On-trade

September Restaurant/Dining spend down 16%

Restaurant spending in September decreased by 16% or €78 million compared to August as Social spending fell by 9% overall according to Central Bank figures.
September's Restaurant spend represents a 41% increase when compared to September 2020, according to the Central Bank.

September’s Restaurant spend represents a 41% increase when compared to September 2020, according to the Central Bank.

Social spending includes Entertainment which itself grew 5% (or by €11 million) over August. However taken over the year, Social spend was up 39% as of September this year.

And at €411.4 million, September’s Restaurant spend represents a 41% increase when compared to September 2020.

According to the Central Bank, “Total card spending, including ATM withdrawals, fell 3% or €210 million in September 2021 compared to the previous month.

“Latest daily data to 24 October shows total spending decreased slightly over the month, with the average daily spend 2% lower than the same period in September.”

 

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