First Love Brownies café in Wales opens in Penarth

10 December 2020
  • Love Brownies opens in Penarth in unit let by Cooke & Arkwright
  • Love Brownies opens in Penarth in unit let by Cooke & Arkwright
  • Love Brownies opens in Penarth in unit let by Cooke & Arkwright

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The first Love Brownies Café in Wales has opened in Windsor Road, Penarth. Love Brownies Penarth is part of a growing network of cafes and shops across the UK offering multi-award-winning brownies plus a delicious breakfast and lunch menu, vegan options, and some beautiful gifts.

Cooke & Arkwright secured the lease on behalf of the landlord, Plymouth Estates. The firm’s Building Consultancy carried out repairs and prepared and decorated the unit in readiness for Love Brownies shop fitout team.

Ben Davies, Associate with Retail & Leisure said, “Love Brownies is another great addition to the town’s eclectic mix of shops, bars, restaurants and cafés. Opening a new store in these uncertain times is testament to Love Brownies’ confidence in their fantastic product and the town itself. This optimism is consistent with many other franchisees of a similar nature, proving that operators are seeing the opportunities in this challenging market.”

Franchisor Lee Teal added, “Our first café in Wales is a really big deal for us. We pride ourselves on offering a fantastic experience that matches our award-winning brownies and we’re delighted to open our doors and welcome the people of Penarth.”

Love Brownies was founded in the Yorkshire Dales in 2009 by Lee and Chantal Teal with the aim of baking the ‘ultimate chocolate brownie and making people smile’. It has since become well-established franchised business with a range of cafes, Grab & Go’s and Brownie Day Tourers across the country.

Cardiff Waterside is a significant property holding for Aviva Investors at almost 500,000 sq ft. Our experiences show the benefit of working with a regional specialist where occupational markets can be unlocked with a good team with excellent local contacts. Ben Bolton and his team have done this for us for many years and been fundamental to our success and a very low void rate in Cardiff.

Matthew Leach, Arriva Capital Waterside