We're keeping track of all the key London restaurants that are re-opening since the lockdown. Here's how they're responding, with new delivery and collection services.
The rules around the relaxing of the lockdown have been somewhat vague, as anyone who's been to Barnard Castle knows. Until yesterday, while restaurants were open for delivery, we knew that they wouldn't be opening up for diners until 4 July at the earliest. There was also no solid information about pub openings. Yesterday, that changed thanks to Boris Johnson's appearance at
Like pretty much the whole country, those working in the London hospitality industry tuned into the Prime Minister's broadcast tonight, to see if there was a sign of when restaurants and bars might be open.
And it does look as though there's a light, however flickery and faint, at the end of the tunnel. Outlining the new Covid alert system, Boris explained that if deaths and
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Well, there we have it. After days of uncertainty over the status of the hospitality industry, the Prime Minister came down firmly in today's Covid briefing. All restaurants, bar and cafes are to close as soon as possible today and they are not to reopen.
Anyone tempted to go out tonight one last time was urged not to: "You may think you're invincible but there's no guarantee you'll get
A day on from announcing that everyone should avoid going to pubs, clubs and other hospitality industry (which left the people responsible for those restaurants justifiably angry), the Prime Minister and Chancellor have been back at their podiums for a second day's
Yesterday, the government stepped up its plans for dealing with coronavirus. In his first daily briefing, the Prime Minister said it was now time to avoid non-essential contact and travel and that the British (Londoners, in particular, are weeks ahead of the rest of the country in the pandemic curve) "should avoid pubs, clubs, theatres and other such social venues".
This was a far cry from the clarification the hospitality industry needed and here's