BREWERS Fayre is closing its restaurants – including the Dalesway, in Bradford Road, Sandbeds – from tomorrow.

Phil Birbeck, the company's managing director for restaurants, said the decision hadn't been taken lightly but he felt it was the correct one.

He said: "Following Monday's new Government guidance on coronavirus and the consequent impact on the hospitality industry as a whole, we’ve taken the decision to temporarily close our restaurants from Saturday, March 21.

"This is not a decision we’ve taken lightly but we’re confident it is the right one in the long term for our team members and guests. We’re sorry to those of you who had bookings with us and to those who we were looking forward to welcoming in the coming weeks.

"We will reopen when the time is right, and this information will be available via our social channels and

"We wish good health for you and your families during these uncertain times."