Original article from Kent Live
Folkestone Harbour Arm has announced major changes to rules around eating and drinking on-site from next week.
The announcement comes just before a raft of changes effective from Monday (April 12) as part of the Government's lockdown exit strategy.
The main change is it will be table service only for food and alcohol from Thursday (April 15) onwards.
People can still buy takeaway options, but they must be consumed elsewhere.
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Anyone wanting to eat or drink on the Arm must be seated at one of the tables, which cannot be pre-booked.
Explaining the changes on their Facebook page, they said: "With a major easing of lockdown for the hospitality sector on the horizon, the way you experience the Harbour Arm and interact with our traders is changing.
"From Thursday 15th April, the majority of our traders will be offering table-service in order to reopen under the new restrictions.
"Whilst we understand and appreciate that this will be a very different way of experiencing the Harbour Arm, we will be going out of our way to make the experience just as enjoyable as any other visit to Folkestone Harbour Arm.
"Takeaway will still be available, but anything you buy will need to be consumed off-site, such as on the beach or elsewhere in the Harbour.
"We can't wait to welcome you.
"Wave goodbye to queuing and have your food and drink brought directly to you."
The table service will be using a new Yoello website service to allow customers to place orders.
The Arm added: "This is an app-free, website based solution and with free wifi site-wide, it couldn’t be easier to use."