Muchalls is a small coastal ex-fishing village in Kincardineshire, Scotland, south of Newtonhill and north of Stonehaven. Muchalls is situated slightly north of a smaller hamlet known as the Bridge of Muchalls. At the western edge of Muchalls is the historic Saint Ternan's Church. The rugged North Sea coastline near Muchalls features numerous cliffs, sea stacks and headlands, not infrequently in haar. The Grim Brigs headland is situated at Muchalls southern edge and Doonie Point headland is approximately 1.5 kilometres south. The property is approx 8 miles from Aberdeen.
We have been advised that there has been planning approved for a £billion new town to be built. Chapelton of Elsick introducing 4025 new homes to the area with 800 being built in the first phase.
The Muchalls Restaurant is a busy business that has been operated by the current proprietor since 2008. The restaurant has been placed on the market due to the current proprietor’s other business interests.
Muchalls Bistro offers an excellent opportunity to potential buyers due to its location, reputation and repeat custom year on year. The business has a strong local trade as well as its repeat custom from tourists and people also travel from Aberdeen to dine at the restaurant. Although the business is trading extremely well there is excellent potential to further grow the business by extending the opening hours, the current owner closes the business for six weeks each year for holidays.
The business benefits from its own website, to view please visit: www.themuchallsbistro.co.uk
The current owner chooses to run the business purely as a restaurant, we have been advised that there is potential to develop the bar side of the business.
Currently our client is trading 4.5 days per week and closed both Monday and Tuesday. We have been advised that there is an opportunity to open Monday and Tuesday to generate further income.
Currently ran by a husband and wife team with the help of additional staff.
The property is of stone construction set under a pitched and slate roof, the property has been extended to give a more substantial dining area. Entry through the front door leads you in to the reception area and lounge bar. The property is set in spacious grounds and to the front there is plenty of customer car parking.
Entry through the main door leads you into the lounge bar and reception area, the front of house is decorated with a contemporary feel and offers a comfortable dining experience. Through a small hallway leads you in to the main restaurant. Toilets. There is also outside seating available.
The service areas include a well equipped commercial kitchen, under counter fridges and freezers, dry store, dish wash area and prep area.
To the front of the property is the car park which can accommodate approx. 10 vehicles. There is excellent potential to increase the outside seating area to create additional covers
We are advised that the property has 15 years remaining on the lease and the annual rent is £15,000.
All offers, couched in Scottish Legal Terms, should be submitted to the seller’s sole agents Bruce & Company.
The sale of The Muchalls Bistro offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a high quality, beautifully presented restaurant which is trading extremely successfully but with potential for expansion of the property and business. The business would suite both first time and experienced buyers.
The newtown development of Chapleton of Elfick is currently underway which will offer approximately 4000+ residential properties.
For more information about this business please contact Bruce & Co on 0844 7011 811 or email