Wagamama announces reopening date with no pre-booking required

News: 8 April 2021

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Wagamama announces reopening

While we have continued to enjoy having a wagamama takeaway, we are very excited that wagamama has confirmed that it is opening for outdoor dining at Chantry Place on 12th April.

Since wagamama has never taken bookings – they are staying true to this ethos. No pre-bookings are required, meaning guests have maximum flexibility and teams will seat guests quickly and safely.

Under current government plans, indoor dining will only be allowed after May 17 when wagamama will look to reopen the remainder of their restaurants.

A wagamama spokesman said: “We’re excited to begin this first stage of reopening and we’ve got some incredible new dishes for guests to try. We announced in January that we had developed our biggest vegan range ever, including our vegan chilli squid. But with some of these dishes not being suitable for our delivery and click + collect menu, guests are yet to try them. We can’t wait to re-open with these new vegan versions of our most iconic dishes. Our outdoor dining experience offers guests the same great wagamama experience whilst complying with coronavirus safety regulations, ensuring both guest and staff safety”.

wagamama are working closely with their charity partners Young Minds and mental health campaigner Ben West on their mission to ‘open up differently’. Together they have sought to draw attention to the importance of mental wellbeing, especially amongst young people, which has been exacerbated by the isolation and loneliness felt during lockdown. This has involved wagamama positioning its iconic benches in key university cities and launching a limited-edition Katsu Smoothie in the run up to re-opening. Both are designed to help get young people opening-up and talking, with all proceeds going Young Minds.

wagamama will continue to offer delivery and click + collect at Chantry Place.