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£86,000 claimed during Eat out to help out scheme


New stats released by the UK Government show £86,000 was claimed by restaurant goers in the Vale of Glamorgan during the Eat Out To Help Out Scheme.

A total of 99 establishments registered for the scheme, with customers enjoying an average discount of £5.01 per meal.

During the scheme, anyone visiting a participating restaurant, café or pub on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout August would receive the half price discount up to £10 per person.

Across Wales a total of 8,543 establishments signed up for the scheme, with total amount claimed across the Wales reaching £6,333,000 - all of which helped to kick start restaurants, cafes and bars return to normal.


The scheme, which was announced by Chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak was set up to support the hospitality industry which has been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown.

The figures released by the UK Government are up to August 27, 2020, and businesses have until September, 30 to make a claim.

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