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Current restrictions for eateries as at 23 May 2020

2020-05-23 | 2 min read

Customers are encouraged to call ahead to reserve tables, rather than gathering out the front of venues to queue.


Food and drink premises can open, but only to seat a maximum of 10 customers at any one time. This is in addition to the sale of takeaway food and drinks.


All food and drink premises:

  • must only seat a maximum of 10 customers at any one time
  • must comply with the 4 square metre rule
  • should encourage physical distancing
  • should follow and encourage good hand hygiene at all times to keep customers and staff safe
  • can continue to provide takeaway food to be consumed off the premises
  • if they are part of an accommodation facility such as a hotel, can continue room service.


Pubs and registered clubs are required to keep bars closed unless they are part of onsite food premises. They cannot open poker machines to customers.


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From Monday 1 June 2020, pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants can have up to 50 customers. Rules that continue to apply include


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