Dubai reinstates rule that alcohol can only be served with a meal

Bars without restaurant trade license to remain closed

Dubai, UAE
Dubai, UAE

Food and beverage outlets in Dubai will need to serve their alcohol with food once more, following a notification by Dubai Police.

A circular sent out previously had allowed licensed bars to sell alcohol without a meal, but that decision has now been reversed.

As things stand, F&B outlets can serve alcohol to tables, but customers are not allowed to go to the bar to be served.

Standalone bars without a restaurant trade license are unable to operate under the current guidelines.

Social distancing is also still in effect, with 2m between tables.

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