What are the Licencing hours in England?
In England and Wales, the pubs generally open 11am and close at 11pm, with some staying open later. Most supermarkets in England and Wales are able to sell alcohol for the duration of the time they are open to the public. There are some places, such as 24-hour supermarkets, where you can buy alcohol 24 hours a day.
Can you buy alcohol before 10am UK?
You can buy alcohol in a supermarket from between 10am and 10pm each day. Across the rest of the UK this rule doesn’t apply – as long as a supermarket or retailer is open, a customer can buy alcohol.
What time can you serve alcohol in the UK?
Alcohol can be sold between the hours of 10am and 10pm. Even 24-hour supermarkets and off-licences cannot sell alcohol outside of these hours, unlike in England, where is can be sold at any time. On Sundays you cannot buy alcohol until 12.30pm.
What time do off-Licences open UK?
Off-licences can sell alcohol from 8am to 11pm (except on Sundays, Christmas Day and Easter Day). On Sundays, off-licences can sell alcohol between 10am to 10pm.
What are the licensing hours?
Licenses and opening hours
Monday to Thursday from 10:30am to 11:30pm. Friday and Saturday from 10:30am to 12:30am. Sunday from 12:30pm to 11:00pm.
When did pub licensing hours change?
An Act to amend the Licensing Act 1964. The Licensing Act 1988 is a statute, applying to England and Wales, which among other things, extended permissible opening hours for public houses to 11am to 11pm. Previously pubs were not generally allowed to open between 3:00pm and 5:30pm.
Can supermarkets sell alcohol before 10am?
Guidance issued by the Home Office states “shops, stores and supermarkets should normally be free to provide sales of alcohol for consumption off the premises at any times when the retail outlet is open for shopping unless there are good reasons, based on the licensing objectives, for restricting those hours”.
What time does Sainsbury’s sell alcohol?
Sainsbury’s has applied for 24-hour opening, but alcohol would be sold from 8am to 11pm, Monday to Saturday, and 10am to 10.30pm on Sundays, with the chain saying those hours are in line with Camden’s policies.
Can alcohol be sold on Good Friday?
Yes, off licenses just like pubs are allowed sell alcohol on Good Friday and will be doing so for the most part. Big chains such as Tesco, Supervalu and the likes will be running on normal hours if you are considering heading for a few cans.
What time does Co Op serve alcohol?
The store wants to extend the hours it can sell alcohol from the current Monday – Saturday 08.00-23.00 and Sunday 10.00-22.30 to Monday – Saturday 07.00-23.00.
Can a 16 year old go into a pub alone?
All children must be accompanied by an adult. No child can buy or consume any alcohol (except >16 WITH a meal). All pubs (like all other places in the UK) are totally non-smoking.