UK government paying half on restaurant bills in more than 72,000 establishmentsChristian Fernsby ▼ | August 3, 2020
Anyone visiting a participating restaurant, café or pub will receive the half price discount.
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More than 72,000 establishments are participating, including independent eateries and family favourites such as Pizza Express, Costa Coffee and Nando’s.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said: "Our Eat Out to Help Out scheme’s number one aim is to help protect the jobs of 1.8 million chefs, waiters and restaurateurs by boosting demand and getting customers through the door.
"More than 72,000 establishments will be serving discounted meals across the country, with the government paying half the bill. The industry is a vital ingredient to our economy and it’s been hit hard by coronavirus, so enjoy summer safely by showing your favourite places your support we’ll pay half." ■