Hawksmoor has come to the defence of restaurants that are planning to open on the day of the Queen’s funeral. Other than its branch in Guildhall in London, which always closes on Bank Holidays, the steak houses will be open on the Bank Holiday Monday including the one on Deansgate in Manchester.
In a post to Twitter, owners said: “If you want to shut, so you/your staff/customers can grieve or take part in an important national moment, then you should.
Just try not to make it sound like you are ‘showing respect for the Queen’ and implying that those doing differently are not. “Grief, even national grief, is personal.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk