Publication - Strategy/plan

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scotland's Strategic Framework

Published: 23 Oct 2020
Last updated: 30 Oct 2010 - see all updates

This document sets out our strategic approach to suppress the virus to the lowest possible level and keep it there, while we strive to return to a more normal life for as many people as possible.

Annex 2: Hospitality Measures (socialising rules apply)

Strategic Framework

Indoors

(restaurants, cafes, bars, public houses)

Level 0

  • Licensing times apply

Level 1

  • 21:30 Last Entry
  • 22:30 Closed

Level 2

  • Alcohol only with main meal
  • 19:00 Last Entry
  • 20:00 Closed

Level 3

  • No alcohol
  • 17:00 Last Entry
  • 18:00 Closed

Level 4

  • Closed

Outdoors

(restaurants, cafes, bars, public houses)

Level 0

  • Licensing times apply

Level 1

  • 21:30 Last Entry
  • 22:30 Closed

Level 2

  • 21:30 Last Entry
  • 22:30 Closed

Level 3

  • No alcohol
  • 17:00 Last Entry
  • 18:00 Closed

Level 4

  • Closed

Notes:

  • Eating and drinking while seated at tables is required at all levels
  • Takeaways permitted for alcohol and food at all levels, as per existing arrangements
  • Exceptions (e.g., hospitals, schools, student accommodation, airside premises, and hotel room service and meals for residents) apply at all levels

Note: All restrictions will be kept under review to ensure that they remain proportionate and necessary to address the ongoing public health emergency.

This table is for reference purposes only and may be adjusted. Regulations in relation to each level will be published on legislation.gov.uk and relevant public health advice (such as physical distancing and enhanced hygiene measures) applies. Find relevant guidance on www.gov.scot


Contact

Email: covidexitstrategy@gov.scot

First published: 23 Oct 2020 Last updated: 30 Oct 2010 -