Diners have lunch at London Restaurant in Mong Kok. A maximum of 12 guests per table is now allowed under new social-distancing measures. Photo: Sam Tsang
Diners have lunch at London Restaurant in Mong Kok. A maximum of 12 guests per table is now allowed under new social-distancing measures. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: Hong Kong restaurants welcome groups of 12 under eased social distancing, with operators expecting more evening bookings

  • Government increases number of diners allowed to sit together in restaurant from eight to 12 and raises limit on groups in gyms, yoga studios and karaoke lounges
  • Industry representative says restaurants report 10 per cent boost in reservations for parties of dozen people, but economists less optimistic over benefits to city

Diners have lunch at London Restaurant in Mong Kok. A maximum of 12 guests per table is now allowed under new social-distancing measures. Photo: Sam Tsang
Diners have lunch at London Restaurant in Mong Kok. A maximum of 12 guests per table is now allowed under new social-distancing measures. Photo: Sam Tsang
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