Turkish delight for Potters Bar restaurant

BOOZE can now be bought later into the evening after a Turkish restaurant was given permission to vary its alcohol licence. The application, on behalf of the Silver Jubilee, in High Street, Potters Bar was granted following a meeting of Hertsmere Borough

BOOZE can now be bought later into the evening after a Turkish restaurant was given permission to vary its alcohol licence.

The application, on behalf of the Silver Jubilee, in High Street, Potters Bar was granted following a meeting of Hertsmere Borough Council's licensing sub-committee.

The restaurant, which also has a takeaway section, can now sell alcohol to sit-down customers for an extra hour from Monday through to Thursday.

And on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays booze can now be flogged for an extra hour-and-a-half.

The eatery's policy of not selling alcohol to takeaway customers will also remain unchanged.

As for the premises as a whole, it will now remain open until 2.30am every day.

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The application was approved on the condition that a CCTV system is introduced at the premises to help prevent crime and disorder.

Councillors also stipulated that the footage from this system be kept for at least 30 days and made available to the police on request.