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Let: Self Contained Prime North Laine Restaurant

52 Gardner Street, Brighton, BN1 1UN

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Gardner Street is in the heart of Brighton's North Laine shopping area, minutes from Brighton mainline station. Linked to Bond Street to the south and Kensington Gardens to the north, the thoroughfare plays a vital part in the retail success of the North Laine area. Nearby local retailers include Larder who adjoins the premises, Infinity Foods, Hell's Kitchen, Moda Soda and Gelato Gusto, whilst entertainment venue Komedia is diagonally opposite. There are also a host of popular restaurants, cafes and public houses.


  • Prime North Laine Restaurant In Central Brighton
  • Two Trading Restaurant Floors
  • Large Fully Fitted Kitchen With Stores
  • Further Office Space On The Upper Floors

The property is over lower ground to third floors, with restaurant sales available over ground and first floors. Currently catering for approximately 42 covers over the two floors, there is the capacity to increase this number. There is a large fully serviced kitchen and the current occupiers have maintained throughout to a very high standard.


Ground To Second Floor Accommodation 1048 sq ft (97.36 m2)


The premises is configured over lower ground, ground, first and second floors, with the main restaurant trading areas found at ground and first floors. The kitchen forms the majority of the lower ground floor level, with further male and female w/c facilities available here.

Ground Floor Restaurant

  • Gross Frontage - 16'5
  • Gross Internal Width - 15'2 (max)
  • Total Depth - 21'05 (max)
  • Ground Floor Restaurant Area- 325 sq ft (30.1 sq m)

Attractive open plan restaurant area with window seating fronting Gardner Street. There is a rear service counter with small kitchenette facility plus drinks refrigerators under. Wooden floors are throughout with inset spot lights and some recessed lighting. The space currently accommodates 18 covers.

First Floor Restaurant Area: Dual aspect views over Gardner Street and roof tops of Brighton via attractive sash windows. The space allows for approximately 24 covers and could be increased. A separate stair case provides access to the upper office and store. - 288 sq ft (26.7 sq m)

Second Floor: Currently configured as a front office with wooden floors throughout together with heating and lighting plus storage cupboards of 195 sq ft (18.1 sq m) and rear store room of 45 sq ft (4.1 sq m). - 240 sq ft (22.2 sq m)

Lower Ground Floor: A fully fitted kitchen to include four ring gas hob with oven under, separate oven, full extraction system, stainless steel preparation area and further pot and pan washing station plus stores. The boiler is also located here. - 195 sq ft (18.1 sq m)

There are also separate male and female w/c facilities and under stair storage.

Ground To Second Floor Accommodation To Let: £25,000 pa


A lease to run until 7th December 2025.

Rent - £25,000 per annum exclusive.

Rent Review

8th December 2020.

Repairing Liability

A Full Repairing and Insuring lease.


Offers are invited on a guide price of £65,000 (sixty five thousand pounds) for this prime restaurant to include all fixtures and fittings and lease. A full inventory is available upon request.

Business Rates

Billing Authority: Brighton & Hove Description: Restaurant and premises Rateable Value: £21,250 Rates Payable: £10,561 Valid from 01 April 2017 (current)


The property is elected for VAT, therefore VAT is chargeable on the terms quoted.

Legal Fees

The ingoing tenant to cover all legal fees involved in the transaction.

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly via prior appointment through sole agents Graves Jenkins.


George Dobson BSc (Hons) MRICS
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James Haywood
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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.