Moscow’s bars and restaurants are packed as a resurgence of coronavirus sweeps Russia

Moscow’s bars and restaurants continue to be packed with carefree customers who ignore social distancing and shun face masks despite the resurgence of coronavirus infections sweeping Russia.  The outbreak in Russia this month is breaking the records set in the spring, when a lockdown to slow the spread of the virus was put in place. … Read more Moscow’s bars and restaurants are packed as a resurgence of coronavirus sweeps Russia

Gino D’Acampo’s restaurants ‘bailed out by Iceland after £3m losses’

Gino D’Acampo’s restaurant chain is ‘bailed out by Iceland boss after posting losses of £3 million’ By Nick Ferris For Mailonline Published: 20:27 BST, 16 October 2020 | Updated: 20:55 BST, 16 October 2020 TV Chef Gino D’Acampo’s restaurant chain has been bailed out by Iceland boss Sir Malcolm Walker after facing losses even before … Read more Gino D’Acampo’s restaurants ‘bailed out by Iceland after £3m losses’

Court overturns order to shut Berlin’s bars and restaurants from 11pm

Court overturns order to shut Berlin’s bars and restaurants from 11pm because ‘it is not apparent’ it would help fight coronavirus By Raven Saunt For Mailonline Published: 11:01 BST, 16 October 2020 | Updated: 11:17 BST, 16 October 2020 A Berlin court has suspended an order for bars and restaurants to close from 11pm to … Read more Court overturns order to shut Berlin’s bars and restaurants from 11pm

Restaurants were destined for ruin before Covid, claims pizza boss

Restaurants were destined for ruin before Covid crisis, claims Franco Manca pizza boss By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:53 BST, 15 October 2020 | Updated: 21:53 BST, 15 October 2020 The owner of a popular pizza chain has slammed rivals, claiming many were destined for ruin long before the Covid pandemic swept … Read more Restaurants were destined for ruin before Covid, claims pizza boss

Gourmet Burger Kitchen to axe 362 jobs and shut 26 restaurants

Gourmet Burger Kitchen axing 362 jobs and shutting 26 restaurants for good despite rescue sale Casual dining sector struggling under sporadic lockdowns and falling profits Pizza Hut and Pizza Express are also big-names which have announced closures  By Jane Denton For Thisismoney Published: 13:53 BST, 14 October 2020 | Updated: 15:04 BST, 14 October 2020 … Read more Gourmet Burger Kitchen to axe 362 jobs and shut 26 restaurants

Holland’s bars, restaurants and cafes face two-week closure

The Netherlands will go into ‘partial lockdown’ shutting down bars, restaurants and cafes for two weeks and ban alcohol sales after 8pm to get a grip on a spiralling outbreak of Covid-19. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the new measures on Tuesday, which also make the wearing of masks mandatory indoors for people ages … Read more Holland’s bars, restaurants and cafes face two-week closure

Coronavirus UK: Tier Two will be the ‘death knell for London’s hotels, pubs and restaurants’

Hospitality chiefs today warned that London‘s hotels, pubs and restaurants could be ‘decimated’ by new coronavirus restrictions if the capital is plunged into a second tier lockdown. The city, which has a population of nine million, is expected to be ranked as a ‘medium’ risk zone in the Government’s new three-tier system of local alerts … Read more Coronavirus UK: Tier Two will be the ‘death knell for London’s hotels, pubs and restaurants’

Singapore Airlines turns grounded jets into pop-up restaurants serving first-class meals for $470 

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is turning two jets parked at Changi Airport into pop-up restaurants as a way to recoup losses during the coronavirus pandemic. Reservations for seats aboard the double-decker Airbus A380 superjumbos sold out in a half-hour on Monday, despite a cost of up to $475 per person. Following COVID-19 guidelines, only half of … Read more Singapore Airlines turns grounded jets into pop-up restaurants serving first-class meals for $470 

Fake Track and Trace app which can be used at pubs and restaurants is slammed by health chiefs

A fake Track and Trace app which allows users to pretend to scan their details in at restaurants and bars has been slammed by health chiefs as ‘irresponsible and pointless’. The Covid1984 app mimics the real Track and Trace app, meaning its users can show hospitality staff they have entered their details into the NHS‘s … Read more Fake Track and Trace app which can be used at pubs and restaurants is slammed by health chiefs

Greene King close 79 pubs and restaurants and ‘axe 800 jobs’

Hundreds of jobs will be lost and scores of pubs shut down by Greene King after the 10pm coronavirus curfew and lockdown decimated custom.  The company, which has more than 3,000 pubs across the country – today started a consultation with 800 employees about a redundancy process. Bosses at the Suffolk-based firm, which has nearly 1,700 … Read more Greene King close 79 pubs and restaurants and ‘axe 800 jobs’