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You can now find out which restaurants are offering 50% off with Eat Out to Help Out Scheme - here's how

A NEW Eat Out to Help Out postcode checker has been launched by the government to help you find places that are taking part. The new scheme sees diners get 50 per cent off meals and non-alcoholic drinks, up to £10 a head, in restaurants, cafes and pubs throughout August. Eat Out to Help Out launches on August 3 and will run until August 31, with the discount applying on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. If you're wondering if your favourite chain is offering Eat Out to Help Out, the government has launched a postcode checker to see what's available in your area. The Eat Out to Help Out restaurant finder is available on the GOV.uk website.

2 The new Eat Out to Help Out restaurant checker looks like this Eat Out to Help Out: Which restaurants, cafes and pubs are taking part? THE following restaurants, cafes and pubs have already confirmed they'll be taking part in Eat Out to Help Out. However, it won't just be big brands who've signed up. Thousands of local pubs and independent restaurant chains will also offer the scheme - so make sure you check the restaurant finder to see what's available near you. For now, the following places are confirmed to be offering Eat Out to Help Out: Wetherspoon To find places near you offering the discount, simply enter your postcode and the webpage will bring up nearby businesses. As of last week, 32,000 places had signed up to Eat Out to Help Out. In some cases, restaurants are offering Eat Out to Help Out on top of lower prices thanks to a VAT cut.

This means customers could benefit from both the VAT discount and Eat Out to Help Out - but again, not all places will slash prices following the VAT cut. When The Sun used the online checker today using one London postcode, we found more than 100 restaurants, cafes and pubs were taking part in the local area. In addition, you can also use a new app to see what Eat Out to Help Out restaurants, pubs and cafes are near you. We've rounded up all the pubs and restaurant chains taking part. Plus, here are the Eat Out to Help Out posters to look out for in restaurants to get 50 per cent off.

People eating out at restaurants can enjoy a 50 per cent discount on food and non-alcoholic drinks under the scheme, which runs every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from August 3 to 31. There are no vouchers, no minimum spend, and it can be used at the same time as other offers and discounts. The discount is automatically available at participating restaurants, who then claim a reimbursement from the Government for the discount, which is limited to a maximum of £10 discount per diner. The restaurants taking part in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme in North Devon and Torridge are: The Royal and Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple Coffee Shop The Rolle Quay Inn The Park Hotel McDonald's Barnstaple The Barnstaple Hotel The Muddiford Inn, Muddiford The Royal Hotel McDonald's Bideford The Westleigh Inn, Westleigh The Thatched Inn, Abbotsham The Bell Inn, Monkleigh Beach Coffee The Waterfront Inn The Beaver Inn Instow Arms The Quay Inn Lions Coffee House Fairways Catering, Great Torrington Golf Club The Rydon Inn The George Inn The Agricultural Inn The Thatch Barn Inn The Ilfracombe Fryer Ilfracombe Holiday Park Ilfracombe Golf Club Trimstone Manor House Country House Hotel, West Down Park Life Resorts Watermouth Lodges Focsle Inn Manleigh Holiday Park The Old Station House Inn, Blackmoor Gate The Village Inn The Rock House Hotel The Cottage Inn/Nartnapa Thai Kitchen The Exmoor Manor Hotel and Beggars Roost Inn The Blue Ball Inn The North Gate Inn The Poltimore Inn, North Molton The Old Court House, Chulmleigh The Bell Inn, Chittlehampton If you're a restaurant taking part in the scheme but are not featured on the list, get in touch at [email protected] Following months of being completely shut down and customers shut out, a new scheme will help pubs and restaurants be busy again by encouraging customers to dine-in. The 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme will see participating businesses offering a 50% discount to customers on dine-in meals which can be used unlimited times from August 3 to 31.

However, it can't just be used anywhere as pubs, restaurants and cafés need to sign up to the scheme. restaurants, cafés, bars or pubs The discount will be automatically available to you at participating establishments. It is already known that the likes of Nando's, Pizza Hut and Wagamama have signed up to the scheme but there's a way of finding out the places closest to you. Over on the gov.uk website, you can enter your postcode and it will detail all the venues offering the discount within a two mile radius of the postcode you use. The government does add that some restaurants may not have registered for the scheme yet so it could always be worth checking with your favourite restaurant or pub to see if they are signed up.

Stone Restaurants sign up for Eat Out to Help Out Nineteen eateries in Stone have signed up for the government's Eat Out to Help Out initiative that aims to bring more people into restaurants now lockdown is easing. The offer, which opens on 3 August 2020, gives diners a 50% discount on food or non-alcoholic drinks to eat or drink in (up to a maximum of £10 discount per diner) every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 3 and 31 August. You can use the offer as many times as you like, and there are no vouchers needed as the discount will automatically be deducted from your bill. It can be used at the same time as other offers and discounts from participating restaurants, and there is no minimum spend. Check the government website for any changes to the list, new restaurants can apply to be included here: More than 100 Aberdeen restaurants, cafes and pubs have signed up for the UK Government's Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. Use the table below to find out if your favourite restaurant is taking part in the scheme next month. The scheme is designed to encourage people back to their favourite venues by offering discounts of up to 50% off when you eat in at one of the registered establishments. The discount – up to a maximum of £10 per diner – covers food and non-alcoholic drinks. Customers will not need a specific voucher to use the scheme, instead the establishment will claim the money back direct from the Government.