Restaurants, pubs and cafes across the UK are hoping for a boost from the the “eat out to help out” scheme, which launches on Monday. Venues ranging from the Ivy in London’s West End to family favourites such as Nando’s have signed up to the initiative, which offers diners a discount of up to £10 per head on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout August.
Here are the views of independent hospitality businesses that have signed up to a scheme designed to help one of the industries hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic.