FJ Holden Cafe – Hughenden

October 30, 2021


Hughenden’s No 1 and most well known freehold cafe is now for sale!

Business Overview
FJ Holden Cafe was established 21 years ago by the seller and has an unrivaled reputation in the Hughenden region. Located at 55 Brodie Street, Hughenden, the cafe is famous for its great food and Holden and rock and roll memorabilia which attracts many tourists from afar to the business.

Extremely popular with locals and tourists, the menu is very well received and consists of fish and chips, burgers, wraps, hotdogs, chicken schnitzels, all day breakfast, sweets and slices, and more.

FJ Holden Cafe perfectly situated in the main commercial area of Hughenden, on the Flinders Highway tourist route, 382km west of Townsville and 521km east of Mount Isa.

Freehold Premises
The 1,153m2 premises consist of a large kitchen with well equipped cooking area, a spacious air conditioned dining area for 25 diners and approved side walk dining. The Hughenden Council are in the process of refurbishing Brodie Street which includes an al fresco eating area in front of the cafe, new footpath and new lighting.

Social Media
The cafe’s online presence and reviews put it in a class of its own in the Hughenden region 1,100 followers on Facebook, a 4.9 star review on Facebook, a 4.7 star review on Google and a 4.5 star review on on Tripadvisor.

Business Hours & Employees
The seller works full time in the business and employs

  • 2 casuals for 30-35 hours per week
  • 1 casual for 20 hours per week
  • 1 junior for 4 hours on Saturday mornings

The cafe trades 6 days a week from Monday to Saturday from 8am – 2pm, leaving huge scope to expand the business by opening on Sundays, and extending the hours into the afternoon as well as opening for dinner in the evenings.

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

  • Very well established cafe for 21 years
  • Freehold building is included in the sale
  • Big tourist drawcard
  • Main road location with high exposure
  • Excellent reputation
  • Loyal repeat customer base
  • Large, well equipped kitchen
  • Fully air conditioned dining area
  • Minimal competition in the area
  • Some of the Holden and rock and roll memorabilia is included in the sale
  • Huge scope for expansion by opening longer in the afternoon and for dinner
  • Excellent reviews and ratings on social media
  • Covid proof business

Business Price
FJ Holden Cafe (freehold and business) is for sale for $200,000 plus stock (neg).

To receive a Sale Proposal, please complete our online Confidentiality Agreement form at

Business Broker
Susan  Butler – 0419 905 463