Government guidelines


Face coverings must be worn at all

times unless seated at your table.


Please download this NHS track and trace APP above onto your phone before arriving, as this has to be done before you can enter


The Merry Monk COVID-19 safety measures

The New Govement rules 

  • There will be a one-way system in and out of the building
  • On arrival all guests must sign in via the log in book or scan the QR code through your smart phone. All guests must wait to be seated
  • All guests must use hand sanitizer on arrival, a hand sanitizer bottle is also available on every table
  • Strictly no standing or seating at the bar as we will be offering table service only
  • We have reduced the number of tables to comply with social distancing
  • For hygiene purposes we have decided not to launder the napkins so we are offering you the choice to take your napkins home for a good use rather than us destroying them, there will be a Compulsory PPE charge  of £0.50p per person to your bill to cover the extra costs as we have not put our pricese up and feel this is a far fairer way to cover the extra coasts too keep you all safe  
  • Cutlery will be supplied after ordering so no cutlery etc with be on the tables until you have ordered We will also supply you with alcohol wipes for the cutlery for your peace of mind
  • We will be operating a one in one out system in our toilets please be patient
  • We have sanitizer spray in the toilets for you to use before and after
  • We will be operating on a booking system only for the foreseeable future so that we can adhere to social distancing measures and to deal with a capacity of customers that is safe for everyone
  • The garden seating will be open on a first come first serve basis, we also have picnic blankets for you to sit on our lawn if weather permits.

In the event of bad weather tables will not be allowed to come inside

  • We will still be accepting cash but ask customers to pay via card/contactless payment where possible


These rules are strictly in place for the protection of our staff and the customers