After several weeks of strict restrictions and alcohol prohibition, the restaurants and nightlife industries of Vestfold and Telemark are open again. So far, the dietary obligation does not seem to scare away guests.
The national ban on drinking was lifted on April 16, but in many cities, drinking is still prohibited. Now they are opening little by little, including in Tønsberg.
-Today we are open for lunch and we are full immediately. The general manager of the paparazzi, Christian Rohde Hjelmtvedt (Christian Rohde Hjelmtvedt), said that it is now fully booked tonight and tonight.
-We have been closed for a while and it is great to have employees return to the restaurant, he added.
Overview of VG’s corona measures It is the last day that the ten cities of Telemark and Vestfold have no alcohol. Today, cranes open in Horten, Holmerstrand, Tonsberg, Sandfjord, Larvik, Porsgren, Skien, Falder, Celian and Brombe , Have the responsibility of eating.
Those who were spotted going to the paparazzi on Friday included Aleksander Nordmo and LiseTrehjørningen.
-Happy to leave after sitting in it for a long time. Nordmo said, this is the place where you are closest to the south, and it’s a good habit to go out in the sun.
Helmtwitt said that many ordinary guests waited outside before it opened on Friday, and he hoped that he would have to refuse people at the door all night.
-We don’t have to eat at lunch time, but we hope to have it tonight, especially tomorrow. He said that now we have closed the reservations that can make table reservations, so only a few lucky people can make reservations.
So far, the spring weather has helped restaurants in Tengsburg and other parts of eastern Norway. Havaret was just a stone’s throw from the paparazzi and was in full swing on Friday.
-The owner and general manager Ann Kristin Andreassen said that there was a long line before opening today Tensberg Brad.
One day after opening, they were fully booked. Now they cross their fingers to avoid more downtime.
-She told the newspaper that the employees hardly slept last night, and now it feels like May 17 and Christmas Eve are at the same time.
Also in Porsgrunn, several restaurants turned on the taps and unlocked the doors on Friday. Henriette Eikevold, the general manager of ØyaSpiseri, opened at 3pm today, while the normal time before the pandemic was 1pm.