One of the largest restaurants in the Cotswolds, The Upton Firehouse, is to become a one stop takeaway in light of its forced closure due to the current coronavirus pandemic.

As many businesses are allowed to open as lockdown eases, the hospitality industry will be the last to be given the green light, and even then it will be under severe social distancing measures.

The Firehouse are now doing takeaway pizza on Wednesdays, while Friday evenings will be a barbeque takeaway in the style the restaurant was doing before the coronavirus outbreak

They will be offering dishes such as chilli and lime chicken, Buffalo wings, bavette steaks, smoked salmon and various salads.

“We were used to cooking for 150 to 200 people a day before the pandemic and while we understand the importance of the lockdown and the easing we have to support local or we will no longer be here,” explained chef and business owner Jak Doggett.

“We are offering something quite different up here and using the best of local to produce a great takeaway and are using great butchers and fishmongers to give you the best.”

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