What changes to expect in Nando's, Browns, Miller and Carter, Turtle Bay and Estabulo Leeds as The Light reopens

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The Light Leeds has reopened to visitors with a raft of new changes to adhere to coronavirus measures.

The centre has been closed alongside other retail outlets throughout lockdown.

However, units in the centre are starting to gradually reopen - with The Light announcing changes to procedures in a blog post on Thursday.

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Visitors should maintain a distance of at least one metre from anyone 'outside their bubble'.

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Signs have been installed to assist in following social distancing measures.

Hand sanitiser stations have been set up at all entrances and information posters placed throughout the centre.

Alongside government guidance, visitors have been told to avoid handshakes, cover their mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing and to wash their hands regularly.

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The centre's toilets remain closed but will reopen when it is safe to do so, The Light said.

A blog post stated: "All of our staff will follow a strict personal hygiene regime regularly washing their hands (we encourage customers to do the same) and will use disposable gloves and respirators."

Changes have also been announced for different companies within the Light.

Here is all you need to know according to the blog post

Escape Hunt

Upon re-opening from 11th July, everyone’s favourite escape rooms will be available to play again with the Play Safe initiative put in place. This means contactless booking, hygiene screens placed in the rooms, digitalised check-in points on arrival and easily accessible hand sanitizers. As well as this they’ll be staggered arrival times to avoid crowds and comprehensive COVID-19 training for all employees.

Turtle Bay

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Lack of a holiday this year doesn’t mean you have to miss out on some authentic Caribbean cuisine with Turtle Bay opening its doors as of 4th July. There are a number of new measures in place to ensure your safety with all staff wearing PPE, daily health checks, cashless payments a consolidated menu and socially distanced tables, with Perspex screens available on request when booking.

Miller and Carter

The city’s favourite steakhouse has re-opened and is serving up a reduced menu. The restaurant is encouraging customers to book in advance, as this is preferable to walk-ins. There will also be increased cleaning, social distancing, and encouraging contactless card payments, which has now been increased to £45.


Browns Brasserie & Bar has re-opened for food and drinks from 11am every day, with online booking are preferable. The restaurant has been deep cleaned, and increased cleaning regimes have been put in place. Browns is also encourage customers to download its app, to view the menu virtually, as well as encouraging contactless payments.

Haute Dolci

Leeds’ best luxury dessert parlour is back! Haute Dolci has implemented PPE for staff and sanitiser stations. The parlour is also limiting the number of customers at one time, keeping in line with the social distancing regulations.


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Open from 4 pm -10 pm every day from 15th July, the Brazilian restaurant will have 15 cuts of prime meat on the menu as well as unlimited sides! An increased cleaning regime and cashless payment only system will be in place. Guests will also be asked to arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before their booking time due to limited waiting space.


Although the nation's number one peri-peri chicken eatery is not opening its door just yet, you can still get your fix with Nando’s in The Light offering FREE delivery or a click and collect service.

George’s Great British Kitchen

Also open for delivery only is George’s Great British kitchen, so you’ll be able to order your favourite classic British dishes without leaving home!

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