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Little Creatures brewery, Fremantle, to reopen after coronavirus shutdown

Little Creatures brewery, Fremantle, to reopen after coronavirus shutdown

Fremantle icon Little Creatures will reopen its doors tomorrow three long months after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The iconic brewery will mark its return tomorrow in line with strict distancing restrictions before opening under the more relaxed Phase 4 rules by the weekend.

Operations manager Mark Pearn said brewers had been busy despite the pandemic shutdown to make sure it was ready with its famous beers in time for tomorrow.

“Everyone here at Little Creatures is very excited to welcome locals and visitors alike back to the brewery,” he said.

“We have gone above and beyond to ensure our new service model meets all the necessary hygiene and safety requirements. “

Freo icon: Little Creatures

The Freo institution will open in style, by giving away 400 free pizzas to its customers tomorrow

The takeways will be given to anyone who orders a six pack through a new app, designed to keep interactions with customers contactless.

“We know times have been tough for many and that’s why dinner is on us on Friday,” Mr Pearn said.

Tomorrow, the venue will reopen at 11am with a limit on 300 customers.

By the weekend, 600 people will be allowed to drink in the two-storey building and will no longer by required to sit down, in line with the relaxed restrictions.

This week, Premier Mark McGowan announced Phase 4 would include the scrapping of the so-called 100/300 requirement with no upper limit on get-togethers, as long as people follow a one person per two-square-metre rule.

The days of having to sit down for a drink will also be over and West Australians will be able to return to standing up at bars once again.

Concert halls and live music venues will also be allowed to reopen as well as the casino and nightclubs.

Sporting events will also return to stadiums with a 50 per cent capacity limit.