With restaurants having no choice but to offer takeout and delivery only or close completely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bombay Kitchen and Bar is stepping up in a big way.
The Indian eatery at 1018 Commercial Drive is offering deep discounts to health-care workers and free food to people under medical quarantine.
"We at Bombay Kitchen and Bar recognize that health workers are most at risk during the Covid-19 crisis," its Facebook page says. "We're finding ways to help those working hard and tirelessly."
Health-care workers can order online for delivery to their medical facility or doctor's office and will receive 50 percent off at time of payment. Bombay Kitchen will deliver hot meals, or orders can be picked up. Group orders are preferred so it can can deliver more efficiently.
For people who are in quarantine, Bombay Kitchen and Bar is offering one free meal per week.
“We at Bombay Kitchen and Bar recognize that people who are affected by the Covid-19 crisis and are in a home quarantine are under great strain both financially and in many cases in being able to care for themselves," its Facebook page says.
“While we don’t expect you to prove your situation, we kindly ask that people don’t take advantage if they truly are not in any quarantine."
The offer is open to people in quarantine within its normal delivery radius of five kilometres of its location until March 31.
Call 604-336-1111 or visit Bombay Kitchen and Bar for more info.