These are all the beer gardens and outdoor bars reopening in Lincoln on April 12th

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In just 19 days beer gardens and restaurants and bars with outdoor areas will be allowed to reopen their doors to the UK public and the excitement is brimming.

Along with this, April 12th will see the reopening of gyms for individual use or within your household. Zoos and theme parks will also be allowed to reopen. The long-awaited haircuts and tattoos will also be permitted as businesses will be able to resume under the personal care sector. All non-essential shops can reopen, so you can finally replace those socks that keep going missing in the wash.

Despite that sounding all amazing, you really want to know which pub gardens and restaurants will be reopening under the outdoor rule set out by the government.

We will continue to update this list as more pubs, restaurants, and bars announce their plans for April 12th.

The pubs, restaurants, and bars that are back on April 12th:

1. The Swan

Lincoln SU’s The Swan announced they would be reopening on April 12th in a social media post.

The Swan said: “We have missed you so much! We will be re-opening on the 12th April and we can’t wait to welcome you back. Seating will be strictly OUTDOORS ONLY for groups of six, in line with government guidelines.”

The pub will be open from 11am to 11:30pm, serving hot and cold drinks all day. There are no bookings for The Swan and payment will only be via the Student Orders app only.

2. Towers

Another Lincoln SU venues, the newly-named Towers have announced they will be reopening their outdoor area on April 12th. In October, Towers reopened with “awnings, eco-friendly infrared heaters, outdoor TV’s and recycled plastic seating to enhance the outdoor area.”

They told the Lincoln Tab: “We want as many students as possible to be able to use their SU venues this year, so expanding the outside area was crucial to combat the limitations that COVID-19 has presented.”

Similar to The Swan, seatings will be strictly outdoors only for groups of six, in line with government guidelines. Their opening times are from 10 am to midnight, with no bookings being offered.

3. Trebles

A bar that we all know and love, Trebles has announced they will be back on April 12th with their “heated and fully covered” beer garden.

Their new opening times from Monday to Thursday is 6pm until late, on Friday 4pm until late, Saturday 3pm until late and on Sunday 4pm until late. They are not currently taking bookings but “more details will follow in the coming weeks.”

They offer a bunch of spirits and different mixers including Vimto, Irn Bru, Lilt, Fanta, and more from just £4.20.

4. Queen in the West

The West End’s Queen in the West pub is reopening their pub garden on April 12th.

On their Facebook, they said: “We are taking bookings for our beer garden, max six per table.” They now have no more availability on April 12th, but asking people to message them to book for another day.

5. Slug & Lettuce

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Lincoln’s Slug and Lettuce announced they will be reopening on April 12th. On a Facebook post, they said: “The wait is almost over! Get ready for cocktails and sunshine. We are reopening our outdoor area this April! @ in the gang and book your S&L dates now.”

6. Craft

In a social media post, Craft said: “And just like that we’re back baby! We’re throwing open our doors on the 12th April for our alfresco bar experience! Come remember what your favourite cocktails taste like in our sun trap beer garden with music, table service and make the best memories of 2021.

“Bookings are now officially open so be quick to avoid disappointment!”

You can place your booking for Craft, here.

7. The Barge – April 16th

Another Lincoln SU venue will be reopening in April. They will be reopening on Friday 16th April, following the Government’s announcement.

In an announcement on social media, they said: “It’s nearly time to welcome you back on-board. We will be serving all of your favourite cocktails, draught beer, specially selected wines, hot drinks and freshly made pizzas.”

From then on, they will be open on Fridays from 5pm to 11pm and on Saturdays, from 1pm to 12pm.

Like The Swan and Towers, seating is strictly outdoors only for groups of six and there are no books and outdoor seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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