HK bar Quinary re-opens during COVID-19 crisis

30 April, 2020

Hong Kong bar Quinary is one of the first high-profile bars to re-open during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

On-trade premises around the world have been forced to close under government ruling to prevent the spread of the virus but Quinary, ranked 71 on the list of 51-100 by The World’s 50 Best Bars, opened its doors on Tuesday 28 April.

The bar made the announcement via Instagram, stating: “As the city continues to slowly recover amid increased vigilance, we will reopen our doors today (28 April) at 5pm.”

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【..And We're Back!】As the city continues to slowly recover amid increased vigilance, we will reopen our doors today (28 Apr) at 5pm. ⠀ .⠀ We would like to thank you for being supportive and patient during these times, and we appreciate if you could cooperate with us with the following measures to safeguard the health and well-being of yourself and our staff during your visit.⠀ .⠀ - Temperature check is performed at the door⠀ - Guests should wear a face mask upon entry⠀ - Entry will be denied if guests have been overseas in the past 14 days or with a temperature over 38 degrees⠀ - Maintain a 1.5m social distance between groups of 4 people at most⠀ - A food & drinks focused menu will be served⠀ - Provision of hand sanitisers⠀ - Provision of paper envelopes to store face masks⠀ .⠀ See you at Quinary tonight!⠀ .⠀ Stay safe,⠀ Quinary team⠀ .⠀ #Quinaryhk⠀ #GoodMoodGoodHealth

A post shared by Quinary Hong Kong (@quinaryhk) on Apr 28, 2020 at 1:29am PDT

However a series of measures have been introduced by the bar to ensure a responsible approach to opening its doors to the public.

A temperature check will be performed at the door while guests must wear a face mask upon entry. Customers will also be denied entry if they have been overseas in the past 14 days or have a temperature of more than 38 degrees.

A 1.5m social distance rule has been introduced between groups of four people at the most with hand sanitiser readily available and paper envelopes used to store face masks to avoid spreading the virus.

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