Some have introduced new seating areas and, where possible, protection from the great British weather.
Here are 27 cafes and restaurants with outdoor seating which will be open.
To be added to the list, email [email protected] with reopening details and a picture.
1. Pilgrims, Holy Island
Pilgrims Coffee House and Roastery on Holy Island has been open for takeaways and will have outdoor seating available from April 12.
2. Melvyn's, Alnwick
Melvyn's in Alnwick Market Place has been given a revamp and will be reopening its outdoor seating.
3. Rocking Horse Cafe, Rock.
The Rocking Horse Cafe and Gallery, Rock, will be serving outdoors from April 12.
Photo: Paul Larkin
4. Northern Edge Coffee, Berwick
Northern Edge Coffee will be reopening its outdoor seating at Silver Street in Berwick.
Photo: Ian Smith