Josephine's tea room
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
We record staff temperatures when they arrive and leave. We have 6ft screens between tables that extend the full depth chair to chair, not just the table. We provide hand sanitizer wipes for each guest in addition to sanitisers around the restaurant. We have bought masks for staff. We have bought a washing machine so staff leave and wash uniform at work We have built a new kitchen so can completely separate prep, baking and plating. We have installed additional dishwashers to reduce pressure on cleaning.
FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT
Josephine's tea lounge and bistro is an independent tea room located in the heart of Nottingham.
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About the area
Most people associate Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands with the legend of Robin Hood, though the former royal hunting ground of Sherwood Forest has been somewhat tamed since Robin’s outlaw days. Traditionally, the county’s primary industry, alongside agriculture, was coal mining but it is also an oil producing area, and during World War II produced the only oil out of reach of the German U-Boats.
The county is divided between the old coalfields north of the city of Nottingham, the commuter belt of the Wolds to the south, Sherwood Forest and the great country estates known as the ‘Dukeries’. Towns of note are the river port and market town of Newark, which hosts major antiques fairs six times a year, and Southwell, known for the medieval minster with exquisite carvings of Sherwood Forest.
D H Lawrence was a Nottinghamshire man, born in Eastwood, the son of a miner and former schoolteacher. He grew up in poverty, and his book Sons and Lovers reflects the experiences of his early years. Other Nottinghamshire notables include Thomas Cranmer, the first Protestant Archbishop; Jesse Boot, founder of the Boots pharmaceutical company; Henry Ireton, the man who singed Charles I’s death warrant; and Olympic skaters Torvill and Dean.
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