Information has been produced and updated in consultation with the Hospitality sector for pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants.
- All hospitality settings, including restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars can open indoors and outdoors for the consumption of food and non-alcoholic drinks but must close between 18:00 and 06:00 the next morning. Alcoholic drinks cannot be served or consumed at any time within these premises and this will be strictly enforced.
- Hotels and other accommodation providers can remain open and can serve food and non-alcoholic drinks in bar/restaurant areas within their premises up to 22:00 to residents, but must close by 18:00 to non-residents.
- Residents in hotels and other accommodation can order food and drink at any time for consumption in their own rooms, but this must not include alcohol after 22:00 and before 06:00 the next day.
- Takeaway services without a license to sell alcohol can sell food and non-alcoholic drinks for consumption off the premises at any time. Premises with a license for off-sales can continue to sell alcohol until 22:00 as part of the takeaway offer.
All settings must keep in place measures to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus in their venues. These include: measures around:
- Controlled entry
- Table service,
- Physical distancing
- Groups of up to 4
- Face coverings
- Contact details
Fuller details can be found at :
COVID-19: Restrictions in place for hospitality settings from 18:00 on Friday 4th December (gov.wales)
Wales Guidance for Hospitality - UKHospitality
In addition updated guidance for tourism and hospitality businesses to keep employees and visitors safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can be found at:
Keep Wales Safe: guidance for tourism and hospitality [HTML] | GOV.WALES
Information on the package of sector specific support is available at :
Cinemas, bowling alleys, bingo halls, soft-play areas, casinos, museums, galleries and heritage sites, and other indoor entertainment venues will shut, although outdoor visitor attractions will not be affected
Posted on: Friday 4th December 2020