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Shop London food and drink: Our editor’s pick of what to tuck into

Shop London is here and here’s David Ellis picks of what to buy

Insider

London restaurants the celebs have booked for April 12

Clueless as to where you’ll be celebrating your liberation on 12 April? Follow these London leaders to the outside spaces they’ve sorely missed, says Joanna Taylor

Restaurants

Outdoor dining in Covent Garden doubled for April 12 reopening

Last summer’s 300 covers has been upped to 800 to help support the area’s restaurants

UK

PM’s road map: Key dates for reopening of schools, pubs and travel

Holidays in the UK will be allowed from April 12, along with outdoor drinking and dining at pub gardens and al fresco restaurants

UK

Wagamama reopens for outdoor dining - is yours on the list?

The noodle and katsu chain revealed that 72 of its eateries will be able to open for al fresco dining from April 12.
UK

Beer gardens selling out in advance as pubs prepare to reopen

Hospitality website Caterer.com said millions of people were already making reservations for the first two weeks after reopening

Politics

Rishi Sunak urged to cut tax on draught beer to save local pubs

Exclusive: More than 70 Conservatives, including three former Cabinet ministers, have signed a letter calling on the Chancellor to “save our locals” with a duty cut for pints pulled from a cask.

Restaurants

Government relaxes al fresco rules, paves way for more April openings

The move should mean businesses can more happily weather the April showers

Restaurants

London restaurateurs reflect on life a year on from the first lockdown

Twelve months after the Prime Minister first closed the country, the restaurant business has been irrevocably changed

UK

How Covid-19 restrictions vary across Europe and the United States

Some countries remain under curfew while others are tightening measures as cases rise.
Business

Restaurant and gym bosses plea for Government help on unpaid rents

Thousands of pubs, bars, restaurants and gyms have racked up huge debts to landlords while closed

Restaurants

Covid dining has been an advert for the magic of a good restaurant

Lockdown may have inspired its successes, says Jimi Famurewa, but a considered return to normality could not be more welcome

Restaurants

Give help to bars and restaurants – or they’ll shut, banks warned

Restaurants have suffered a slow bleed of cash covering utility bills, insurance, and other outgoings that have drained them of cash