Category: food & wine


Restaurants, cafes to open for business on May 25

The government on Saturday decided to have restaurants and cafes open for business on May 25, following the positive recommendation of the Infectious Diseases Committee at the Health Ministry. The opening of these businesses comes one week earlier than the scheduled June 1.   Details will be presented by Deputy Minister of Development & Investments Nikos […]

VAT on food service to drop

The government is edging closer to cutting the value-added tax on food service from 13% to 11%, but if this measure does come into effect it will only be temporary, lasting for the duration of the health crisis. That means the implementation of the measure will coincide with the resumption of food service activity on […]

Interior Min Theodorikakos outlines details of restaurant seating rules. Plans for organising seating in restaurants are now ready, Georgiadis says

The content of the legislation on restaurant seating was outlined by Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos in interviews with Mega and Skai TV on Monday, while announcing that the first installment of new emergency financial aid to municipalities will be paid in a few days. Referring to the new rules for catering businesses, which will be […]