37 Hanover Street

Fully Fitted Café Opportunity To Let

Upper Ground Floor: 638 sq ft
Rent: Offers Over £39,500 pa

Edinburgh has a population of 507,000 and is one of the strongest retailing centres in the UK, dominating its catchment of 1.6 million. Edinburgh is the second most visited city in the UK with over 4 million visitors a year. Hanover Street is one of the main streets connecting two of the most established retailing pitches in the city, George Street and Princes Street. The subjects occupy a prominent position on one of Edinburgh’s busiest retail & leisure pitches with frontage on to Hanover Street and Rose Street. The subjects benefit from excellent presence with high pedestrian flow. Nearby occupiers include JD Sports, JoJo Maman Bébé, Pret A Manger, Lakeland, Island Poke, Austen & Blake and Oliver Bonas.

Description & Accommodation

The subjects comprise a fully fitted operational café and kitchen prep area. Arranged over upper ground floor level within a four-storey stone built tenement, the premises are accessed on Hanover Street from the pavement via stairs up to the entrance. Internally, the unit is fully fitted to facilitate its previous use as a café/cake shop with a spacious service area and space for ten covers. The current sales area fit out provides a large service counter and display cabinet, coffee machine provisions, fridge and sink. The café also benefits from a generous kitchen prep area to the rear which is enhanced by window frontage on to Rose Street. All fixtures and fittings are available by way of separate negotiation, a full specification can be provided.
The premises are arranged over upper ground floor level only and comprise the following approximate net internal area:

Upper Ground Floor: 638 sq ft / 57.34 sqm


The premises are available by way of a new FRI lease.


Offers over £39,500 pa are invited.


Rateable Value: £27,600
UBR (2023/24): £0.498
Rates Payable: £13,745 pa

Planning / EPC

The premises benefit from having Class 1A consent. An EPC report is available on request.

Legal Costs

Each party to be responsible for their own legal and professional costs incurred in this transaction.  For the avoidance of doubt the ingoing tenant will be responsible for Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT), registration dues and any VAT payable thereon.

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

In order to comply with anti-money laundering legislation, the successful purchaser/tenant will be required to provide certain identification documents. The required documents will be requested at the relevant time.


37 Hanover Street
Viewing strictly by appointment with ORINSEN

Andy Bain
T. 0131 374 1111
M. 07770 524 977

Charlotte Young
T. 0131 374 1111
M. 07825 167 883

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Published 30.09.20

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