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Start a cafe or restaurant

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This guide pulls together a list of the licences you need to start a cafe or restaurant.

Get your food registration first.



Apply for food registrationGuide to applying for food registration and choosing the food plan that suits your business.Guideaspx



Apply for an alcohol on-licenceFind out how to apply for an alcohol on-licence.Guideaspx