Restaurants

    • Serbia closes restaurants, bars and shops to fight virus surge

      Serbia closes restaurants, bars and shops to fight virus surge

      Serbia will close down all nonessential shops, bars and restaurants during the weekend in attempt to fight coronavirus infections surge, AP reported. The crisis body said on Friday said the measures will take effect on Friday evening and last until Monday. Authorities will decide on Monday how to proceed. The decision is expected to be formally endorsed by the government later Friday.

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    • Spanish bars and restaurants under pandemic stress

      Spanish bars and restaurants under pandemic stress

      Spain’s well known saying that there is “a bar on every corner” is in jeopardy with 85,000 drinking and eating establishments facing closure if a coronavirus rebound gets out of control, news wires reported. Such a warning was expressed on Wednesday by the country’s main hospitality business lobby, which said some 40,000 bars and restaurants had already shut down permanently.

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    • 10% of restaurants globally are to disappear

      10% of restaurants globally are to disappear

      With each week, more data emerges to show how the Covid-19 pandemic is permanently reshaping the restaurant industry. The world is currently on track for a radical overhaul of its food-service landscape: Hundreds have filed for bankruptcy over the last three months, according to consulting firm Aaron Allen & Associates, and the situation is poised to keep worsening. 

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    • Greek cafes, restaurants reopen after lockdown

      Greek cafes, restaurants reopen after lockdown

      Restaurants and cafes across Greece opened ahead of schedule Monday as the country prepared to launch a shortened tourism season vital to its economy. But with social distancing rules limiting businesses to around 50% capacity, and only outdoor tables allowed, many owners questioned the wisdom of reopening after a lockdown of over two months.

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