Nutmeg House, Bridgwater

8 - 10 Clare St Bridgwater TA6 3EN

  • MLS Number: 1181
  • Bridgwater Fully licensed Café & restaurant
  • 2 separate flats above
  • Well-presented throughout
  • Highly visible town centre location
  • Healthy turnover and profits with scope to improve
  • Excellent local reputation
  • Good mix of complementary businesses nearby

Falcon Commercial is delighted to offer for sale this popular licensed café and restaurant. The long established business has been under the proud ownership of our clients since 1997. It is now reluctantly being placed on the market as the vendor wishes to retire. During our clients stewardship the business has built up an excellent reputation for its welcoming atmosphere and good food.

Nutmeg House enjoys a central town centre trading position just off a busy shopping thoroughfare with good pedestrian flow.  Shoppers are attracted to the area by the range of independently owned and multiple businesses. Operating from substantial landmark premises of real charm and character, the business currently offers a full and varied menu consisting of breakfasts, light meals and salads, all prepared freshly to order in its extensively equipped catering kitchen and served in the very pleasant surroundings of a tastefully furnished and appointed dedicated dining areas

The business has built up an excellent local reputation for its welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff as well as excellent food.

Nutmeg House is run by our clients with help from a dedicated team of full and part time staff. The business is run at a pace to suit the owners and generates a turnover in the region of £200,000 per year with healthy gross profit margins. There is tremendous potential to increase the turnover by extending the opening hours to include evenings or by offering a delivery service to local businesses.

This rarely available opportunity is not to be missed and early negotiations with Falcon Commercial come highly recommended

The Premises

Substantial and well maintained freehold building, benefiting from being in a highly visible position, just off one of the main roads that runs through Bridgwater town centre.  There are excellent car parking facilities in the numerous nearby carparks. The premises are fitted and presented to high trade specifications throughout. These charming premises provide outstanding and highly functional internal business accommodation.

The premises briefly comprise:

Ground Floor

  • Café/Restaurant Area. A pleasant open plan main trading area with 4 seating areas with wood laminate flooring, wall mounted menu boards, ceiling fans, feature brick fireplace (disused), range of free standing tables and chairs comfortably seating 66 customers. Painted timber fronted and solid granite top Customer Servery with 8-pot bain-marie and warming lamps, 2 EPOS cash registers with direct link and printer to the kitchen, glass fronted refrigerated serve over dessert counter, 2 hot water, steam and filter coffee machines, range of wall shelving, store cupboards, and double glass fronted bottle fridge.
  • Ladies & Gents WCs.
  • Commercial Kitchen with resin flooring and lined walls, fitted with a comprehensive range of commercial catering equipment to include:- 6-burner gas range with oven, flat top griddle, double deep fat fryer, eye level grill, extractor system with stainless steel canopy over, bain-marie, twin sandwich toaster, upright commercial fridge, range of stainless steel work surfaces with shelving below, stainless steel wall shelving, salad fridge with granite work surface and 5refrigerated salad servers, stainless steel sink unit, 5 commercial microwave ovens, hand basin. Through into
  • Wash-up & Preparation Area with resin flooring and fully tiled walls, double commercial freezer, range of work surfaces, hand basin, ice machine, hot water still, commercial dishwasher, commercial glass washer, stainless steel sink unit, double deep bowl stainless steel sink unit, racked wall shelving, extensive range of stainless steel workbenches with shelving below, milk fridge, stainless steel wall shelving, washing machine, ice cream freezer, turbo fan oven.
  • Veg Store
  • Walk in fridge
  • Walk in freezer

First Floor

Flat 1

Ground Floor

  • Office Area with independent access to side of property.

First Floor

  • First floor Sitting Room with dual aspect to front and brick fireplace.
  • Bedroom 1 a double room with window to front and built in wardrobe.
  • Bedroom 2 a double room with window to side.
  • Kitchen fitted with a range of base kitchen units and complementary work surfaces with built-in hob and oven.
  • Bathroom with modern white suite with shower over bath.

Flat 2

First Floor

  • Sitting Room with aspect to front.
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a range of modern fitted kitchen units and complementary work surfaces and built in oven.

Flat 2 Continued

  • Bedroom 1 a double room with aspect to front.
  • Bedroom 2 a double room with aspect to front.
  • Bathroom fitted with a modern white bathroom suite with separate large walk-in shower cubicle.


  • Pavement Trading Area offering al fresco seating for approximately 40 customers.
  • To the rear of the property is an Enclosed Courtyard Garden with bin store area and pedestrian access

Business Details

Opening Hours

  • 7.30am – 5.00pm Monday – Saturday
  • 10.00am – 2.30pm Sunday


  • £200,000 Per year

Business Rates

Business rates payable: £5,220 pa

Interested parties should make their own enquiries of the local billing authority to ascertain the exact rates payable or enquiries can be made online at the VOA website


The business stock value is: £2,000 approx.


The business is run by the proprietor with help from a dedicated team of full and part time staff, who work as required on a rota basis.


Commercial Energy Performance rating: TBC


Potential tenants are advised to make their own enquiries to Sedegmoor Council Planning Telephone 0845 408 2450 or email


  • Freehold


Please contact us to discuss the finance opportunities for this business. We work with commercial mortgage brokers and high street lenders. If you have finance in place its always wise to get and alternative quote!

Legal Costs

Each party to bear their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.


Accounts will be provided to genuine purchased after a formal viewing


Bridgwater in Somerset, England, is a market town, the administrative centre of the Sedgemoor district, and the leading industrial town in the county. Bridgwater is located on the major communication routes through South West England. It is pleasantly situated, on the edge of the Somerset Levels, in a level and well-wooded country, having on the east the Mendip range and on the west the Quantock hills. The town lies along both sides of the River Parrett, 10 miles (16 km) from its mouth, here crossed by a handsome iron bridge. The town is located between two junctions of the M5 motorway, the southern most of which houses a motorway service station. Bridgwater railway station is on the main railway line between Bristol and Taunton. Bridgwater had a population of 36,563 according to the 2001 census.

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8 - 10 Clare St Bridgwater TA6 3EN
Nutmeg House, Bridgwater

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