COVID-19 Statement & Safety Steps
Updated 17 June 2021

The Magic Mushroom Restaurant has been accredited as a COVID secure venue by The AA. The AA Covid Confident accreditation is designed to assure diners, travellers, and holidaymakers that the place that they are visiting is following all national and relevant industry guidelines. The accreditation is awarded to all businesses that submit evidence of Covid-specific risk assessments, staff training and safety programmes.

Our top commitment here at The Magic Mushroom, remains the safety and welfare of our guests and employees, as we come out of lockdown. We want you to have a lovely time with us, and we want to help you do this with confidence. Your Magic Mushroom experience is still our priority, the restaurant has implemented the highest standards of health and safety, ensuring both guests and employees will be dining and working in confidence together and in a safe environment.

The following safety measures are in place in the restaurant:

  • Face masks are worn by staff at all times
  • Masks MUST be worn by guests on arrival and when moving around the restaurant but can be removed when seated at your table
  • Social distancing is promoted and actively encouraged
  • Increased cleaning & disinfecting takes place, paying particular attention to ‘high-touched’ items
  • There is ventilation of public areas to encourage good ‘fresh air’ circulation
  • Sanitising stations are available for guests and staff
  • Linen is professionally washed at temperatures above 60 degrees for optimal disinfection
  • Tables are spaced apart to provide social distancing
  • There is a one way system around the restaurant with the floors marked for social distancing
  • Our team members have their temperature taken at the beginning of every shift
  • Staff are required to regularly wash their hands
  • Tables are disinfected between guests
  • The restaurant uses singe use and sanitised menus
  • Last reservation is 9.30pm Weds – Sat with the restaurant closing at 12 midnight.
  • Last reservation is 5.00pm Sun with the restaurant closing at 7.00pm.
  • Contactless payment is available

Customer Info – Arriving and dining the restaurant

  • There will be a maximum of 6 people to a table in the restaurant and on the covered terrace (children of any age are included in the rule of 6).
  • We can only accept bookings from two households or a group of 6 people from any household to dine in the restaurant
  • Please wait at a 2 meter distance in the lobby or outside if the greeting area is not free
  • Hands must be sanitised on arrival
  • Masks must be worn on arrival and when moving around the restaurant but can be removed when seated at your table
  • All guests over the age of 16, will be required to check in using the NHS Track and Trace App or complete a visitor track and trace form.
  • You will be seated at a table when you arrive – there is to be no waiting at the bar
  • Please order drinks and food from your table and do not come up to the bar
  • Menus will be disposable or cleaned between use. The current menus are available to view on your Smartphone by visiting: www.magicmushroomrestaurant.co.uk

Additional Info for Weddings, Civil Ceremonies and Wakes:

  • All current social distancing guidelines will be enforced.
  • Maximum numbers for social distancing will be adhered to.
  • All guests over the age of 16, will be required to check in using the NHS Track and Trace App or complete a visitor track and trace form.
  • Facemasks must be worn at all times, other than when seated, eating or drinking.
  • No dancing is permitted other than for the Wedding couple’s first dance.
  • All guests must be seated. Food and drinks will be served to the tables. Cutlery will be provided at the point of eating. There is to be no congregating at the bar.
  • Cake cutting is permitted and guests may observe, ensuring social distancing is maintained.
  • Any gifts should be placed in a designated area for the couple to collect after the event.
  • Speeches are permitted, ensuring social distancing is maintained.
  • Any Third-Party Suppliers used MUST verify to Magic Mushroom that they are following all current COVID restrictions (i.e., hand washing / social distancing) before, during and after the event.

Our Magic Mushroom COVID-19 Risk Assessment can be viewed here: Magic Mushroom COVID Assessment May 2021

Updated 17 June 2021