£70,000
per yearNil Premium

Eighteen 71 CafeGuildhall, High Street, Winchester


    Key features

    • Cafe located in sought after historic city centre
    • Within 19th Century Guildhall building close to tourist attractions
    • Open plan customer areas (approx. 1,937 sq ft)
    • Kitchen and ancillary areas (approx. 1,561 sq ft)
    • Close to proposed regeneration area
    • Guide rent £70,000 per annum exclusive

    The café space occupies part ground floor of the Guildhall building which is home to a variety of events, spaces and Council offices.

    About this property

    • Eighteen 71 Café extends to approximately 3,500 sq ft over ground floor and also benefits from external customer areas overlooking the Broadway and Abbey Gardens. The property benefits from a contemporary interior design and spacious, flexible back of house ancillary areas. The property is available with a guide rent of £70,000 per annum exclusive.

    A well-presented, spacious café opportunity located within the historic Guildhall building in central Winchester.

    Chris BickleProperty agent

    Local information

    • Eighteen 71 Café is located in the historic city of Winchester, 65 miles south west of London and 13 miles north of Southampton on the western edge of the South Downs National Park. The city has a population of 45,184 and the wider City of Winchester district is 116,800 (2011 Census).
    • The property is located in the landmark Guildhall building on The Broadway at the eastern end of the city's main thoroughfare. Nearby amenities and tourist attractions include Abbey Gardens and attractive waterways linked to the River Itchen. There are a number of food and beverage operators in the area including River Cottage Kitchen, Rick Stein, Pitcher & Piano, Alfies pub and Patisserie Valerie.
    • Located opposite is a key Central Winchester Regeneration area known as Saxon Gate, which proposes to create a vibrant new retail, cultural and heritage centre set within an exceptional public realm.

    Additional information

    • The new tenant will need to submit their own Premises Licence and licence for outdoor seating application. Currently, the cafe benefits from a licence for tables and chairs under the wider Guildhall operation (permitting use 7 days a week from 07:30 - 19:30). This is not transferable.
    • Staff will be protected under TUPE and transferred. We recommend interested parties seek independent advice on staff liability.
    • We understand that all trade fixtures and fittings owned outright by our client will be transferred to the tenant. Stock at valuation will be purchased in addition on a completion.
    • Our client will consider offers for a new lease of between 10 - 25 years on Full Repairing and Insuring terms. Interested parties are invited to submit proposals.
    • Service charges are yet to be confirmed.
    • We understand the premises benefits from an A3 Use Class. This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest and located in the Winchester Conservation Area.

    Energy performance

    The property has an Energy Performance Certificate rating of C-58.