Omicron hospitality and leisure grant

Who can apply?

The table below gives details and examples of businesses who are eligible for the grant.

Hospitality

Description

Examples of businesses which are eligible

Examples of businesses which are not eligible

Businesses who:

  • Offer in-person food and drink services to the general public.
  • Provide food and/or drink to be consumed on the premises, including outdoors.

 

Food courts, public houses and pub restaurants

Restaurants and roadside restaurants

Wine bars and cafés

Food kiosks

Takeaways (if takeaway is 50% or more of their income) 

Leisure

Description

Examples of businesses which are eligible

Examples of businesses which are not eligible

Businesses that may:

  • Provide in-person intangible experiences in addition to goods.
  • Rely on seasonal labour.
  • Assume particular public safety responsibilities.
  • Operate with irregular hours through day, night and weekends.

Casinos and gambling clubs

Cinemas and theatres

Museums and art galleries

Stately homes and historic houses

Events venues, night clubs & discotheques

Arenas and concert halls

Zoos and safari parks

Amusement parks, tourist attractions, theme parks

Amusement arcades and wedding venues

Soft play centres or areas

Indoor riding centres

Clubs and institutions

village halls, scout huts and cadet huts

Retail businesses

Coach tour operators

Tour operators

Gyms and sports businesses

Accommodation

Description

Examples of businesses which are eligible

Examples of businesses which are not eligible

Businesses that may:

  • Provide accommodation for 'away from home' stays for work or leisure purposes.
  • Provide accommodation for short-term leisure and holiday purposes.

Caravan parks, caravan sites and pitches, chalet parks and campsites

Coaching inns, country house hotels, guest houses, hostels and boarding houses  

Hotels, lodges and holiday apartments, cottages, or bungalows

Canal boats or other vessels

B&Bs, catered holiday homes and holiday homes

Private dwellings

Education accommodation

Residential homes

Care homes

Residential family centres

Beach huts