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Let: Prime Restaurant In The Central Hove Area

97 Church Road , Hove, BN3 2BA

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Within the main central section of Church Road, on the north side and within close proximity to Grand Avenue and Third Avenue. Church Road is one of the main commercial thoroughfares through Hove and includes a number of well known retailers including Bang & Olufsen, the Co-Op convenience store, Boots the Chemist and more, plus a range of High Street Banks such as HSBC, Lloyds and NatWest. It is also a 'go to' destination for a number of national and local restaurant and coffee outlets such as Pizza Express, Cafe Nero, Otello and Orsino to name a few. The area is also populated by some major office buildings including the Hove Town Hall in which Brighton & Hove City Council offices are located. Central Brighton is less than a mile away to the east and Portslade is approximately 3 miles to the west and the pitch is surrounded by a densely populated residential area.


  • Prime Ground Floor Restaurant With Superb Footfall
  • Substantial Frontage
  • Potential For South Facing Outside Seating (STP)
  • No Premium

An attractive commercial premises in the heart of Hove's busy Church Road and occupied by a well known and established restaurant having been trading for 40 years. Benefiting from A3 (restaurant), A5 (take away) consent, plus a full alcohol license, this substantial restaurant is ideal for an established or new operation in the city to trade.


Ground Floor Restaurant Accommodation With Lower Ground Floor Stores 1267 sq ft (117.71 m2)


With its own private entrance on Church Road, the restaurant in its current configuration allows for approximately 30-40 covers:

  • Gross Frontage - 16'3"
  • Internal Width - 16'1" widening to 18'3" to rear.
  • Total Restaurant Depth - 52'4"
  • Total Depth - 72'7"
  • Total Restaurant Area - 900 sq ft
  • Total Ground Floor Area - 1,267 sq ft

A new occupier would need to make changes to the entrance lobby, create their own kitchen and install their own extraction system. W/C facilities are located in a block on the ground floor which, includes DDA and further staff facilities. There is a further fire door providing access to a small rear courtyard garden.

Lower Ground Floor: There is a separately accessed store area, of which is being used has an alcohol/food stock room - 727 sq ft (67.5 sq m).

Ground Floor Restaurant Accommodation With Lower Ground Floor Stores To Let: £40,000 pa


A new lease for a term to be agreed of no less than 10 years.

Rent - £40,000 per annum exclusive.

Rent Review

Every fours years.

Repairing Liability

An effective Full Repairing & Insuring lease.

Business Rates

  • Billing Authority: Brighton & Hove
  • Description: Offices and Premises
  • Rateable Value: £TBC
  • Rates Payable: £TBC
  • Valid from: 01 April 2017 (current)


The building has been elected and therefore VAT will be payable on the terms quoted.

Legal Fees

Ingoing tenant to pay for landlords reasonable legal costs in connection with the transaction.

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly via prior appointment through sole agents Graves Jenkins.


These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed. They do not form any part of any contract. You should be aware that the Code of Practice on Commercial Leases in England and Wales strongly recommends you seek professional advice from a qualified surveyor, solicitor or licensed conveyancer before agreeing or signing a business tenancy agreement.