Impact of COVID-19 on hospitality footfall in the UK 2020, by venue

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the United Kingdom, bars, pubs and restaurants were forced to close to visitors on March 20, 2020. Footfall in the hospitality sector showed a staggering decline compared to last year; Nightclubs had already seen 75 percent fewer visitors in the last seven days and restaurarnts 74 percent fewer. Footfall in restaurants fell by 94 percent on the day of the closure.

Like-for-like change in hospitality footfall due to to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United Kingdom (UK) as of March 21, 2020, by venue*

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Release date

March 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 21, 2020

Number of respondents

Over 800 venues

Special properties

focussed on UK major cities

Supplementary notes

* Compared with same day in 2019.
Includes restaurants, casual dining restaurants, cafes/delicatessen, bars, bar restaurants, food pubs and nightclubs.

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