May bank holiday 2021 supermarket opening hours: When Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Aldi and more are open on Monday

The May Day bank holiday brings with it a change to the normal opening hours of many major supermarkets

When some supermarkets change their opening hours on bank holidays, and others don’t, it can be easy to find yourself caught out by reduced shopping hours and earlier closing times when trying to do your shopping.

This is everything you need to know about the opening hours of supermarkets on the May Day bank holiday.

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Tesco

Don't be caught out by the changes in your local supermarkets opening hours this bank holiday (Photo: Shutterstock)

Tesco is operating under slightly reduced hours over the bank holiday on Monday.

The opening hours for most of the larger stores are expected to be from 8am to 8pm.

However, opening hours can vary from store to store, so you can double check the opening times of your local store using the online Tesco store locator tool.

Asda

Asda has said that its opening hours will vary from store to store, but generally branches of the supermarket will be open from 7am to 11pm on Monday.

On Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, Asda stores open an hour early for NHS staff.

Because opening hours can vary from store to store, so you can double check the opening times of your local branch using the online Asda store locator tool.

Morrisons

On bank holiday Monday, Morrisons stores are expected to be open from 7am to 8pm.

Most Morrisons stores will be open an hour early for NHS staff.

Opening hours can vary from store to store, so you can double check the opening times of your local branch using the online Morrisons store locator tool.

Sainsbury’s

The opening hours for large Sainsbury’s stores is expected to be 8am to 5:30pm, however smaller Sainsbury’s stores will operate under different hours.

Opening hours can vary from store to store, so you can double check the opening times of your local branch using the online Sainsbury’s store locator tool.

Aldi

On the Aldi website, it states that its stores will be open from 8am to 8pm on the bank Holiday Monday.

However, it does state that opening hours can vary depending on store location, so you can double check the opening times of your local branch using the online Aldi store locator tool.

Lidl

Lidl has confirmed that the majority of its stores will be open from 8am to 8pm on Monday.

On the Lidl website, it states that stores in Scotland are open as normal on the bank holiday Monday.

However, opening hours can vary from store to store, so you can double check the opening times of your local branch using the online Lidl store locator tool.

M&S

M&S branches will be open from 8am to 6pm on the bank holiday.

Opening hours can vary from store to store, so you can double check the opening times of your local branch using the online M&S store locator tool.

Waitrose

Waitrose stores will generally be open from 8am to 6pm on the bank holiday.

However, opening hours can vary from store to store, so you can double check the opening times of your local branch using the online Waitrose store locator tool.

Iceland

It appears that Iceland will be operating under its usual opening hours on the bank holiday Monday.

However, opening hours can vary from store to store, so you can double check the opening times of your local branch using the online Iceland store locator tool.