PLANS for doors to open at popular Essex pubs have been revealed ahead of the long-awaited reopening on Monday.

The Stonegate Group is operating at a phased approach and by Monday 90% of its managed estate will be open.

Here's a list of the pubs reopening on Monday:

  • Alex, Southend
  • Oakwood, Leigh
  • Slug and Lettuce, Brentwood
  • The Merchant, Brentwood
  • Slug and Lettuce, Chelmsford
  • Walkabout, Chelmsford
  • The Clock House, Harlow
  • Walkabout, Colchester
  • The Centurion, Colchester
  • Slug and Lettuce, Colchester

A spokesperson for Stonegate Group said: “We are looking forward to welcoming people back through our doors on 17th May. Our priority remains the safety and wellbeing of our teams and customers, whilst ensuring everyone is able to enjoy and make the most out of their long-awaited visit to our venues.”

Tables can be booked by calling the Stonegate central booking team on 03300 949251 or via each site’s website which can be found by searching here: