Tea room/Farm shop opportunities


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Hi Everyone,
I'm looking for a Tea room/Farm shop to buy/lease/rent in surrey/hampshire/sussex.

Maybe you would like to do the same but you don't have the time or skillset to get something set up.

I would be happy to consider just paying rent all the way to partnership or profit share.

If there are other opportunities within the estate, i am happy to piggy back the catering to meet the existing.

I have experience in all types of catering, barn weddings, retail and my wife is front of house based and similarly experienced.

I would be looking to have a traditional tea room business, possibly growing into hot lunches. if there is space, a farm shop/deli.

my ideal plot would be something less than 100m from a busy (ish) road, preferably visible from the road, with parking space for 20-50 vehicles and as separated as possible from the working parts of the farm. (i know how you guys 'love' the public!) any existing building is a bonus, but i'm happy to put something up. i would potentially start up with a mobile trailer tea room with covered deck area to bed it in before investing in any major infrastructure.

i'm happy to thrash ideas back and forth.

Thanks for reading


Still Farming

Livestock Farmer
Glamorgan Wales
Is there a "set" calculation for this.
Possibly how long is a piece of string ?
I know past accounts may help.
Drive ,ambition , ongoing ideas ,foods, beverages , dining, take aways etc etc all possible to work on and promote.

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