Keyword: cafés

Paris cafés reopen as France eases Covid-19 lockdown restrictions

As of today, groups of up to six people are allowed to eat together at outdoor restaurant terraces and France's nationwide curfew is also being pushed back from 7pm to 9pm.

French cafés and stores impatient for new lockdown easing

From Wednesday May 19th non-essential retail outlets will be able to reopen to customers for the first time in six weeks as France gradually winds down its third national lockdown in little more than a year.

France to reopen cafes, bars, museums from mid-May

Theatres, cinemas and concert halls will also reopen on May 19, President Emmanuel Macron told regional French newspapers in a highly-anticipated announcement.

Extra aid for French restaurants and bars hit by Covid-19 measures

After growing protests by restaurant and bar owners angry at imposed early closing hours for their businesses in Paris and other cities considered to be hotspots of a rapid rise in novel coronavirus infections, the French government on Tuesday announced they will receive emergency relief funding, an extended period of payment to laid-off staff, and tax breaks.

French government bans café terrace heating

The until-now familiar heating devices to allow more comfortable al fresco conditions for clients of French bars and cafés, notably allowing smokers a space outside tobacco-free indoor drinking and dining, are to be banned after the coming winter as part of what is officially decribed as an environmental measure to clampdown on superfluous energy consumption.