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Let: Extensive Restaurant/Retail Unit in Duke Street

24 Duke Street , Brighton, BN1 1AG

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Duke Street is a prime pedestrianised retail thoroughfair situated in the heart of Brighton City Centre. Duke Street can be found off the east side of West Street and leads down to Ship Street providing natural connection between the main retail areas of Churchill Square and The Lanes in central Brighton. Duke Street is home to many high end national and local traders to include fashion outlets, eateries and recognised names such as No 32 restaurant and Nandos. Other retail outlets within close proximity include Woodies and Whistle London as well as Debenhams department store, British Homes Stores and WHSmiths which form part of the Churchill Square development.


  • Prime Duke Street
  • A3 Restaurant/A1 Retail
  • Surrounded by High End Traders
  • Lease For Sale

A five storey terraced property with attractive ground and first floor trading areas with additional kitchen plus prep area and offices on the upper floors. Currently trading as 'Rendezvous Cafe', this City Centre restaurant premises is rarely available in the open market and could be used as a standard retail outlet.


Restaurant/Retail Premises in Duke Street 934 sq ft (86.77 m2)


Well-presented throughout and recently refurbished, comprising;

  • Gross frontage 18'
  • Internal width 17' 3
  • Total depth 13' 11
  • Total area over 5 floors 934 sq ft (86.7 sq m)

Ground Floor trading area (227 sq ft) - Configured as open plan with seating area and server counter and attractive display window. Access to basement and upper floors can be found to the rear with stairs leading to both, with a useful half landing storage display area.

First Floor trading area (252 sq ft) - Open plan configuration with seating for approximately 20 covers along with attractive bay window to front.

Second Floor (238 sq ft) - Open Plan kitchen and prep area with stainless steel worktops, fridge/freezers, hand wash basin and dishwasher. A full inventory is available on request.

Third Floor - Configured as two separate rooms with Room 1 being used as an office (141 sq ft), fully carpeted with strip fluorescent lighting and window to front. Room 2 (76 sq ft) serves as another prep area with fridge/freezers and hand wash basin. There is also a single w/c facility located at this level for staff use only.

Lower Ground Floor - Newly refurbished to include male and female customer w/c facilities and storage area.

Restaurant/Retail Premises in Duke Street To Let: £42,000 pa


An assignment of an existing 14 year lease from 22nd July 2014.

Rent £42,000 per annum exclusive

Rent Review


Repairing Liability

Full Repairing and Insuring Lease.


Offers are invited in the region of £60,000 (sixty thousand pounds) for the benefit of this prime restaurant/retail unit, leasehold interest plus fixtures and fittings (inventory available on request).

Business Rates

Billing Authority: Brighton & Hove Description: Shop & Premises Rateable Value: £33,500 Rates Payable: £16,415 Valid from: 2017 (current)


The property may be elected for VAT and therefore VAT may be payable on the transaction

Legal Fees

Ingoing tenant to be responsible for all reasonable legal costs incurred in this 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.