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Coronavirus - Precautions We're Taking

Trafalgar Tavern
Social Distancing Measures

It feels like a long time since we were allowed to reopen. Lots of changes, many of them major, have kept us on our toes. We’re proud to say, however, that we are almost back to a full working routine. Our kitchen is producing plate after plate of fantastic food and our dedicated bar staff are masked or wearing visors while serving your drinks.

Most importantly you – our wonderful customers – are turning up in your droves to spend time with us. Words can’t express how grateful we are that you do.

If you’re concerned about what measures we’re taking to keep our customers and staff safe, here’s a list:

Opening Times and Bookings

We are now open from 11am until 10pm (for now!) every day. We highly recommend booking if you’re planning to come and join us as we are limited to the number of customers we can have inside at any time. We are currently only allowed to accept reservations of six (or lower) unless you are visiting as a household or support bubble which is larger than six.

Face masks

We kindly ask that unless you are sat at a table, eating or drinking, that you wear a face mask or visor when you walk around the restaurant or visit the toilets. 

Social distancing

Markers are clearly labelled on the floor, and tables are spaced out comfortably. The Nile bar is now open to extend our pub area, and we’ve extended our outside area with both standing and seated tables for when the sun shines, plus we’ve got outside BBQ and draft taps so you don’t even need to go inside to grab a pint or a burger when it's really busy.


There are two sets of toilets for hand washing and lots of hand sanitising stations around for when you need it. All the surfaces and touch points are sanitised frequently and all our staff are wearing face coverings or visors. To reduce contact between staff and customers we’re encouraging the use of contactless to pay.

Hand Sanitiser and Social Distancing Measures

Test and Trace

You will be required to leave some information for us by scanning the QR code. This info will be kept highly confidential and will only be used for us to contact you in case of the emergency situation that one of our customers or staff has been diagnosed with Covid-19. This is, hopefully, extremely unlikely, as we are heavily requesting that anyone showing any symptoms stays at home, but we have to be prepared in case of the worst case scenario.

New menu 

The items we’ve selected have all been chosen because they’re delicious, classic and we can guarantee it will be excellent every single time within the safety guidelines. Our Sunday roasts and proper fish and chips are still available, as is an excellent charcuterie board, an awesome veggie burger and some truly stunning wagyu beef croquettes. And the best thing is they can all be ordered for take away, just mention it when ordering at the bar.

Layout changes

At really busy times we’re operating a one way system, so if you’re planning on coming down at a weekend please be aware of this and listen to our staff if they ask you to follow our set procedures.

We’re adapting as new government information comes out and we are being as flexible as possible, whilst ensuring that you always get the best experience we can give you.

If there’s any more you feel we can be doing, or you just want to tell us how good we were, please drop us an email - we truly value all feedback!

Face Covering and Mask Usage