We’re here! The Little Dessert Shop Franchise has arrived in Scotland, at “SOAR” in the Braehead Shopping Complex
The new facility seats 50+ people inside and has free Wi-fi, so you can snap and share your favorite creations with us. The new store is the perfect place to meet with friends and family - You can also book a birthday party or celebration in store, there are baby changing and toilet facilities. Rewards card are also available in store to earn complimentary tea or coffee.
Your journey awaits...
Discover our new menu to dine in or taking away - a choice between dreamy sweet desserts or our mouth-watering savory collection. The restaurant is far from your average dessert spot - there is a selection of chocolate waffles to melted cheese and beans on a waffle, which is one step to food heaven.
Enjoy our waffles, crepes, cookie dough, sundaes, milkshakes, mocktails, smoothies and over 15 flavours of our own made gelato. If you fancy some lunch, drop in and enjoy our savoury collection a variety of waffles, crepes, croissant and pancakes.
There are also vegan options on the menu, try the new avocado and hummus croissant yet? - it’s totally veganuary!
To find out more about the Little Dessert shop and their franchise plans for Scotland, click here
The Little Dessert Shop officially launched their franchise opportunity to potential investors at the National Franchise Show in Birmingham last month. The newly BFA accredited franchise opportunity has attracted interest from across the U.K and hopes to open more than 30 new stores by the end of 2018.
Pip Wilkins the chief executive of the BFA, was on hand to welcome the multi-award winning brand to the franchising world.
Having piloted our franchise model over the past 18 months, the Little Dessert Shop system is now proven and has been successfully launched in several locations across England. With its head office, warehouse, distribution and IT systems fully functional, the time is now right to expand the business throughout the UK and overseas.
Darren Sambrooks a pilot franchisee states that the training and support provided by our head office team was fundamental to the success of his business.
“The team at Little Dessert Shop helped with site selection, lease negotiations, store design & construction, plus staff recruitment, training, support and launch. They also provided a comprehensive store operations manual, a food safety manual, a staff and customer health and safety manual, plus their area support team are always on hand for day to day support”.
Little Dessert Shop has won numerous awards including Young Business of the Year in 2016 & 2017 as well as Dessert Outlet of the Year 2015 & 2017. The brand is now recognised as the leading dessert outlet in the U.K.
Social media presence and marketing have escalated our brand profile; with individual store pages on Facebook, in store video engagements, promotional offers and events. The Little Dessert Shop are passionate about their brand and innovation to stay ahead of our perceived competitors, the franchise brand will now be extensively promoted on platforms that attract customers in all major cities and towns throughout the UK and beyond.
Our marketing team are always developing new innovative advertising and product placement strategies that involve input from our current Franchises who are at the core of what is promoted and advertised.
The Little Dessert Shop currently offers 3 store models, kiosk (Shopping center food court), café and restaurant at an attractive initial franchise fee of £9,995 plus VAT.
Financial assistance is readily available from major banks, for potential single or multi- unit operators.