No booze after 9pm, Bangkok restaurants warned


Restaurants in Bangkok that have passed the SHA or Thai Stop Covid+ standards can only serve alcoholic drinks until 9pm, otherwise, they will face legal action, the Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) said on Saturday.

MPB chief Pol Lt-General Samran Nuanma said the management of restaurants caught serving alcohol after 9pm can face up to one year in jail and/or a fine of 100,000 baht.

Pubs, bars, karaoke joints and massage parlours are still not allowed to reopen and operators stand to face the abovementioned penalties if caught, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration statement said.

No booze after 9pm, Bangkok restaurants warned

All air-conditioned restaurants are only allowed to fill 50 per cent of seats, while open-air eateries can fill 75 per cent.