Shaftesbury Pubs Go Undercover For Social Drinking And Dining

Shaftesbury’s pubs will be waiting to hear which tier the Dorset Council area is in from today.

The Grosvenor Arms Hotel and The Mitre Inn have both invested in canopies to cover their outdoor spaces.

Abi Jones at the Grosvenor Arms Hotel

Abi Jones from the Grosvenor explains how staff are making their courtyard winter-friendly so the hotel can offer more opportunity for customers to socialise.

Covered area at the Mitre Inn

Jana Hackova of The Mitre Inn talks about the challenges faced by pubs that have to offer a ‘substantial’ meal. Jana says there have been redundancies within the Young’s Brewery chain and local workers have been affected.