News Local List of catering establishments that can open on May 21

List of catering establishments that can open on May 21

Ahead of the start of stage two of the lockdown exit strategy on May 21, the Health Ministry has issued a list of the catering establishments which will be permitted to open.

Under the law on catering establishments, the outdoor areas of the premises below can operate provided they comply with the health and hygiene rules issued by the Health Ministry:

–       Restaurants

–       Taverns

–       Cafeterias

–       Pizzerias

–       Pubs

In addition, the following can operate outdoors provided they comply with hygiene rules

–       Coffeeshops

–       Canteens of associations and clubs

Outdoor area is defined by provisions on the law against smoking.

  1. Outdoor areas of businesses that will resume operation must have tables and chairs
  2. Children’s play areas (indoor/outdoor) are not permitted at catering establishments until a decree is issued to that effect
  3. The operation of bars which are part of the service of a catering establishment  (indoor or outdoor) is not permitted at catering establishments until a decree is issued to that effect
  4. The operation of the remaining establishments is prohibited (bars, nightclubs, discos, music/dance establishments). These businesses will be reassessed at a later stage as they are venues where there is crowding and social distancing measures cannot be adhered to

The Health Ministry said hygiene and protection rules must be diligently adhered to by staff and the public.

Read more

Rules for operation of restaurants, other catering establishments

Top Stories

EU seeks supply answers from AstraZeneca

The European Union wants swift action to be taken by drugmaker AstraZeneca to find a solution to supply issues of COVID-19 vaccine to the...

Thousands protest Australia’s national day despite COVID-19 restrictions

Thousands of people gathered in Sydney to protest against the mistreatment of Indigenous people in Australia as the country marked its national day on...

Cannabis plants found in 27-year-old’s flat in Limassol

The Drug Combating Squad yesterday arrested a 27-year-old and another person aged 32 following a research at the 27-year-old’s house. The Police are investigating...

Volunteers say living conditions at Pournara migrant center lousy

People at the Pournara migrant center in Kokkinotrimithia live in lousy conditions, volunteers reported in a letter to Interior Minister Nikos Nouris. According to the...

13,000 tablets to students in all schools

Out of a total of 12,958 tablets given to students, 4,422 which were donated and 8,536 were bought by the Education Ministry. The above was...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...