(Alliance News) - JD Wetherspoon PLC said all its pubs will be taking part in the UK government scheme to encourage people to eat out in a bid to boost the economic recovery from the virus crisis.
The company said hundreds of its outlets across the UK will be offering a selection of meals, with a drink, at a lower price than buying from most supermarkets.
Under the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, a 50% discount will be available at participating restaurants and pubs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout August, to a maximum of GBP10 per head.
Wetherspoons announced that, under the scheme, breakfasts in its pubs will cost GBP2.24, a pizza will be GBP2.75, other meals will be GBP2.37 and a children's meal will be GBP2.08.
The prices will be lower than comparable food bought at most supermarkets such as Tesco PLC, the pub company claimed.
Chair Tim Martin said: "Thanks to the government scheme, an individual is GBP2.93 better off eating and drinking at Wetherspoons than purchasing a similar range of products at Tesco.
"Over a 13-day period customers would save GBP38.09. The vast majority of our pubs will be offering a range of meals, with a drink, at unbeatable prices."
By Alan Jones, PA Industrial Correspondent
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