A Waltham Abbey pub is offering thousands of pounds worth of free meals and drinks for locals who promise to spend as much quality time with their loved ones as possible this Christmas, whether that’s in person or virtually.

The Bakers Arms on Sewardstone Road, a Chef & Brewer pub, has announced the initiative after discovering that 74 per cent of Brits have put spending quality time with family at the top of this year’s Christmas list.

The pub’s research revealed that after a turbulent year, an overwhelming 88 percent said that spending time with family will be more important to them this year than in previous years, and a further 67 per cent will be making more of an effort than usual to ensure that this Christmas is extra-special.

The Bakers Arms is encouraging its locals to reconnect with loved ones and inspire them to do acts of kindness by giving away thousands of pounds worth of free meals and drinks, to be enjoyed when restrictions ease.

Whether it’s planning a special meal out together when pubs reopen, or setting a date for a catch up over a drink, all they have to do to be in with a chance of winning one of 50 £50 gift cards is promise to make the most of this Christmas by creating special moments and long-lasting memories with loved ones.

Christopher Willcocks, general manager at the Bakers Arms, said: “We know planning the perfect celebration has never been more important, not least because we haven’t been able to spend as much time with our family and friends as we’d like to this year.

“While Christmas 2020 is likely to be a bit different to other years, it’s a time to remember what’s really important to us. That’s why we’re encouraging people in Sewardstone to reconnect with loved ones and to look out for one another this Christmas, whilst enjoying a relaxing, cosy meal or a few quiet drinks in the pub, free of charge when the time is right. It’s just one of our promises to you to help you lose yourself in the moment this Christmas.

“We look forward to welcoming friends and families alike back into the pub to enjoy each other’s company and make new memories together – after this year, they more than deserve it!”

To be in with a chance of winning one of the £50 gift cards, make a festive promise at: https://www.chefandbrewer.com/reclaiming-christmas/ by Sunday, December 6.

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