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Award-winning Sri Lankan bar & restaurant The Coconut Tree will reopen its Cardiff restaurant on Wednesday 22nd July; in line with guidelines set out by the Welsh Government, this will be outdoor-only until the 3rd August.

Before the indoor-reopening of hospitality in Wales, customers in Cardiff will be able to enjoy The Coconut Tree’s fresh, Sri Lankan cuisine in two locations. They can make use of the restaurant’s existing outdoor seating on Mill Lane, a city centre location that has always been a destination for outdoor dining; or they can enjoy it in a specially created, communal dining area within the grounds of Cardiff Castle.

Via Cardiff-based mobile ordering platform Yoello, customers will be able to order The Coconut Tree’s dishes to be delivered to a designated dining area that has been created within the castle grounds by Cardiff Council.

Brand Director Anna Garrod said, “We can’t wait to welcome everyone back to our Cardiff restaurant with some signature Sri Lankan hospitality. Cardiff will be our first reopening, and we’re really excited to be part of the new public dining area being created at Cardiff castle by the local council.

We have been working on some new recipes during lockdown, and can’t think of a better way to reveal them than with a Sri Lankan feast in the grounds of Cardiff castle!”

Sina Yamani, CEO at Yoello said, “The Cardiff food scene has really flourished in the last couple of years – when The Coconut Tree first opened last year, it quickly became one of my favourite restaurants in the city. In fact it’s the last restaurant I visited before lockdown, so I’m particularly proud that Yoello will be working with their amazing team to welcome back customers safely with app-less Mobile Ordering.”

The Coconut Tree has also confirmed that it will be taking part in the UK Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme throughout August.

Before lockdown measures came into place across the UK, The Coconut Tree had been shortlisted for a clutch of regional and national awards, including Restaurant Magazine’s R200 Awards (Best UK Operator 2020) and Cardiff Life Awards (Best New Business 2020).

To view the up-to-date opening dates, times and to book a table at The Coconut Tree, please visit: https://www.thecoconut-tree.com/cardiff.

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