Is the alcohol ban lifted in SA?

Is alcohol ban lifted in 2021 in South Africa?

President Cyril Ramaphosa has removed a fourth alcohol ban in South Africa as Covid-19 cases fall. The South African government introduced a ban on alcohol sales for 14 days at the end of June. … Retailers are also allowed to sell alcohol for off-site consumption between 10am and 6pm from Monday to Thursday.

When was the alcohol ban lifted in South Africa?

South Africa first introduced a ban on alcohol sales at the start of the pandemic, which lasted from 27 March 2020 until 1 June 2020. The ban was brought back on 12 July but reversed a second time on 17 August. In mid-December, a third ban was put in place, which was lifted in February.

Can we buy alcohol today in South Africa?

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday evening (12 September), that alcohol sales for on-site consumption will be permitted seven days a week up to 22h00, and the sale of alcohol from retail outlets for off-site consumption will be permitted from Monday to Friday between 10h00 and 18h00.

Can restaurants serve alcohol in South Africa?

Alcohol can be sold for on-site consumption at restaurants, bars, shebeens and taverns in line with their licence terms, until 20h00. Registered wine farms and micro-breweries can also continue to operate and sell wine and brews for on-site and off-site consumption until 20h00.

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Is the ban on alcohol being lifted?

This week, a legal bid by SAB against government’s latest alcohol sales ban was dismissed with costs by the Western Cape High Court. … Sibani Mngadi, chairperson of South African Liquor Brandowners Association, while welcoming the lifting of the ban said government’s use of prohibition “had devastating consequences”.

What is lockdown Level 2 in South Africa?

Physical distancing and restrictions on leisure and social activities to prevent a resurgence of the virus.

Are restaurants open in Cape Town during lockdown?

During level three of the lockdown, restaurants are allowed to operate on a take-away and delivery basis. That means you can order your food and have it delivered to your door or you can go out to get a take away from your favourite restaurant.

Are restaurants open for sit down in South Africa 2021?

Restaurants can now open for sit-down meals, the government’s employees’ relief scheme is set to be extended, but alcohol remains banned. During a televised national address on Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced these adjusted Level 4 regulations as South Africa battles a third coronavirus wave.

Can restaurants sell Level 3 alcohol?

Under Adjusted Alert Level 3: – The hours of curfew will stay the same, starting at 10pm and ending at 4am; – Interprovincial travel for leisure may resume; – Non-essential establishments like restaurants, taverns, bars and fitness centres may be opened.