Pubs, restaurants and cafes across England will have new rules from December 2 after the Government announced which areas will be placed into which tiers.

Just one per cent of the country has been placed into the lowest tier level - Cornwall and the Isle of Wight.

For the rest of the nation tier two or tier three rules will be in place for at least two weeks, which will mean pubs and restaurants cannot operate 'normally'.

Under Tier 3 restrictions, pubs and restaurants will only be allowed to serve takeaways and in Tier 2, "pubs and bars must close, unless operating as restaurants", the government said.

Plus, in Tier 2:

Face covering rules still apply. Everyone must wear a face shield, unless they are exempt.

Tier 1 rules for pubs, cafes and restaurants

Pubs, restaurants and cafés in Tier 1 areas can open with table service - providing they are covid-secure.

Tier 2 rules for pubs and restaurants

Pubs, restaurants and cafés can reopen - and serve alcohol - in these areas - but only if they serve 'substantial meals'.

Pubs that don't serve food will remain shut.

In Tier 2 areas, you’ll only be allowed to visit with your household. It will be table service only and the rule of six will apply outdoors.

Tier 3 rules for pubs and restaurants

From December 2, pubs and restaurants in Tier 3 areas will be allowed to open for a takeaway service only. Previously, hospitality venues were allowed to stay open if they served substantial meals.

What are the household rules in Tier 1 areas?

Those in medium risk areas must:

What are the household rules in Tier 2 areas?

What are the household rules in Tier 3 areas?

In Scotland, non-essential shops, pubs and restaurants in high risk areas - known as Tier 4 - remain shut until December 11. In Level 3 areas, hospitality businesses are banned from selling alcohol and must close by 6pm.

In Wales, you can go to a pub or restaurant with up to three other people from different households, excluding children aged under 11, who do not live with you. This is subject to face coverings and a 10pm curfew on alcohol sales.

In Northern Ireland, pubs and restaurants remain closed until December 10. Unlicensed cafés are open until November 27, when they will also shut up shop.