Trading restrictions led almost a third of Britain’s licensed premises to shut their doors last month, the latest Market Recovery Monitor from CGA and AlixPartners indicates—a sign that the sector may be substantially reduced after the end of England’s four-week lockdown. The report indicates that 69.9% of Britain’s total licensed premises were trading at the …

Cub

Cub, the Hoxton venue from Ryan Chetiyawardana (aka Mr Lyan) and Doug McMaster, will not reopen its doors following the coronavirus pandemic. Launched in September 2017 on the site of Ryan’s first bar White Lyan, the award-winning restaurant was innovative in its approach to blurring the boundaries between food and drink, providing guests with a …

The prime minister has told pubs, bars and restaurants to close “as soon as they can” tonight (20 March) and not reopen, while the chancellor has announced a new grant that will cover 80% of employees’ wages. Boris Johnson said: “Following agreement between all four nations of the UK, we are collectively telling cafes, pubs, …