Whitbread has announced the reopening plans of its 435 restaurants across the UK, including Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table, Whitbread Inns, Cookhouse + Pub and Bar + Block.

The phased approach across will see the reopening of pub gardens from 12 April, followed by the full opening of restaurants from May.

Whitbread will be offering 25% off food across all restaurants, exclusive to Blue Light Card and Defence Privilege Card holders, as well as customers who sign up to the restaurant newsletter.

On 12 April, a tranche of 65 restaurants and pubs will reopen their doors for alfresco dining.

From 17 May, the estate will reopen for both indoor and outdoor dining

Booking is now available across the Whitbread brands.

Subject to Scottish Government guidelines, 38 sites in Scotland will reopen for outdoor dining (and possibly indoor dining) from 26 April.

All 358 sites in England will open from 17 May, while the opening of restaurants and pubs in Wales and Northern Ireland will be updated in line with government announcements.