This business is situated at 16 York Place, Brighton BN1 4GU. It is in a very popular area of Brighton and 2 minutes’ walk from The Lanes.

It is close to the train station and has a high footfall of working professionals, commuters, students, tourists and the general public. It lies opposite St Peter’s Church (a popular tourist attraction) and next to Brighton College and is within the University catchment.  It is on a road that has been up and coming for the last few years and now has a strong reputation for high-quality eateries and a local independent organic supermarket.

Financial Details

The turnover for the year ended 31.12.2019 was £91,642.


Business Details

This business has been established since 2016 and the present Owner, who has had the business for 2 years is looking to go back to her career.

The business is a very popular vegan and vegetarian café with an exceptional reputation. It is operated with a full-time hands-on Owner along with 3 other staff.

It has an excellent online presence with a strong and growing client base. There is an excellent TripAdvisor page https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g186273-d12242903-Reviews-The_Longhouse_Cafe-Brighton_East_Sussex_England.html

There is also a Facebook page (1,000 followers) https://www.facebook.com/thelonghousecafe/  and Instagram  (2,000+ followers) which is very popular, http://instagram.com/thelonghousecafe. It also has excellent reviews on Google, and Happy Cow (which is the largest vegan/veggie site in the world) all currently 5 star and climbing. It has been nominated for Best Breakfast in Brighton and Hove Food Awards for 2017.

The business has excellent growth potential which the Owner is happy to discuss. Of course, the opening hours could be increased.

This will be an asset sale, which would be advantageous to a new Owner.


The property is a good size character building, and a video is available on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21eX0_y0ypo

The property also benefits from an A3 licence and an alcohol licence. There are 24 covers.



Trading Hours

Monday: 10 am – 4 pm

Tuesday: 10 am – 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am – 4 pm

Thursday: 10 am – 4 pm

Friday: 10 am – 4 pm

Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm

Sunday: 10 am – 4 pm



The business is leasehold with 4 years of a renewable 6 years’ lease remaining. The rent is £1220 per month.


Ref:    13409

Price: £49,995


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