JD WETHERSPOON will open almost 400 of its beer gardens, roof top gardens and patios in England from April 12 and there are a pubs in our area among them.
The pubs will open from 9am to 9pm Sunday to Thursday and between 9am and 10pm Friday and Saturday although some have restrictions on closing times and will shut earlier.
The chain will offer a slightly reduced menu, to include breakfast, burgers, pizza, deli deals, fish and chips and British classics.
Food will be available from 9am to 8pm seven days a week.
Customers will be able to order and pay through the Wetherspoon app, however, Wetherspoon staff will be able to take orders and payment at the table from those who don’t have the app.
The Wetherspoon pubs will not be operating a booking system.
Customers will be able to enter the pub to gain access to the outside area and also to use the toilet.
Test and trace will be in operation and hand sanitisers will be available.
Wetherspoon chief executive John Hutson said: “We are looking forward to welcoming our customers and staff back to our pubs.”
Among the pubs which will be reopening their outdoor areas will be Bromsgrove’s Golden Cross and the Black Horse in Northfield.
Further afield, The Royal Enfield in Redditch is open, along with two in Birmingham City Centre – the Figure of Eight, Broad Street, and the Dragon Inn in Hurst Street.
The Crown in Worcester will also open.
Provided the Government’s road map out of lockdown goes ahead as planned, people will be able to drink and eat inside pub, restaurants and cafe buildings from May 17.
And if all goes well, all restrictions will be lifted on June 21.