With Plymouth at level two and strict rules against mixing different households, many pubs and restaurants have decided to close this Christmas, while others will only be open to people with reservations.
Even if the pub of your choice is open to the public, it is worth calling ahead to verify that there is room for you, as many pubs operate with reduced capacity under rules social distancing.
And don’t forget that you’ll have to order a heavy meal if you fancy a drink and won’t be able to mingle with people you don’t live with.
Here are the pubs open on Christmas Day 2020:
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The award-winning The Fortescue on Mutley Plain pub is open for lunch on Christmas Day.
A social media post read: “So as of Monday 21, our opening hours are:
“Monday to Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
“Christmas Eve 10:00 am 10:00 pm
“Christmas day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with bacon sandwiches
« Boxing Day 12h-19h. »
Le Royal Oak
The Royal Oak has Christmas dinners on Christmas Day and also has an event on Christmas Day – but places are limited and priority will be given to locals.
Manager Clare told PlymouthLive: “I have told locals, worried about Christmas Day, that we are not open as usual. But I promised an event just for them on December 25th. Of course, people can always call trying to reserve a spot.
“Most of the regulars have registered their names, it is capped at 30. There will be a buffet from noon to 8 pm. ”
“I’m going to ask Lee to dress up as Santa and my boyfriend to dress up as an elf for the dumps.”
“We have already booked 100 Christmas Day dinners for delivery and 30% of that money will go to Plymouth Shelter.
“And we make the soup on Christmas Eve,” she added.
You can read our full article on the Royal Oak here.
Miller and Carter
The fine steak restaurant is open to pre-booked diners and offers a special five-course menu.
Le Jack Rabbit
The Jack Rabbit is open to pre-booked diners and offers a special three-course menu.
Toby Carvery (Le George) Roborough
Toby Carvery is open for pre-booked dinners and has a three-course Christmas menu.
A Plymouth pub proves that giving is better than receiving this time of year by serving free Christmas breakfasts for the vulnerable, the elderly and the lonely.
The 1620 Pub and Eatery on Notte Street will be open the same day for dinners, but will also offer a two-course lunch for those in need or feeling lonely.
Zena Bateman, who invested heavily in the purchase and renovation of the building in 2019, worked with organizations such as the Shekinah Homeless Charity and the Elder Tree Friendship Service, to organize the gift of festive well-being.
Miss Bateman said that after being heavily affected by the coronavirus lockdown and restrictions in 2020, 1620 Pub and Eatery, on the Barbican, has decided to offer an elegant five-course lunch for loyal customers.
But with demand affected by the current Covid crisis, she decided that with staff working on December 25 and excess capacity in place, she could use it to help those in need and came up with the idea of ” offer a free meal between noon. and 13h.