Don’t serve food when you’re sick: Almost 300 in mass lawsuit over UK Toby Carvery norovirus outbreak

The number of people who are taking legal action against an Exeter restaurant following an outbreak of norovirus has nearly reached 300.

toby.carvery.exeterLawyers are investigating the norovirus outbreak at Toby Carvery at the Exeter Arms, Middlemoor.

Irwin Mitchell have now revealed that it is representing 285 people in relation to the case.

They believe more than 300 people may have been affected by the outbreak.

The restaurant chain confirmed that tests run by the Environmental Health department, after a man was sick in the restaurant foyer in the evening of Sunday, March 29 tested positive for the virus.

The pub underwent a deep clean overnight on Thursday, April 2, but continued to trade over the busy Easter bank holiday weekend when more customers fell ill, finally closing on Tuesday, April 7.