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Are restaurants closed on Mondays all over the UK?

It is common but not universal. Chain restaurants are usually open all days, smaller restaurants may take a day off during the week and Monday is a sensible choice because more people eat out over the ...
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Are restaurants closed on Mondays all over the UK?

I would say that most restaurants in the UK are open seven days a week. However, if a restaurant is going to close for a day, that day will almost always be Monday. The same holds for shops and ...
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Are restaurants closed on Mondays all over the UK?

Let's use a bit of real data to give you a full answer. I've checked Yelp to find the opening times of restaurants in London, Reading and Swindon (thanks to @ZachLipton for the idea!). The findings ...
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Does any beach in Sentosa Island in Singapore allow swimming after 7pm?

No, they do not. There are only three beaches on Sentosa (Tanjong, Palawan, Siloso) and they're all managed by the Sentosa Development Corporation with the same rules. The reason you're not allowed ...
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Shops and museums openings during Easter weekend in London

Large Shops Must Close on Easter Sunday The 1994 Sunday Trading Act allows small shops, i.e. those with a surface area less than or equal to 280 square metres, to open for trade any day they want. ...
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Dark Days in Scandinavia

TL;DR: Winter is normal in Scandinavia, so life goes on normally. Many ski slopes and even some cross-country ski tracks are artificially lit, so they can be used in the dark. So are other winter ...
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Is it possible to get breakfast or coffee before 9am in a cafe in Batumi?

I had this problem in Batumi some years ago, except I think we were looking for somewhere around 7am-8am (I don't remember why, I think we needed to take an early mashrutka somewhere). Batumi is ...
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Visiting Azerbaijan during Nowruz / Novruz: what's different?

In Azerbaijan, how do businesses' hours of operation change over Nowruz? As a local, I can tell that in Azerbaijan, businesses' hours of operation don't change over Nowruz. Although Nowruz is an ...
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Ibiza car hire late at night

Hertz claims to allow after hours pick up at Ibiza Airport. There's a 50 EUR fee which seems a bit excessive [probably you can get it waived if you have Gold Five Star status with them], plus you need ...
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What time does the Seoul subway system open in the morning?

While the operation starts from 05:30 to 24:00 approximately, the actual timetable differs among different stations. You can check out each station's timetable at the official subway website, for ...
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Visiting Azerbaijan during Nowruz / Novruz: what's different?

I was in Sheki and Baku, Azerbaijan, for two days over Nowruz this year. In both cities, it seemed pretty much every business I saw was open for at least its normal hours, and public transit seemed ...
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Can you pass through Stansted security any time of day/night?

I speak from memory about 1 year ago. At 1 am (the time I got to the airport) the security area was closed. There were many people sleeping on the floor inside the airport. At around 4 am the ...
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What are the opening times for the main attractions on Iceland's Golden Circle (Gullfoss, Geysir, Þingvellir) during Summer?

I've just returned from Iceland and I can confirm that all major natural attractions are open 24/7. In fact, if you're traveling in June or July when it's always bright outside I'd highly recommend ...
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A decent over night sleep at Brussels Charleroi Airport

According to this Sleeping in Airports article, the airport is open 24h, but you'll probably have to sleep on the floor: The airport is open 24 hours, but overnight campers will have to stay ...
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Can one walk across the border between Singapore and Malaysia via the Johor–Singapore Causeway at any time in the day/night?

All three land border checkpoints operate 24 hours a day. As far as I can remember, ICA, on the Singapore side, "doesn't encourage" travellers to use the Causeway, but the access – stairs ...
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Are restaurants closed on Mondays all over the UK?

From my experience this is more common in smaller towns and possibly in the North. I live in the South (about 50 miles North of London) in a fairly large town and it's not terribly common here. I know ...
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Earliest you can enter MCO airport

According to the Orlando Airport FAQ page, the airport is open 24 hours: How early does the airport open? The airport is open 24 hours per day; however, each airline sets its own hours of operation ...
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What time do shops close in Taipei?

Generally shopping malls in Taipei open by 11 AM but other shops open by 10am. It says here: http://www.asiatravel.com/taiwan/taiinfo1.html Working hours department and other stores are 10:00-9:30 ...
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What are the true hours Gila National Forest is open?

According to Google (sidebar): Hours: Saturday Closed Sunday Closed Monday 8am–4pm Tuesday 8am–4pm Wednesday 8am–4pm Thursday 8am–4pm Friday 8am–4pm But you ...
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hours for Kaymakli and Derinkuyu Underground Cities

The entrance fee for Derinkuyu and Kaymaklı underground cities is 42 turkish lira and they're open till 17:00. Official websites: https://muze.gov.tr/muze-detay?SectionId=DKY01&DistId=DKY http:/...
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Why does Italy have night open bookstores?

August and September is often the time of the year that new books are launched The bookstore probably just had a literary event.
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Earliest you can enter MCO airport

The airport is open 24 hours. Some restaurants open at 4 AM- like the kind of places you would get coffee and baked items or breakfast sandwiches. Ditto the newsstand that is more of a gift and ...
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What are the opening times for the main attractions on Iceland's Golden Circle (Gullfoss, Geysir, Þingvellir) during Summer?

All Icelandic "attractions" which are natural formations are free to visit, there is no paid entrance (except for Kerið which has a symbolic ~2€ entrance fee) therefore there are no "opening hours" ...
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Ibiza car hire late at night

Leos! I recommend you to use car rental comparison services like rental24h.com By this link Ibiza car rental you will find all available cars and companies in Ibiza Airport. The results will filter ...
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Kungsleden (Sweden King's Trail) cabins in mid-June?

In 2016, the cabins in that area will open on June 23, according to the Hemavan Tourist Office: Hi David, They open a few days later that month, the 23 of june so if you can wait a few more ...
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During what hours does the Chinese consulate in Mexico City accept visa applications?

I've now been to the Chinese consulate in Mexico City twice. There is no separate timetable for when the consulate accepts visa applications in comparison to its opening hours generally. So you can ...
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Check-in time for early morning flight from Minneapolis–St Paul

To check-in for the flight in the sense of informing the airline that you intend to board the flight and to obtain a boarding pass, you have 24 hours before departure to do so from the website or the ...
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