Can I get takeaway beer?

Can you get takeaway beer in lockdown?

Buying a takeaway alcoholic drink from pubs, restaurants and bars was made illegal going into the third national lockdown, despite being allowed under previous restrictions.

Can you buy takeaway beer?

“Pubs and other hospitality venues cannot serve alcohol to takeaway to discourage people from gathering outside their premises, but they can sell alcohol as part of delivery services. “They should not attempt to repurpose themselves as shops or off-licenses in order to circumvent these restrictions.”

Can I sell takeaway alcohol during lockdown?

Pubs and restaurants will be allowed to sell food and soft drinks for delivery, click-and-collect and takeaway. However, they will only be allowed to sell alcohol for delivery, not takeaway or click-and-collect. This is because the Government fears people could buy takeaway drinks and then congregate nearby.

Why is takeaway alcohol banned?

It is understood that the ban is driven by concerns that customers buying takeaway alcohol from pub and bar doors would then congregate with friends nearby to drink.

Can you order alcohol online during lockdown?

Alcohol sales are banned under Level 4 lockdown. Western Cape Agriculture MEC Ivan Meyer has called for national government to allow for online alcohol sales.

Is alcohol takeaway banned?

Under the new rules, coming into effect today, while restaurants and pubs will be able to sell food and soft drinks for delivery, takeaway and click-and-collect (until 11pm), on-trade businesses will no longer be able to serve takeaway or click-and-collect alcohol.

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