SAUSAGE roll fans and lovers of steak bakes can still get their Greggs fix during lockdown.
The high street bakery chain remains open and you can get your snacks and treats in store or via delivery.
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On Monday, April 12, restaurants, pubs and cafes are then allowed to welcome back customers for outdoor dining.
And from May 17, foodies will be allowed to eat inside restaurants for the first time in months.
You're only ever a four minute walk from a Greggs when in a town centre – here's what you need to know if you're popping in during lockdown, from rules in place to delivery options.
Is Greggs open?
Greggs branches remain open during the latest lockdown.
Hospitality venues must close under lockdown rules but they are still allowed to serve takeaway food and non-alcoholic drinks.
That means you can pop in to pick up a pasty, you just can't eat it in store.
Seating areas and toilets will not be available in Greggs branches.
What time is Greggs open?
The majority of Greggs branches are open but opening times may be subject to change at your local branch and they vary from store to store.
You can check the hours for your area using Greggs' shop finder tool.
Many shops open as early as 6am and some can close as late as 10pm.
Under current lockdown rules, all hospitality must close by 11pm.
What safety rules are there at Greggs?
If you're heading to a Greggs to pick up food to take away, you'll need to follow some rules.
These are designed to keep you, other customers and the staff safe during the pandemic and to help prevent the spread of the virus which is on the rise.
The rules include:
- Only one adult per household is allowed – children can join them if needed
- Follow floor markings which help keep people at a safe distance
- Keep a two metre distance from others
- Pay with card or contactless where possible
- Wear face masks or coverings
What is on the Greggs menu?
Similar to other fast food chains, Greggs has reduced its menu so you might find that some favourites are missing.
This is because it's keen to make things as safe as possible for staff.
Greggs is yet to confirm which items are still to come back though, so we'll update this article once we hear back.
In the meantime, there is still a fairly large range of food available, from sandwiches, hot snacks, sweet treats and drinks.
Several of the bakery's favourite items are also back, including sausage rolls and steak bakes.
What is included in Greggs’ limited menu?
THE bakery chain is operating a limited menu to protect staff and customers from coronavirus.
Breakfast – served until 11am
- Bacon & Sausage
- Bacon & Omelette
- Sausage & Omelette
- Porridge (Simply Creamy / Apple & Cinnamon / Golden Syrup)
- Pain au Chocolat
- All Butter Croissant
- Ham & Cheese Baguette
- Tuna Crunch Baguette
- Roast Chicken & Bacon Club Baguette
- Roast Chicken Mayonnaise Baguette
- Mature Cheddar Cheese Salad Baguette
- Chicken Tandoori Baguette
- Mexican Chicken Baguette
- Honey Roast Ham Salad Baguette
- Mature Cheddar Cheese Ploughman’s Oval Bite
- Chargrill Chicken Oval Bite
- Mexican Chicken Oval Bite
Drinks & snacks
- Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate
- Full range of Cold Drinks
- Selected Crisps
- Sausage Roll
- Vegan Sausage Roll
- Vegan Steak Bake
- Steak Bake
- Chicken Bake
- Sausage, Bean & Cheese Melt
- Cheese & Onion Bake
- Bacon & Cheese Wrap
- Three Cheese Pizza
- Three Cheese & Pepperoni Pizza
- Novelty Biscuit
- Gingerbread Man
- Chocolate Chunk Shortbreads
- Caramel Shortbreads
- Milk Chocolate Cookie
- Triple Chocolate Cookie
- White Chocolate Cookie
- Jam Doughnut
- Caramel Custard Doughnut
- Sugar Strand Doughnut
- Triple Chocolate Doughnut
- Pink Jammie Doughnut
- Yum Yums
- Mini Yum Yums
- Mini Gluten Free Brownies
How do I get Greggs delivery?
Because of the pandemic, Greggs is now offering click and collect so you can avoid queuing to order.
It first rolled out the service nationwide last summer when reopening following the first lockdown.
You can do this online and you'll need to set up an account.
Customers can use their Greggs rewards account to login and order click and collect if they already have one.
You can get delivery through Just Eat, though there is a delivery fee which will add to the cost. How much this is can vary from place to place but you'll see the price before you pay for the order.
You can use the Greggs store finder to see the ordering options at your local store. including click and collect, Just Eat delivery and even drive-thru in some locations.
How is Greggs protecting its customers from coronavirus?
In addition to the safety rules aimed at customers above, workers will be doing 30-minute cleans of all equipment and key touch points to make sure the stores remain hygienic and virus-free.
All staff have undergone social distancing training prior to returning to work and Greggs has marked out zones on the floor so they can keep in check.
Greggs has also given each worker a specific role so they don't have to cross paths with someone else.
PPE has also been given to workers.
Greggs has revamped its loyalty app and you can get free food with it.
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