The Corn Exchange will open its doors again this weekend with new measures in place


Manchester’s Corn Exchange will soon be back, with some of its restaurants and bars starting to trade from this weekend and more reopening throughout the month.

Saturday 4th July will see the reopening of stylish aparthotel Roomzzz, eclectic bar and kitchen Banyan, Tampopo, Berlin-inspired Doner Haus and authentic, family-run Italian restaurant Salvi’s, while Mowgli and Cosy Club will follow on the 6th and 8th July respectively.

Other venues such as Escape Hunt, Gino’s, Pho, Pizza Express, Vapiano, Wahaca and Zizzi are then set to reopen to the public from mid-July onwards.

Ahead of reopening, the site has worked to implement appropriate measures such as social distancing and a one-way system to ensure visitors can dine, relax and socialise in safety.

Other changes you may notice include a change to entrances and exits, a reduced number of people able to enter at one time, hand sanitising stations at all entrances and an increase in cleaning staff on site.

What’s more, each brand is introducing individual procedures including prior booking and reduced guest capacity in order to meet government guidelines.

“We’re excited to safely once again welcome visitors to our mouth-watering mix of brands, which will begin to reopen from this weekend,” says Liam Mooney, general manager at Corn Exchange Manchester.

Corn Exchange, Manchester.

“The teams onsite have worked hard to introduce measures to keep colleagues and guests alike safe while at work or play and we’re all looking forward to being a key destination for those visiting Manchester city centre.

Opening hours and booking arrangements will vary between brands, so check online before arriving to make sure you can attend.

“We’ll be closely monitoring Public Health England’s advice and will be reviewing the guidance regularly to ensure the site is as safe as possible.”

For those who would rather dine at home at the moment, Doner Haus and Gino’s are also offering takeaway and delivery from the 2nd and 15th July.

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