Good Friday opening hours: When is Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda, Aldi and Lidl open?

This year Good Friday falls on April 10, and stores across the country may be operating on reduced opening hours. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, a number of stores are also only allowing NHS staff or vulnerable people to shop at certain times. Check your store opening times before you set out.


Tesco opening hours will vary over the Easter period.

There may also be differences between opening times for Tesco Metro and Tesco Express stores.

Check in advance what time your local Tesco store will open HERE. 


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Most of Sainsbury’s stores will operate from 7am to 9pm on Good Friday.

On Easter Saturday most stores will be open from 7am to 10pm, and closed on Easter Sunday.

You can check your local store opening hours HERE. 


To check for certain whether your local Asda will be open on Good Friday, check the Asda website HERE 

Last year the majority of stores were open for Good Friday and Easter Saturday.

However, Asda stores did close on Easter Sunday.


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Aldi stores are open for the Easter period as follows:

  • Good Friday April 10 – 8am-8pm
  • Saturday April 11 – 8am-8pm
  • Easter Sunday April 12 – England and Wales: CLOSED
  • Easter Sunday April 12 – Scotland: 9am – 8pm
  • Easter Monday April 13 – 8am-8pm

Check your local store’s opening times HERE.


Most Lidl stores across the UK will be open from 8am to 10pm on Good Friday.

Stores inside the M25 will be operating their usual opening hours.

On Easter Saturday Lidl stores will be operating as normal, but stores will be closed on Easter Sunday.

In Scotland, all Lidl stores will open as normal over the Easter period.

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