Space to dine, and in private too

Versatile spaces and private rooms are becoming the norm at food and beverage outlets, even as group limits have been lifted

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Although safe distancing and group size limits are no longer required in food and beverage (F&B) outlets, they have made a permanent impact on how restaurants are designed now.

Like how many offices have introduced flexible workspaces and hotdesking, F&B businesses, which can have up to 10 diners at the same table, have also redesigned their spaces.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 15, 2022, with the headline Space to dine, and in private too. Subscribe