Welcome back!

Welcome (back) to the Barley Mow. In order to open safely to the public we have made some changes following current government advice.

What we are doing:

1. Social Distancing
a. Limiting the number of people on the pub’s premises at any one time
b. Introducing a one-way circulation through the pub
c. Limiting the maximum number of people at each table to six
d. Siting nearly all of our tables and seating outside
e. Extending the spaces between tables and seating to 2+ metres
f. Applying a ‘one in/one at the bar/one out’ rule for the main bar
g. Applying a ‘one in/one out’ rule for the lavatories

2. Hygiene
a. Wearing facemasks and washing our hands between customers
b. Providing antibacterial hand gel, cleaning spray and paper towels around the pub
c. Encouraging contactless payment whilst still accepting cash
d. Washing cutlery, crockery and glasses at 60+ degrees
e. Wedging doors open wherever possible
f. Opening up an additional lavatory
g. Wiping down furniture, handles and banisters regularly while the pub is open
h. Removing soft furnishings to enable daily deep cleaning

3. Track and Trace (while UK government software is under development)
a. Numbering each table and seating area
b. Recording our customers’ name, contact details and seating number as they buy with cash or card at the bar
c. Encouraging our customers to order food and drinks online automatically capturing their contact details
d. Keeping customers’ contact details securely and confidentially for up to 21 days
e. Passing customers’ contact details to the relevant authority in the event of a coronavirus outbreak
f. Destroying customers’ contact details once 21 days have elapsed


What we need you to do:

1. Social Distancing
a. Only enter the pub through the front door
b. Exit the pub only through either the back door or the parlour door
c. Make sure your party conforms to UK government guidelines on social distancing, eg single household, social bubble
d. Limit your party to a maximum of six per table
e. Keep 2 metres away from other customers and staff, eg wait outside if there is someone being served at the bar and someone waiting to be served inside the bar

2. Hygiene
a. Use the antibacterial hand gel, sanitising spray and paper towels provided around the pub
b. Wherever possible order your drinks and food online via www.thebarleymowinn.co.uk
c. On leaving, place your used crockery, cutlery or glasses in the plastic boxes provided

3. Track and Trace
a. Consent to provide your name and contact details when buying food or drinks, either in person at the bar or online
b. Notify us asap if you or anyone in your party shows symptoms consistent with coronavirus within 14 days of visiting the pub
c. Agree to contact others in your party if notified of a coronavirus outbreak

4. Common sense and courtesy
a. Just ask if anything is unclear and let us know how we can improve
b. Show respect for the privacy and well-being of the pub’s long term residents, Mary and Tony Short
c. Relax, be patient, stay calm and enjoy your visit to this historic pub