A “HIGHLY rated” takeaway site with “scope for further growth” in Colchester’s city centre is up for sale for a five-figure sum.

The Melt Peri Peri, in Church Walk, has hit the market for £55,000.

The business was established in 2022 and sells a variety of food, from peri peri chicken and burgers to kebabs and wings.

It currently opens Monday to Sunday 5pm to 12am, with delivery hours from 5pm to 11.45pm.

Marketed by CoGoGo, the property has been listed on Rightmove.

The business occupies two retail and industrial units, one being a “comprehensively equipped” catering kitchen.

The other has a long takeaway counter, a “good-sized” seating area and customer toilets.

The listing reads: “The Melt Peri Peri is a highly rated takeaway in Colchester.

“The business was established in 2022, building up an excellent reputation during its time of trading. 

“It has now come to the open market due to our clients’ desires for a change of direction.”

Gazette: Church Walk in ColchesterChurch Walk in Colchester (Image: Google)

The Melt Peri Peri is described as a “traditional takeaway shop”, with 20 per cent either eat-in or takeaway and 80 per cent delivery. 

The listing says the sale of the business will include ten delivery brands and the company website.

It added: “It is a well-established business with a burgeoning reputation and many regular customers.

“It has a prime trading position close to pubs and nightclubs and thus benefitting from good footfall.

“There are low running costs with inexpensive rent and no business rates.”

The scope for further growth includes “maximising the use of social media” and “extending the opening hours”.

To view the full listing, click HERE.