AVOCA NEWS

COVID19 Updates at Avoca

Jul 23, 2021

We wanted to let our customers know that our indoor dining will be available on Monday July 26th, please see below for details on each location. Our Food markets & retail spaces are fully open and offer an enjoyable and safe shopping experience.

Due to government safety mandates, customers entering Avoca cafés and restaurants for indoor dining must produce a Vaccination Certificate or a Covid Recovery Certificate (with valid photo ID) prior to admission. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult who has a Vaccination Certificate or a Covid Recovery Certificate.

It is now a legal requirement for customers entering Avoca stores to wear face coverings unless exempt. This is in line with guidance from the Irish Government and the HSE, and is in place to protect both customers and employees from the spread of COVID19. You can read our policy on face coverings Here. 

Our food markets are open for all your essential shopping needs. We are offering an Order & Collection Service to shop our Food Market range, with a Delivery Service operating from select Avoca Stores - Find Out More

Starting Monday 26th July, Avoca cafés and restaurants will be fully opened for indoor dining for all customers who have the Vaccination Certificate or a Covid Recovery Certificate.

AVOCA STORES OPEN:

• Avoca Kilmacanoge: Café & Restaurant fully re-open from Monday 26th July, Food Market & Retail Store are open.

• Avoca Rathcoole: Bird Cage Café fully re-open from Monday 26th July, Food Market & Retail Store are open. Egg Café is due to open soon, please stay tuned!

• Avoca Dunboyne: Self-Service Café fully re-open from Monday 26th July, New Pizza Station, Food Market & Retail Store are open.

• Avoca Malahide: Café fully re-open from Monday 26th July, Food Market & Retail Store are open.

• Avoca Monkstown: Food Market is open & Salt Restaurant fully re-opening from Monday 26th July.

• Avoca Mount Usher: Café fully re-open from Monday 26th July, Food Market and Mount Usher Gardens are open.

• Avoca Ballsbridge: Food Market is open, Restaurant fully re-open from Monday 26th July.

• Avoca Powerscourt: Food Market, Courtyard Coffee Hatch and Pizza Van are all open. Retail Store is open. Avoca Café is fully re-open from Monday 26th July.

• Avoca Belfast: Reopened on April 30th. Our Retail & Food Market are open. Our Arthur Street Café is now operating as a self-service café and we do not accept bookings for this location.

• Avoca Molls Gap: Avoca Moll’s Gap reopened on July 5th! The store has had a little revamp, introducing a brand-new Food Market on our ground floor. The café will be opening soon, please stay tuned for updates!

The following stores remain closed: Avoca Suffolk Street and Avoca Village.

Please help us keep you safe by adhering to the safety guidelines implemented across our stores & cafés:

•  Customers must keep 2 metres distance apart in any queues (Belfast location, a minimum of 1 metre should be maintained and ideally 2 metres)
• Customers who are availing of the Café and Restaurant must keep a 1m distance apart
•  Wear their face covering when entering the store
•  Use the hand sanitizer and wipes provided in the store
•   Use contactless payment where possible
•   Kindly provide contact information so that we may comply with contact tracing
• Customers who are availing of the Café and Restaurant must produce the following to gain admitdance a Vaccination Certificate or a Covid Recovery Certificate (with valid photo ID)

We hope this information page is a simple guide for the new restrictions, but if you do have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch ahead of a visit to one of our locations, or to safely ask a member of staff. We are hugely grateful for all of your support and understanding.

*Our Dedicated Shopping Hours Continue for Those Most at Risk:

Our Avoca Food Markets now have dedicated hours for those most at risk to shop for what they need. This will be every Tuesday & Thursday morning from 9.00 am -10.00am, except for Avoca Malahide which is 9.30am -10.30am. Strict social distancing will be in place, and gloves will be readily available for those who would like to use them. We hope this will be helpful to the elderly and those most at-risk in our communities.

If you need to contact a store to find out any further information, or if you need to know opening times, you will find all info here.