'Thriving' Linthorpe pizza spot with thousands of followers put on the market

A "thriving" Teesside takeaway with a loyal following has been put on the market.

Barbs Pizza, in Linthorpe, is seeking a new owner to takeover the business. Branded a "fantastic opportunity" for buyers, it is on sale for the leasehold price of £50,000 and includes its social media accounts.

The listing states: "Operating within a prime location that boasts a car park, this business represents a fantastic opportunity for those wishing to dive into a successful venture.

"The pizza restaurant, which is on sale for the leasehold price of £50,000, has created a loyal customer base and garnered a strong reputation throughout its operation. These accomplishments have resulted in consistent healthy daily revenues, painting an optimistic financial picture for any potential buyer.

"Additionally, the purchase of this thriving small business includes its own social media accounts."

Barbs Pizza - formerly Barbarossa - won critical acclaim for its delicious wood-fired sourdough pizzas in the five years it traded on Middlesbrough's Bedford Street After closing its doors in August 2021, it relocated to Linthorpe the following year.

It has attracted an impressive collective following of 11,000 on it's social media accounts and boasts a four-star 'good' hygiene rating. A spokesperson for the restaurant said: "This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate entrepreneur to step into a thriving business.

"We have a loyal customer base, a big social media following, are based in a prime location and all units are included."

On Google reviews, the business has a 4.7 out of five rating with customers praising its dishes. One said: "Was the best pizza I have tasted in years found my new favourite pizza place 10/10."

Another added: "Had an amazing pepperoni pizza, cooked to perfection! The cheese was fantastic and the pepperoni had a nice level of spice. I ordered a dip but there was no need to use it on such a good pizza."

The business said with the right strategy, an incoming owner might further capitalise on the business's existing success. The business net profit can be accessed on request.

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