accessed via a staircase.

Inner Hall
Cloakroom With low level w.c. and wash hand basin.

First Floor

Kitchen 4.38 m. x 4.52 m. Full equipped, deep double stainless steel sink and single deep stainless steel sink, stainless steel preparation areas, salamander, 8 burner gas hob and cooker, panini grill, double deep fat fryer, 2 fridges, 3 freezers, microwave and extraction unit.

Cupboard containing Alpha CD50 wall mounted gas-fired boiler supplying the hot water and central heating system.

Preparation Room/Store

Second Floor
Landing 3.85 m. x 3.40 m. With fireplace, 4 freezers, a fridge, microwave, racking and stainless steel preparation areas.
Office 3.84 m. x 3.42 m.
Storeroom 3.50 m. x 2.91 m. With built in cupboard
Bathroom/Laundry Room

Attic Floor With panelled bath and pedestal wash hand basin
Access to Roof With low level w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin

This is a family run business which has a good customer base together with a large footfall in this area of the High Street. Boho Café is described as bohemian, friendly and licensed Café specialising in the best of European cuisine. The menu includes gluten free and allergen aware options. The Café also caters for private parties/functions.

The business has a website with a Facebook and Instagram presence.
Details of the turnover and gross profit would be available to prospective purchasers upon request.

A list of the fixtures and fittings included in the sale of the leasehold business would be available upon request.

The property is held on a 10 year full repairing, insuring and renewable lease from 6th January 2015 at a rent of £39,000 per annum.

A premium of £190,000 is sought for the benefit of the leasehold interest, goodwill, fixtures and fittings plus stock at valuation.

The Landlords may require rent security.

Each party are to be responsible for their own legal costs in the transaction.

For viewing arrangements please contact:
Kylie Boers on or Stuart Jerden on

All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Pearson Gore or the vendors/lessors. These particulars are the copyright of Pearson Gore and can only be reproduced with written consent from the above office. We have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in this property. Interested applicants are advised to commission the appropriate investigations before proceeding. Applicants should satisfy themselves that any necessary permission’s are in place for the use stated. Unless otherwise stated all prices/rents are quoted exclusive of VAT and SDLT. Any intending purchaser/lessee should satisfy themselves independently as to the incidences of VAT prior to any transaction. SUBJECT TO CONTRACT RC1246/SJ//20/12/17

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