Fish Stop Annandale & Douglas – Townsville

December 19, 2019


Business Overview
In March 2018, the vendors purchased Fish Stop Annandale and Fish Stop Douglas, two popular and well branded fish, chips and takeaway shops. Excellent relationships with quality suppliers have been established which enables the business to continuously deliver high quality, delicious takeaway food. The businesses have grown a loyal, repeat customer base and continues to grow from word of mouth referrals.

The businesses are being sold for $200,000 wiwo each or $350,000 wiwo as a package.

Fish Shop Annandale – $200,000 wiwo
Fish Stop Annandale is located in a busy complex of shops at Shop 3, 56 Yolanda Drive, Annandale. A fish and chip shop has been located in this ideal position for over 18 years (it was previously Harolds Seafood Annandale).

The shopping complex is high traffic and the surrounding quality businesses draw good levels of customers to the business, including BWS, Ray White Annandale, Pro Cut Meats, Annandale Hair Design, Annandale Mini Mart, Smart Clinic Medical Centre, Qld X-Ray, QML Pathology, Physio on Ross, Thrive Pharmacy and R n R Pool Shop.

The fully air conditioned 52m2 premises are clean, bright and a good size for a busy takeaway business. There is undercover seating for 12 customers in front of the shop and the complex has ample car parking for customers.  All the equipment is in great condition with full maintenance logbooks and there are security cameras installed for additional safety. The business has the benefit of a second cooking station which is used as a backup or during busy periods eg Easter.

Fish Stop Douglas – $200,000 wiwo
Fish Stop Douglas is ideally located in Riverview Marketplace, a busy complex of quality businesses at 228 Riverside Blvd, Douglas, Townsville. A Rock Paper Scissors franchise was previously located in this position for over 7 years. There are facilities for 12+ customers to dine in air conditioned comfort and enjoy their meals. Fish Stop Douglas opens for breakfast at 6am and has a strong morning trade.

The business is surrounded by many quality businesses which draw good traffic to the complex including IGA, Douglas Family Medical Centre & Pathology (bulk billing clinic), Riverside Gardens Pharmacy, Cellarbrations, Ray White Geaney Property Group, Kelis Hair & Beauty, JMB & Associates Property Advisors, and AE 24 Hours Fitness.

The premises are large with excellent cooking facilities and a dining area for customers. The business boasts many other features such as:

  •  2 x wall mounted television to display menus and for diners to watch
  • Security system
  • Hot serving bain marie
  • Spare backup fryer for busy periods
  • Computerised cash registers

Employees & Business Hours
Both vendors work part time in the business and are assisted by their sons and casual staff members.

  • Fish Stop Annandale trades 7 days a week from 10am – 8pm (these hours will commence after Christmas).
  • Fish Stop Douglas opens Monday to Friday from 6am – 8pm and on the weekends from 10am – 8pm.

Areas of Competitive Edge
Many areas of competitive edge exist including:

  • Recession proof – survived the floods and Covid-19
  • Very well established businesses
  • Ideal positions for busy fish and chip shops
  • The fully air conditioned premises are fresh and very clean
  • Good profits are being achieved
  • A large loyal, repeat customer base has been established
  • Equipment is in a good, well maintained condition
  • Excellent supplier relationships have been established
  • Undercover or inside seating for customers
  • Ample off-street parking directly in front of the business
  • Long term leases in place
  • Good cash businesses

Business Price
Fish Stop Annandale is being sold for $200,000 wiwo.
Fish Stop Douglas is being sold for $200,000 wiwo.
The businesses can also be bought together as a package for $350,000 wiwo.

To receive a Sale Proposal, please complete our online Confidentiality Agreement form at Once we receive your details, we will email you the Sale Proposal for this business. Alternatively, contact:

  • Susan  Butler – 0419 905 463 or
  • Margaret Butler – 0419 664 349 or