Notice to the Restaurant Industry for Lock-down from Minister of Tourism 

Restaurants closed during lockdown
Published: March 24th, 2020

Notice to the Restaurant Industry for Lock-down from Minister of Tourism

In compliance with the nation-wide lockdown it should be noted that ALL restaurants, cafes, bars, coffee shops will be required to comply with the nation-wide lockdown for 21 days.

Such service providers have NOT been included on the list of what has been deemed essential services during the lockdown and will NOT be permitted to operate and will thus need to be closed for the duration.

In addition, in compliance with the nation-wide lockdown ALL food delivery services will also need to be suspended for 21 days with effect from midnight Thursday, 26 March 2020 until midnight Thursday, 16 April 2020.

For clarity and assistance please contact the Department of Tourism Call Centre on 0860 868 747 or email callcentre@tourism.gov.za.

DOWNLOAD THE MINISTER’S NOTICE HERE (PDF)


For further information you can contact Wendy on wendy@restaurant.org.za or call landline 011 705 2054/2897 or cell 083 661 9000.

Keep up to date with developments by following her on Twitter @wendyalberts.