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Cocktail Bar And Music Venue In Orange, NSW For Sale

Orange, New South Wales, Australia
Asking Price:
$400,000 (AUD)
Sales Revenue:
$250K - $500K (AUD)
Cash Flow:
$50K - $100K (AUD)

Established 2017, The business is Orange's only dedicated local live music venue, and LGBT Safe space. Received regular government grants because of our strong support for local and visiting live musicians.

Only trading 2.5 nights a week:
Thursday: 6pm-9:30pm (Trivia night - only started Trivia this year)
Fridays: 6pm-1am (Live music, or House music for dancing)
Saturdays: 6-1am: (Live music, or House music for dancing)

Business is now ready for someone with energy and drive to build it to the next level. (I was medically retired 10 years ago, and am now tired..)

First two years spent trying to break straight into the restaurant scene - too many were in Orange.
Changed the business model February 2020 to current setup and went straight to making great % net profits.

Increasing revenue and solid net profits for last 3 years running, but now we are WELL established with large Social media following, its time to add a small kitchen back in and increase revenue through both "bar food" and the extra drink sales that will come with people eating at the venue.

Last three years sales: Approx. $982,000
Last 3 years net profit: Approx. $319,000

Sold as a going concern - approx. $40,000 of alcohol stock, great team of casual staff keen to stay on, training provided.
Liquor license will be transferred to new owner/licensee.
All social media accounts, website, Intellectual property etc included... WIWO

Reluctant sale due to needing to go back to being medically retired.

Some vendor finance considered for suitable buyer with demonstrated business nous, and an understanding of how they will run a business to maintain and build it going forward.

Profit/ Loss Statements (all profits) available on request, 2 x Valuations available on request, Tax returns available from accountants.

For more information, please contact us by using the form below.

Property Information

Real Estate:


Lease Terms:

Lease until 1 November 2027. Landlord may want to start a new 5x5 like I did.

Leasehold Rent:

$53,000 (AUD) per annum


Main Street, Orange NSW

Premises Details:

A 20m x 15m single story tilt slab building. Currently occupy 220 sq metres of the premises. Recording studio in the remaining area.
Located directly inline with Quest Apartments. 30 metres from Main Street, walking distance to all the main restaurants etc.

Size in square feet:
219 sq m
Planning Consent:

DA in place for Cafe/ Restaurant and Bar

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

Unlimited !
Currently only trading 2.5 nights a week.
Time to put a small kitchen back in for bar food and make the early evening busy with food AND drinks. Also - a coffee machine - NO ONE does coffee in Orange after 2 pm on weekends.
Last years sales revenue: $375,000 - if you add good bar food you will attract a lot more people in the earlier evening. Extra revenue conservative estimate for dinners on Friday and Saturday is approx $3000 a week +

Competition / Market:

NO other bar does what we do. We are the only dedicated live music venue (with touring artists regularly requesting to play here), we are also Oranges only registered LGBTQIA+ "Safe space" with ACON. We host the only real LGBTQIA entertainment (something "more" than "Drag bingo".. boring !)

Reasons for selling:

I was medically retired after 27 years as a fireman, in 2012.
Bought existing cafe to start son up his own restaurant and bar, but he was not managing properly (ALL my super went into this).
After trying 2 years as restaurant/ cafe as primary service, I closed, remodelled and opened as current business model and made it profitable, got Balance sheet back to square and made it VERY profitable.. Now it IS a sellable venture, I am ready to retire again (And need to - my husband is 78 and we need to DO stuff while we can !

Trading hours:

Thursday: 6pm - 9:30pm
Friday: 6pm - 1am
Saturday: 6pm - 1am

Years established:

Other Information

Support & training:

Training provided for at least 2 weeks. My assistant manager will also gladly stay on to teach managing the venue, staff, stock etc.
License will be transferred for new owner.
Approx $40,000 in alcohol stock included, ALL intellectual property, Social media etc included.
Have live music booked up until years end - can book further ahead, or provide all contacts for musicians , Drag entertainment etc...

I WANT the business to thrive, so my partner and I, plus the whole local LGBTQIA+ AND visiting (LOTS from Sydney) have a great fun, safe place to go out and enjoy great entertainment and drinks/ dancing.

Owner financing:
Owner financing is available. Please contact the seller for more information.
Financing available:

Dependant on demonstrated understanding of running a business.
Possibly up to 50% of sale price

Furniture / Fixtures value:
$35,000 (AUD)
Inventory / Stock value:
$40,000 (AUD)