Eating and drinking during Friday sermon

Speaking during the Khutbah [sermon] of Jum’ah [Friday] is haraam [impermissible] even if it consist of ordering good, glorifying Allaah, eating, or drinking…

[Hanafi school of thought – شرح فتح القدير ]

 

Everything which negates remaining quiet is haraam [during the Khutbah of Jum’ah] even if it consist of something which is not al-Saami' such as eating and drinking and moving something because of which sound is produced such as paper or cloth, or opening a door…

[Maaliki school of thought – حاشية العدوي]

 

The Shaafi and Hanbali schools of thought say that eating or drinking during the Khutbah [sermon] of Jum’ah [Friday] is not haraam but makrooh [disliked]

[See المجموع للنووي]

 

[Eating and drinking during the Khutbah of Jum'ah]