READING'S Taco Bell will be among 9 branches in the UK to reopen for delivery.

A statement on Taco Bell's website says: "Following careful consideration and planning we have made the decision to reopen nine of our UK restaurants for delivery only.

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"We know there’s still an appetite for food that’s accessible, affordable, and craveable.

"To do this responsibly, we have created new social distancing processes for team members and our delivery partners to ensure an end-to-end contactless experience and enhanced our restaurant safety procedures."

As a thank you to the NHS, the restaurants have also donated hundreds of meals, in partnership with Deliveroo.

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As well as Reading, the following restaurants will now be open on Deliveroo and Uber Eats, from midday – 9pm:

• Cardiff

• Plymouth

• Sheffield – Devonshire Street

• Leeds

• York

• Brighton

• Colchester

• Nottingham