The pub also adapted to accommodate outside service, with a marquee and outdoor heaters that are still in use now as well as the other social distancing measures, which Sharon plans to continue with.
She said: ‘The world has changed very much because of the pandemic and we’re living with it now, there’s no cut off point when we’ll get back to normal I don’t think, it’ll be very gradual.’
‘People like the table service so we’re sticking to that as much as possible, we’ve taken quite a bit of it on board and we’re sticking to it. We won’t overfill the pub like we could before, we wouldn’t dream of it.’
Looking ahead to the future, Sharon said she is continuing to develop the pub and its brand and is investing in staff training. She is looking forward to Christmas, with the Christmas party menu out now, and has various events planned for the end of the year which she hopes will go ahead.
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