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COVID-19: reopen your hospitality business

COVID-19: reopen your hospitality business

Where to find guidance on reopening your business and working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guidance for reopening hospitality businesses

Our Reopening Bristol’s bars, pubs and restaurants guide (pdf, 867KB) (opens new window) has information on:

  • proposals for timed road closures
  • proposals to allow hospitality businesses to use more tables and chairs outside, to enable social distancing
  • how to supply alcohol safely and restrictions on entertainment 
  • proposals for deliveries, waste collections and toilets
  • marshalling and social distancing
  • protecting local amenities such as parking and pavement access, and the impact on residents
  • changes to roads and road closures

Our How to safely reopen bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes summary (pdf, 75KB) (opens new window)  has information on:

  • health and safety, including handwashing, toilets, legionella and ventilation
  • risk assessments
  • social distancing
  • food safety

You can also read guidance for:

Use outside space

You can ask to use outside space next to your business to help you reopen in a safe and economically viable way.

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