MCDONALD’S will reopen 443 branches for outdoor dining on Monday.
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McDonald’s plans to reopen several hundred branches for outdoor dining on MondayCredit: Alamy
From May 17, businesses will then be able to welcome punters inside for the first time in months.
On Monday, it’ll reopen over 400 restaurants for outdoor dining with table service only, it told The Sun.
It’s not clear whether the figure refers to all of its restaurants with outdoor seating. There are 1,300 McDonald’s branches in the UK.
Timeline for businesses reopening after lockdown
PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has outlined his roadmap for easing England out of lockdown.
Businesses will be allowed to reopen on the following dates, as long as the “four steps to freedom” are met.
- Hospitality outdoors
- Self-catered staycations with one household
- Indoor hospitality
- Indoor exercise gyms
- Bingo halls
- Sports stadiums to reopen but capped to 10,000 fans
You can find the full list of branches set to reopen below.
McDonald’s said there’ll be limited seating in some cases to make sure customers can socially distance.
The fast food chain is also urging customers keen to eat outdoors to order via the McDonald’s app to “minimise congestion” inside its restaurants.
It has added numbers to all of its tables, which you’ll then need to add after you select the “eat in” option on the app.
Staff will then bring your food to the table.
If you do order at the kiosk, you must wear a face mask, unless you’re exempt.
McDonald’s said outdoor tables will be sanitised between use to help keep customers safe.
To find the opening hours of your local branch, simply check McDonald’s restaurant locator tool or download the free app.
A wide range of restaurant and pub chains plan to reopen for outdoor service on Monday – we’ve rounded up the full list.
Which McDonald’s branches will reopen for outdoor seating?
THE below McDonald’s branches will reopen for outdoor dining on Monday, April 12.
In other news, McDonald’s is giving diners a discount of 20% next week – and there’s money off the entire menu.
Here, we look at how you can get a Big Mac and fries for less than half price every time with one clever trick.
Elsewhere, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide on McDonald’s breakfast hours during the day.