McMuffins for EVERYONE! McDonald’s rolls out breakfast menu to 1,000 of its reopened restaurants and also brings back shakes and bacon double cheeseburgers
- McDonald’s has announced six menu items that it will be bring back next week
- The bacon double cheeseburger, milkshakes and mayo chicken will all be back
- The fast-food chain now has 1,260 of its sites open and is expanding breakfast menus to 1,000 more of them
- But McDonald’s monopoly will be delayed until next Spring, chain announced
McDonald’s has announced the return of its famous breakfast to 1,000 reopened restaurants, with milkshakes and bacon double cheeseburgers also back on the menu.
The fast food giant, which has 1,800 outlets in the UK, has announced the return of six popular items having previously opened with a limited menu following the easing of lockdown restrictions.
Milkshakes and bacon double cheeseburgers, the Mayo Chicken, the Bacon Mayo Chicken, hot chocolate and Happy Meal Organic Milk bottles will all be available from 11am on July 8.
ANd the breakfast menu is being rolled out to 1,000 more branches after a successful trial run.
But the popular McDonald’s Monopoly game will not now take place this year.
The fast food giant, which has 1,800 outlets in the UK, has announced the return of six popular items including the bacon double cheeseburger
The popular McDonald’s Monopoly game will also be delayed until next Spring, the chain announced today
The chain had initially relaunched its breakfast menu in just 42 pilot restaurants across Britain on June 24.
That reopening followed a trial of 11 restaurants in Roadchef service stations reopening on June 17 for takeaway and click-and-collect.
The fast-food chain now has 1,260 sites open.
Customers are encouraged to download the My McDonald’s app for the latest information regarding opening hours and to check the menu at their local branch.
Only a certain number of customers will be allowed in each restaurant at any time – depending on its size and layout – and they will need to follow a one-way system.
There will be hand-sanitising stations and its seating areas, toilets and lifts will remain closed, and McDonald’s staff will also use face coverings and gloves.
Perspex screens and other social-distancing measures have also been introduced, and the chain continues to offer a limited menu and will cap spending at £25.
There will be fewer self-order screens switched on and those in use will be sanitised at least every 30 minutes, and customers can also order via the My McDonald’s app.
The fast-food chain now has 1,260 sites open after slowly reopening restaurants in the last 40 days
Customers enjoy a walk-in McDonald’s meal as it opens its first takeaway restaurants at Roadchef’s Watford Gap motorway service area on June 17
The Mayo Chicken (pictured) and milkshakes are set to return to McDonald’s reduced menu along with the chain extending its breakfast trial to more than 1,000 restaurant
Bacon Double Cheeseburger is set to make a return (left). Bacon Mayo Chicken will also be available from Wednesday 8 (right)
Hot chocolate will appear on the menu (left) and shakes including strawberry, banana and chocolate (middle) along with Happy Meal Organic milk (right)
Customers are encouraged to visit alone to collect their food where possible. For those visiting with children, play areas and digital play areas will remain closed.
Restaurant seating areas, customer toilets and lifts will remain closed, and recycling points will also remain closed, with customers instead asked to recycle at home.
McDonald’s UK & Ireland CEO Paul Pomroy said: ‘It’s been over 100 days since we temporarily closed our doors. In the last 40 days, we have reopened over 1260 restaurants with tens of thousands of our employees returning to work.
‘We are delighted to be back. We continue to see such a fantastic reaction from customers across the country, and we are so grateful to you all for the continued support.
‘As our restaurant teams are settling into the new ways of working, we’ve been working hard to identify ways in which to extend our menu, operations and availability and today I am pleased to update you on a number of changes coming up this week and next.
‘As ever, the safety of you and our employees comes first, so we are making gradual changes that we are confident still enable us to prioritise that safe working environment. Our ability to introduce some of these changes may also be impacted by factors specific to where certain restaurants operate. As always, we will continue to follow government guidelines.’
And fans were delighted that they could get their hands on a milkshake after weeks of going without during the lockdown.
One customer said: ‘I’ve been dreaming of a McDonald’s banana milkshake for so long.’
Another added: ‘Yay for milkshakes.’
However many were disappointed that the much-loved apple pie did not feature on the menu.
And restaurants will remain closed for dine-in orders and will not re-open on July 4, despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirming eateries can allow customers to sit inside from that date.
What is on McDonalds’ limited menu?
Quarter Pounder with Cheese
Sides & Desserts:
McFlurry (Oreo, Maltesers, Smarties)
Buxton Mineral Water Still
Coca-Cola Zero Sugar
Tropicana Orange Juice
Robinsons Fruit Juice
Double Sausage and Egg McMuffin
Sausage and Egg McMuffin
Bacon and Egg McMuffin
Double Bacon and Egg McMuffin
Egg and Cheese McMuffin
Cheesy Bacon Flatbread
Pancakes and Syrup
Pancakes and Syrup with sausage
What will return on June 8?
Bacon Mayo Chicken
Happy Meal Organic Milk
Bacon Double Cheeseburger
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