Which places can you visit with your ‘Christmas bubble’?
You can only meet up with the three households of your bubble in private homes or gardens, places of worship or outdoor public spaces, according to the guidance. This would exclude bars, restaurants or other hospitality or entertainment venues.
However, outside of the specific rules relaxed for Christmas, other tiered measures will apply in England. Under tier 1 restrictions, people must follow the rule of six when meeting other households indoors and outdoors, which includes hospitality venues. As such, Christmas bubbles of six people or fewer in a tier 1 area of England should be able to meet up in pubs and restaurants.
That said, few areas of the UK are likely to be designated as tier 1 under current predictions. Details of the tier allocations are expected to be released on November 26, with tiers reassessed every fortnight.
In tier 2, pubs and restaurants will be allowed to open from December 2, but only…
— to www.telegraph.co.uk