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Which shops are open this bank holiday Monday?

The majority of supermarkets and grocery shops will be open on bank holiday Monday, although their opening hours might differ (Yui Mok / PA)
The majority of supermarkets and grocery shops will be open on bank holiday Monday, although their opening hours might differ (Yui Mok / PA)

Brits had an extra day off due to the Coronation of King Charles III and we now have another holiday to look forward to, the Summer Bank Holiday, which will take place on August 28.

But how much of normal life will carry on during the bank holiday, and which shops and restaurants will stay open?

Here are the key details for you to keep in mind.

Which supermarkets will be open on bank holiday Monday?

The majority of supermarkets and grocery shops will be open on bank holiday Monday. However, their opening hours might slightly differ.

Here is a look at all the major supermarkets’ opening times on August 28.

  • Sainsbury’s – Most larger stores will be open from 8 am to 8 pm. Smaller branches will be open as normal from 7 am to 11 pm.

  • Tesco – Larger stores and Tesco Metros will be open at slightly reduced hours from 8 am to 6 pm or 8 pm. All Tesco Express stores will be open as normal.

  • Asda – Store opening times will vary across the country, so it is best to use the store locator tool on Asda’s website to plan your visit.

  • Morrisons – Most stores will be open from 7 am to 8 pm.

  • Waitrose – Stores will be open from 8 am to 8 pm.

  • Aldi Stores will be open from 8 am to 8 pm.

  • LidlSome Lidl stores will be open between 8 am and 8 pm, while others will close at 10 pm.

  • Co-Op – Opening times vary by location.

Which clothes stores will be open on bank holiday Monday?

Almost all major retail and clothing stores will be open on bank holiday Monday.

Similarly, shopping centres such as Westfield London will be operating, too.

However, like supermarkets, they may change their opening and closing hours, so customers should check their local store openings before they visit.

Which coffee shops and restaurants will be open on bank holiday Monday?

For those eager to enjoy their bank holiday with a cup of coffee they haven’t had to prepare or meet their loved ones for a meal out, coffee shops and restaurants are set to welcome customers.

From Starbucks and Costa to Nando’s and Wagamama, the options for your bank holiday outing will be endless.