When is McDonald's reopening? Full list of 15 branches
MCDONALD'S has unveiled which 15 restaurants will reopen for delivery orders on May 13.
The fast food giant announced when it would be reopening on May 1 following the coronavirus shutdown.
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McDonald’s has now officially confirmed which restaurants will be taking part in the reopening – you can see the full list below.
Maccies hasn't revealed when more branches will be opening but says it's "working hard" to get more locations up and running.
Restaurants will remain closed for the public to enter, which means you won't be able to eat inside.
Customers will only be able to order from McDonald’s for delivery via Uber Eats and Just Eat – they won't be able to order from the My McDonald's app.
Keep in mind that both apps charges a delivery fee depending on how far away from the restaurant you are, so remember to factor this cost into your bill.
There will also be a reduced menu in place due to fewer staff members being allowed in kitchens at one time.
Branches will operate under temporarily reduced hours of 11am until 10pm, which means they won't be serving breakfast options for the foreseeable.
McDonald's recently confirmed it'll be adding the Vegetable Deluxe burger and Veggie Dippers to its reduced menu.
To keep workers safe, staff will be given gloves and face masks, and there will be perspex screens installed at checkouts.
Staff will also have their temperatures checked before each shift to make sure they're fit to work.
Customers will be asked to pay for their food with card and contactless payments where possible.
What items are included on the reduced McDonald's menu?
MCDONALD'S has confirmed it'll be running a reduced menu when restaurants reopen on May 13.
This is because the chain will have less staff working at one time so they can maintain social distancing measures.
Here's what's being sold:
- Double Cheeseburger
- Big Mac
- Quarter Pounder with Cheese
- McChicken Sandwich
- Chicken McNuggets
- Chicken Selects
- Vegetable Deluxe
- Veggie Dippes
Sides & Desserts:
- Mozzarella Dippers
- Core McFlurry (Oreo, Maltesers, Smarties)
- Fruit Bag
- Diet Coke
- Coke Zero
- Black Coffee
- White Coffee
- Flat White
- Orange Juice
- Fruit Shoot
- Happy Meal Water
Happy Meal Variants:
- Happy Meal – Hamburger
- Happy Meal – Cheeseburger
- Happy Meal – Four Nuggets
- Happy Meal – Veggie Dippers
McDonald's had temporarily closed all 1,350 restaurants on March 23 due to coronavirus.
Before closing all branches, McDonald's was still taking takeaway and drive-thru orders.
The restaurant chain had shut off seating and children's play areas, and it also started using sticky tape to mark out boxes on floors to indicate safe distances.
McDonald's in other countries have already started reopening.
Customers in New Zealand were seen queuing for miles after midnight following the lifting of lockdown rules.
Meanwhile in France, McDonald's addicts queued for up to three hours when a handful of restaurants reopened for drive-through meals.
Huge tail backs and large traffic jams formed near newly reopened outlets.
McDonald's isn't the only restaurant chain to start reopening.
Five Guys has now reopened branches in the UK.
KFC has now reopened restaurants across the UK so fans can get their fix of fried chicken.
While Burger King branches have also started reopening.
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