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Bury St Edmunds former Casa restaurant in Risbygate Street goes on the market for more than £800,000





A former town centre restaurant has gone up for sale.

The restaurant, formerly Casa, at 98 Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, is on the market for offers in excess of £800,000

The once 15th century coaching inn is listed as a rare opportunity to buy the property in the ‘foodie capital of East Anglia’.

Picture: Everard Cole
Picture: Everard Cole

The plot at rear of approximately 0.2 acres also has with planning permission for three homes.

Casa, a popular tapas bar and restaurant, closed down last year after more than a decade in the town.

Estate agents Everard Cole say the Grade II* listed property features a main bar, restaurant and function room.

Picture: Everard Cole
Picture: Everard Cole

It has space for 100 covers inside and 70 outside.

There is also a three bedroom private accommodation set in 0.44 acres with planning potential for letting accommodation available with vacant possession

The agents say: “The former public house has recently been used as a licensed restaurant premises and would suit similar uses going forwards.

“The building benefits from bar area and dining rooms, ladies and gents facilities, commercial kitchen with extraction and basement cellar.

Picture: Everard Cole
Picture: Everard Cole

“There is a first and second floor private accommodation. First floor consists of three double bedrooms, WC, bathroom, kitchen and lounge.

“Second floor has three rooms, as well as a bathroom. To the rear of the premises there is a modern barn (circa 50 covers) conversion with a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and floor to ceiling glazed windows and doors opening onto courtyard/car park providing further dining space (circa 60 covers) or alternative business uses.

“To the rear of the site there is a large garden area providing further external dining/pub gardens space or a residential development plot.

Picture: Everard Cole
Picture: Everard Cole

“The site has planning permission for development of three houses.

“This character two storey 15th Century property benefits from being situated in the heart of what is now considered 'the foodie capital’ of East Anglia.

“Bury St Edmunds is a thriving market town in the centre of the beautiful Suffolk countryside.”

Picture: Everard Cole
Picture: Everard Cole

Everard Cole is asking for offers in excess of £800,000, plus VAT.

They add: “The business previously ran as a highly successful Tapas style bar and restaurant, which closed in January 2023.

“We understand the historic turnover for 2021 - 2022 was circa £950,000 net.”

For further details contact www.everardcole.co.uk