OLD SCHOOL VIBE – NEW SKOOL TWIST Melbourne
That’s the motto at this much loved burger joint which has gained a cult following for its nostalgic menu featuring a twist on classic school lunches with an American soda bar feel, featuring a highly sought after burger often lauded as one of the best, if not the best in Melbourne. Named the fourth best burger by The Herald Sun in this food critical city in 2014 saw virtually every burger aficionado make the pilgrimage to Tuck Shop selling out by 4pm that day and every day for weeks. The interest didn’t wane, and Tuck Shop has maintained its upstanding reputation that the ex-fine dining owners have built up over the years. Still featuring regularly on many “best of” lists for items across the board, whether it’s best milkshakes in Melbourne or tastiest toasties for their jaffles, this story is one of true success and ready for you to now reap the rewards.
This is a remarkable rare opportunity to purchase a prime, well established thriving business with turnover to match.
Great long-term loyal customers and staff with a perfect sought-after, highly visible corner location on one of the busiest junctions in Caulfield.
Start your dream today and seize this rare opportunity for only $250k + SAV.
About the Business
Tuck Shop is a neighbourhood eatery popular with locals plus many more travelling from afar to get a Tuck Shop fix. It is not uncommon for the much-publicised eatery to be on interstate visitor’s hit list too.
This business is set up, well established and ready to seamlessly walk into as all the hard work has been done for you. With a prolific social media presence consisting of over 14K followers on Instagram and 7K on Facebook you only need to continue on with this to keep the mass number of followers engaged.
A handwritten chalkboard menu boasts take away favourites like their famous Minor, Major and Vegie burgers, house made jaffles and hand cut fries. Drinks are made in house with flavours synonymous of the brand – a twist on the classics riffing on childhood treats. Redskin, Nutella, Salted fantale and Milko have people stopping in just for a milkshake while the fruity house made sodas are a perfect addition to the burger and chips combo.
Beef patties are hand shaped daily with the chef’s special Tuck Shop blend of meat sourced from one of Melbourne’s best butchers, sauces made from scratch, buns baked fresh and delivered each morning and salads prepared daily. Everyone who visits Tuck Shop knows the point of difference here and is the sole reason for their incredible loyal following, they can taste the quality.
Full recipes that have been used since the shop’s conception are supplied. Continue with the well-trained staff and you will be sure to keep the lines out the door.
The business currently trades five (5) days a week:
11:00 am to 8:00pm Tuesday to Thursday
11:00 am to 9:00pm Friday to Saturday
Closed Sunday and Monday
These sensible working hours have allowed the owners to manage a work life balance to their advantage. Also closing 6 weeks annually for holidays, choose to keep this for yourself or seize a great opportunity as the new owner to reconsider opening times, potentially expanding into longer hours or Sunday/Monday additions for higher profits.
Reason for Sale
The owners have reached their goal and built up a great business over many years. Proud of what they have achieved now it’s time for their next chapter.
The opportunity exists to partake in online delivery service offerings and take this already successful business to the next level.
Additionally there is potential to extend the product offering, apply for a new liquor licence and establish a catering income stream.
If you’ve never owned a café or food business, this easy to run, well set up simple operation is extremely easy to learn plus the owners will provide full training to ensure you can confidently take on the business and continue its success.
More than just a burger joint, this one of a kind eatery which rose to fame before burgers were the hottest thing in town stands the test of time. Everyone knows the original are simply the best.
• AAA corner site
• Long secure lease with excellent rental terms and conditions
• 2br dwelling and residents parking included
• Indoor seating with possibility to extend to outdoor seating (STCA)
• Fully equipped food preparation/kitchen area
• Excellent fixtures, fittings and equipment
• Intellectual property including website, social media, name, POS, recipes and menu
• Unique design/concept
• The local area continues to expand and grow with many new residential developments nearby
• The menu is simple – burgers, jaffles, chips, milkshakes and sodas
If you want to be the proud owner of a Melbourne institution, call Nathan from Boston Business Brokers today on 0411 988 999 for more information about this once in a lifetime opportunity.