SOLD: The Old Forge Caffe & Restaurant, Chagford, Devon


Catering and licensed property specialists, Stonesmith of Exeter, have recently sold the leasehold interest of this well-regarded cafe and restaurant in the popular Dartmoor town of Chagford.

Originally built as a traditional blacksmith’s forge in the early 1800s, the property remains sympathetic to its history with many original features; including double entrance doors and large windows across the entire frontage of the premises, overlooking the town’s ancient water fountain. The Old Forge Caffè & Restaurant occupies a prime and prominent trading position in the most desirable, affluent and sought-after Dartmoor town of Chagford, an attractive ancient stannery town offering a wide variety of day-to-day specialist shops and an excellent range of amenities.

This award-winning, cafe and licensed restaurant is presented to an extremely high standard throughout. It has earned a national reputation for serving the best afternoon teas and Devonshire cream teas in the UK (Daily Telegraph; Cafe Life Awards), alongside the award-winning breakfast and lunch menu, with nearly all ingredients sourced from within 25 miles of the premises.

The premises are purposely fitted and equipped, having been the subject of complete refurbishment and renovation in recent years including the installation of a new contract commercial kitchen. They briefly comprise; Main Cafe & Restaurant Area with seating for up to 30 customers, Customer Servery Area, Commercial Catering Kitchen and a two bedroom Apartment with Sitting Room, Kitchen and Bathroom.

New owners Vincent and Sara Martinez have now re-opened The Old Forge Caffe, and are looking forward to being a part of the local community, and to meeting customers, new and old.

The business was sold on a leasehold basis, for an undisclosed figure off an asking price of £75,000. For more information please contact Stonesmith on 01392 201262.