It's no overstatement to say that right now, we are in the midst of uncertain times. With new updates and guidelines taking affect all the time, city centre businesses are adapting wherever possible. We've compiled a list of the restaurants implementing new initiatives and services to put customer safety at the forefront.
On Monday March 23 from 11am, Soul-To-Go will launch and be available every day until 9pm. Simply call this favourite Viaduct eatery with your order, swing by to pick up and enjoy your meal in the comfort of your own home. More details and menu coming very soon so watch this space. In the restaurant, over 30% of tables and chairs have been removed to ensure there is over a metre between each table for diner comfort and peace of mind. Hand sanitiser will also be offered as soon as seated in the venue with extra antibacterial soap and cleaning stations set up throughout.
Odettes have implemented daily takeaway specials like $6 immunity juices and a phone order service - so all you have to do is ring up, order, pay over the phone or via paywave, park up and a staff member will deliver it to your car.
From Monday 23 March, Hugo's Bistro will have a takeaway offering. They're also accepting payment by phone and can then run your order out to the car. To place your order, call 09-3204387.
The Grove is utlising their space and creating more distance between tables, too.They're also being even more attentive to customer needs, utilising the availability of their private room. They are also set to roll out alternative dining options, including at-home dining experiences for small parties and delivery from a selection of Baduzzi’s offerings, the details of which will be announced soon.
As well as offering takeaways, Hello Beasty also has contactless exchange available through their little window in-store. To order you can message them via Instagram - @eatupbeasty, or text at 021554496.
Besides extending their dining vouchers and relaxing their cancellation policies, Cassia is also removing seating capacity to adhere to social distancing guidelines and have hand sanitisers beside eftpos machines for guests.
Metro's 2019 cafe of the year are implementing contactless takeaway and delivery systems to adapt to the current situation. And if this service is anything like their award-winning in-restaurant service, you're in for a treat. Stay tuned on their channels for all the details.
This popular Indian restaurant has now expanded their offering to include a takeaway menu - call 09-3770033 to order.
Furthermore, Tyler Street businesses like Ostro, Ebisu and Fukuko have also stepped up their hygiene game and taken unprecedented steps to keep their customers and staff as safe as possible. As the situation continues to evolve they'll update their websites and social platforms with any changes such as home delivery or takeaway menus.
Along with the extra precaution of sanitising all high touch points every hour, strict staff health checks are in place here. Social distancing guidelines are also being considered with increased spaces between tables in all our venues.
This popular Viaduct activity-based bar has increased the number of hand sanitiser stations around the venues for guests and staff, and is disinfecting all surfaces and equipment, including all putters, balls, karaoke mics and touch screens regularly and consistently. Hand and face wipes are also being offered with all food items.