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The City of London and Westminster dinners were entitled to 849,000 meals under the government’s Eat Out to Help Out program last month.

This was by far the highest number in the UK under the initiative, which was considered a resounding success after encouraging many to return to restaurants after the coronavirus confinement.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said anyone eating at a participating outlet Monday through Wednesday during the month of August could receive a 50% state-funded reduction on food and non-alcoholic beverages until. ‘to a maximum of £ 10, with restaurants claiming reimbursement from the government.

Now it’s over, official figures have been released showing the total number of registered restaurants, the total number of meals claimed, the total amount of the discount claimed and the average discount per meal in pounds and cents in each UK parliamentary constituency.

Bristol North West had the highest meal requests (3,245) per restaurant, followed by Filton and Bradley Stoke in South Gloucestershire (2,615), Birmingham Hodge Hill (2,500), Harlow in Essex (2369) and of Corby in Northamptonshire (2217).

Birmingham Hall Green had the highest amount claimed by each restaurant, averaging £ 14,206. Llanelli in Carmarthenshire was next at £ 13,946, followed by Birmingham Hodge Hill (£ 12,879), East Londonderry in Northern Ireland (£ 12,547) and Bradford East (£ 11,689).

This indicates that the program had a better impact in these areas as customers tended to spend more on average and restaurants recouped more money from the government.

Residents of Rayleigh and Wickford in Essex had the highest discount of any constituency – an average saving of £ 8.22 per meal, while the lowest was in Liverpool Walton at £ 2.80. The UK average was around £ 6.

Among source countries, the program appears to have been most popular in Northern Ireland, recording the highest number of meals and the total amount of rebate claimed per restaurant. Some 1,263 meals claimed per restaurant and £ 7,316 per restaurant.

In the English regions, the program’s popularity has been highest in the West Midlands, North West and South West, with an average of over 1,000 meals claimed per restaurant and over £ 5,800 per restaurant claimed.

In London, diners demanded an average of 755 meals per restaurant.

Residents of the City of London and Westminster, the region with the most participating restaurants (1,498), received a total reduction of £ 6,058,000.

The second highest number of meals consumed was Manchester Central, where they brought in 614,000 as part of the program.

In north-east Glasgow, 559,000 meals were eaten, while in central Glasgow, people ate 554,000.

The second highest was Liverpool Riverside with 436,000 meals, followed by Edinburgh South West (416,000) and Birmingham Ladywood where people sided with 402,000 meals.

In Northern Ireland, Belfast South had the most meals in the program at 374,000.

Until August 27, the total number of meals claimed in the UK was 114,156,000, which represents a total discount of £ 659,391,000 in 127,625 restaurants.

Independent businesses and large chains were among the establishments that participated, and some said continue to offer the price reduction despite the government exclude the extension of the scheme beyond its August 31 end date.

Here are the top three constituencies by region in terms of the number of meals consumed under the program.

NORTHEAST

Newcastle upon Tyne Central: 277 restaurants, 306,000 meals, £ 1,977,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.46 average reduction per meal

Newcastle upon Tyne East: 305 restaurants, 172,000 meals, £ 1,153,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.71 average reduction per meal

Berwick upon Tweed: 149 restaurants, 137,000 meals, £ 826,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.03 average reduction per meal

NORTH WEST

Manchester Central: 531 restaurants, 614,000 meals, £ 4,240,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.91 average reduction per meal

Liverpool, Riverside: 412 restaurants, 436,000 meals, £ 2,750,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.31 average reduction per meal

Blackpool South: 162 restaurants, 311,000 meals, £ 1,189,000 reduction claimed, £ 3.82 average reduction per meal

YORKSHIRE AND MAN

Leeds Central: 367 restaurants, 294,000 meals, £ 1,803,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.13 average reduction per meal

Scarborough and Whitby: 213 restaurants, 269,000 meals, £ 1,423,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.29 average reduction per meal

Sheffield Central: 351 restaurants, 245,000 meals, £ 1,535,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.26 average reduction per meal

EASTERN MIDLANDS

Boston and Skegness: 148 restaurants, 237,000 meals, £ 945,000 reduction claimed, £ 3.99 average reduction per meal

Nottingham East: 280 restaurants, 211,000 meals, £ 1,359,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.44 average reduction per meal

Corby: 92 restaurants, 204,000 meals, £ 649,000 reduction claimed, £ 3.18 average reduction per meal

MIDLANDS OUEST

Birmingham Ladywood: 396 restaurants, 402,000 meals, £ 2,347,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.83 average reduction per meal

Birmingham Hall Green: 165 restaurants, 358,000 meals, £ 2,344,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.55 average reduction per meal

Birmingham Hodge Hill: 116 restaurants, 290,000 meals, £ 1,494,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.16 average reduction per meal

EAST OF ENGLAND

North West Cambridgeshire: 194 restaurants, 224,000 meals, £ 1,270,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.67 average reduction per meal

North Norfolk: 152 restaurants, 203,000 meals, £ 1,012,000 reduction claimed, £ 4.98 average reduction per meal

Suffolk Coastal: 143 restaurants, 161,000 meals, £ 881,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.46 average reduction per meal

LONDON

Cities of London and Westminster: 1,498 restaurants, 849,000 meals, £ 6,058,000 reduction claimed, £ 7.14 average reduction per meal

Holborn and St Pancras: 650 restaurants, 322,000 meals, £ 2,063,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.40 average reduction per meal

Poplar and Limehouse: 229 restaurants, 269,000 meals, £ 1,996,000 reduction claimed, £ 7.41 average reduction per meal

SOUTH EAST

Isle of Wight: 235 restaurants, 296,000 meals, £ 1,640,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.53 average reduction per meal

Brighton, Pavilion: 318 restaurants, 228,000 meals, £ 1,411,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.19 average reduction per meal

Chichester: 152 restaurants, 171,000 meals, £ 958,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.62 average reduction per meal

SOUTH WEST

Bristol West: 371 restaurants, 290,000 meals, £ 1,497,000 claimed reduction, £ 5.17 average reduction per meal

North Cornwall: 188 restaurants, 266,000 meals, £ 1,505,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.66 average reduction per meal

St Ives: 195 restaurants, 250,000 meals, £ 1,431,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.72 average reduction per meal

WALES

Cardiff Central: 205 restaurants, 153,000 meals, £ 888,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.82 average reduction per meal

Aberconwy: 170 restaurants, 118,000 meals, £ 726,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.15 average reduction per meal

Ceredigion: 114 restaurants, 116,000 meals, £ 668,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.77 average reduction per meal

SCOTLAND

Glasgow North East: 487 restaurants, 559,000 meals, £ 3,192,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.71 average reduction per meal

Glasgow Central: 571 restaurants, 554,000 meals, £ 3,419,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.17 average reduction per meal

Edinburgh West: 522 restaurants, 319,000 meals, £ 2,213,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.94 average reduction per meal

NORTH IRELAND

South Belfast: 326 restaurants, 374,000 meals, £ 2,283,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.11 average reduction per meal

Belfast West: 253 restaurants, 302,000 meals, £ 1,865,000 reduction claimed, £ 6.18 average reduction per meal

East Londonderry: 106 restaurants, 226,000 meals, £ 1,330,000 reduction claimed, £ 5.89 average reduction per meal

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