With a nod to the past and an eye to the future; Shifty’s continues the proud tradition of eclectic venues on Brunswick Street, whilst acknowledging the venues antecedent life. Boasting the best cheese and charcuterie selection on the famed strip of Fitzroy. Shifty’s décor proudly displays a number of local artworks including works by brett66, the Tram 96 mural by Kirpy and a collaboration mural by Sole Veins, Sam Yong and Jason Parker. If nothing else just head in to have a look at the artwork.
To the front and down the side of the venue there is footpath trading for 24, a great spot to relax in the sunshine and see who is on Brunswick Street. Heading inside the bar and kitchen area is on the right. It is not a full commercial kitchen but something easier to manage for the food offerings that the venue presents. There is varied seating throughout for small groups and bar stools for those that do not want to travel too far from the bar. Heading out to the rear of the venue is a wonderful courtyard, transformed over time into an enchanted wonderland with fairy lights, art pieces and floral covering the entire space which is adored by all that enter it.
Shifty’s has a restaurant and cafe licence until 1am with a capacity of 50. There are seven years left on the lease made up of 1+3+3. Rent including GST comes in at just under $1800 a week. The venue is in excellent condition and all fixtures and fittings are included in the sale
Shifty’s has a great reputation, in a high foot traffic location on Brunswick Street. The venue will suit an owner operator that wishes to own and run a venue that is not your standard licensed cafe/bar/restaurant. The place is in excellent condition and is going from strength to strength. The vendor is under pressure from his partner to start a family hence the sale. The vendors are looking for offers in the region of $195,000 for this exclusively listed venue.