Easter is nearly upon us and would usually see most people enjoy an extended weekend with friends and family.
Many would usually spend the holiday weekend with loved ones, however the current stage of lockdown means we can only meet with one other household outdoors.
Whatever you’ve got planned for the bank holiday, make sure you’re aware of supermarket opening hours – and where to get the best Easter eggs.
Is Tesco open over the Easter weekend?
All Tesco Extras, Superstores and Metro stores will be open between 8am and 8pm on Good Friday, with Express stores open throughout their usual hours.
On Saturday April 3, Extras, Superstores and Metro stores will be open between 6am and 10pm, with Express stores again being open during the usual schedule.
Easter Sunday will see all Extra, Superstores and Metro stores closed in England, Wales and Northern Ireland – however in Scotland these stores will be open between 8am – 8pm.
All Express stores will be open for their normal hours.
On Easter Monday all Extras, Superstores and Metros stores will be open between 6am and 10pm in England and Wales.
In Northern Ireland, Extras and Superstores will be open between 10am and 7pm, while in Scotland they will be open between 8am and 8pm.
Again, all Express stores will be open for their normal hours.
Opening times may vary between Tesco branches, so it’s always worth double-checking your local store’s timetable online.
Good Friday opening hours: What time does Tesco, Morrisons and Asda open today?
Easter is nearly here and whilst many are looking forward to the celebrations and endless amounts of chocolate, going shopping during the period can be quite inconvenient due to the opening hours. Here’s when Tesco, Morrisons and Asda will be open on Good Friday.
What time does Tesco open on Good Friday?
You’ll be delighted to know that all Tesco stores will be open as normal on Good Friday.
As well as this, all of the Tesco petrol stations will also open for their usual hours throughout the Easter weekend.
Opening hours may differ from store to store, and Tesco advises double-checking your local Tesco’s opening hours on the store locator here before paying a visit.
What are Morrisons’ opening hours on Good Friday?
Morrisons’ website has advised customers to check the store finder to look up specific stores’ opening times, however, the general information is as follows:
On Good Friday, Morrisons stores are open for their normal trading hours in England, Wales and Scotland.
This is usually 7am until 10pm.
What are Asda’s opening hours?
Asda seems to be open between 6am and midnight on Good Friday.
Check the store locator here to find the nearest Asda to you and the specific opening times.
Good Friday opening hours: Asda seems to be open between 6am and midnight on Good Friday (Image: GETTY)
Good Friday opening hours: Check on the store locator before travelling this Easter (Image: GETTY)
Opening hours for the rest of the Easter weekend
On Easter Sunday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, all Extras, Superstores and Metro stores closed but Express stores are open for the usual hours.
All Tesco stores in Scotland are open on Easter Sunday as normal.
On Easter Monday, England and Wales Extras, Superstores and Metro stores open from 8am to 6pm.
Northern Ireland Extras & Superstores open from 10am to 7pm and Scotland’s Extras and Superstores open usual hours.
Extras and Superstores in London are open between 8am and 8pm on Monday, and Tesco Express stores open everywhere as usual for the normal hours.
On Easter Sunday, the retail stores are closed in England and Wales but open for their normal hours in Scotland.
On Easter Monday, Morrisons stores in England and Wales are open between 7am and 7pm, and 8am to 7pm in Scotland.
Just like every other supermarket, large Asda stores cannot open on Easter Sunday.
Asda will be open on Easter Saturday as normal, and on Easter Monday, it looks to be open from 8am until 8pm.
Good Friday supermarket opening hours for Tesco, Sainsbury’s, M&S, Morrisons, Asda, Aldi, Iceland and Lidl
The Bank Holiday weekend starts tomorrow (April 2) which means changes to supermarket opening hours.
On Good Friday, most shops are open their usual hours so that you can pick up any last minute Easter eggs or bits for Sunday roast.
We’ve rounded up all the opening times of the major supermarkets so you won’t miss out on grabbing those last minute Bank Holiday essentials.
Opening times may vary for individual stores, so be sure to double check before you head out to shop.
Aldi reminds customers that over the Easter Bank Holiday, a number of stores have different opening and closing times and encourages customers to double check signage at their local store.
As a guideline though, Aldi shops should be open on Good Friday from 8am-8pm.
Shops will still be open half an hour early for vulnerable and elderly customers on the day.
Tesco Express stores should remain open as usual.
Again, opening hours vary by store, but most Tesco stores will be open as follows:
Friday, April 2 – 6am – midnight
Find out the hours of your local store on the Tesco website here.
Iceland stores are set to be open their usual hours on Good Friday, but there may be some slight store-by-store variation.
Find out your local Iceland’s opening times on the website.
Lidl shops in London are set to be open usual hours on Friday, April 2.
But, as always the opening times in Lidl stores will vary depending on each branch’s location.
Find your local Lidl here.
Morrisons shops should be open as usual on April 2.
But trading hours will vary depending on your location for Good Friday so it’s worth checking before you go.
Visit the Morrisons store locator for more information.
Some M&S stores will be operating as normal on Good Friday, while others have listed slightly shorter opening hours.