The cabinet reportedly agreed on these changes after listening to advise from the prime minister's Scientific Advisory Group on Emergencies on Monday evening.
Although physical barriers and safety guidelines are expected to be put in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the prospect of stepping into a pub once again has got many Brits salivating at the thought of sipping their first pint in months.
(It's worth noting, however, that Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland make their rules separately, so if you live there be sure to check what the latest guidance is).
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One man who will definitely be welcoming this news is Tim Martin, the Brexiteer and owner of the Wetherspoon's pub chain who was calling pubs to be reopened this month, way back in April. Despite this he still remains a deeply unpopular figure for many.
with pubs opening on the 4th of July Tim Martin will be offering a special buy-one-get-covid-free offer at Wetherspoons
Still, the biggest question is what will be the first drink you order when you step into a pub for the first time since March? We think we'll go for a peach daiquiri, you know, just to make things special.