Hospitality businesses across Scotland are extending the Eat Out to Help scheme themselves in September after the government-backed initiative ended yesterday.
These include The Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group, the Ayrshire-based Rad Hotel Group and Cawley Hotels.
Edinburgh –based Signature Pubs’ venues has also elected to extend the discount scheme, likewise Montpeliers in several of its venues. Other Edinburgh participating Edinburgh venues include Brewhemia, The Black Bull, The Barologist, Hector’s, The Queen’s Arms, Copper Blossom, The Boozy Cow, 56 North, The Voodoo Rooms, Paolozzi and Aurora in Leith. Down the Hatch in South Queensferry is taking part too.
In Glasgow, The Di Maggio Restaurant Group, The 13th Note and The Stag and Thistle and The Butterfly and Pig are all to run similar discounts, plus Chaophraya, The Botany, The Bungo, Celino’s and Tuk Tuk and all Finsbay venues.
Dundee’s Porters, Duke’s Corner, plus The Townhouse Hotel and Andreou’s Bistro in Arbroath are among the Tayside businesses doing their own versions of the scheme. Achray Restaurant in Perthshire is also on board, as is The Kinloch Arms in Carnoustie.
Meanwhile, The Chester Hotel in Aberdeen has launched its own version of Eat Out to Help Out after the city lockdown meant it wasn’t able to offer the scheme to its customers.
Elsewhere, there have been commitments made from The Jolly and Sportsters in Falkirk, The Swan Inn, Eaglesham, The Auldhouse Arms East Kilbride, The Cardross Inn, Dumbarton, and The Townhead Hotel Lockerbie.
David Tracey, Managing Director, Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group, said of its decision to keep it going, “The EOTHO scheme has been a successful initiative. We have welcomed many customers, old and new, into our venues and our team has a renewed sense of purpose.
“We have noted a nervousness among some people as they venture back outside. This has made us appreciate the efforts our customers have made to support us. As a result, we have decided to extend the EOTHO offer. We want to offer something extra to our customers to thank them and to help them enjoy the benefits of this scheme a little while longer.”