Bim’s Burgers, in Ilford, was sanctioned after police found they allowed one customer to order at exactly 10 p.m. and bypass food after 240 seconds.
A spokesperson for the restaurant said that since the customer started placing the order before the night curfew, the staff believed their service was within the law.
“The new rules regarding Covid-19 are getting thick and fast and sometimes it is not clear exactly how they should be interpreted,” they said.
The fine was one of many fines levied across England as the country entered its second weekend with new rules for curfews and table service only in bars, restaurants and other entertainment venues.
in a Liverpool, A nightclub was levied a £ 1,000 tax after police found that not all of the customers were seated and that many of them did not adhere to social distancing rules.
Officers stormed the venue, 24 Kitchen Street, at 8:30 pm on Friday after reports.
“It is very disappointing that for the second weekend in a row, we had to issue a fine because a building failed to fulfill its obligation to act responsibly,” said Chief Inspector Carl Baldwin of Merseyside Police.
Meanwhile, on Friday, the presence of a hotel manager was revealed in Solihull He became one of the first people in England to be subjected to a maximum fine of £ 10,000 for violating coronavirus regulations after hosting a party that hosted more than 200 guests.
The Castle Bromwich Hall Hotel was handed a penalty after West Midlands Police summoned reports of the mega-gathering on September 25.
The venue has also now been banned from holding any events until January.