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Cars Eat out to help out… at motorway service areas

16:41  03 august  2020
16:41  03 august  2020 Source:   motoringresearch.com

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Motorway service areas in the United Kingdom and Ireland, also known as ' service stations' or ' services ', are places where drivers can leave a motorway to refuel/recharge, rest, eat and drink, shop or stay in an on-site overnight hotel.

Diners get 50% off as ' eat out to help out ' begins. "We've still got three restaurants that are closed in London, predominantly in the Covent Garden area , which relies heavily on theatres and tourism. "I'll be going out and helping those restaurants in Stratford-on-Avon, in London, wherever I can, of course.

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Motorway services operator Roadchef is participating in the government’s ‘eat out to help out’ scheme. It means that you can enjoy a 50 percent discount when dining at selected motorway services.

The ‘eat out to help out’ scheme is designed to give a boost to the UK hospitality industry, which has been struggling since lockdown measures were introduced in March. It is hoped that the initiative will encourage customers to eat out, now that lockdown measures are easing.

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Discounts are available from Monday to Wednesday throughout August, with a maximum £10 available per person.

Meals at all catering outlets without Roadchef’s main buildings will be eligible for the discount. Outlets include McDonald’s, Costa, Leon, Fresh Food Cafe, Cornish Bakery, Chozen Noddle and Restbite. The discounts are not available at Drive Thru outlets and restaurants located outside the main buildings.

The ‘eat out to help out’ discount is also at motorway services operated by Moto. This means you can get £10 off the price of food at Eat & Drink Co, KFC, Burger King, Costa, Arlo’s, Bar & Grill and Chow.

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Similarly, Welcome Break is taking part in the scheme. A 50 percent discount is available at Burger King, Starbucks, The Good Breakfast, Chopsti, Harry Ramsden, KFC, Pret and Pizza Express.

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How will the Eat Out to Help Out scheme work? THE government will cover half of the cost of a meal out , up to £10 a head, including children's meals. Roadchef operates 30 motorway service areas across the UK, featuring popular brands such as McDonald's and Costa Coffee.

He said: “The Eat Out To Help Out discount works really well for us. “Our customers can have the same experience as they always do but with 50 per cent off. To find places near you that are taking part, see tax. service .gov.uk/ eat - out - to - help - out /find-a-restaurant/.

In all cases, the discount is only available when you eat in. The scheme is not valid on takeaway orders.

Motorists who enjoy fine dining will be pleased to discover that Tebay and Gloucester Services are also taking part in the scheme. Discounts are available in the ‘Kitchen’ on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout August.

Announcing the scheme, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said: “Our restaurants, cafes and bars play a vital role in our economy, employing more than a million people. They have been hit hard by coronavirus, so it’s vital we do everything we can to help them recover.

“Our ‘eat out to help out’ scheme is deigned to get more customers through the door – protecting jobs by giving businesses the confidence to retain and hire staff.”

To find a restaurant that’s registered for the scheme, visit the government website.

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