Far from the city lock downs is a harbour that awaits your freedom, energy and ideas. Here presented is a suite of hospitality opportunity with balanced cash flow. 20 years of operating Gilled & Gutted Takeaway on Williams Fisherman’s Wharf at the Cooktown waterfront offers a revenue stream that would entice any enthusiastic entrepreneur to stand to attention. Restaurant 1770 after a change of tenancy has been closed and recently refurbished ready for the 2022 season. Both operations are offered together. Previous tenants have operated both outlets with adjoining kitchens. In the low season the takeaway business continues to thrive supporting the lower tourist numbers that are realised in summer. Be host to the high fliers that come from their ships past the front door April-Nov. Cooktown locals enjoy to head out, with the right atmosphere, & right grazing card you will have them in the hand.

Looking to change your lifestyle and be your own boss? This just might be the package you are looking for!

Gilled & Gutted Takeaway

This established popular Seafood Takeaway is now available for purchase at the wharf on the Cooktown waterfront. This takeaway is in an excellent location with a strong pedestrian, boat and drive-by traffic located at the Williams wharf complex on Cooktown’s waterfront.

7 Webber Esplanade Cooktown; Qld 4895 – Gilled & Gutted Takeaway

The business comes with a well-equipped kitchen, cool room/freezer capacity for bulk purchasing, fryers, stainless benches, Bain-Marie and storage. This is a family run business and perfect for a new family or couple who loves creating great service and food. This Takeaway currently operates 5 days a week so has huge potential!

  • Superb location, great exposure
  • A reputable, busy fish & chip outlet
  • Modern Fit-Out
  • Open 11am-7pm, 5 Days (Tues-Sat)
  • Local, boat and tourism trade
  • Generating Excellent Profits
  • Fully equipped with genuine growth potential
  • Full training will be available prior to handover

Buy today and start trading tomorrow! This takeaway has been established for 20 years.

Develop own website – Target social media with Facebook and Twitter presence. Open longer and possibly trade 7 days.

Great location – Well established – Strong local support – modest growth area – Next to wharf, access to local seafood – Huge fish & chip sales.

Purpose-designed open plan small premises with good customer access and well equipped kitchen and an area of 20 m2.

Prominent position next to Cooktown Wharf, with direct access street parking in an region that loves fresh Fish & Chips.

Trading Hours
5 days – Tuesday. – Saturday. – 11.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. – Sun-Mon. – closed.

Three + year lease available immediately, 2022 – C.P.I.Increases – Bond

Please, enquirer only if genuinely interested so as not to waste each others’ time, thank you. This takeaway has huge potential and strong takings.

Price guidance: Business = $55,000 + shop lease and outgoings

1770 Cooktown Waterfront Restaurant

7 Webber Esplanade Cooktown, Qld 4895

Centrally located on the waterfront with registered business name 1770 Restaurant trading since 2003. Most tourists make their way to the waterfront numerous times on their visit to Cooktown. The court yard & waterfront dinning overlooking the wharf could easily turn this in to a highly desirable place to be

Fully equipped substantial kitchen fit out with a view of paradise and Cooktowns waterfront. Strong potential for other income streams such as hampers, own branded Gelato, coffee roaster, night-time grazing boards, or Coupé Denmark & coffee in the courtyard. If you are looking to further develop a manageable local friendly business, in a magical part of Australia, that has so much more potential, well here, it is. Without the huge outlay.

  • bonus entry package
  • Purchasing is available locally incl delivery
  • Lease + outgoings clearly defined.
  • Outgoings exclude Liquor & food licence, electricity, gas, waste, etc as listed.
  • Takeaway & Restaurant bundle
  • 3+ year leases
  • Win Win proposals welcomed
  • Partially equipped with genuine potential

Cooktown receives around 80% of all tourists travelling on Cape York. The pandemic has driven a huge flow of desirability for many to go bush in boats, SUV’s and in very expensive hardware. Cooktown has modestly taken off. Rent + outgoings lease is affordable, outgoings clearly presented and easy to budget for. Bonus entry rent relief to assist in setting up. Most chattels are included but some equipment my need replacing so not listed in inventory.

Great location – Previously well established. Need to start from scratch again – modest growth area – Next to wharf, access to local seafood – open court yard just asking for all day dining

Purpose-designed open plan large premises with good customer access, outdoor dining overlooking the water and well equipped kitchen and storage

Prominent position next to Cooktown Wharf, with direct access street parking in an region that loves the ocean.

Trading Hours
Up to new tenant as currently closed.

Price Guidance: Sub-lease $660 p.w + outgoings incl chattels

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