Uber Eats launches new Dine-In feature to allow diners to order in-person at restaurants

Uber Eats launches new Dine-In feature that allows diners to order in-person when restaurants reopen next week EXCLUSIVE: Company is adding the new feature to its Uber Eats platform  Will allow customers to go to a restaurant and order food on the app  Clients can also pay for the food in the app and then … Read more

Diners desperate for a post-lockdown meal lead to a surge in reservations

Diners desperate for a post-lockdown treat have fuelled a surge in bookings that has seen some restaurants booked out until autumn but the rush has prompted some owners to ask for payment upfront. Fed up owners struggling to stay afloat amid the coronavirus lockdown are now asking that customers pay for meals when they book a … Read more

Diners will be able to eat al fresco outside central London restaurants for next six months

What does ‘tier two’ mean? This means the area is on a ‘high alert’ for coronavirus, with the Government saying it shows it has a ‘higher or rapidly rising level of infections, where some additional restrictions need to be in place’. Can I see my friends or family indoors? No, unless they are in your … Read more

Coronavirus lockdown England: Tier 2 diners mustn’t ‘linger’ in pubs

Drinkers must leave pubs or restaurants as soon as they have eaten their meal in the latest extraordinary diktat from Downing Street today. Tier 2 diners in England cannot linger or order more booze after their food is finished – and will be expected to go even when they have more left to drink after the … Read more

Diners rush to bars and restaurants to enjoy the ‘last supper’ as second coronavirus lockdown looms 

Diners rush to bars and restaurants to enjoy the ‘last supper’ as second coronavirus lockdown looms Establishments told to close from Thursday unless operating a takeaway service  Restaurants and bars have seen a surge in customer numbers as lockdown looms Recent announcement was met with enthusiasm to embrace whatever is allowed By Raven Saunt For Mailonline … Read more

TALK OF THE TOWN: Sadiq Khan spends his 50th birthday telling diners to leave a restaurant

TALK OF THE TOWN: London mayor Sadiq Khan spends his 50th birthday telling diners to leave upmarket restaurant at 10pm curfew By Alistair Foster, Joanna Bell And Sophie Cockerham For The Mail On Sunday Published: 00:08 BST, 25 October 2020 | Updated: 00:08 BST, 25 October 2020 He has been an outspoken critic of the … Read more

Richard Caring’s Mayfair restaurant welcomes back diners with curfew-busting express menu

Richard Caring’s Mayfair restaurant welcomes back diners with curfew-busting express menu and a jab at Boris Johnson – after the businessman blasted the PM’s new Covid rules By Danyal Hussain For Mailonline Published: 22:30 BST, 1 October 2020 | Updated: 22:34 BST, 1 October 2020 Richard Caring’s iconic Mayfair restaurant reopened this evening with a … Read more

Loud restaurants put a bad taste in diners’ mouths, say experts who found some sounds spoil meals

How much you enjoy your food at a restaurant depends on the venue’s noise, a study reveals. Acoustic experts at Flinders University investigated a patron’s experience under different background noise types and levels. Relaxing music at 30 decibels increased the liking of food by 60 percent, but playing it at 40 decibels decreased it to … Read more

NYPD charge BLM protesters standing among diners in Manhattan as Portland erupts in violence

There were chaotic scenes in NYC on Saturday night as diners at a restaurant were caught up in clashes between the NYPD and BLM protesters. Customers at the Cowgirl eaterie in Manhattan’s West Village were nearly sent flying as police charged protesters after they ignored warnings to disperse and actually hid among the restaurant-goers enjoying … Read more

Sea-gulp! Thieving bird wolfs down a leftover sausage in one go in front of startled diners 

Sea-gulp! Thieving bird wolfs down a leftover sausage in one go in front of startled diners Footage of the crafty bird pinching the food was filmed in Cornwall  In one swift movement the bird devours the sausage as it stands on the table  The animal takes no notice of the eatery packed with customers as … Read more