MCDONALD’S has introduced it would shut from 11pm TONIGHT – however you may nonetheless order via their drive-thru and supply companies.
The burger chain launched a press release tonight saying that in gentle of the new national Covid lockdown, the golden arches should briefly shut their doorways.
McDonald’s will briefly shutCredit score: Alamy
Nevertheless, quick meals lovers will nonetheless have the ability to order at drive-thru eating places and for house supply.
McDonald’s tweeted: “Following the federal government bulletins, we’re happy to stay open, however with a couple of adjustments.
“We all know it is a actually troublesome time for everybody and we actually admire your endurance and kindness, each with our crew and on-line.”
In an accompanying assertion the chain stated: “Our eating places throughout the UK and Eire will stay open for Drive-thru and McDeliery.
“Click on & Serve via the My Mcdonald’s app can be accessible at our Drive-thru restauarants.
“Dine-in and walk-in companies can be briefly closed in all eating places from 11pm tonight whereas we overview and confirm any extra security measures for these companies.”
“With smaller groups and social distancing within the kitchen it would take longer to serve you”.
The assertion added: “Our restaurant groups are working extremely exhausting in troublesome circumstances, your kindness and endurance is enormously appreciated.”
It’s not clear when Stroll-in companies can resume, however prospects are suggested to maintain a glance out on McDonald’s social media channels and web site for any updates.
Below the brand new, harder, measures hospitality venues like pubs and bars have been forced to stay closed.
Nevertheless, meals and non-alcoholic drinks are nonetheless in a position to be offered as takeaway objects or via click-and-collect and drive-through till 11pm.
The brand new steering says that each one foods and drinks – together with alcohol – is allowed to be delivered.
The togher measures got here after a terrifying surge of a mutant pressure of Covid-19 noticed the alert level raised to five yesterday – the first time it has hit the highest rating.
Boris Johnson stated: “With a lot of the nation already below excessive measures, it’s clear that we have to do extra, collectively, to deliver this new variant below management whereas our vaccines are rolled out.
“In England, we should subsequently go right into a nationwide lockdown which is hard sufficient to comprise this variant.
“Meaning the Authorities is as soon as once more instructing you to remain at house.”